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Greek Ministry of Culture Certifies Two Piraeus Bank Foundation Museums

The Greek Ministry of Culture certified two museums in the Piraeus Bank Foundation thematic museums network, the Rooftile & Brickworks Museum in Volos and the Environment Museum of Stymphalia in the region of Corinthia, on Monday. Lina Mendoni, Greek Minister...

Volos Museum Displays Historical Treasures from Hub of Ancient Greek Civilization

Greece's spectacular region of Thessaly, with its history of ancient settlements dating back to 6,000 BC, is a treasure trove for anyone who would like to explore ancient Greek prehistory. A hub of civilization since time immemorial, the area around...

Elderly Greek Couple Die One Day Apart from Coronavirus

An elderly Greek couple from the town of Volos died from the coronavirus just one day apart, it was announced on Thursday. The 90-year-old man and his 86-year-old wife had been hospitalized for one week at the Achillopouleio Hospital after...

Greek Pensioner Collapses from Starvation: Is Hunger Returning to Greece?

An elderly man in the town of Volos, Central Greece, was rushed to hospital on Thursday evening after collapsing from starvation in his home. This is the second such incident this week, after the collapse of a 9-year-old girl in...

Following Thessaloniki, Greece Closes Waterfront Promenades in Volos and Patras

Nikos Chardalias, the Greek Deputy Minister for Civil Protection, announced on Friday afternoon that the waterfront promenades in two major Greek ports will close in the coming days to promote social distancing. The waterfront promenade of the city of Volos,...

Mystery Santa Claus Brings Christmas Joy to Orphaned Children in Greece

Dozens of orphaned and disadvantaged children in the Greek city of Volos will receive their Christmas presents this year thanks to the generosity of two local citizens who would like to retain their anonymity. The initiative, coordinated by the local...

Impressive Scenes as American Helicopters Arrive in Greece's Volos

The US military published a video on Saturday showing the operation of offloading military equipment, including helicopters and army vehicles, at the port of Volos, a city in Greece's Thessaly region. The operation was conducted under heavy security measures, as...