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New Rules for Guided Tours in Greece post-Covid-19

Tourist guides in Greece have been informed on rules to follow when giving guided tours at archaeological sites and museums in the country during the post-Covid-19 period.

Greece 1821-2021 Bicentennial Events: Call for Proposals

Interested parties wishing to participate in the bicentennial Greece 1821-2021 events are invited to submit proposals on its online platform, according to the organizing committee.

EMST OPEN: Athens Welcomes Greece’s New Modern Art Museum

The much-awaited National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens will open to the public on February 28 with free admission for the whole month of March.

Amphipolis Tomb Works High on Culture Ministry’s Priority List

Greece is speeding up works at the Amphipolis tomb in order for the site to initially welcome specific groups of audiences by the beginning of 2022.

Central Macedonia Region Allocates €10m for 17 Culture Projects

Central Macedonia Region authorities have released 10 million euros for the funding of restoration and upgrade works on 17 new culture projects.

Fishing Tourism in Greece: An Untapped Resource

Despite having a legal framework in place since 2015, Greece still hasn’t tapped into the vast potential of sustainable fishing tourism.

Ministry Sets Up Committee to Oversee Eleusis 2021 Cultural Capital Works

The Greek culture ministry has set up a new committee which will oversee the implementation of projects ahead of Elefsina’s term as Cultural Capital of Europe in 2021.

‘Branding Heritage’ Remembers Greek Designer Sophia Kokosalaki

"Branding Heritage" paid tribute to the late Greek designer Sophia Kokosalaki with the “Contemporary Minoans” event held in London.

Thessaloniki Film Studio Aiming to Welcome Hollywood Productions in 2020

A film studio to operate in Thessaloniki, Greece, will be ready to welcome Hollywood productions by 2020, says Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Free Access Policy for Greek Sites and Museums Announced

The Greek Culture Ministry has announced its new pricing policy and discounted rates for entrance to sites and museums across Greece, effective as of November 1.

Greece – US Explore Issues of Cultural Exchange

Taking action for the return of items illegally removed from Greece was highlighted during the second round of Greece - US strategic talks in Athens.

Greek Governor Goes to Hollywood to Bring Film Productions to Macedonia

Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas visited Hollywood aiming to initiate interest in film productions in the region.

Striking Finds Uncovered at Ancient Achlada Cemetery in Greece

A gold mask and dozens of treasures dating back to the second half of the 6th century BC were uncovered in an ancient cemetery in Achlada, in the town of Florina, northwestern Greece.

Greece’s ‘DNA Travel’ Becomes Member of ASTA

DNA Travel, an alternative tourism agency in Greece, has become a member of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA).

GNTO: Culture Essential for Greece’s Tourism Promotion

Cultural activities in Greece will play a big part in the country's promotion as a tourism destination, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Visitor Numbers to Greek Museums Down, Revenue Up

Visitor numbers to Greek museums dropped by 5.5 percent in March compared to the same month a year ago, with revenue recording a 6.6 percent rise.

Piraeus Silo to Become Underwater Antiquities Museum

A 1934 silo on the port of Piraeus is set to be converted into a Museum of Underwater Antiquities, following the scheme's approval by Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee.

Greek Sites and Museums Get New Entrance Fees

New rates for admission to Greek archaeological sites and museums, as well as discounted rates for certain visitor categories, have been announced.

E-ticket Extends to More Greek Sites, Museums

The Greek Culture Ministry is extending its upgraded e-ticket to a number of new sites and museums across Greece, aiming to improve the overall tourist experience.

New App to Offer Israelis Visiting Greece Insight into Jewish Past

Israelis visiting Greece will be able to learn about the history of Greek Jewish communities through a new app being developed by the Bar-Ilan University.