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Construction and over-tourism threaten three Aegean islands

Three Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, that is Sifnos, Serifos and Folegandros, are included in the short list of the 11 most endangered monuments and cultural heritage sites in Europe for 2024, the pan-European NGO Europa Nostra and the Institute of the European Investment Bank announced on Tuesday. The …

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Barack Obama and family enjoy sea food delicacies on Sifnos (pcts)

Bread baked in a wood-fired oven, fava bean crepe, dusky grouper carpaccio, marinated mullet from the open sea, grilled rockfish and trahanas with local lobster are some of the delicacies former US President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle, their two daughters and the couple Tom Hanks-Rita Wilson enjoyed on the …

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Thrilled French tourists celebrate Mundial victory on Sifnos (video)

Just seconds after the referee signaled the end of  World Cup Final on Sunday, thrilled French tourists jumped into the sea at Kamares port of the island of Sifnos. 4:2 against Croatia and the Golden Trophy of Mundial were reasons enough to set the French tourists in excitement. And not …

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Dead cows and bulls washed ashore on several Cyclades islands

A mysterious phenomenon has been taking place in the last days, with several dead cows and bulls to have been washed ashore the beaches of several islands of the Cyclades group in the central Aegean Sea. The first dead animal was a bull washed ashore in Galissia beach on the …

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Four passengers injured as Sea Jet 2 collides with pier at the port of Sifnos

Two passengers were injured when high speed catamaran Sea Jet 2 collided with the pier while it was docking at the port of the island of Sifnos in central Aegean Sea. The accident occurred on Wednesday morning when Sea Jet 2 was trying to dock. According to the Greek Coast …

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Scarlett Johansson on Sifnos vacations, while Greeks ask…

One more Hollywood star enjoys Greece’s beauties in summer: sun, sea, picturesque ambiance and … food. Scarlett Johansson arrived on the beautiful island of Sifnos in the Aegean Sea last Saturday for summer vacations. Thursday evening she visited one of the restaurants in Platis Yalos and tasted the food, probably …

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Happy Women’s Day: Baby Boy Born in a Super Puma Helicopter

The little boy was in a hurry this morning. He could not wait that his mother would reach a maternity hospital. He was born in a Super Puma helicopter, 8 nautical miles south of the island of Syros, Cyclades, at a height of 2,000 feet above the earth surface. The ambulance helicopter was transferring the …

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