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Curfew and Music Ban for Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Kilkis and Larissa Due to Covid-19

Emergency Covid-19 restrictions will go into effect in Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Kilkis and Larissa as they were declared ‘red’ areas on Greece’s coronavirus risk-assessment map.

Covid-19 Curfew Announced for Kastoria, Xanthi and Drama

The Greek regional units of Kastoria, Xanthi and Drama have moved to Covid-19 ‘red’ level on Greece’s coronavirus risk-assessment map, due to a rise in cases.

Kavala, Imathia, Pieria and Pella Go ‘Red’ on Greece’s Covid-19 Map

The Greek regional units of Kavala, Imathia, Pieria and Pella have moved to Covid-19 ‘red’ level on the country’s coronavirus risk-assessment map.

Additional Covid-19 Measures Announced for Greek Destinations

Starting on Saturday, September 26, additional precautionary measures will apply to a number of Greek regions, including Attica and Trikala, with the aim to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Region of Central Macedonia Reveals Plans for a 12-month Tourism Season

Extending the season to 12 months with alternative forms of tourism is the main priority of the Region of Central Macedonia’s strategy for next year.
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Greece Celebrates On 15 August

If you happen to be in Athens on 15 August, don't be surprised if the city is somewhat deserted and hardly any Greeks are around. The 15th of August is one of the biggest celebrations in Greece - and a national holiday - as it is the day of the Dormition of Virgin Mary.

Suburban Railway Launch in Northern Greece

The Thessaloniki Proastiako railway is now officially open to transport passengers from Thessaloniki to Litochoro. With Desiro Electric trains and a speed of up to 160 kilometers an hour, the new 98-kilometer rail line completes the route in 55 minutes.

Two New National Parks

In a major environmental move aimed at protecting the country's ecosystem, the government last month signed an agreement that will transform 76,000 hectares of forest and wetlands in northern Greece into two national parks.