Coming up Sunday the 23rd and Monday the 24th of September, the Municipality of Platanias, under the auspices of the Region of Crete, will present the 8th Annual Festival “Tourism, Land, and Culture.”
Russian businessman, and philanthropist Dmitry Rybolovlev is in the news this week with plans to develop a Greek island VIP tourism project.
Regulation, implementation, and supervision of the short-term rental market in Greece are key to maintaining balance in the tourism sector, said Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos
The Elevated Olive Tree of Vatolakkos is one of 14 ancient olive trees scattered around Crete declared natural monuments by the Association of Cretan Olive Municipalities (ACOM). It is a 2000 years old tree, the only one of its kind still preserved on the island. The Elevated Olive Tree of Vatolakkosis from the Olea Europea variety Mastoeidis, which locally is […]
Greek authorities have to shut down the beach of Navagio on Zakynthos Island after a massive landslide injured at least three people.
The Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete are a wonder. They occupy a valley on the mountain slopes of Lekfka Ori in Skordalou. Their story reminds of the legend of the Phoenix. Read on to learn why.
The Ancient Theatre of Aptera resonated this summer with words and sounds from antiquity when actors and musicians took to the stage. Opened back in 2016 after partial excavations were completed, the theater welcomed an audience for the first time in seventeen centuries. This past June the theater came alive once again with a dramatized narration […]
Maria Vamboukaki’s small souvenir shop, the “Cretan Fodele House,” is right at the entrance in the village, somewhere on the right. It sells some of the usual knickknacks tourists like to buy as mementos of Crete, but when you step inside, things change. Occupying a modest part of a wall, a few icons of Greek Orthodox […]
Georgioupoli has excellent conditions for beach lovers, but it also attracts tourists who love the mountains and the countryside.
A visit to from Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras is cause for renewed enthusiasm over continued excavations at the Palace of Odysseus on the island of Ithaca (Ithaki).
For locals and visitors to Athens in search of the ideal open-air cinema experience, “All the world’s a screen” offers screenings of Greek films with English subtitles.
Despite the expansion of the Greek tourism sector, the growing inflow of tourists has failed to stimulate trade, according to findings released by the Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE).