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Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Viotia & Evrytania

This week we explore Viotia and Evrytania, two regional units of Central Greece, a destination of rich contradictions and unexpected experiences.
Posted On 24 Feb 2017

Museums and Sites in Greece Extend Opening Hours

As of April 1, major museums and archaeological sites in Greece will be open longer, according to an announcement by the Culture Ministry.
Posted On 01 Apr 2015

Winter Schedule of Greek Museums and Sites Announced

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece are now operating in accordance to the winter schedule.
Posted On 11 Dec 2014

August Full Moon In Greece: Special Events At Museums & Sites

The August full moon will be celebrated this year with over 110 free events and late-night openings of archaeological sites and museums across Greece on Sunday 10 August.
Posted On 07 Aug 2014

Google’s “Street View” Map Service To Promote Greece’s Cultural Wealth

The Greek Culture Ministry will further cooperate with Google to include Greece's most popular archaeological sites and museums in the Street View map service to boost the promotion of the country's cultural wealth abroad.
Posted On 05 Jun 2014

Museums, Sites Will Be Closed On Greek Labor Day

On 1 May 2014, all archaeological sites, museums and monuments in Greece will be closed to the public due to Labor Day.
Posted On 25 Apr 2014
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Greek Museums, Sites See Increase In Visitors

Greek museums and archaeological sites saw an increase in visitation levels last May, according to the Greek statistical authority, ELSTAT.
Posted On 12 Sep 2013
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Greek Sites To Stay Open For Full Moon On 21 August

More than 100 archaeological sites, monuments and museums throughout Greece will remain open on the night of 21 August 2013 to celebrate the full moon.
Posted On 19 Aug 2013
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Greek Museums, Sites To Operate On Summertime Schedule

The most visited Greek State museums and archaeological sites will operate from 8am to 8pm, while those that attract a smaller audience will operate from 8am to 5pm, according to a recent announcement made by Deputy Culture Minister Kostas Tzavaras.
Posted On 06 Jun 2013
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Barceló Hydra Beach Resort To Open In May

Barceló Hotels & Resorts has come to Greece and will open the doors of the Barceló Hydra Beach Resort, located in Ermioni of the Peloponnese, on 1 May.
Posted On 09 Apr 2013

Athens Tourism Profile To Be Upgraded

“Our goal is to establish Athens as a final destination instead of a stopover destination through the expansion of its tourism product and for the average spending per visitor to increase,” the chairman of the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency, Yiorgos...
Posted On 01 Sep 2012

Greek Museums And Sites On Temporary Time Schedule

Operating hours for some Greek state museums and archaeological sites have been temporarily adjusted for the summer season until the process of hiring extra staff is completed, the Culture and Tourism Ministry said last month.
Posted On 01 Jul 2012

Museums And Sites Temporary Schedule Hits Dead End

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece continued to operate in accordance to the winter schedule (8am-3pm) last month despite an announcement made by the Culture and Tourism Ministry for a temporary summertime schedule to take effect until June.
Posted On 01 Jun 2012

Greek Museums and Sites On Temporary Summertime Schedule

State Museums and archaeological sites in Greece will operate on the temporary schedule 9:30am-5:30pm until further notice, according to the Culture and Tourism Ministry. This applies to all state museums and sites except for the Acropolis that is open until 7pm.
Posted On 01 May 2012

Greek Museums And Sites Get New Standards

“Our goal is for all monuments to provide the basic services to the visitor,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Yeroulanos said while reviewing the progress of the ministry’s three-year plan to upgrade services of archaeological sites and museums. The program was launched in...
Posted On 01 Jan 2012

Tourism Arrivals/Revenue Up, Travel Agency Revenue Down

The recent data released by the Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) seems in complete contrast with statements and figures that refer to this year’s increases in the Greek tourism sector, according to the Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET).
Posted On 01 Oct 2011

Minister On Museums And Archaeological Sites

“We have discovered that out of 170 Greek sites, 110 of them do not provide even basic amenities,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said to the Greek press last month.
Posted On 01 Jul 2011

Piraeus Headed Towards Major Revamp

The Cultural Coast of Piraeus project aims to highlight the comparative advantages of Piraeus so the city can once again become a reference point rather than simply a point of transit as it is considered today, according to the Culture and Tourism Ministry.

Positive Tourism Trend to Athens Continues

A recent study shows that tourists to Greece's capital spend more money, visit more sites and keep hotels more profitable, and it appears that the trend will continue.

Revamped Square in Votanikos

Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis recently launched a cool recreational oasis for residents of the Votanikos area—a revamped square on the corner of Spyrou Patsi and Sidirokastrou streets.
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