Under the motto "Preveza, Be Safe, Be Free," the Municipality of Preveza on the northwest coast of Greece has launched a campaign to promote itself as a tourism destination that will focus on aspects such as Preveza's 25-kilometer long Monolithi beach (pictured), the longest sandy beach in the European Union.
The unseasonably high temperatures of the past few days are to drop from Thursday with the General Secretariat for Civil Protection warning of heavy rainfall, storms, strong winds and hailstorms in parts as of Thursday.
The wet front is forecast to begin in western, central and northern Greece from the early afternoon.
Dozens of foreign tourists are in quarantine at a campsite in Drepano, in the northern Greek prefecture of Thesprotia, as part of measures to ward against the spread of the coronavirus.
The campsite hosts 41 tourists from different countries in Europe who started a tour of Greece in December in their caravans and now find themselves stranded in Epirus amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
"Ancient Greek Theaters" is the title of the first series of stamps issued by Hellenic Post (ELTA) in 2020.
The series is the first to be released in conditions of global and strict quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The new commemorative series consists of five stamps that reveal the rich cultural heritage of Epirus in northwestern Greece.
The Hellenic Police (ELAS) recorded more than 1,900 violations of social distancing measures in just one day, it said on Thursday.
During nationwide inspections on Wednesday on individuals flouting regulations for stemming public circulation amid the coronavirus epidemic, ELAS officers reported a total of 1,916 violations.