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Locals and tourists may return to certain villages on Rhodes

Residents and tourists of specific towns and villages in eastern Rhodes may return to their accommodations, the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Ministry said through the emergency 112 system on Thursday, July 27, 2023.. Specifically, the following areas are safe from fires and evacuated persons may return to: Malona, Charaki, …

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FM’s HELP DESK at Rhodes airport for evacuated tourists

Greece’s Foreign Ministry has activated the Crisis Management Unit to facilitate the evacuation of foreign citizens from the island of Rhodes due to the ongoing forest fires. Furthermore, it will open a HELP DESK at the international airport of Rhodes on Sunday afternoon. In a series of tweets, the foreign …

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Shipping companies announce ferry ticket discounts

Greece’s coastal shipping companies on Thursday began offering ticket discounts of up to 50% on passenger ferries departing from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina, Thessaloniki and Kavala. The shipping companies responded swiftly after a meeting with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis where they were asked to cut transport costs for the …

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13 Beaches in Greece lose Blue Flag awards in July 2023

A total of 13 Greek beaches lost the Blue Flags awarded by the International Blue Flag Environmental Education, Information and Awareness Program 2023. The Blue Flags were removed because the beaches did not organize according to the criteria of the Program. It should be recalled that with 617 Blue Flag …

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Bus Line X80 for Piraeus-Acropolis-Athens resumes services

Express bus line X80 “Piraeus-Acropolis-Athens” has been resumed summer service on the streets of Athens since June 3, 2023. The routes have resumed due to summer and with the aim of providing the best possible service to citizens and tourists. The X80 bus line will run routes connecting the PPA …

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43 beaches in Athens safe for swimming, 7 not; PAKOE Analysis Full List

The Center for Ecological Research (PAKOE) published on Thursday, June 1, its annual evaluation on the stand of beaches water in the southern coast of Athens and Attica. As every year, PAKOE micro-biologically analyzed samples of seawater from 50 beaches along the Athens Riviera, from Piraeus to Vouliagmeni, in south-east. …

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Fancy a day at the beach? See prices along Athens Riviera

As temperatures rise and summer will arrive -sooner or later, more and more people are rushing to the beaches for a swim and a sunbathe. But how much is does the refreshing break cost in an organized beach with sunbeds, umbrellas, snack bar and sanitary facilities? There cheap and not …

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Tourists “besiege” the Acropolis; calls for immediate measures (POLL)

Thousands of tourists “besiege” the Acropolis of Athens on daily basis even though the high season for tourism is not at its peak – yet. Thousands of tourists rush to admire the archaeological magnificence of the Acropolis under unimaginable suffering: The dangers for themselves, for the monument and the works …

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Corinth Canal reopens for traffic on June 1

The Corinth Canal will reopen to navigation on June 1, 2023 and for four months, that is until September 30,, the Canal’s managing company announced on Friday. The Corinth Canal company said that the final stages of restoration work on the canal will resume on October 1 and will continue …

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