Tourism in Greece

PM outlines plans for development of Ionian islands

The 2030 regional development plan for the Ionian islands includes over 260 projects budgeted at 1.3 billion euros, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Corfu on Wednesday. 

He noted that funds for the program will come from the EU's NSRF, the Public Investments Program, the "Antonis Tritsis" program and the Recovery Fund. 

Crete’s Samaria Gorge set to reopen in May

The Samaria Gorge on the island of Crete will be ready to welcome visitors in May as the maintenance and restoration works of its main path have started, local authorities said on Tuesday. 

The work is being implemented by the Management Unit of Samaria National Park and Protected Areas of Western Crete of the Natural Environment & Climate Change Agency (NECCA). 

Intercity train from Athens to Thessaloniki experiences power outage, passengers left stranded

An Intercity train traveling from Athens to Thessaloniki on Sunday experienced a power outage, causing it to come to a sudden stop just outside the city of Larissa in central Greece. 

The incident caused unrest among the passengers as the lights went out.