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UNWTO and Council of Europe Join Forces to Promote Cultural Routes

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Council of Europe will work together to enhance the tourist experience along Europe's Cultural Routes.

Greece Chairs EU’s Committee of Ministers with a Covid-19 Focus

Addressing the Covid-19 crisis is among the top priorities of Greece as Chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe for the second half of 2020.

Commission Promoting Cultural Heritage for Cohesive, Resilient Europe

The European Commission has announced the first-ever "European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage" aimed at safeguarding and promoting Europe's cultural heritage.

Athens Acropolis Site and Museum Attract Over 4.5m Visitors

The Acropolis site and museum have welcomed a total of 4.5 million visitors thus far in 2018, according to Greek Culture Minister Myrsini Zorba.

Greece Marks European Heritage Days 2018 with Open Museums, Sites

Greece joins 50 countries in celebrating European Heritage Days 2018 with free admission to museums and archaeological sites and a series of events held countrywide.

‘Cultural Routes’ 2020 Forum a Huge Success for Chania, Kountoura Says

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with sector professionals in the city of Chania, which in 2020 will host the 10th “Cultural Routes” advisory forum of the Council of Europe.

Thebes Archaeological Museum Nominated for ‘EMYA 2018’ Award

The Archaeological Museum of Thebes, located in Greece, has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2018.

TUI Celebrates ‘European Day of Languages’ – Video

Travel giant TUI has released a video of its employees from Europe on occasion of the European Day of Languages, celebrated on September 26.

Greece Celebrates ‘European Heritage Days’ with Free Admission to Sites, Museums

On the occasion of the "European Heritage Days" initiative, admission will be free to Greece's archaeological sites and state museums on September 23 and 24.

Greece To Celebrate The “Faces of Time” During European Heritage Days 2014

The theme of this year's European Heritage Days in Greece is the "Faces of Time" and will involve over 100 archaeological sites and museums across the country.
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Chania Wins Council Of Europe’s “12 Star City” Award

For the second year in a row, Chania on Crete was honored with the special award "12 Star City" that is granted for achieved results every year by the Council of Europe during the celebration of the European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) 2012.