Regional units of Greece

Kefalonia, an island of exquisite beauty (stunning photos)

Kefalonia (Cephallonia) is the largest island in the Ionian Sea along Greece’s western coast. It is known for its crystal clear waters, beautiful beaches, picturesque villages, medieval castles and monasteries, and recently, as serving as the setting of the movie “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin”.

Popular tourism locations embrace sports events

By Stathis Kousounis

Sports events in Greek tourism hotspots are increasing, with the Spetsathlon 2015 taking place on Spetses this weekend (April 24-26) including swimming, cycling and running.

Next month Deskati, near Grevena, will hold a paragliding event, on May 1-3, and Lesvos will host the 1st Molyvos Bike Tour on May 24.