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Acropolis Among Top 10 Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites

The Acropolis in Athens ranks as one of the world's most beautiful cultural world heritage sites.

Boutique Hotel ‘LOOM Athens’ Opens in Kerameikos Neighborhood

LOOM Athens, a new boutique hotel in Athens’ historic Kerameikos district, pays homage to the area’s rich history of arts and crafts.

Fresh Hotel in Athens Expands, Introduces New Lobby and More Rooms

The Fresh Hotel in Athens has expanded and now features a new reception, 15 new guest rooms and an additional roof garden.

Klafthmonos Square in Athens Gets 100 New Parking Spaces

The Municipality of Athens has added 100 parking spaces at the Klafthmonos Square car park, aiming to ease traffic and parking problems in the city center.

Visa Sets Up Automatic Ticket Machines at Main Tourist Sites in Greece

Visa has installed automated ticket points at the Acropolis, Ancient Olympia, Epidaurus and the Archaeological Museum of Delphi.

Acropolis Visitor Zones Go into Effect in September

Special visitor zones aimed at easing tourist traffic to the Acropolis in Athens are set to go into effect on September 4.

Athens Hotel Blocking Acropolis View Gives No Timetable for Demolition of Top Floors

Ble Kedros, representing Coco-mat Hotels, will carry out a study before tearing down two floors of its hotel in Athens.

Greece Braces for Second ‘Severe’ Heatwave this Week

Greek authorities have issued high alert warnings over an expected new heatwave set to start on Thursday, July 20.

Greece Cuts Operating Hours at Archaeological Sites Due to Heatwave

Greek archaeological sites and monuments will remain closed between noon and 17:30 due to the heatwave that has been scorching the country.

Greece to Launch Hourly Visitor Zones at the Acropolis

In efforts to safeguard the Acropolis, Greek authorities will test run an hourly zone plan aimed at easing visitor traffic.

Greek Tourism Ministry Shuts Down Athens Hotel for Construction Violation

Greece’s Tourism Ministry will be shutting down Coco-Mat Athens BC hotel after it was found to be in violation of building laws.

Greek Court Rules Athens Hotel Blocking Acropolis View Must Tear Down Top Floors

A hotel in Athens has three months to demolish its two top floors which are blocking views to the Acropolis.

Greece Takes Emergency Measures Ahead of Heatwave ‘Cleon’

Greece is taking emergency measures ahead of a weeklong heatwave expected to send temperatures into the 40s (Celsius).

New Visitor Zones to Ease Tourist Traffic at the Acropolis

Greece’s culture minister said visitor zones aimed at reducing waiting times to enter the Acropolis will soon take effect.

UK’s Newmarket Adds New Guided Trips to Greece for 2024

UK tour operator Newmarket Holidays to add more guided and escorted trips to Greece in 2024 and extra capacity on popular options.

Neoma Hotel in Athens Hosts Château Margüi Wine Tasting Event

The Neoma Hotel in Athens hosted a luxurious wine tasting event with Château Margüi, blending exquisite wines, culinary artistry and warm hospitality.

Acropolis Museum to Celebrate 14th Anniversary with Musical Tribute to Late President

The Acropolis Museum will mark its 14th anniversary by honoring its late president, Dimitris Pandermalis, with a tribute concert and showcasing Greece’s ancient past.

‘Green Cultural Routes’ Initiative in Greece Kicks Off, Events Available for All

Greece’s Green Cultural Routes initiative, which includes free tours and educational programs, promotes sustainability and heritage preservation.

Athens Named One of the Top 10 Best Destinations for September Vacation

The Independent includes Athens in the top 10 global destinations for September vacations, citing mild weather and rich history as key attractions.

New App Brings Acropolis of the 5th Century BC Back to Life

A new app gives visitors to the Acropolis the opportunity to experience the site as it was during the 5th century BC.