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Estia Boutique Apartments: Greek Hospitality in Athens with New Safety Procedures

The Estia Boutique Apartments, a family-run hospitality property in Athens, has opened its doors and is welcoming guests.

EU Commission Singles Out Ancient Athens for European Heritage Label

Ancient Athens, in the heart of the modern-day Greek capital, is one of 16 sites nominated to receive the EU Commission’s European Heritage Label (EHL).

Free Guided Tours To Athens’ Archaeological Sites & Neighborhoods

The City of Athens Culture, Youth and Sports Organization and the Association of Licensed Tourist Guides are offering the Greek capital's residents the chance to meet the cultural richness and beauty of Athens through free guided tours by experienced and qualified tour guides.

The New York Times Includes Athens Among 52 Places To Go In 2014

Athens is a city out of an economic crisis and is making a comeback, according to the New York Times. The American daily newspaper has included the Greek capital in a feature that suggests 52 places for one to visit this year.

Plato’s Academy Site To Receive Upgrade

“The upgrade and unification of Plato's Academy is a project that has been delayed greatly… Plato’s Academy is a source of wealth for Athens and it must be promoted as such,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said recently.

Museums Ready to Re-open for Summer

Work on the road and the site has made the Marathon archaeological site unrecognizable as it undergoes refurbishment. As for the museum within the site, scheduled to be ready in June, work has begun on the walkways and planting is in progress.

Another Museum Closed For Renovations

One by one, Greece's major archaeological museums are closing down for refurbishment ahead of the 2004 Olympic Games. The fear expressed by Greece's travel professionals is that this simultaneous rush will leave many visitors over the next year and one-half standing enraged...