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British Tourists Suspected of Having Monkeypox in Greece

A British tourist and his partner in Greece are suspected of having the first cases of monkeypox in Greece. The rare infection has been spreading throughout Europe and the Americas since it was first diagnosed in the UK in...

The Spectacular Sandy Beaches of Greece’s Acheloos River

The Acheloos River, or as it is alternatively known, the Achelous, is an approximately 140-mile long river which empties into the Ionian Sea.

Iconic Santorini “Flying Dress” Photo Shoots Come at Hefty Price

Vacationers in Santorini are willing to shell out large sums of money to capture iconic "flying dress" pictures on the island in elaborate photo shoots. Likely the most well-known and popular Greek island, Santorini welcomes millions of visitors each year. Many...

The 10 Best Beaches on Crete

Crete is the largest island in Greece and its coastline of 1,046 km, or 650 miles, makes for some extraordinary beaches. With crystal clear waters and sand in a variety of hues, Crete's beaches are unforgettable. The top 10 of...

Tourism in Greece Hit by Staff Shortages

Tourism in Greece for summer 2022 is threatened by staff shortages and spiraling energy costs, officials have warned. Tourism is Greece's key industry providing a quarter of Greece's national income. A record number of tourists are expected this year following...

Athens’ Lycabettus Provides Panoramic Views of Acropolis, Saronic Gulf

Located in the heart of Greece's bustling capital, Mount Lycabettus provides a serene, picturesque escape from the noise and hubbub of Athens.

Mount Pelion’s Beaches are A Top Family Destination

Mount Pelion is a mountain located in Central Greece. This hook-like peninsula has become a dream family vacation destination.

Five of the Best Greek Islands for Windsurfing

Greece has over 200 islands for locals and travelers alike to explore. However, when it comes to water sports, and especially windsurfing, some Greek islands easily top the rest. The sport of windsurfing has become increasingly popular in Greece and...

Greece and Google Launch Partnership for the Tourism Industry

On Friday, Greece and Google announced a new partnership for accelerating the green and sustainable transformation of the Greek tourism industry. The news was announced by Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias and Google EMEA Business and Operations President Matt Brittin...

Nisyros Island — a Moonscaped Aegean Hideaway

Nisyros is a magical gem located in the the Dodecanese. The island is part of and has an active volcano which is also the youngest in Greece.