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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Theodoros (Theo) Angelopoulos, one of the greatest Greek filmmakers, passed away yesterday, January, Tuesday 24th, after being hit by a motorcycle.
The low-cost air company Ryan Air opened new flights from Pisa Italy to the Greek islands of Kos, Rhodes, Kefalonia and Crete (Chania).
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.
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.
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.
A list of the best beach vacations in Europe was published by Tripadvisor.com, one of the most famous travel guides, offering a significant distinction for the tourism industry of Greece.
Greece was recently included among The best countries for food according to a list published by Lonely Planet.
Conde Nast Traveler, the world's premier travel magazine, paid a special tribute to four small Cycladic islands in a recent publication.
Yesterday, the Greek film Dogtooth directed by Yorgos Lanthimos was officially nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Films.