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Athens’ Christmas Lights Switch-on Postponed Until November 24

The official illumination of Athens city center, originally scheduled for Thursday, November 19, has been postponed due to protest action to take place at Syntagma Square announced by Greece's largest civil service umbrella union ADEDY.

Sakis Rouvas Joins Athens’ Christmas Lights Switch-on

This Thursday at 7pm join Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and Greek singer Sakis Rouvas as Athens lights up for Christmas!

Faith Tourism Tops Athens Workshop Agenda

Athens’ ecclesiastical monuments and sites of religious interest and how these can serve as main attractions for tourists keen on learning more about Greek culture were the focus of a workshop on the “Promotion of Church Heritage and the Development of Religious Tourism” held in...

Athens Mayor Confident that City’s Tourism Success Will Continue

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis has highlighted three key points that will ensure the Greek capital continues to attract visitors at increasing rates.

Debated Bill Affecting Plaka Up for Scrutiny, Ministry Withdraws Provisions

The contentious bill that has citizens’ movements, environmental groups and Plaka residents up in arms over the dire consequences it will create should it go into effect is under re-examination, the environment ministry said over the weekend.