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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...

Lonely Planet: Lesser-known Greek Islands Gaining Popularity

Lonely Planet has revealed some of Greece’s lesser-known island destinations - such as Kythira, Tilos and Kythnos - that are gaining popularity among travelers.

‘Kythnos Hiking’ Expands Tours to Serifos Island in the Cyclades

Alternative tourism company Kythnos Hiking, which offers hiking tours on the island of Kythnos, is now expanding its activities to the nearby island of Serifos.

‘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.

‘Clean Islands’ Project Launches in Greece – First Stop: Naxos

In efforts to keep the sea and coasts of the Greek islands clean, HELMEPA and Aegean Rebreath recently launched the “Clean Islands” project.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

‘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.

Tender for Xenia Hotel and Thermal Spring on Kythnos to Launch April 2

Greece's assets fund will launch a tender process for the Xenia and thermal spring property on the island of Kythnos on April 2.

Oropos to Host ‘Akropolis Jet Raid 2018’ in June

Professional jet skiers from 30 countries in June will gather in Oropos, eastern Attica, to participate in the Akropolis Jet Raid 2018.

‘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.

Smart Island Forum to Push for Innovative Sustainability Projects

The European Parliament will host the 2nd Forum of Smart European Islands in efforts to engage and exchange with island stakeholders on innovative projects.

NE Aegean Islands Get EU Funding Priority for Monuments

Over 10 million euros in EU funding have been allocated for the restoration of a number of monuments on the northeastern Greek islands.

Kythnos to Get its Own Archaeological Museum

Kythnos, a Greek island with a great cultural and historical identity, is expected in the near future to have its own museum to showcase its rich archaeological findings.

Pet-friendly Beaches in Greece Growing in Number

More and more beaches across mainland Greece and on its islands are welcoming pets, according to media reports citing a recent decision by the shipping ministry in collaboration with the tourism ministry, which designates beaches where pets are allowed to swim.