Horrific footage shows a fire raging through a Greek island as people were forced to evacuate.
More than 1,300 people had to flee the island of Evia by boat on Friday evening.
High temperatures and strong winds have fanned more than 150 wildfires in the country.
This is not a sciencefiction movie but real life horror scenes, people who were evacuated by a ferry just to see flames surrounding the entire landscape behind them as they get away towards safer places in #Greece. #firespic.twitter.com/y74LRZFTJ5
Greece is about to start welcoming tourists from the US and European Union – so long as they’re vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.
The move is weeks ahead of the remainder of the EU, and comes at a time when Greece is desperate for tourism-related income.
Al Jazeera’s John Psaropoulos reports.
Beach Promoande is bustling neighborhood in Thessaloniki, it is a premier shopping destination as it has plenty of boutiques and designer clothes stores. The bar scene of this neighborhood is pretty good, as there are plenty of open-air cafes and bars. When it comes to accommodation, you should book your room into Sun Beach Hotel and Sani Luxury Beach Hotel.
Aristotelous Square beckons with its pedestrianised street that crosses the neighborhood down to the sea. Get immersed in busy and romantic buzz of characters which is the highlight of this scenic neighborhood. Filled with parks, art museums, restaurants, cafes and bars, you won’t get bored while staying at this neighborhood.
Fragon neighborhood is the older commercial area of Thessaloniki that is surrounded by baton shops, delicatessens, fresh flowers and plenty of restaurants & bars. Budget and luxury travelers should check into popular hotels from the likes of Galaxias Beach Hotel and Dragon Inn.
The airport began operation on 29 March 2001 and is the primary civilian airport that serves the city of Athens and the region of Attica. The airport is the major hub and base of Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air. The airport is operated by Athens International Airport S.A and is the thirtieth busiest airport in Europe. The airport currently has two terminals the Main Terminal and the Satellite Terminal accessible by a foot-tunnel from the Main Terminal.
Athens Airport Transfers
Six car companies currently operate at Athens international Airport with offices located at the Arrivals level.
The car rental area is within walking distance from the main terminal building, located at the northern side of the building.
Athens Airport Amenities
At the Arrivals Level of the Main Terminal Building, A full range of postal and courier services are provided by the Hellenic Post Office is located.
The Wireless Internet Zone Service is available within the airport’s terminal areas and is offered for FREE, the service is accessible through laptops and palmtops.
This is a business friendly hotel and Eight Business Lounges, operate at the Departures Level of AIA.
Athens Airport Parking
Parking is free for the first twenty minutes, which makes it easy for people who are here to drop or pick someone. Long term parking is also easy and convenient and people can park for six to seven days for almost fifty Euros.
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Stand atop the Acropolis in Athens and discover the gorgeous Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini on this 8-night Greece island-hopping tour. Experience the Greek capital’s classical antiquities and highlights and soak up its relaxed culture and charms during a 2-night stay. Then, enjoy ferry and hydrofoil journeys to two of Greece’s most alluring islands — glamorous Mykonos and spectacular Santorini. Enjoy free time on each island to relax and explore before a final night in Athens.
Explore the age-old ruins of the Acropolis in Athens and relax on the stunning Greek island of Santorini on this 6-night Greek odyssey. Admire the classical and medieval treasures of the Greek capital and drink in its many charms during a 2-night stay. Then, ride a ferry across the Aegean Sea to the glorious volcanic island of Santorini, famous for its breathtaking caldera, black cliffs, and whitewashed clifftop towns. Enjoy free time on this gorgeous gem to unwind and take in its highlights before one last night in Athens.
The 5-Star Katikies Hotel in Oia Santorini invites its guests to experience moments of pure luxury. A warm atmosphere and a pristine setting in a natural environment provide a truly unique experience.
LocationOia in Santorini, Greece. Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. The retreat sits at a remarkable 300 feet above the Aegean, within walking distance to downtown Oia, and about a 15 minute drive to Santorini International Airport.DirectionsHotelA collection of 34 rooms, 1 and 2 bedroom villas and studios in a complex of restored cavehouses, located in the village of Finikia along the cliffs of the Caldera. Some rooms have private terraces that offer views of the cobalt blue sea. It has fine dining options, 3 infinity swimming pools, indoor Jacuzzi, sunbathing deck with open air Jacuzzi and a small library with internet facilities.