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Athens-Attica Hoteliers Join Forces with Airport for Tourism & Art

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronikos Hotel Association has joined forces with Athens International Airport (AIA) for the “The Stones Speak” series of cultural events.

Athens’ Ancient Agora to Host Free Theater Performances

A number of theater performances will be held in September, in the Stoa of Attalos in the Ancient Agora of Athens, as part of “The Stones Speak” cultural program.

Different Ticket Rates for Acropolis Museum in Summer and Winter

Ticket prices for the Acropolis Museum are subject to change to 10 euros in the summer and 5 euros in winter, according to the Greek ministry of culture.

Greek Museum, Site E-ticket System Gaining Ground

The newly launched e-ticket, currently applicable at 11 popular archaeological sites and museums across Greece, is gaining ground according to the Archaeological Resources Fund (TAP).

First E-ticket Test Run at Greek Sites on May 20

Starting May 20, and phased out in June, an e-ticketing system allowing admission to Greek museums and sites will take effect, according to the culture ministry.

E-ticket at Select Greek Museums, Sites Coming Soon

An e-ticket system offering admission to a number of Greek museums and sites will undergo test runs with officials looking to set it into force in June.

Tripadvisor: Acropolis Among World’s Best Landmarks

Travellers across the globe have ranked the Acropolis in Athens among the top landmarks in the world for 2016, according to Tripadvisor.

Diavlos: Where Foodies Indulge in the Finest Greek Cuisine

The Diavlos Restaurant in the heart of Athens welcomes foodies to daily Greek cuisine workshops where experts reveal the secrets of traditional Greek cooking and participants partake in the joy of making and then tasting their creations to the tune of Greek music.

“Art & Democracy Weekend” at Costa Navarino in September

A thought-provoking Forum on Art & Democracy will be the focal point of an exclusive weekend at Costa Navarino, to be held 11-13 September in the context of this year’s International New York Times Athens Democracy Forum.

Acropolis Ranked Among Top Landmarks in Europe

Travellers across the globe have ranked the Acropolis in Athens among the top landmarks in Europe for 2015, according to travel website TripAdvisor.

Ministry to Launch E-ticket System for Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites

In efforts to tap into the benefits of the country’s archaeological offerings, the Greek Culture Ministry will introduce e-tickets for access to archaeological sites and enrich art and museum items sold in museum shops.

Geo Routes Introduces China’s Most Promising Youth to Greek Culture

A group of China’s most promising youngsters had the chance to learn more about Greece, its history, culture and philosophy, during a specially designed itinerary organized by Geo Routes.

EU Commission Singles Out Ancient Athens for European Heritage Label

Ancient Athens, in the heart of the modern-day Greek capital, is one of 16 sites nominated to receive the EU Commission’s European Heritage Label (EHL).

Ancient Agora of Athens

The Agora was the heart of ancient Athens, the focus of political, commercial, administrative and social activity, the religious and cultural centre, and the seat of justice. The site was occupied without interruption in all periods of the city's history. It was used as a...
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List Of Greek Museums, Archaeological Sites With Extended Hours

As of 1 April, 33 Greek museums and archaeological sites will extend operating hours and remain open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, until the end of the season (31 October 2014).