Aegean Sea

“Atlantis” at the center of global interest – Scientists from 22 countries start drilling in Santorini

A large international oceanographic mission to conduct underwater research drilling around the Santorini-Columbus-Christian volcanic complex in the South Aegean has just been approved and will take place from December 2022 to February 2023.

Coastal shipping lost 300,000 passengers this summer, compared to 2019

This year, compared to last year, the passenger ferry traffic from the three major ports of Attica (Piraeus, Rafina, Lavrio) is increased for the period from the beginning of July until the 14th of August, however the coastal shipping cannot "repair" the damages. of the previous year.

Tourism sector urges tourists to continue vacations

Mayors of the tourism hubs devastated by the wildfires and the key players of the tourism sector have made a call to tourists not to cancel their reservations and make their holiday.


"We were in trouble and people are scared. But, there is no danger anymore. The fires have been put out," said some hotel owners of the famous tourism districts.

Heatwave Sweeps across Balkans

Heatwave conditions with maximum temperatures at 42C-44C and a strong feeling of discomfort in urban centers are forecast for Saturday, according to the meteorological service of the National Observatory of Athens.

The same temperatures are expected on Sunday, while temperatures will rise further next week.