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Dramatic Waterspouts Appear Off Greek Coast After Tuesday's Severe Storms

After unexpected rain storms slammed into the country early Tuesday morning, sharp-eyed weatherspotters were able to capture waterspouts which formed near the island of Thasos and the northern Greek region of Chalkidiki. https://www.facebook.com/meteology/videos/2036007903196138 The impressive weather phenomena are simply columns of wind...

Byzantine-Era Skeletons Found on Greek Island Show Signs of Complex Surgery

A proto-Byzantine-era skull which was discovered by anthropologists in the Paliokastro area on Thasos island shows signs of complicated surgery, according to a new Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA) report. The skull, which dates from the early Byzantine period -- the fourth...

Volkswagen Mulls Major Electro-Mobility Investment on Thassos Island

Costas Fragogiannis, Greece's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is also responsible for the country's economic diplomacy, visited the northern Greek island of Thassos on Wednesday along with a large delegation from the German automaker Volkswagen. The two groups traveled...

Extensive Rainfall Causes Widespread Damage on Thasos Island

The Greek island of Thasos in the North Aegean Sea has been suffering from extensive damage since Friday, due to the enormous amount of rainwater that has fallen there in a short period of time. A total of six areas...

Giola, Thasos Amongst Business Insider's List with 18 Incredible European Destinations

Business Insider has put together a list with the top 18 European destinations that tourists have not yet discovered, therefore making them enjoyable without hordes of travelers. The list includes destinations from islands and beaches to villages and attractions from...

22-Year-Old Frenchman Crossing Europe on Foot Arrived in Greece

FOR X-MAS DAY A 22-year old French man named Roman is travelling towards eastern Europe on foot. He started his journey from Lyon, his hometown and a few days ago he arrived in Thessaloniki Greece. He travels light, carrying a...

Chalkidiki Tops Most Searched August 15 Destinations for Greeks

August 15 in Greece celebrates the Virgin Mary and is accompanied by festivities and traditional rituals across the country. This, along with the fact that the day has been declared a holiday, have made it one of the most popular travel...

Amphipolis: Two Caryatids Guard the Tomb – Amazing New Photos

Two caryatids (sculpted female figures) of exceptional artistic value were unearthed on Saturday during excavations by archaeologists in Ancient Amphipolis Casta tomb, northern Greece. Specialists noted on Sunday that the new discoveries further support the view that the monument is of...

Kefalonia Fire Under Partial Control

A big fire that broke out in the afternoon of Aug. 17 in the region of Kouroupata on Kefalonia, the largest of the Ionian Islands in western Greece, was said to be contained by firefighters. It was burning near...

Firefighters Risk Lives On Thasos

Memories of a big fire from 1989 were brought back again when Greek firefighters risked their lives to tackle a blaze on Thasos, an  on Aug. 16. The fire was burning in many fronts and different directions because of powerful...