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New ferry service connects Greek and Turkish mainlands for first time

Mainland Greece and Turkey have officially become connected by ferry for the first time. A special ceremony was held on Sunday at the Turkish port in Çeşme to launch the …

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New airport for Mykonos by 2021 thanks to €25 million Fraport investment

Mykonos is becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination each year, and Fraport Greece has announced it will be investing in the island to keep up with demand. Fraport Greece is …

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Beautiful dolphin dance at Theologos in Central Greece, encore around Mykonos

A video shot by the Up Drones team shows a spectacular dolphin show at Theologos, a coastal town in the Fthiotida prefecture of Central Greece. The beautiful creatures dance in …

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Greek visitors urged to protect themselves against West Nile virus outbreak

An unprecedented outbreak of mosquito-borne disease in Greece last year has caused health officials to urge holidaymakers to take precautions against West Nile virus. Danai Pervanidou, head of the national …

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Famous celebrities enjoying their Greek vaycay this summer

Every year famous celebrities make their way to the Greek islands for sun, sea and relaxation. This year is no exception. Among the many visitors to Santorini this year was …

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Rare exhibition on Picasso and antiquity opens at Museum of Cycladic Art

A rare and original exhibition entitled ‘Picasso and Antiquity. Line and Clay’ has just opened at the Museum of Cycladic Art. Curated by Professor Nikolaos C. Stampolidis, Director of the …

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Six summer festivals worth travelling to Greece for

Every year, Greece hosts a plethora of small and large festivals attracting people from all around the world. The festivals, covering a variety of themes, offer an ideal opportunity to …

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Janiszewski and Alexakis head to Athens to give lecture on Hellenic presence in Australia

Sydney-based historian Leonard Janiszewski and photographer Effy Alexakis are heading to Athens this month to give a lecture on the depth and diversity of Australia’s Greek presence. Invited by Australian …

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World’s first Lost Atlantis Museum opens its doors on Santorini

Heading to Santorini? There’s one more thing to add to your must see list – the Lost Atlantis Experience Museum. A private initiative located near the village of Megalohori, it …

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Patras seemed like Monte Carlo as Ferraris roared around town

Ferraris roared around the streets of Patras over the weekend for the 9th Patras Motor Show, much to the surprise of residents. The 40 Ferraris from all across Europe came …