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Thousands of Goats Munching Parts of Greece's Samothrace Island into a Moonscape

On the Greek island of Samothraki, in the north Aegean Sea, goats are now posing an imminent threat to the natural environment as a result of overgrazing, according to a new Associated Press (AP) report. Goats far outnumber humans on...

Greek Government Announces Measures to Improve Samothrace Transport

The Greek government announced five measures on Monday afternoon which it hopes will address the problem of transportation between the island of Samothrace and the port of Alexandroupolis on the Greek mainland. The government announced steps to deal with the issue following...

Government Meeting on Monday to Solve Samothrace Transportation Breakdown

Greece's State Minister George Gerapetritis will chair a meeting of ministers in Athens at Maximos Mansion on Monday to try to resolve the issue of transportation on the island of Samothrace, that left hundreds of tourists unable to reach...

Nike of Samothrace Replica Awaits Transfer to Greek Island Home

An exact replica of the iconic marble sculpture of the Nike of Samothrace, one of the most spectacular exhibits in the Louvre Museum, has been placed temporarily on the coastal avenue of Alexandroupolis. The exquisite, white marble sculpture will be...

Archaeologists Return to the Ancient Sanctuary of the Great Gods in Samothrace after 22-Year Hiatus

Emory University and the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University completed a summer of excavations at the Sanctuary of Great Gods on Samothrace in northern Greece on August 8, the Greek Ministry of Culture said on Friday. It...

Coast Guard Rescues Migrants Adrift off Greek Island

The Greek Coast Guard rescued 31 foreign nationals in the sea around the island of Samothrace on Monday. A rescue operation was mounted after a coast guard patrol vessel spotted a dinghy adrift east of the island with 31 people...

Fierce Storm Causes Flooding, Landslides on the Island of Samothraki (video)

On Monday, a fierce storm hit the northern Aegean island of Samothraki (Samothrace). Parts of the island have been flooded, and landslides have caused major disruption in the power grid, and road network. The villages of Xiropotamos, Lakkoma, and Prophetis Elias,...

Acropolis Museum to Host Samothrace Exhibitions and Events Sept. 26-27

The Acropolis Museum will offer its visitors the opportunity to discover the landscape, the people and the archaeological finds of Samothrace island with the assistance of archaeologists-curators within the framework of the European Cultural Heritage Days and the World...