Tourism in Greece

Karpathos: Donkeys rescued from remote beach

Two donkeys who got stuck on a remote beach on the Dodecanese island of Karpathos have been taken to safety following a two-hour rescue operation by local emergency services.

The animals, who had been left by their owners to graze freely before they would be put to work during the summer season, had wandered down to an isolated beach but were unable to climb back.

Foreign buyers going rural

European nationals are showing a huge interest this year in rural Greek realty, led by pensioners and those approaching retirement, estate agents have told Kathimerini, adding that they often make their acquisitions even before the completion of properties' construction.

Mitsotakis to tour Crete on Tuesday

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis will tour the regional units of Lasithi and Iraklio, in Crete, on Tuesday.

At noon, he will visit Sitia, Makris Yalos, Ierapetra and Agios Nikolaos, before visiting Moschos.

At 8 p.m., he will address an open event at Agios Titos square in Iraklio. [AMNA]