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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.

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.

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...

'Sense Zagori Project,' an Initiative to Promote the Region of Zagori

The National University of Athens and the Zagoria Excellence Network presented the launch of "Sense Zagori Project," a project that concerns the promotion and development of Zagori and the wider region. "Sense Zagori Project" aims to the total restart of...

Zagorochoria: Discover the Magnificence of Epirus

Zagorochoria, is a region and a municipality in the Pindus mountains in Epirus, in northwestern Greece just north-east of Ioannina. It is an awe-inspiring natural landscape with an incredible network of 46 villages and features national parks, a monastery,...

Greek Teens Discover Ancient Tomb in Zagori

Two young Greeks discovered an ancient tomb near the region of Zagori. Archaeologists were excited to find that the tomb had not been looted and they estimated that it dates back to the Byzantine times. The tomb was found right...