Rise in ferry passenger traffic for Easter break
The number of people leaving Athens by ferry for the Orthodox Easter break is slightly up on last year, according to authorities.
There was a rise of around 5 percent in the number of passengers travelling from the ports of Piraeus, Lavrio and Rafina on Thursday.
In total, some 32,000 passengers, with more than 4,000 cars and motorcycles, travelled on Thursday. This Easter break is longer than usual as the May Day holiday has been moved to Tuesday, making for an extended long weekend.
You may be interested
Greek President reiterates call for German WWII reparationsmakis - Aug 17, 2017
Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos renewed the demand for war reparations from Germany owed to Greece from the time when the…
Man who rented van in Barcelona terrorist attackmakis - Aug 17, 2017
A photo of a man who reportedly rented the white van that plowed into people in Barcelona in a terroristb…
A Greek woman and her 2 children among injured in Barcelona terrorist attackmakis - Aug 17, 2017
A Greek woman and her two children are among those injured in the terrorist attack in Barcelona on Thursday, according…