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Greece’s Plaka Bridge Restoration Receives Europa Nostra Accolade

Greece’s Plaka Bridge restoration project was honored with a 2021 European Heritage / Europa Nostra Award during a recent ceremony in Epirus.

Plaka Bridge in Greece to Receive Accolade from Europa Nostra

The restoration project of the Plaka bridge in Epirus, Greece, will receive an accolade from Europa Nostra, the pan-European Federation for Cultural Heritage.

Minister Presents Actions to Restore Athens’ Fire-hit Tatoi Estate

The Greek Culture Ministry has presented restoration actions that are planned to address the damage caused by recent forest fires to the 4,000-hectare royal estate at Tatoi.

EU Digital COVID Certificate Must Be Ready By July 1, Says European Tourism Manifesto

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance is urging EU Member States to ensure swift and effective implementation of the Digital COVID Certificate for travel by July 1 at the latest.

Greece Wins 2021 European Heritage Award for Plaka Bridge Restoration Project

Greece has been honored at the European Heritage Awards 2021 for the restoration project of the landmark Plaka Bridge in Epirus.

Europa Nostra: Amorgos, Kimolos, Kythira, Sikinos, Tinos on Most Endangered 2021 List

The Greek islands of Amorgos, Kimolos, Kythira, Sikinos and Tinos, have been included on ‘Europe’s 7 Most Endangered Heritage Sites 2021’ list released by Europa Nostra.

Greece’s Former Royal Tatoi Estate Set for Restoration

Greece’s Central Council for Modern Monuments has approved a series of studies for restoration works to begin on the former royal estate at Tatoi, 21km northwest of Athens.

Applications Open for Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2021

Applications have opened for the ECTN Awards - Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism 2021, the European Travel Commission (ETC) has announced.

Europe’s Tourism Sector Calls for EU Task Force to Restore Travel

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance, a group of more than 60 travel organisations, has called for the creation of Commission-led Task Force to restore freedom of movement.

Greece Aiming to Convert Tatoi Estate into Tourism and Culture Hub

Re-developing the landscape and creating museum, hotel and spa infrastructure are at the center of a revamp plan for the 10,000-acre Tatoi Estate, 21km northwest of Athens.

Thessaly Region Honored for Developing Greece’s First Underwater Museum

The Region of Thessaly has received the first prize at the European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN) competition for developing Greece’s first underwater museum.

Europa Nostra: 5 Greek Islands Shortlisted for Most Endangered Program 2021

Five south Aegean islands have been shortlisted for the “7 Most Endangered” program of Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute for 2021.

Europa Nostra Calls for Thessaloniki Antiquities to be Preserved On Site

Europa Nostra is calling for the antiquities discovered at the Venizelos metro station in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, to be preserved on site to protect their authenticity.

Stakeholders Call for ‘Transport and Tourism’ Portfolio in European Commission

Fifty European tourism stakeholders are calling for the European Commission to create a “Transport and Tourism” portfolio.

Three Key Culture Projects in Greece Taking Steps to Completion

Three major cultural projects are scheduled to move into implementation phase in the upcoming period, according to Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Historic Tatoi Estate to Return to Former Glory

The Greek government has announced plans to restore the Tatoi Estate - once the summer retreat of Greece's former royal family - to its previous glory.

EYCH 2018: Greece’s Historic Houses Open Doors to Public on May 24-27

Historic houses across Greece will open their doors to the public on May 24-27, as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) 2018 activities.

Byzantine Church on Naxos Wins Europa Nostra 2018 Cultural Heritage Prize

Greece's Byzantine Church of Hagia Kyriaki on Naxos is among the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honor in the heritage field.

Chios’ Kambos Among Europe’s 7 Most Endangered Heritage Sites

The semi-rural area Kambos on the Greek island of Chios, has been listed among Europe’s seven most endangered heritage sites, Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage organisation, and the European Investment Bank Institute (EIB) announced recently.

Vote for Greece in Europa Nostra’s Public Choice Award 2015!

Greece has three entries in the Europa Nostra Public Choice vote! The winner of the Public Choice Award will be announced at the European Heritage Awards Ceremony, a high-profile event, at Oslo City Hall on June 11.
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