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Thessaly Region Cultural Tourism Projects Secure Funding

Three key cultural and tourism projects in the Thessaly Region have secured 4.4 million euros in EU funding for upgrades.

Western Greece Region Allocates Funds for Three Main Sites

Three sites in Western Greece have secured 7.5 million euros in EU funding for restoration, preservation and maintenance works.

Central Greece: Cultural Heritage Sites to be Restored Back to their Former Glory

EU grants have been secured for the restoration of three major sites of cultural importance in the Central Greece Region.

Peloponnese Sites Get EU Funding for Preservation, Restoration

Aiming to preserve the cultural heritage of the Peloponnese, the Culture Ministry has secured funding for the restoration of four main sites in the region.

Greek Ministry Secures EU Funding for Renovation of Cultural Monuments

A number of restoration and renovation projects at cultural sites across Greece have secured EU funding, according to the Greek Ministry of Culture.

Attica Region Unveils New Tourism Website

The Region of Attica has unveiled its new tourism website, aiming to attract a wide range of users, including residents, travelers, journalists and professionals.

WiFi at 20 Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece

Twenty of the most popular archaeological sites and museums in Greece will gradually offer wireless internet (WiFi) to visitors.

Museums and Sites in Greece Extend Opening Hours

As of April 1, major museums and archaeological sites in Greece will be open longer, according to an announcement by the Culture Ministry.

Winter Schedule of Greek Museums and Sites Announced

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece are now operating in accordance to the winter schedule.

Ios: More Than A Party Scene

At a recent presentation of Ios, Mayor Yiorgos Poussaios underlined that the island obtains the requirements and comparative advantages to attract tourists of all ages and demands.

New Technology for Visitors to Greek Sites

Greece's culture ministry last month unveiled a hand-held gadget for visitors that offers high-resolution video, detailed diagrams of Greek archaeological sites, position indicators, and imagery along with stereo sound.

Hellenic Festival Under New Ministry

A draft law tabled in parliament last month transferred the supervision of the Hellenic Festival (Athens Festival, Epidaurus Festival of Ancient Drama and Music, July at the Little Theater of Epidaurus) from the tourism development to the culture ministry. The move is expected to...

Mont Parnes Remodeling on Hold

Plans by the owners of the Mont Parnes casino-hotel to demolish the structure and rebuild another in its place may have to be re-evaluated following a forthcoming decision by the Archaeological Ephorate for Modern Monuments, which is to recommend that the Culture Ministry...

Extended Opening Hours for Museums Sought

The majority of visitors to Greece's museums feel safe and are satisfied with the services offered, however, about half complained about the opening hours, saying that they should be extended, according to a poll made public last month.

Another Step Back for Acropolis Museum Project

The Council of State reportedly said the supreme administrative court has rejected as illegal initial plans for the 94-million-euro glass and concrete New Acropolis Museum project.

A note by the publisher

There were some very discontent tourists down below the Acropolis last month. Some of these people came from as far away as Japan with their main purpose being to visit this unique part of their universal heritage. But because government, through ineptness or incompetence, has...