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Spetses and Aegina have Big Events on Agenda for September

The islands of Spetses and Aegina are getting ready to host must-see events that focus on Greece's history, culture and gastronomy.

Ancient Shipwrecks Found Near Greece’s Levitha Islet

Five 2,000-year-old shipwrecks have been discovered near the Greek islet of Levitha with very significant finds, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

World’s First Lost Atlantis Museum Opens on Santorini

A new museum that aims to shed light on the lost city of Atlantis has opened its doors on the popular Greek island of Santorini.

Greek Archaeological Council Decides to Reconstruct Parthenon Cella

The northern wall of the cella (or chamber) of the Parthenon in Athens, is set to be reconstructed, according to Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS).

TEMES-Costa Navarino Adapts Strategy to UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals

TEMES SA, the development company of Costa Navarino, has issued the 2017 edition of its Sustainability Report, which is based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations.

‘RETURN’ to Hold Protest for Parthenon Marbles

RETURN, a newly established non-governmental organization on Thursday, July 5, will hold a protest outside the British Museum in London, to support the campaign for the reunification of the Parthenon Marbles.

Centuries Later Jesus’ Tomb Sees Light of Day

A conservation team headed by the National Technical University of Athens working on a restoration project of the Holy Edicule, the shrine that surrounds the stone tomb believed to belong to Christ, peeled back marble slabs dating back to at last 1555 AD covering the original...

‘The Greeks’ Exhibit Takes Chicago

The most comprehensive exhibition to tour North America, The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great featuring over 500 ancient treasures - many exhibited outside Greece for the first time - has gone on display at Chicago’s Field Museum.

Greece’s Culture and History to Receive Extra Promotion

Greece's rich culture and history will receive extra worldwide promotion through a new collaboration between the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography.
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GNTO Releases New Greek Travel Guides

Τhe Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently released three new printed travel guides on Thrace, the Dodecanese and the Ionian Islands.
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Kalymnos To Be Introduced To Wider Audience

Kalymnos will be the first Greek destination to be promoted through "AlterNetGreece," a new network that aims to introduce lesser known destinations in Greece to a wider audience.
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The Peloponnese Region Launches New Tourism Campaign

The Peloponnese Region aims to expand its tourism season to seven months over the next three years and in gradual stages become an all year round destination, according to the region’s new tourism development strategic plan.