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Cyclades Trail Cup 2019: Registrations Open for ‘Kythnos Challenge’ Race

Registrations are open for the 1st Kythnos Challenge, a new race to take place on the Cycladic island in October as part of the Cyclades Trail Cup event.

Folegandros Ready to Host ‘Sunset Trail’ Running Event

The Greek island of Folegandros on June 22 will host the “Folegandros Sunset Trail”, a running race that is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 sports tourism event. Golden Star Ferries is offering a 30 percent discount on tickets to/from Folegandros, for athletes taking part in...

‘The Sunday Times Travel’ Magazine Presents Greece’s Islands to UK Travelers

Greece’s islands are featured in the May edition of “The Sunday Times Travel”, one of Britain's best-selling magazines that includes tourism news, features and insider guides..

Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 – Registrations Are Open!

Registrations have opened for the 4th Cyclades Trail Cup, which will be held this year on the islands of Kea, Folegandros, Andros, Kythnos and Tinos.

Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 is All About Sports, Nature and Culture

Sports, nature and culture will be part of this year’s Cyclades Trail Cup (CTC), the running event that aims to promote the Greek Islands as an alternative sports tourism destination.

Tinos Challenge – Register for 2018 Edition Until November 22

Online registration is still open for the 3rd Tinos Challenge running event that will take place during December 1-2 on Tinos.

‘Kimolos Trail’ Registration Open, Discount on Ferry Tickets Announced

Registration has opened for the Kimolos Trail, the first running event of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018, to take place on June 3 on the island of Kimolos.

‘Cyclades Trail Cup 2018’ Kicks Off on Kimolos in May

The Cyclades Trail Cup 2018 will host a number of trail running races in alternative destinations of the Cyclades island group, starting from Kimolos in May.

SeaJets Amends Ferry Itineraries After Vessel Hits Pier at Sifnos Port

The itineraries of Greek ferry company SeaJets have been amended until Friday, September 6, after its “SeaJet 2” vessel hit the pier at Sifnos port.

British LGBT News Site Recommends the Best for a ‘Gay September in Greece’

British LGBT news site "Gay Star News" is recommending Greece as the ideal destination for gay travelers to vacation in September.

Folegandros Invites All to its Summer ‘Panigiria’

Aiming to showcase its cultural traditions, the island of Folegandros in the Cyclades this summer is inviting residents and visitors to a series of local festivals.

Greek Gov’t Offers Free Internet to 13 Remote Island Communities

A plan announced last year to offer remote island communities free or subsidized Internet access is set to be implemented on 13 Greek isles.

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Anemi Jazz Festival to Kick Off on Folegandros

The Greek island of Folegandros is bringing jazz to its shores with the Anemi Jazz Festival on July 28-30 aspiring to become a unique opportunity to bring people closer through music.

Seven Greek Isles Among Mediterranean’s Top 10, Ios Leads the Way

The hotels on seven Greek islands are luring visitors to Greece as revealed by online booking agent Trivago UK’s annual Mediterranean Island Reputation Ranking 2015 released recently, placing the Cycladic isle of Ios on the top of the list.

Maxim: One Of The Best Beaches in the World Is On Folegandros, Greece

Katergo Beach on Folegandros Island in Greece is one of the beaches that people will happily travel far to find and even suffer any number of inconvenience, according to American magazine Maxim.

Folegandros: An Undiscovered European Destination

The Huffington Post news site has included the Greek island of Folegandros in its 15 picks for the best undiscovered European destinations.

Folegandros, Greece, Among Europe’s Most Beautiful Villages

Greece's small island in the Aegean Sea, Folegandros, is one of the seven islands singled out by CNN and included on a list of "Europe's most beautiful villages."
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CNN Singles Out Nine Top Greek Islands To Visit

American news network CNN singled out nine out of Greece's 1,400 islands and labeled them as the Mediterranean's most beautiful assets. CNN presented the nine Greek islands on its news website and noted what makes each of these destinations stand out.
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Athens Hosts 4th Greek Tourism Destinations Expo

Greeks and tourists visiting Athens that used the metro at Syntagma last week had the chance to get informed on many Greek tourism destinations, taste local products and attend a series of local cultural events at the 4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Expo.
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