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Inspectors go, sunbeds return to Naxos beaches

Hardly had inspectors left the island of Naxos and the sunbeds and the umbrellas returned to the island’s beaches. Shortly after the controls carried out at the beaches about violations regarding illegal sunbeds and umbrellas , some business people put the sunbeds back in their old places again, even in …

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Body of child recovered from the central Aegean Sea

The body of a child was found floating in the sea area off the island of Heraklia, Small Cyclades, in the central Aegean Sea on early Friday afternoon. The body was wearing only a white blouse and it is estimated to belong to a child aged between 12 and 15. …

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Mykonos, Santorini, Naxos… Snow on the Cyclades islands (picts, videos)

A not so often phenomenon on the Cyclades islands in the central Aegean Sea: Snow! Famous landscapes on Mykonos, Santorini, Amorgos, Tinos have been covered with a white carpet and the scenery reminds anything but bright sun, endless blue sea and sandy beaches. Syros, Sifnos and Andros via syrrospress Thrilled …

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Culture & sports events in Athens, Milos & Naxos take place in May 2021

Important international culture and sports events are taking place in May and will enhance the promotion of the enriched Greek tourism product following the official start of the tourist season for 2021, under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO). According to a GNTO announcement, these are the …

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Cyclades Chamber calls on Gov’t to add Syros, Naxos & Paros on priority vaccination list

The Cyclades Chamber of Commerce has called on the government to add three big Cyclades islands with population over 15,000 that is Syros, Naxos and Paros to its priority list for Covid-free islands. In a letter to Health Minister, the CCC welcomed reports conveying the government’s intention to vaccinate low-population …

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Breathtaking waterspouts in Rhodes, Santorini, Naxos (videos)

Residents and tourists stunned in awe the waterspouts forming off the islands of Rhodes, Santorini and Naxos on Wednesday. On the island of Rhodes,The waterspouts formed off Afantou and Kolympia reached the shore and caused damages and even lifted boats. Speaking to local media rodiaki, the president of Afantou Community, …

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Injured turtle comes ashore on the island of Naxos

Sunbathers at Agia Anna on Naxos were stunned to see a loggerhead sea turtle coming ashore. The animal  was injured in the hind legs with fisherman’s hooks. People at the beach rushed to offer help to the injured animal. Bathers rushed to offer the turtle help, with water and cool …

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Greek authorities on alert as cases of infected tourists on the rise

Greek health authorities are on alert and highly concerned about the increase of confirmed coronavirus cases among tourists, especially on the islands. A total of ten tourists, nine foreign nationals and one Greek, have been found positive to Covid-19 and are on the islands of Thassos, Naxos, Evia and Corfu. …

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First confirmed case on Naxos; death toll due to coronavirus rises to 81

The first case of coronavirus has been confirmed on the island of Naxos in the Cyclades. Infected is a 49-year-old man, member of the local Coast Guard, working at the Port Authority. The officer had been reportedly on sick leave with a special purpose permit as he belonged to high-risk …

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“Ebola virus did not cause Italian girl’s death,” say Greek Health authorities

Greek health authorities have dismissed media claims that a 17-year-old Italian girl died from Ebola virus in a hospital in Piraeus on Thursday. The teenager was having vacation with her parents on the island of Naxos when she suffered from high fever and hemorrhagic symptoms. She was rushed with helicopter …

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Taming the waves: Greek captain manages the impossible (video)

No matter how rough the sea, no matter how strong the winds, Greek captains and sailors do not fall for it. And so it was at the island of Naxos on Sunday. Winds are blowing with intensity of up to 8 and 9 Beaufort, ferries and ships are awaiting to …

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Naxos breaks Guinness Record with giant portion of French Fries (video)

A giant portion of french fries secured the island of Naxos in the Aegean Sea with a new Guinness Record. The Association of Agricultural Cooperatives of Naxos managed to break their own previous record. In less than 8 hours, 2.5 tons of  diced potatoes were fried crispy and golden in …

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Toddler drowns in hotel swimming pool where mother works as cleaner

A four-year-old girl was drowned in the swimming of a hotel facility where her mother was working as part of the housekeeping and cleaning staff. The mother would take the little girl to work as she had nowhere to live it. The tragedy occurred on Monday in Migli Vigla on …

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Austrian tourist suffers serious injuries in shocking kite surf accident on Naxos

A shocking accident on the island of Naxos. A 29-year-old Austrian tourist was seriously injured when strong winds swept away her kite surf. Carried away uncontrollably, she crashed on sun umbrellas, the roof of a restaurant and the wall of a beach hotel. Having suffered life-threatening injuries she tourist received …

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