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Greece to Establish EuroVelo Coordination Center to Promote Bike Tourism

Greece is taking action to promote bike tourism through the establishment of a National EuroVelo Coordination Center.

GNTO Supports Two Significant Sports Tourism Events in August

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting two significant running events scheduled to take place in central Greece during August.

Bike Tourism: Transport Ministry Looks to Coordinate EuroVelo Activities in Greece

The Greek Transport Ministry is looking to establish a National EuroVelo Coordination Center to promote bike tourism activities in Greece.

New Arethousa Archaeological Museum Opens in Halkida, Central Greece

The new Arethousa Archaeological Museum, which houses valuable artifacts from Greece’s ancient history, has opened its doors in Halkida on the island of Evia.

Lamia in Central Greece to Host 2021 Acropolis Rally

The city of Lamia in Central Greece will host the 2021 Acropolis Rally, scheduled to take place in Greece between September 9-12.

Greece’s Trikala Invests in Sustainability to Boost Tourism Growth

The Municipality of Trikala, located in central Greece, is investing in sustainable practices aiming to attract travelers and achieve growth.

Commission Approves Works on Central Greece E65 Highway 

The European Commission gave Greece the go-ahead to proceed with the construction of a road network linking Trikala town with the main Egnatia Motorway.

CNN Travel: Greece’s Meteora Among Top 21 Destinations to Visit in 2021

The Meteora site in central Greece, is included on CNN Travel’s list of the Top 21 tourism destinations travelers should visit in 2021.

Swedish Market Gets to Know Greek Alternative Tourism Destinations

Leading tour operators of Sweden were recently introduced to the alternative tourism products available in Central Greece and Western Macedonia.

Greece Inaugurates New Peloponnese Rail Line

Greece has inaugurated the 71km Kiato - Diakofto - Aigio suburban railway (Proastiakos) serving the Northern Peloponnese.

EU Funds New Motorway Section in Central Greece

The European Commission has approved an investment of 255 million euros from the Cohesion Fund to construct the Lamia-Xyniada motorway section in Central Greece.

Tourism Ministry Presents 2020-2021 Marketing Strategy for Greek Regions

The Tourism Ministry presented its 2020-2021 Marketing Strategy for the tourism development of Greece’s 13 regions.

Arta and its Legendary Stone Bridge on Show at Athens Airport

The Greek city of Arta, with its legendary stone bridge, is the 10th destination of Athens Airport’s “Fly me to the Moon-Sounds Greek to Me!” program.

Mycenaean Acropolis of Gla Produces Impressive New Finds

The archaeological site of Gla, a fortified Mycenaean-era site in Viotia, Central Greece, produced impressive new finds during recent excavation works.

Grecotel Larissa Imperial Hosts ‘LIVE 2019’ Medical Symposium

The Grecotel Larissa Imperial hotel in Larissa, central Greece, was the host venue of the international medical symposium “Leading Innovative Vascular Education – LIVE 2019”.

More Suburban Railway Stops Added to Peloponnese Line

Suburban railway services to the coastal town of Aigio in the Peloponnese, are set to start in August, and be extended to Loutraki.

Delphi Forum 2019: Economic Growth, Social Cohesion a Must for Greece

Ways of achieving economic growth and ensuring equal opportunities for all, were discussed during the first day of the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, currently taking place in Delphi, central Greece. 

Athens-Thessaloniki Rail Line Opens for Travel

Greek railways operator Ergose has announced that the Athens-Thessaloniki rail line is now open and will be fully operational by the end of the month, following the completion of the Lianokladi-Domokos segment near Lamia.

Ergose: Lianokladi-Domokos Rail Line to Open by End of February

The Lianokladi-Domokos rail line near Lamia in Central Greece, will be fully operational by February, according to Greek railways operator Ergose.

Larissa Skies Welcome F57 Glider Plane Races

The skies of Larissa in Central Greece welcomed dozens of glider planes during the 1st Larissa F5J Meeting, held at the Terpsithea Air Field.
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