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Religious Tourism: Thessaly Region to Create ‘Routes of Faith’

The Thessaly Region has launched “Routes of Faith”, an ambitious tourism project that aims to connect two of Greece’s most significant religious destinations: Meteora and Mount Athos.

Crete, Zakynthos and Kos are Favorites for Dutch, Belgian Travelers in Summer 2022

Crete, Zakynthos and Kos are the favorite islands of Dutch and Belgian travelers for the summer of 2022, a survey by Griekenland.net reveals.

Infrastructure Upgrade of Greece’s Religious Sites a Ministry Priority

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki highlights the need to support religious tourism in Greece by improving infrastructure and preserving religious monuments.

Greece’s International Cycling Tour to Start from Crete

The “International Cycling Tour of Hellas” event in Greece will kick off from Crete on April 27 with a total of 147 cyclists ready for five days of action.

Crete’s New Chania Archaeological Museum Opens to the Public

The new Chania Archaeological Museum on the Greek island of Crete recently opened its doors featuring more than 3,500 artefacts, 1,000 of which for the first time.

Lighthouse Athens: A Must-Visit Hotel in the Center of the Greek Capital

The Lighthouse Athens of Brown Hotels is a ‘must-visit destination’ for local explorers and tourists.

Wizz Air: New Summer Services from London Gatwick to Chania and Mykonos

Wizz Air has included the Greek destinations of Mykonos and Chania to its 2022 summer schedule from London’s Gatwick Airport.

Crete’s Archontiki City Hotel Ready to Open for Summer

The Archontiki City Hotel in Chania on the Greek island of Crete will open its doors for the summer season on April 15.

Greece Adds ‘Zeibekiko’ Dance and ‘Bouzouki’ Instrument to Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The ‘zeibekiko’ dance and the musical instruments ‘bouzouki’, ‘tzouras’ and ‘baglamas’ have found their place on Greece’s intangible cultural heritage list.

Ministry: Works Underway to Protect Cultural Monuments on Crete

The Greek Culture Ministry will proceed with a number of projects on Crete to protect and upgrade the island’s cultural monuments and landmark sites.

Crete: New Archaeological Museums Coming to Chania and Rethymno

The cities of Chania and Rethymno on the island of Crete, Greece, are to each get their own new archaeological museum.

International Cycling Tour of Hellas to Shine Spotlight on Many Greek Cities

The International Cycling Tour of Hellas will kick off from Crete in April and pass through nine Greek cities before reaching the finish line in Ioannina on May 1.

TripAdvisor: Crete’s Balos Lagoon Among Travelers’ Favorite Beaches for 2022

Crete’s Balos Lagoon, a beach located northwest of Chania, is on TripAdvisor’s Best of the Best Beaches list for 2022.

Crete: Chania Aiming to Launch Greece’s 1st Citizens Tourism Service Center

The Municipality of Chania on Crete is hoping to launch Greece’s first Citizens Tourism Service Center that would offer information to visitors on tourism-related issues.

Crete: Tourists See Chania as Safe Destination

Tourists see Chania as a safe destination and a possible vacation option for the near future, according to a survey by the Tourism Observatory of Western Crete.

Blue Air Adds New Greek Destinations to 2022 Summer Schedule

Blue Air will fly to new Greek island destinations from three Romanian cities during the summer of 2022.

The New York Times Highlights Crete as Best Spring Skiing Destination

Crete and its mountains are highlighted as the best spring skiing destinations in an online feature recently published by The New York Times.

Three Greek Airports Show Pre-pandemic Performance in October

Three Greek airports in popular holiday destinations managed to exceed pre-pandemic passenger traffic performance in October, according to ACI Europe.

Greek Digital Ministry Invites Municipalities to Get Ready for ‘Smart Cities’ Program

The Ministry of Digital Governance is inviting 17 of Greece’s largest municipalities to submit their strategic plans to participate in the announced “Smart Cities” program.

Crete Getting Ready to Welcome New Archaeological Museum in Chania

Crete is gearing up for the opening of the new Archaeological Museum of Chania, where over 3,500 artifacts will be displayed.