Peloponnese

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Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. Photograph: Patrick Van Katwijk/ANP/AFP via Getty

In their second pandemic-related gaffe in two months, the Dutch royals have been forced to return from holiday in Greece – and the prime minister has (...)

A man reacts as he walk in a flooded street in the village of Magoula, central Greece. Photograph: Kostas Mantziaris/AFP via Getty Images

Two people died as a rare storm, known as a Medicane (Mediterranean hurricane), pounded central Greece on Saturday, flooding streets and homes, local (...)

Kleon Papadimitriou said that his first milestone was boarding a ferry from Britain to the Netherlands, crossing his first national border. “It was the point of no return,” he said. Photograph: Kleon Papadimitriou

Nearly a month into the coronavirus lockdown, Kleon Papadimitriou, a Greek student in Aberdeen, Scotland, was feeling homesick. Restless — and with f(...)

26 The Cedar, Cruagh Wood, Dublin 18

Hunters Estates is seeking €325,000 for 26 The Cedar, Cruagh Wood, a two-bedroom apartment of 70sq m in Stepaside, Dublin 18. The two-bedro(...)

Golden pendant depicting the head of the Egyptian goddess Hathor, found in a tomb at the site of the ancient city of Pylos in southern Greece. Photograph: Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati via The New York Times

Archaeologists have discovered two royal tombs dating from about 3,500 years ago near a major Mycenaean-era palace in Greece’s southern Peloponnese re(...)

Ollolai, Italy: 'Casa a 1 euro', or 'houses for €1', is a scheme aimed at luring new residents, which allows them to buy a house for the princely sum of just €1.

Feeling the post-holiday blues? Wishing you could still be somewhere a bit sunnier – and cheaper? Well, if you’re fed up with the high cost of living (...)

A reconstruction and computer model of part of a skull discovered in a Greek cave, Apidima 1. Photograph: AFP Photo/Eberhard Karls of Tübingen/Katerina Harvati/AFP/Getty Images

Modern humans reached Europe far earlier than suspected, palaeontologists have said, after identifying a 210,000-year-old cranium excavated in Greece (...)

Hisotical Kardamyli village in Messenia, Greece

All summer, The Irish Times will offer tips, advice and information for parents on how to help their children thrive during the holiday mont(...)

A shrine at the site of the Tuam babies graveyard. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo/Reuters

I recently interviewed Dimitra Trypani, a Greek composer whose work focuses on the wounds, melancholy, confusion, fear and instability that humans inf(...)

People stand by the shore as a wildfire burns in Mati, Greece on Monday. Photograph:  Kalogerikos Nikos/via Reuters

They nearly reached the water. As wind-fuelled wildfires that killed at least 76 people in holiday areas outside Athens bore down on their seaside res(...)

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