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GNTO Supports Summer Culture Festivals in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural events scheduled to take place in August and September in Greece.

Elefsina Archaeological Site Upgrade to be Completed in 2022

Works for the upgrade of the Elefsina archaeological site, located near Athens, are expected to be completed by 2022.

Elefsina’s Old Oil Mill to Become an Archaeological Museum

The old Oil Mill in Elefsina, Attica, will be transformed into a museum and house some of the city’s most significant archaeological findings.

Greek Cultural Capital Eleusis Sets New Agenda for 2023 

Greek city Elefsina has revised its agenda for its term as cultural capital 2023 focusing on culture, humanity, city, and the environment.

Covid-19 May Push Elefsina European Culture Capital Term to 2023

The Commission has proposed that Elefsina and Timisoara push back their terms as European Culture Capitals to 2023 instead of 2021 due to Covid-19.

Ministry Sets Up Committee to Oversee Eleusis 2021 Cultural Capital Works

The Greek culture ministry has set up a new committee which will oversee the implementation of projects ahead of Elefsina’s term as Cultural Capital of Europe in 2021.

Stalled Seaplane Network Tops Greek Gov’t Agenda

A stalled network of seaplanes that would facilitate travel and transportation between the Greek islands is a top priority for the government.

Patmos Waterway Project Moving Forward

A time frame for the construction of a waterway hub on Patmos was discussed between Hellenic Seaplanes CEO, the island's mayor and investor Ricardo Nicolopoulos Farias.

Hellenic Seaplanes Preparing Design for Elefsina Waterway

Hellenic Seaplanes has appointed Pieris Architects to design a master plan for the creation of a waterway network in the port town of Elefsina, 20km west of Athens.

Elefsina Waterway Project Moves Ahead to Design, Licensing Phase

Plans for the creation of a waterway in Elefsina, West Attica, were discussed between Hellenic Seaplanes and the town's mayor.

Elefsina Examined as Metropolitan Waterway Hub

Greek company Hellenic Seaplanes and the Central Port Authority of Elefsina are examining the creation of an Attica waterway network based in the port town west of Athens.

Acropolis Museum Marks 9th Year with Birthday Event

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, which has been voted among the top museums in the world on TripAdvisor, celebrated its ninth birthday on June 20.

The Acropolis Museum to Celebrate 9th Birthday

The Acropolis Museum in Athens on Wednesday, June 20, will celebrate its ninth anniversary with guided tours and cultural events.

Greek Culture Ministry to Move Ahead with Operational Reforms

The Greek Culture Ministry is set to undergo reforms and changes to its operations, aiming to invest in a future of accessible culture for all.

Elefsina Wins ‘European Capital of Culture 2021’ Title

Elefsina, west of Athens, has won the title of "European Capital of Culture 2021", the selection panel of independent experts responsible for assessing the Greek cities competing for the title announced on Friday.

Greek Travel Agents Get to Know Eleusina in Western Attica

Regional authorities are seeking to promote Western Attica as a year-round tourism destination and recently invited a group of Greek travel agents on a day trip to Eleusina.

‘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.

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.

Santorini’s Recycling Program Receives Silver Award

The Greek island of Santorini was honored with the silver award for the recycling program of the Municipality of Thera, during the recent Waste & Recycling Awards 2015 in Athens.

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.