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Attica Vineyards Take Center Stage for Wine Tourism Day in Greece

Marking World Wine Tourism Day, Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki visited wineries in the Attica region which were open to visitors free of charge.

Athens-Sounio Coastal Roadway Gets Upgrade

One of Attica’s most scenic drives, the coastal Athens-Sounio roadway is being upgraded to ensure safer conditions, authorities have announced.

Attica Region Plans to Set Up Destination Management Organization

The Region of Attica is finalizing actions required to establish a Destination Management Organization (DMO) for the promotion of the areas in its responsibility. 

Attica Region Seeks to Create ‘Health, Wellness and Greek Hospitality Village’

Attica Region Governor Giorgos Patoulis announced plans to create a “Health, Wellness and Greek Hospitality Village” in Athens.

Attica Region and CIVINET Greece-Cyprus Join Forces for Circular Tourism 

The Attica Region has secured funding through its partnership with the CIVINET Greece-Cyprus network to implement a circular tourism strategy in 8 of its island/coastal municipalities.

Lycabettus Hill ‘Green’ Overhaul Underway

A 1.5-million-euro revamp program that will breathe new life into Athens’ Lycabettus Hill is underway aiming to create an urban oasis in the Greek capital.

Region Aims to Make Attica the Perfect Year-round Destination

Greek Governor Giorgos Patoulis is aiming to make the Attica Region the perfect 12-month destination thanks to its diverse options and “cosmopolitan charm”.

Athens Municipality Takes on Lycabettus Hill Management 

The management of Athens' Lycabettus Hill is now in the hands of the municipal authority after the city council ended a jurisdiction dispute. 

Attica Region’s Digital Tourism Campaign Honored at IAB MIXX Awards 2020

The digital tourism campaign of the Attica Region won three honors at the IAB MIXX Awards 2020.

Greece Aiming to Tap Into Public Assets

Greece is looking to capitalize on dozens of public assets in an attempt to boost state coffers and drive the economy, according to Public Properties Company (ETAD) CEO Stefanos Vlastos.

Museum of Modern Greek Culture Among Winners of #EUinmyRegion Postcard Contest

The Museum of Modern Greek Culture in Athens is among the winners of the Postcards competition of the #EUinmyRegion campaign.

Attica Region Announces SME Covid-19 Funding Scheme

Small and medium-sized businesses in the Attica Region, impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, will be able to tap into a support package of 200 million euros.

Almost 200 Beaches in Attica Approved for Water Quality – List

Some 200 beaches in the Attica Region, which includes surrounding islands, have been approved for the quality of their waters.

Athens to Become Friendlier to Bikes with Two New Routes

Athens is opening up to cyclists with two new bike routes, according to plans of the Greek Environment Ministry.

Lycabettus Hill Upgrade to Create Athens Oasis

Lycabettus Hill in Athens is set to undergo enhancement works as part of an ongoing drive for the overhaul of the Greek capital.

Greek Gov’t Sets Developing Wine Tourism as a Priority

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has pledged to support efforts for the development of wine tourism in Greece.

Urban Renewal Programs Can Boost Athens’ Tourism, Says Deputy Minister

Urban renewal programs are key to transforming Attica into a vibrant urban center appealing to both residents and travelers, says Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Lykavittos Open-air Theater to Get Facelift

The historic Lykavittos open-air theater in central Athens, will be getting a facelift as part of an ongoing drive for the overall upgrade of the Greek capital.

‘Attica Wine & Food Experience’ Takes Greek Hospitality a Step Further

Aiming to promote enotourism, Attica wine producers and related businesses have joined forces to create the Attica Wine and Food Experience network.

Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece in the Lead with Infrastructure Works

The regions of Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece are recording the highest infrastructure activity in Greece.