Storms Forecast – Update

Unusually warm conditions will be giving way to more customary autumnal weather as of Monday, the Greek national weather service has confirmed. The forecast is for showers and storms on Monday in northern and western parts of the country. From Monday afternoon, the bad weather is set to spread to Thrace, the islands of the […]

Clocks Go Back this Weekend

Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, October 29. In Greece at 04.00 on Sunday morning, clocks go back one hour to 03.00. In the UK, officially clocks are turned back at 02:00, to 01:00. The reason for the difference is due to the need to synchronise the change across ‘Time Zones’. As Greece is 2 […]

Tourists Still Flooding into Santorini

We are in late October and the tourist season on most of the Aegean islands is over, but on Santorini, the tourists are flooding the alleys of the island as they did in mid-August. The charter flights from all over the world continue to land and take off from the island’s airport many times each […]

Ohi Day

On Saturday, 28 October, the whole of Greece will celebrate ‘Ohi Day’ with parades and festivities in most towns and villages, as well as on Cyprus and in Greek communities around the world. ‘Ohi Day’ (also Ochi/Oxi) commemorates the rejection by Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas of the ultimatum made by Italian dictator Benito Mussolini […]

Sea Diamond to be Raised, Santorini

On Friday, October 20, the Greek Shipping Minister, Panagiotis Kouroumblis, ordered that the wreck of the cruise ship ‘Sea Diamond’ should be raised. The ship sank off the port of Santorini ten years ago. The ship sank on April 5, 2007, after running aground on a reef inside the caldera of Santorini the previous day, […]

Member’s Discounts and Special Offers

Our aim is not only to publish the most accurate and up to date travel guides available, but to also save you money, before and during your holiday. With this is mind we have selected a range of exclusive member’s discounts and special offers for your 2018 holiday. All you are required to do is […]

To All Our Members

Dear Member, As we draw towards the end of the holiday season on the Greek islands, we can reflect on what has been a wonderful season. However, we will continue to bring you all the latest tourist news from the islands of Santorini, Rhodes, Thassos and Kos, well into October on the website’s news pages, […]

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Island News

Welcome to the unique ‘A to Z Guides to the Aegean’. Our newsroom, which covers the latest Greek island tourist information and news, will open at the beginning of the official tourist season for each island, with reports being posted on the relevant island’s news page. For Santorini, Rhodes and Kos, this will be at […]