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Traffic restrictions in Athens due to Half Marathon

Traffic restrictions will be implemented in Athens on Sunday, March 10,due to the Athina Half Marathon race and related events. The traffic restrictions will be in effect from 6:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The half-marathon will follow a course roughly resembling a ‘V’ and will include Syntagma Square and the …

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Farmers came, honked and left. What’s next?

They came to Athens on Tuesday, they honked in front of the Parliament and left at noon on Wednesday. At least 6,600 farmers with over 160 tractors and agricultural machinery as well as 112 buses gathered at Syntagma Square demanding from the government to meet their demands for lower production …

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Farmers rally: Traffic restrictions in Athens, Feb 20

Greek police announced on Monday the traffic restrictions to be implemented when farmers will arrive by tractors and buses in Athens on Tuesday, to demand more measures for the high cost of production. Police representatives said the main concern was to ensure there was no excessive interruption of traffic in …

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Container traffic has diminished by 30% at Piraeus port

The handling of containers in Piraeus appears to have dropped by approximately 30% compared to last year, due to the ongoing crisis in the Red Sea, which has forced a very large part of the commercial ships to sail around Africa. Greek transporters and importers are increasingly expressing concerns about …

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FRAPORT: Passenger traffic at Greece’s regional airports surpasses previous record highs

In the first ten months of 2023, Greece’s 14 regional airports served 32.3 million passengers, up 8.4% compared to 2022 and 12% up compared to 2019, managing company Fraport said on Tuesday. The data was presented by George Vilos, Fraport Greece’s Executive Director for Commercial & Business Development, at a …

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Traffic restrictions in downtown Athens until Nov 18

Extensive road traffic restrictions will come into effect ahead of the 50th Athens Polytechnic Uprising anniversary, to be commemorated with a mass rally across the city center on Friday, November 17, 2023. Road traffic will gradually be restricted until it is closed off entirely on the day, starting at 06:00 …

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Athens traffic restrictions due to Authentic Marathon

Traffic restrictions will be introduced early on Saturday morning and stay in place until late afternoon on Sunday due to the annual Authentic Marathon race and other smaller races over the weekend. Bicycle riders and pedestrians are not allowed on the streets runners will use, and they are also not …

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WWII bomb in Glyfada: Temporary closure of Poseidonos Ave

Part of Poseidonos Avenue in Glyfada suburb in southern Athens will be closed to traffic on Thursday, October 26, after a World War II bomb was found. The bomb was found during construction works at the old Athens airport. A controlled explosion is planned to neutralize the ammunition. Part of …

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Daktylios: Traffic restrictions return in Athens on Oct 16

Traffic restrictions in central Athens, in an area known as the “daktylios” (ring), will resume on Monday, October 16, and will stay in effect until Friday, July 19, 2024, the transport ministry announced on Sunday. From Mondays through Thursdays (7 a.m.-8 p.m.) and on Fridays (7 a.m.-3 p.m.) cars will …

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Traffic on Athens-Thessaloniki highway partly restored

Traffic on the Lamia-Katerini highway, in the direction of Thessaloniki, has been restored while traffic from Katerini to Lamia, in the direction of Athens, is carried out only in the left lane. The Greek police called on drivers to avoid unnecessary travel both on the national road network and on …

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Athens-Thessaloniki highway partly closed due to flooding

Traffic on Athens-Thessaloniki highway was suspended due to flooding of the motorway early Wednesday afternoon. The motorway is closed from Nikea in Larissa to the border with Magnesia regional unit. The highway is closed in both directions between the two points. The traffic suspension follows a decision by the Thessaly …

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Passenger traffic at Greece’s airports exceeds 2019 & 2022 figures

Passenger traffic at Greece’s airports went up by 7.6% in July compared to the same month in 2022 and 14.2% up compared to July 2019, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) on Monday. Some 11,342,154 passengers went through the country’s airports in 2023, compared to …

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Wildfire raging in NE Greece; Egnatia highway partly closed; evacuations (videos)

A wildfire is raging out of control in a forest area in Melia, Alexandroupolis North-East Greece.The fire broke out earlier on Saturday and has forced the evacuation of seven villages as well as the closure of parts of Egnatia highway as strong winds are pushing the flames to the south. …

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Traffic restrictions in downtown Athens on June 11 due to ‘Run-Bike-Care’ race

Road traffic restrictions will be put into effect in central Athens on Sunday, June 11, to facilitate the ‘Run-Bike-Care’ cycling race. From the hours of 07:30 until 10:30 in the morning, segments of major roads will be gradually closed off, including the following avenues: Sygrou, in the direction to Syntagma …

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