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Firefighters Contain Wildfire Near Mount Parnitha, North of Athens

A huge wildfire that broke out near Mount Parnitha, north of Athens on Tuesday has subsided according to the Fire Service. The fire first broke out in the area of Fili, on Parnitha’s foothills, and aided by strong winds it...

Archaeological Treasures Discovered In Mount Parnitha, Greece

On Thursday morning, a significant number of archaeological artifacts were discovered in a forested area of the Parnitha National Park, a densely forested mountain range north of Athens. Among the finds were lamps, pottery, and bronze figurines. Greek media reported...

Wolf Population Near Athens Growing

A recent incident in which a wolf approached a man and his daughter and attacked their dog on Mt. Parnitha just outside of Athens on Saturday shocked many Greeks all across the country. Most residents of the Greek capital certainly...

Historic Top of Mount Parnitha Casino Moves to Athens

The Greek Parliament approved a new law which allows the transfer of the historic Parnitha casino to Maroussi, a northern suburb of Athens.

Greek PM Mitsotakis Accused of Breaking Coronavirus Rules

Opposition parties and social media users have accused Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis of breaking the lockdown rules imposed by his own government to stem the spread of Covid-19 after he was photographed cycling north of Athens last weekend. A photo...

Tatoi: The Glorious Past and Promising Future of Greece's Historic Palace

As Greece's new conservative government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis declared its intention to revive the famous Tatoi Palace and bring its glorious past back to life, many have been wondering what the story is behind this historic place, which shaped...

Athens Environs Still Shrouded in Snow

  Suburbs encircling the city of Athens remain shrouded in snow from the Christmas Day storms, and scenic Mount Parnitha on the outskirts of the Greek capital remains covered in many inches of snow. Temperatures still remain low; however, in a great...

Heavy Snowfall on Athens' Parnitha Mountain (video)

As the temperatures continued to plummet across the country, Athens' Parnitha mountain was hit by heavy snowfall on Thursday night and Friday morning. The mountain, located north of the Greek capital, was covered in snow from the early hours of Thursday...

Idyllic Lake only 30 km from the Heart of Athens

The Attica Regional Council (ARC) has approved €380,000 for the rehabilitation and promotion of the route to Kithara (Guitar) Lake in the former royal estate of Tatoi. The aim of the project is to ensure a safe route for hikers...

3+1 Amazing Day Trips From Athens

Athens is a great base to experience vacations all over Attica region. Just about an hour away, one will discover great beaches, mountains, ancient monuments, museums, hundreds of outdoor activities, bars, great restaurants and top street food. Here are four-day trips...