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Greece Nominates Zagori for UNESCO Cultural Landscape Status

Greece has nominated the region of Zagori, in Epirus to be designated by UNESCO as a world cultural landscape on Wednesday. Zagori is an awe-inspiring natural landscape with an incredibly well-preserved network of 46 villages, featuring national parks, a monastery,...

The Awe-Inspiring Natural Landscape of Greece’s Zagori

Zagori is an awe-inspiring natural landscape with an incredibly well-preserved network of 46 villages and features national parks, rivers and waterfalls.

Papingo: One of the Most Picturesque Villages in Greece

Perched very near the end of Vikos Gorge, picturesque Papingo consists of two villages, Megalo Papingo and Mikro Papingo, or Greater Papingo and Lesser Papingo

Monument Commemorates the Women of the Pindos

There is a relatively unknown monument, among the many from World War II, that praises the brave women of Pindos who contributed to the great victory against the Italian army. The unsung heroines of October 28, 1940 are definitely the...

Netflix Producers, Directors Praise Greece as Filming Destination

Directors, producers, and actors who worked on the upcoming Netflix film "Beckett," which was shot entirely in Greece, praised the country as the perfect destination for the action thriller. Director Ferdinando Cito Filomarino was interested in exploring areas of the...

Greece Supports Sheffield University’s Archaeology Department

The University of Sheffield's Archaeology department, facing the threat of permanent closure, received a huge show of support from Greece.

Blanket of Snow Covers Northern Greece in Late May

Areas of northwestern Greece were covered in snow on Tuesday, as severe weather, bringing thunder, lightning and heavy rain slammed into several other regions of the country. Heavy snowfall in the the region of Zagori, near Ioannina, turned the landscape...

Greece to Propose Epirus’ Zagori Villages as UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Greek Culture Ministry announced recently that it intends to officially propose the traditional villages in Epirus’ Zagori district in northwestern Greece as a Greek “cultural landscape” to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. After a meeting for...

Low Temperatures Cause Rivers in Epirus, Greece to Freeze Solid

The extremely low temperatures which have prevailed in large parts of Greece over the last several days have caused not only traffic disruptions and physical damage, but also phenomena that are rarely seen in a Mediterranean country such as...

25-Year Old Police Officer Found Dead in Greece's Zagori Gorge

A 25-year old police officer was found dead on Saturday morning in northwestern Greece's Zagori Gorge in the area of Astraka. The unfortunate man was mountaineering with a friend when he suddenly slipped and disappeared into the 300-meter deep gorge. A...