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New EasyJet routes to Greece

• Greece
Low-cost airline carrier EasyJet announced the launch of five new routes to and from Greece for tourist season 2014, particularly to and from Athens, Heraklion, Kos, Mykonos and Corfu.
Posted on Dec 02, 2013 Category: News

Roman villa and bath excavated in Loutraki

• Greece
A luxurious Roman villa and a bath complex of large dimensions were recently excavated in the location Katounistra in Loutraki. These findings testify the importance of the Corinth Canal in the antiquity and the development of thermalism in the region.
Posted on Nov 11, 2013 Category: News

First two diving parks open in summer 2014

• Greece
The first two diving parks in Greece are estimated to open in summer 2014 and they are found in the region of Pylos-Methoni, south western Peloponnese.
Posted on Oct 08, 2013 Category: News

Restoration of Fortress in Porto Germeno

• Greece
The Central Archaeological Board of Greece voted few days ago for the total erection of the ancient fortress of Aegosthena (modern Porto Germeno), on the western side of Attica.
Posted on Jul 10, 2013 Category: News

Second chance for hydroplanes

• Greece
A bill of the Ministry of Development is deposited today in the Greek Parliament for the return of hydroplanes in Greece. Seven years after the first attempt to introduce seaplane services in Greece, it appears that sea-borne aircraft will soon get a second chance in our country.
Posted on Feb 14, 2013 Category: News

Summer schedule of ancient sites

• Greece
For summer 2012, most archaeological sites will remain open from 08:00 am till 15:00 pm and all public museums will be open from 09:00 am till 16:00 pm.
Posted on Jun 06, 2012 Category: News

Angelopoulos dies in road accident

• Greece
Theodoros (Theo) Angelopoulos, one of the greatest Greek filmmakers, passed away yesterday, January, Tuesday 24th, after being hit by a motorcycle.
Posted on Jan 25, 2012 Category: News

New Ryan Air flights from Italy

• Greece
The low-cost air company Ryan Air opened new flights from Pisa Italy to the Greek islands of Kos, Rhodes, Kefalonia and Crete (Chania).
Posted on Dec 16, 2011 Category: News

What did the amphorae contain?

• Greece
Contrary to what most archaeologists declare, the amphorae that are found in ancient Greek shipwrecks were not only used for carrying wine and olive oil. Genetic analysis in amphorae that are kept in Athens reveal that the ancient Greeks were trading many other products, from nuts and legumes to ginger.
Posted on Oct 17, 2011 Category: News

Getty Museum returns antiquities

• Greece
The Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has agreed to return two very important ancient works to their birthplace, Greece, after 40 years of captivity.
Posted on Sep 26, 2011 Category: News

Astronomy Park in Grevena

• Greece
The contract for the creation of the Educational Astronomy Park in Mount Orliakas, Grevena, has recently been signed by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Municipality of Grevena.
Posted on Sep 23, 2011 Category: News

Best Beach Vacations for 2011

• Greece
A list of the best beach vacations in Europe was published by, one of the most famous travel guides, offering a significant distinction for the tourism industry of Greece.
Posted on May 02, 2011 Category: News

Greece among best food countries

• Greece
Greece was recently included among The best countries for food according to a list published by Lonely Planet.
Posted on Mar 10, 2011 Category: News

Travel magazine honors small isles

• Greece
Conde Nast Traveler, the world's premier travel magazine, paid a special tribute to four small Cycladic islands in a recent publication.
Posted on Feb 17, 2011 Category: News

Dogtooth for Academy Award

• Greece
Yesterday, the Greek film Dogtooth directed by Yorgos Lanthimos was officially nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Films.
Posted on Jan 26, 2011 Category: News

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