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Sardine Festivals in Greece

Posted on 15 Jun 2016 | Category: News

Following the tradition, the Greeks have established various feasts that are dedicated to the connection with the sea, one of which is the sardine festival.

Archaeological Museum opens after 9 years

Posted on 21 Apr 2016 | Category: News

The Archaeological Museum of Kythira opens again to the public, fully renovated and with a modern exhibition.

Balloon flights start in Kalamata

Posted on 20 Apr 2016 | Category: News

Flights with hot-air balloons start this summer from Kalamata, giving passengers the amazing chance to see the region and the Aegean Sea from above.

Towards ferry connection Thessaloniki-Izmir

Posted on 11 Mar 2016 | Category: News

The ferry company Hellenic Seaways is ready to start this summer a route from Thessaloniki to Izmir via Mytilene, Lesvos island.

3rd Tweed Run in April

Posted on 26 Jan 2016 | Category: News

Spetses are getting ready to host the 3rd Tweed Run on April 15th-17th, 2016, organized by the historical Poseidonion Grand Hotel.

Ancient theatre unearthed in Lefkada island

Posted on 21 Jan 2016 | Category: News

A large ancient theatre was excavated few days ago for the first time on a hill outside the capital town of Lefkada island.

Alimnia island chosen for survival game

Posted on 14 Jan 2016 | Category: News

The small island of Alimnia, between Rhodes and Halki, was chosen by a Belgian travel agency as the setting of a survival game for tourists.

Theatre of Ancient Aptera opened to public

Posted on 15 Dec 2015 | Category: News

The Theatre of Ancient Aptera in the region of Chania, western Crete, was given for public visit this past Saturday, December 12th, 2015.

Ryanair now to Berlin, Malta and Bologna

Posted on 11 Dec 2015 | Category: News

Tinian Marble Craftsmanship in Unesco list

Posted on 03 Dec 2015 | Category: News

The Tinian Marble Craftsmanship was included yesterday, December 2nd, 2015, in the Unesco List of Intanglible Cultural Heritage. This is the third cultural element of Greece that is included in this list.

Decision to replace plastic with fabric bags

Posted on 01 Dec 2015 | Category: News

Alonissos is the first Greek island that puts an end to the use of plastic bags and is now distributing fabric and cotton bags to the residents

Digital museum for Plato inaugurated

Posted on 27 Nov 2015 | Category: News

A special museum for the great philosopher Plato was inaugurated yesterday at the archaeological site of Plato's Academy in the quarter of Kolonos, Athens.

Candidate for European Cultural Capital 2021

Posted on 26 Nov 2015 | Category: News

Few days ago, the town of Delphi submitted its candidature for the institution of Cultural Capital of Europe 2021.

Developing into a year round destination

Posted on 19 Nov 2015 | Category: News

Santorini is gradually developing into a year round tourist destination, with many hotels staying open in winter and daily connection with Athens.

22 ancient shipwrecks discovered in Fourni

Posted on 02 Nov 2015 | Category: News

22 shipwrecks dating from the Archaic since the pre-revolutionary times were discovered in the sea region of Fourni islands.

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