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Impressive New Mosaic Adorns Tsitsanis Museum in Trikala

A new, impressive mosaic depicting legendary Greek musician Vassilis Tsitsanis now adorns the museum dedicated to him in his birthplace of Trikala. The creators of the great artwork are Michalis Koufogiannis and Giorgos Kourmetzas. It took the two artists several...

Trikala's ''Mill of Elves'' Expects to Welcome More than a Million Visitors this Christmas

Greece, of course, is not especially well-known for its Christmas attractions, right? Well, that may have been true in the past. But this year, the city of Trikala intends to overturn this tradition, by attracting more than a million visitors both...

Woman Dead After Train Collides With Car in Greece's Trikala

A woman died on Saturday morning in Trikala, Thessaly after a train collided with a car. The train which was heading from the city of Trikala to Kalampaka collided with a white, private car at the crossing of Pyrgetos. Media reports...

Double Trouble at First Gathering of Twins from Across Greece

  The first-ever Pan-Hellenic Twins Meeting took place on Sunday in Trikala, a city in northwestern Thessaly, Greece, to celebrate the unique bonds that are shared between twins and triplets. The event took place at Saint George's Park in Trikala, where...

Part of Greece's Pineios River Runs Dry Due to Irrigation

One section of the Pineios River, one of the largest rivers in Greece, has completely dried out this summer, presenting a landscape that bears a greater resemblance to a desert than the green landscape of Thessaly. The section of the river...

Inmate Stabbed to Death in Trikala Prison

A deadly incident in Greece's Trikala prison was made public on Wednesday. An inmate of the prison who was Albanian national was attacked by two Russian inmates during the early hours of May Day and was killed immediately. The two Russian...

Greece's Trikala to Offer Electric Vehicles for Public Use Inside the City

Greece's city of Trikala continues its tradition of innovation, being the first Greek -- and one of the very few European cities -- to offer electric vehicles to its visitors and residents for public use. Following the introduction of driverless...

Inmate at Greece's Trikala Prison Dies from Head Injury

An unfortunate incident took place in Central Greece's Trikala prison on Friday, when an inmate tragically died after a fight he had with a fellow prisoner. According to the state-run AMNA news agency, by the time police authorities found the 60-year...

Trikala Claims Highest Christmas Tree in Greece

The town of Trikala, in Thessaly, central Greece, has laid claim to the tallest natural Christmas tree this year in Greece. The fir tree grew in the Pindos mountains and was transported from there to the north of the town....

Ancient Trikala Settlement Reveals Amazing Bronze Age Artifacts

The last five years of archaeological research and excavation in central Greece's Petroto village, near the Trikala area, has unearthed a major settlement that dates back to the late Bronze Age. The archaeologists, led by Maria Vaiopoulou, the Karditsa Ephorate of...