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Halkidiki: One of two missing tourists found swimming 14 n.m. off Kassandra coast

Οne of two men who went missing on Saturday in the sea region of Possidi, Halkidiki, was found and rescued 14 nautical miles off the area he went into the water. 30-year-old Ivan managed to survive 20 hours in rough sea thanks to a children’s ball he found randomly floating …

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Greece suspends Covid-Pass and EU Digital Certificate from May 1

Greece’s Epidemiologists Committee decided on Thursday to recommend the suspension of Covid-Pass and European Digital Covid-Certificate (EUDCC) from May 1, 2022. The suspension affects vaccinated and unvaccinated citizens in the country but also tourists arriving in Greece. Details will be clarified in the forthcoming joint ministerial decision. But roughly seen …

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Greece’s hoteliers offer rooms for Brits from 6 euros per night

Greek and Turkish hoteliers of low-end accommodation are dropping prices in anticipation of the start of the season to stimulate demand. According to research by website travel.gr, in at least 7 Greek popular destinations, British Tour Operator First Choice are recording prices from 6 to 10 euros per night in …

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Accessible Athens Routes: Interactive website for tourists with disabilities

  A website created as a pilot project by the Municipality of Athens and the official Athens Guide ‘This is Athens’ in collaboration with the social enterprise ‘Me Alla Matia’, is now available to provide information on accessible routes and sites for tourists with either visual or mobility disabilities. The …

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Tragedy with UK tourists: Grandfather drowns trying to rescue grandchildren on Crete

A 61-year-old grandfather drowned on the island of Crete on Tuesday afternoon as he tried to rescue his grandchildren from the rough sea. The grandfather and the children aged 7 and 9 went for a swim at the Agios Konstantinos beach of Gouves, west of Heraklio, where the family was …

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Greece’s Tourism Minister promises more road entry points for tourists

Greece’s authorities are working to ensure that more road entry points will opened to meet the needs of incoming tourists crossing the border from the north, Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis has told parliament. “In cooperation with the chief of police, efforts are being made so that from 1 July there …

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