Peloponnese

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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(...)

A firefighting helicopter and firemen work to extinguish a wildfire raging in Verori, near Loutraki city, southern Greece, on Tuesday. Photograph: Vassilis Psomas/EPA

Wildfires sweeping through a Greek resort town killed at least 74 people, officials said, including families with children found clasped in a last emb(...)

A clay tablet with an engraved inscription showing 13 verses of a rhapsody in Homer’s Odyssey. Photograph: EPA/Greek MInistry of Culture

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered what they believe to be the oldest known extract of Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. A team of Greek and Germ(...)

Dragon Boat racing as part of a three-day trip to Lusty Beg island this summer

Canoeing and camping in the Ardèche Acorn Adventure specialises in active camping holidays for families in Wales, France, Italy and Spain. Accommodat(...)

A firefighting helicopter drops water on a major  wildfire at the Kareas suburb, east of Athens, Greece, July 17th, 2015. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Dozens of Athens residents fled their homes on Friday as wildfires fanned by strong winds and high temperatures burned through woodland around the Gre(...)

Alexis Tsipras, leader of the Syriza party, pauses during a pre-election party congress in Athens, Greece, on Saturday. Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

A modest follower of the Greek left through its various ups and downs over four decades, Sotiris Moschonas said he had never seen anything like it.He (...)

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