More Suburban Railway Stops Added to Peloponnese Line – GTP Headlines

Peloponnese suburban railway services (Proastiakos) to the coastal town of Aigio are set to start in August, and be extended to Loutraki, said Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis during a test run on Wednesday, from Kiato to Rododafni station (in Aigio). Overseeing the test run, Spirtzis said the government was facilitating access to Western Greece, adding that “Aigio will now be …

Greece’s Top 5 Destinations to Experience Greek Easter — Greek City Times

There is something extra special about Greece over the Easter period, with so many religious festivities taking place and centuries-old traditions and customs coming to life during Greek Orthodox Easter. Holy Week is one of the country’s greatest celebrations, commemorating the Passion of Christ and celebrating His Resurrection on Easter Sunday. Here is our pick of the Top 5 destinations to …

Amorgos Tourism Film Festival 2019 – GTP Headlines

Event featured image, but exclude link Event content The Amorgos Tourism Film Festival is an annual 4-day event, with every day screenings, held during the works of the YPERIA International Convention on Culture and Tourism. As of 2017, the Amorgos Festival is a member of the international organization CIFFT, based in Vienna. The festival has daily projections during the Yperia …

Tirranna, the wonderful madness with 2400 horsepower outboard

A wonderful madness made in USA. Here’s Cigarette’s Tirranna, the 59-foot, 2,400-horsepower Tirranna unveiled at the latest Miami Boat Show. A hull of the latest generation that takes to the extreme consequences the “outboard-mania” that has taken the world of boating, that is, the world of ever larger boats with outboard motorization. For its 50th anniversary, Cigarette Racing Team has …

Leros: The Greek island With Just a Touch of Italy — Greece High Definition

This Dodecanese gem has 20th-century Italian influences as well as the classic repertoire of secret beaches and laid-back tavernas ‘It is an unusual island,” said my friend Yannis, slightly self-consciously. “We are a bit different from our neighbours.” Yannis, a cafe owner, is right: Leros is unusual but in a good way. It is just a few miles from Turkey, …

Athens International Airport named best in Europe — Greek City Times

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” has been named best airport in Europe in the ‘Over 20 million passengers’ category, winning first prize at the Routes Europe 2019 awards held in Hanover on Tuesday. Greece’s airport in the Greek capital won against substantial airport competition from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Norway, and Russia, following a vote exclusively by airlines, which reward excellence …

The Best Gins You Can Buy Right Now – Robb Report

Gin, once the most oft quaffed clear spirit on the planet, is on the rise again. London dry gin, American-made gin, Irish gin, gin made in Japan, gin made in Scotland. Maybe it’s because all these new whiskey distilleries are opening up and they need to wait a few years before the single malts are ready. Or maybe it’s just …

Air France, KLM Team Up with Sky Express for Flights to Greek Islands – GTP Headlines

Air France, KLM and Greek carrier Sky Express have signed an interline agreement, aiming to strengthen their commercial cooperation for flights between Paris, Amsterdam and the Greek islands. This new agreement allows air passengers to travel across Sky Express’ network with the convenience of a single ticket reservation, connecting Paris-Charles de Gaulle or Amsterdam-Schiphol with 24 Greek destinations operated by Sky …

Peristera Shipwreck off Alonissos to Become Underwater Museum – GTP Headlines

Authorities on the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos have announced plans to create an underwater museum around the 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera to be visitable through guided dives. The plan, to be run under the EU’s BlueMed program, was presented at a two-day event organized jointly by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and the Thessaly Region on the management and preservation of underwater cultural …

Best Greek Wine of 2019 from Biblia Chora Estate in Eastern Macedonia | GreekReporter.com

The white wine ”Sole Semillon” from Northern Greece’s Biblia Chora Estate was recently declared the ”Best Greek wine for 2019” at a prestigious wine competition in France. The wine originating from the Mount Paggeo region in Greece’s Eastern Macedonia earned the ultimate distinction as the country’s best wine at France‘s prestigious ”Citadelles du Vin” wine competition. The event is part of the “Vinexpo“ …