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WWF Greece Announces Plans to Reforest Sounio

WWF Greece has announced plans for the reforestation of Cape Sounio in efforts to restore the forest landscape of the area, which has repeatedly suffered from forest fires.

Thessaloniki-Izmir Ferry Connection to Start October 10

Coastal shipping company Levante Ferries will connect Thessaloniki in northern Greece with Izmir in Turkey through a new ferry service as of October 10.

Seaplane Port at Lavrio Gets Approval

The construction of a seaplane port southeast of Athens at Lavrio, set to handle hydroplane flights, has received the go-ahead from Greek authorities paving the way for the region of Attica to launch operations.

Olympic Yacht Show 2022 to Open in Lavrio on October 7

The Olympic Yacht Show is returning to Lavrio in October for its second edition, which is expected to be bigger and more diverse.

Thessaloniki – Izmir Ferry Service Expected in September

A new ferry service that will connect Thessaloniki in northern Greece with Izmir in Turkey is expected to begin next month.

New Thessaloniki – Izmir Ferry Connection to Include Stopover at Lesvos

A new ferry service connecting Thessaloniki in Greece and the Turkish town of Izmir with a stopover at Lesvos is scheduled to begin services in July.

Celestyal Launches 1st Cruise Out of Lavrio Homeport for 2022

Celestyal Cruises recently launched its first departure from the port of Lavrio - the third of its homeports - during a special event on board the "Celestyal Olympia".

Greece’s Lavreotiki Geopark Aiming to Join UNESCO Global Network

The Municipality of Lavreotiki has initiated a nomination process for the inscription of its geopark on UNESCO’s Global Geoparks Network list.

Celestyal Cruises to Start Sailings for 2021 on May 29

Celestyal will start its 2021 cruises on May 29, instead of late April, after Greek authorities announced plans for the reopening of tourism by May 14.

Celestyal Announces 2021 Cruise Season Start Date, New Terminal at Lavrion Port

Celestyal Cruises has announced its 2021 season resumption date and new dedicated terminal at Lavrion Port for its 3- and 4-night Iconic Aegean itineraries.

Religious Movie Starts Filming in Greece with Mickey Rourke

American actor Mickey Rourke recently arrived in Greece to film the “Man of God”, a movie focused on the trials and tribulations of Saint Nektarios of Aegina.

Olympic Yacht Show 2020 Postponed Due to Covid-19

The Olympic Yacht Show 2020, which was to take place in Lavrio, Attica, in October, has been postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Seajets Launches Two New Routes to Serve More Destinations

Seajets has launched two new routes from the ports of Lavrio and Piraeus that serve a total of seven Greek destinations.

Strikes, Work Stoppages to Disrupt Transport in Greece on October 2

Transportation in Greece will be disrupted on Wednesday, October 2, as employees of the metro, buses and ferries will participate in a general strike called for that day.

Lavrio – Cesme Ferry Link a ‘Step to Friendship’ for Greece and Turkey

The Greek port of Lavrio and the Turkish town of Cesme now have their own ferry service that runs three times a week by Turkey-based shipping company Aegean Seaways.

Lavrio – Cesme Ferry Ready for Routes in June

The Greek port of Lavrio and the Turkish town of Cesme will get their own ferry service next month, according to an announcement by Aegean Seaways.

Ferry Connecting Turkey’s Cesme and Izmir with Lavrio Set for June 2

A daily ferry service connecting the coastal Turkish towns of Cesme and Izmir with the Greek port of Lavrio is slated to begin on June 2.

Power Grid Operator Launches Tender for Phase 3 of Cyclades Energy Link

The Independent Power Transmission Operator announced a call for tenders for the third phase of an energy link project set to provide power to the Cyclades.

Ministry Sees Tourism Potential for Eastern Attica Destinations

The conversion of areas in Eastern Attica from stopovers to established destinations, which offer experiences 365 days a year, is among the Greek Tourism Ministry's priorities.

Passenger Traffic to Greek Isles Picks Up in June-August

Outbound passenger traffic from the port of Piraeus to the Greek islands increased in the June-August period compared to the same period in 2016.
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