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The Top Most Stunning Photos of Snow-Covered Greece: From Ancient Ruins to Modern Cities!

This last week Greece experienced a cold snap that along with it, brought on something that not all parts of Greece are accustomed to receiving -- a snowfall that accumulated and stuck! From the islands to the mainland, there were...

Check Out This Amazing Drone Video of Snow-Covered Acropolis!

Snow is something that Athenians do see from now and then, however, it usually doesn't stick around too long and melts before you know it. However, the snow that blanketed the city over the weekend is slowly melting away and...

Photos of The ‘Frosted’ Patriarch Bartholomew in the Snow

The Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew did not let the sub-zero temperature over the past few days interrupt his day as he went for a walk in Yıldız Park Bosphorus. Patriarch Bartholomew was greeted by passer-byes as he...

Athens and Surrounding Prefectures Wake up to Snow Blanketed Cities (Video)

A white Christmas came late for residents of Athens who woke up Tuesday morning to a snow blanketed city. Although the cold and snowy weather made commuting difficult and dangerous throughout much of Athens and the surrounding islands as overnight...

Weather Forecast in Greece Looks Bleak, More Snow Expected

More snow and freezing temperatures are forecast for Monday with freezing to below freezing temperatures expected throughout Greece. The former capital city of Thessaloniki will see clouds and temperatures from -7 Celsius to -2C. Athens is expected to be cloudy with occasional snow and temperatures from...

Heavy Snow and Cold Weather Claims Two Lives in Greece, Road Closures (Video)

The cold snap that has swept over the country this weekend has claimed two lives and caused chaos on the roadways. In Pitsinaiika of Nafpaktos a 77 year-old died from what is believed to be exposure and hypothermia while in...

Snow and Frost Turn the Greek Islands White! (Photos)

The temperatures in Greece plummeted once again over the weekend, causing snow and frost throughout the country, including some of the islands. Temperatures as low as -12 degrees Celsius were recorded in central Greece in the mountainous regions of Fthiotida...

Very Low Temperatures and Snowfall Over the Next Days

Weather conditions will deteriorate as of Thursday evening with heavy snowfall expected even in lowland areas. Northerly winds will reach 8 to 9 on the Beaufort scale in the Aegean and the temperatures will post significant drop. Snow will fall...

One Dead, Power Outages, Traffic Problems Mark Heavy Snowfall in Greece

The harsh weather conditions of the past 24 hours in Greece have left one man dead, power outages and traffic problems in many areas. On Thursday afternoon a 76-year-old man in Iasmos in the Rhodope region was killed when heavy...

Snow in Central Athens Is Not as Rare as Many Think

The snowfall in the center of Athens early on Thursday morning is one of the few cases in recent decades when Athenians had to sweep the snow from their cars or sidewalks. In the past three decades, usually snowfall has been...