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Greece Extends Flight Restrictions to March 8

Greece extended on Sunday incoming flight restrictions and obligatory self-isolation on international arrivals to March 8.

Athens in Lockdown: All New Measures Explained

Athens, along with the entire Attica region, will be placed in strict lockdown starting on Thursday at 6:00 and lasting until Sunday, February 28. Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management Nikos Hardalias announced on Wednesday the additional restrictive...

Greece Extends Restrictions on Flights for Two More Weeks   

Greece extended restrictions on both domestic and international flights on Sunday for at least two more weeks. According to the Civil Aviation Authority the air directives (COVID-19 NOTAMs) will last until February 15 for the domestic routes and for until...

Greek Church "Must Assume Responsibility" During Feast of Epiphany

The Church must assume responsibility in preventing the spread of Covid-19, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday.

Greece Welcomes 2021 With Renewed Hope for a Better Year

Greece welcomes 2021 with its citizens hoping beyond hope that the new year will be a much better one in nearly every way than 2020.

Greek Police Plan Crackdown on Covid Restriction Violators on New Year's Day

The Greek police plan a crackdown on violators of the current coronavirus measures on New Year's Day, according to a statement by a Hellenic Police spokesperson on Wednesday. More than 10,000 police officers will be deployed throughout the country for...

Greece Announces Restrictions on Holiday Gatherings

The Greek government on Monday announced lockdown rules for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day as well as for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Gatherings at homes will be limited to a maximum of nine people from two families,...

Greece Under Overnight Curfew Beginning on Friday

An overnight curfew will come into effect across the country on Friday, November 13, and last until November 30. During the hours of 21:00 to 05:00 every day, citizens must restrict their outings to the bare minimum: only for work,...

Athens Squares Buzz Past Midnight After Crackdown on Bars, Cafes

By Sean Mathews In the Athenian neighborhood of Pangrati it is five minutes to midnight -- the official closing time of bars and restaurants per the Greek government’s Covid measures. But while the tavernas and bistros are busy folding chairs...

Who Can Travel to Greece from the US — And How?

The decision by the European Union to extend the ban on American tourists entering the bloc until at least July 15 has alarmed thousands of Greek-Americans who were planning to visit the homeland in the summer of 2020. Greek consular...