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AKS Porto Heli Hosts 11th International Music Festival

Aiming to strengthen the cultural ties of Greece and Russia with other countries around the world, the AKS Porto Heli hotel is hosting the 11th International Music Festival.

Homer’s Odyssey: Archaeologists May Have Discovered Oldest Written Extract

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered a clay tablet with an engraved inscription, which is believed to be the oldest written record of Homer's epic tale, the Odyssey.

New Hotel Introduces Innovative Art Project

The New Hotel in Athens, and the Dio Horia Gallery present an innovative cultural project currently running in collaboration with artist Olga Migliaressi-Phoca.

Cyclades Aim for Tourism Growth with Sustainability and Balance

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura spoke of ways to achieve tourism growth with sustainability and balance, during the 15th Development Conference on Syros.

Marketing Greece Presents 2018 Action Plan for Greek Tourism

The promotion of Greece's most attractive and promising tourism products to markets abroad, are among the main priorities of Marketing Greece for 2018.

Greece Looks to Connect Tourism with Culture

Ways to connect tourism with culture to promote Greece as a year round destination were discussed during a workshop held by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

South Aegean Region to Host ‘European Young Chef Award’ Contest in 2019

The South Aegean Region will be hosting the “European Young Chef Award” competition in 2019, within the framework of its “European Region of Gastronomy" title.

‘All-spa’ Line-up at WTM London 2017 for Wellness Symposium

WTM London 2017 will once again host the Wellness Symposium organized by Global Wellness Institute at the ExCeL exhibition center in November.

Egialia Hosts Wine Festival, Features Local Vineyards and Wineries

Egialia, located in the Peloponnese, between August 17 and 27 will host the “Oinoxenia" festival, dedicated to local wines and delicacies.

‘Socrates NOW’ Returns to Athens for Three Shows in English

Plato’s “The Apology of Socrates” for the sixth consecutive year will be presented in Athens with the performance “Socrates NOW” by Elliniko Theatro.

Greece Marks International Museum Day with Free Admission, Events

Museums across Greece celebrate International Museum Day on May 18 with free admission and events, in efforts to raise awareness about their significance.

Athens to Host 1st Ministerial Conference of ‘Ancient Civilizations Forum’

Athens will host the first ministerial conference of the member states that comprise the Ancient Civilizations Forum, with the participation of foreign ministers of ten countries.

South Aegean Region Submits Bid for ‘European Region of Gastronomy 2019’ Title

The South Aegean Region recently submitted a bid to win the title of "European Region of Gastronomy 2019", an important initiative that could highlight and give international exposure to the quality food offer of the Aegean islands.

SAKA CET Club: Athens College Alumni Association Talks Tourism

This year's online trends of the markets of hotels, travel agencies (OTAs) and peer-to-peer networks were focused on at a recent meeting of the Culture, Events & Travel Club (CET) of the Athens College Alumni Association (SAKA).

UNESCO Names Tinos’ Marble Mastery Heritage of Humanity

The marble masters of the Cycladic island of Tinos and their craft are now part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity following a decision on Wednesday, by the UNESCO committee which met for its 10th session in Namibia this week.

Bonhams Returns Greek Antiquity

A marble antiquity dating back to the 1st-2nd century AD was returned to Greece by British auction house Bonhams on June 4, following an official investigation.

Report: 10 Reasons To Buy A Holiday Home In Greece

Greece is one of Europe’s last "undiscovered" paradises for holiday homeowners, according to a report released by Algean Property, a full-service property company focusing on the Hellenic market and other select opportunities in the EMEA region.

Acropolis of Athens

For over two millennia, ascending the Acropolis hill has been a must-do for visitors to Athens; it could not be otherwise for the Acropolis monuments, the universal and timeless symbols of the classical spirit bequeathed by Greek Antiquity to the world.
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Temple of Olympian Zeus

The devotional character of the site goes back to prehistoric times, while the establishment of the sanctuary of Zeus is attested in the early historic era. In ca. 515 BC the tyrant of Athens Peisistratos initiated the construction of a monumental temple that was left unfinished...
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Odeon of Herod Atticus

The striking Odeum of Herod Atticus (also in Greek Herodeion) was the last public edifice of the antiquity to be added in the Acropolis area. It was erected by Herod Atticus in memory of his wife Regilla who died in AD 160.
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