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Greek Man Confesses to Murder of Family of Four in Andravida

A 60-year-old man on Friday confessed to the murder of a couple and their two children in the town of Andravida, Peloponnese

Mandarin Oriental Opens its First Luxury Hotel in Greece

The luxury hotel group Mandarin Oriental will open its first hotel in Greece in Costa Navarino in Spring, 2023. Costa Navarino is known as a sought-after destination in Greece for luxury travelers. Located in Messinia, in the southwestern Peloponnese, it...

Top Five Emerging Destinations in Greece

Though Greece is one of the most well-visited destinations in the world, tourists generally tend to congregate in just a few spots throughout the country: mostly Athens, Mykonos and Santorini. However, as more travelers venture off the beaten path,...

Odontotos: Greece’s Amazing Cog Railway of the Peloponnese

The "Odontotos" railway in Greece, one of the few surviving cog railways in Europe, travels across the country and over and through its spectacular mountains. People in many mountainous countries in Europe and beyond are used to cog, or "rack,"...

Unique Monemvasia Villa Steeped in History Up for Sale in Greece

A villa in Monemvasia, Peloponnese is perhaps one of the most sought out properties in the Greek estate market at present. Due to the restricted amount of historical properties available within Monemvasia, Europe’s oldest continuously inhabited castle town, real estate...

Floods in Greece’s Peloponnese Claim One Life, Cause Widespread Damage

Floods that followed heavy rainfall in Greece on Friday left one person dead and widespread destruction in buildings and cultivated fields, local officials said. According to the Deputy Regional Director of Ilia, in NW Peloponnese, Vassilis Giannopoulos, the man who...

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

Alepotrypa Cave, located in the Peloponnese, Greece, is home to one of the largest Neolithic burial sites in Europe. Located in the rugged area of Mani, the cave was inhabited during the Neolithic period, which ran from 10,000 to 4,500...

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 Fascinating 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...

Preserving and Protecting Pavlopetri, the World’s Oldest Sunken City

  Marine traffic now threatens the sunken city of Pavlopetri, which existed for more than 5000 years, off the coast of the Peloponnesian peninsula. The ancient Greek city, lying just 10 feet below the sea's surface, could be destroyed because of...