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Oldest Underwater City in the Mediterranean is Pavlopetri in Greece

Pavlopetri is a small islet off the coast of Laconia in the Peloponnese, where ancient history meets the endless blue of the Mediterranean.

Greece Begins Gas Exploration Off Crete

Greece began gas exploration starting with seismic surveys on Thursday in offshore areas west and southwest of Crete, Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas said. In speaking to public television channel ERT, Skrekas said that "the ship has begun. At...

Monastery of the Philosopher Among Oldest Byzantine Monuments in Greece

The Monastery of the Philosopher in Arcadia, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, is steeped in Greek history

The History of the Greek Orthodox Community of Bangor, Maine

The small but thriving Greek community in Bangor, Maine has a rich history that dates back to the 1890s. The history of large-scale Greek immigration to the United States goes all the way back to the second half of the...

Lost Temple of Poseidon Unearthed in Southern Greece

Ancient ruins unearthed in Ileia, Greece, have been identified by archaeologists as the lost temple of Poseidon described by Strabo.

The History of the Corinth Canal, Greece’s Suez

The Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of the modern Greek State, was inaugurated on July 25, 1893. Many believe that the canal changed maritime activity forever. Also known as the Isthmus of Corinth, the canal connects...

Historic Dimitsana, The Pride of the Peloponnese in Greece

Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in Arcadia, the Peloponnese in southern Greece, just three hours by car from Athens. The picturesque village is at an altitude of 1000 meters (3,280 feet) which means it can see a fair...

Foneas: The Greek Beach Too Beautiful for Its Name

One of the most beautiful beaches in Messinia in the Peloponnese carries one of the least attractive names you could possibly imagine. But once you get to Foneas ("Killer") Beach in Greece, you will forget its unfortunate name and...

Alepotrypa Cave in Greece is One of Largest Neolithic Sites in Europe

Alepotrypa Cave, located in the Peloponnese in Greece, is home to one of the largest Neolithic burial sites in Europe. Located in the rugged area of Mani the cave is part of the Diros cave complex. It was inhabited during...

Vacation in Greece: Where to Visit in Argolis, Peloponnese

Located at just under a two-hour drive from Athens, the Argolid Peninsula in the Peloponnese region has a variety of historical sites and is absolutely beautiful with a rich culture for tourists looking for a spectacular vacation in Greece. The...