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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.

Increased Traffic in Attica’s Ports Ahead of Aug. 15 Holiday

Thousands of holidaymakers are expected to sail today and during the next days from Attica’s main ports to the islands of the Saronic Gulf, the Dodecanese, Crete and the Cyclades.

Suburban Train to Pull in to Lavrio Port by 2019

The port town of Lavrion in southeastern Attica is set to get a suburban railway (proastiakos) link connecting it with the Greek capital and Athens airport as of 2019 with the municipality aiming to launch the tender for the project next year.

Greece’s Summer Ferry Traffic Gains Momentum

Ferry traffic to the Greek islands has picked up pace by 6.9 percent in peak season (June 1-August 18) compared to the same period last year, according to Shipping and Island Policy ministry data.

‘Meeting the Odyssey’ Project Sails to Greece Bearing Theatricals

Inspired by Greek hero Odysseus and his travels and travails, cultural project “Meeting the Odyssey” sets out for its last tour this summer to visit Greece between June 3 and August 9.

Shipwrecks & Marine Magic at Greece’s Underwater Park

Shipwrecks and marine sites of historic significance will take “center stage” in the first underwater park to be created in the waters surrounding the Greek island of Evia

Region of Attica Unveils New Tourism Strategy

Aiming to attract more visitors and increase length of stay, the Region of Attica on Monday presented a new five-year strategy that will focus on the promotion of its various destinations and advantages for year round tourism.

MG Yachts: 10 Reasons to Explore Greece Afloat in Luxury

Offering the comforts of a 5-star hotel plus freedom, luxury and privacy, MG Yachts brings three decades of hands-on experience to ensuring that its clients get the most out of their dream trip to Greece.

Kea Island Fest a Feast of Cycladic Cuisine & More

The Cycladic island of Tzia (aka Kea) treats its guests to the finest of its products this weekend, during the Feast of Agricultural Products to run on August 21-23 at the Korissia primary school.
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