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French Documentary Promotes Paros Island

A French-made documentary featuring the Cycladic island of Paros and centered on its iconic Ekatontapyliani church has been enlisted to help promote the beauty spot as a tourism destination. The documentary was filmed by Roche Productions as part of the...

Tragedy of "Samina" Shipwreck Leaving 81 Dead, Remembered

The route of the Minoan Lines Flying Dolphin passenger ferry "Express Samina", was Piraeus - Paros - Naxos - Ikaria - Samos - Patmos - Lipsi.   The ship's final journey was on September 26, 2000. On the evening of...

Travel & Leisure: Four Greek Islands Among Europe's Six Best

Santorini was voted Europe's top island destination and fifth in the corresponding global ranking, according to the readers of Travel & Leisure magazine. In the magazine's annual survey conducted, four Greek islands made the top six list, as readers put...

Greek Public Revenue Authority Plans 14,500 Raids in Tax Evasion 'Hot Spots'

Greece's Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) is to conduct 14,500 swift raids in tourist areas where rampant tax evasion is taking place. The operation plan is codenamed "Aegean and Argosaronikos," after the island areas where it is known that many...

Family Churches in Paros, An Everlasting Tradition

The island of Paros, one of the gems of Cyclades, that is famous for its natural beauties, the picturesque villages, the food and its night life, is also an asset to the religious touristic industry of Greece, since it...

Greek PM Inaugurates New Paros Airport

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras inaugurated the new Paros airport at noon on Friday, with Paronaxia Metropolitan Kallinikos sanctifying the project with holy water. "This project has only one owner, the people of Paros. It does not belong to any...

Business Insider Encourages Tourists to Visit Greek Islands

The Business Insider is urging tourists to visit the Greek islands. “With some 6,000 islands within its borders, Greece has a lot to offer travelers of all stripes. Whether you're in search of wild parties, family-friendly activities, or just...

Mykonos, Santorini Top Choices for Summer Homes for Foreigners

The islands of Mykonos and Santorini, two of the most favored tourist destinations, are the top choices for foreigners who want to buy a summer home in Greece. There is a correlation between the nationalities of those who visit specific...

Greece to Abolish Lower VAT Rate Oct 1 on Six Popular Islands

Six popular Greek islands will be the first to switch to higher VAT rates on October 1 with more to follow in the next two years, the finance ministry announced on Monday. The measure is part of the agreed...

150,000-Euro in Offerings Stolen from Greek Orthodox Church in Paros

Greek authorities were able to immediately solve a case regarding two church burglaries that took place on the Greek island of Paros on September 22, 2015. A 31-year-old Greek national was arrested on Wednesday afternoon, September 23rd. Authorities have already...