Posts include information about Ermioni and the Argolida region.

Giannis Parios' Ermioni concert

Giannis Parios, the famous Greek singer, performed at an evening concert in Ermioni on Friday 11th August 2017.  For over two hours, he performed his vast collection of famous songs to a vast audience, who were totally entertained in the open-air concert.  The audience were encouraged to sing along with him, and even danced in front of the stage.

The President of Greece in Ermioni

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, visited Ermioni on Sunday 12th March 2017.  The Presidential visit was to celebrate the 190th Anniversary of the famous and historic Third National Assembly held in Ermioni in 1827.

French frigate L'Hermione

The sailing ship L'Hermione is a 12-pounder Concorde class frigate built in Rochefort, France. She is a reproduction of the 1779 L'Hermione which achieved fame by taking Gilbert Motier, General Marquis de LaFayette to Boston in America, in 1780, on a top secret mission.

Hellenic Seaplanes in Greece

The Greek government has given the go-ahead for seaplane companies to start 'Connecting Greece'.

Greek Independence Day - 25th March

Greek Independence Day is a national holiday throughout Greece, and is celebrated annually in Greece, on 25th March.  This day commemorates the start of the Greek War of Independence, which took place in 1821, as Greece had been part of the Ottoman Empire for nearly 400 years.

Pool licences in Greece

Over the last couple of years, the Greek government has been collecting taxes and fines where they can.  Swimming pool fines have been the perfect opportunity to collate taxes.  Many people have bought stunning villas with pools, however, some might not be aware that to have a pool today, one needs to have the correct licence.

The role of a Notary in Greece

The buying process of buying your dream house involves the work of a ‘Notary’.  This is the only way you can legally purchase your holiday/second home.  In short, it is a contract that is drawn up and authorised by a public notary, who comes within the jurisdiction of the Hellenic Ministry of Justice and refers to the Public Prosecutor Au

New Ligourio bypass

The new Ligourio bypass has now been fully completed, which makes travelling by road from Emioni to Nafplio much easier and quicker.  Any visitors now driving from Ermioni to Nafplio/Tiryns/Argos/Mycenae, will have the opportunity to bypass the small town of Ligourio by using this new road.

A look back at events in Ermioni . . .

As another year comes to an end, one will reflect back and realize that it has been a very difficult time for all, the islands, the mainland, the whole country has been affected by the economic recession crisis and the question is when will it all end?

Annual Pomegranate Festival in Ermioni

The last weekend of October, sees the port of Limani, here in Ermioni celebrate the Annual Pomegranate Festival, which welcomes many local people and visitors from afar. Friday evening commences with an exhibition at the Sygrou cultural centre.  Saturday afternoon starts with a cycle trek to the Gorge of Katafyki, which passes a Pomegranate plantation en-route.