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Zakynthos’ Turtle Nesting Grounds in Danger, Warn Environmental Groups

Four environmental groups are warning that the nesting grounds of the threatened loggerhead sea turtle on the island of Zakynthos are in danger.

Two Greek Preservation Ventures Clinch Natura 2000 Awards

The Callisto NGO based in Thessaloniki, dedicated to the protection of the brown bear, was among the six projects that won the 2018 European Natura 2000 Awards.

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.

Run Greece Set for Action in Seven Cities: First Stop Larissa

Professional athletes and amateurs are invited to join "Run Greece" in a series of running events, starting from the town of Larissa on March 24.

Leave Your Worries Behind @ Greece’s Biggest River Party

It’s time to chill out with plenty of music, fun and friends at the historic 38th River Party at Nestorio, Kastoria in northern Greece, where the pulsating energy of thousands promises to keep you footloose and worry free for five whole days on August 3-7.

Hotels in Metsovo Top Trivago’s Best in Greece List

The mountain village of Metsovo in northern Greece has topped holiday booking site trivago.gr's Reputation Ranking of 25 Greek destinations with the best hotels.

“Run Greece 2015” to Dash to Six Greek Towns, Dates Announced

Following two successful events, "Run Greece" is inviting residents and visitors of six towns in Greece to take part this year in a major celebration of sports and culture that will last all the way until October.

“7 Most Endangered” Sites Project: Kastoria, Greece, Working to Safeguard Traditional Districts

The Municipality of Kastoria is taking steps to preserve the traditional Dolcho and Apozari quarters of the city with the assistance of Europa Nostra and the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) by participating in the "7 Most Endangered" sites program.

Europa Nostra Heritage Rescue Mission Begins At Kastoria, Greece

The 7 Most Endangered Rescue Mission to the neighborhoods of Dolcho and Apozari in Kastoria, Greece, kicked off on 4 October with the arrival of both local and international experts.

Historic Center Of Kastoria, Greece, Among Europe’s 7 Most Endangered

The neighborhoods of Dolcho and Apozari that constitute the surviving historic center in Kastoria, Greece, have been included in the list of seven most endangered monuments in Europe, according to an announcement made by leading European heritage organization Europa Nostra.