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Acropolis Museum Launches New Social and Educational Programs

The Acropolis Museum in Athens has announced new educational activities designed for schools and people of different backgrounds in Greece and abroad.

Acropolis in Athens Becomes Accessible to Visually Impaired Visitors

A tactile route has been inaugurated at the Acropolis in Athens, as part of an action to make the monument accessible to visually impaired visitors.

Athens’ Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Top 10 of World’s Most Beautiful Theaters

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens has been hailed as one of 10 the most beautiful theaters in the world.

Strengthening Culture Ties with Greece Tops Agenda of US Assistant Secretary Satterfield

Fostering the cultural ties between the United States and Greece was on the agenda of US Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Lee Satterfield during her recent trip to Athens.

‘Stay in Athens’ by Mastercard Initiative Promotes Greek Capital for Travel in November

The third edition of the “Stay in Athens” by Mastercard initiative will run in November aiming to promote the Greek capital as an autumn city-break destination.

Free Entrance to Greek Museums, Sites on October 28 National Holiday

State-run museums, monuments and archaeological sites in Greece will offer free entrance to all on the ‘Ohi Day’ national public holiday on October 28.

Greece Submits Olympus’ World Heritage Nomination File to UNESCO

Greece has submitted a preliminary nomination file to UNESCO to include Olympus on its World Heritage List.

Athens Moves Ahead with Panathinaikos Stadium, Eleonas Upgrade Works

Athens Municipality is moving ahead with tenders for the planned 40,000-seat football stadium for the historic Panathinaikos sports club.

Pagrati, Athens, Hailed as One of the World’s Coolest Neighborhoods

Time Out magazine has included Pagrati in Athens on its list revealing the “51 Coolest Neighborhoods in the World”.

Open Air Athens: New Video Promotes Outdoor Experiences to Enjoy in the Greek Capital

A new video promoting the outdoor experiences one can enjoy in Athens has been released by Marketing Greece and AEGEAN Airlines.

Historic Ultrarace Spartathlon Brings Hundreds of Athletes to Greece

Hundreds of athletes from across the globe set off from the foot of the Acropolis in Athens on September 30 to run 245km to Sparta in the Peloponnese for the 40th Spartathlon.

Ultra-runners to Set Off for the 40th Spartathlon from the Acropolis on Friday

Nearly 400 super athletes from across the globe will set off from Athens on September 30 to run 246km to the Peloponnesian town of Sparta for this year’s “Spartathlon” ultra marathon.

Athens Acropolis Welcomes More Than 16,000 Visitors a Day

The Acropolis in Athens, one of the world’s most popular sites, is visited by more than 16,000 people a day, according to Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Google Includes Monemvasia Among its 8 ‘Most Loved’ Street View Images

The Greek town of Monemvasia is included among Google's eight “most loved” images of its Street View service.

Greece’s Higher Court Approves Building Terms for Acropolis Area

Greece’s highest court has approved a set of special terms and building restrictions to apply around the Acropolis area in Athens and its neighborhoods.

Celebrity Cruises to Launch Year-round Sailings in the Mediterranean in 2023

Celebrity Cruises has announced year-round sailings to Mediterranean destinations, including Greece, starting September 2023.

Acropolis Restoration Projects to See Funds from ‘Greece 2.0’ Recovery Plan

Restoration projects to the Acropolis in Athens will be carried out over a period of four years with funds from the “Greece 2.0” recovery plan.

Athens and Crete on ‘Best European Destinations’ List for 2022

Athens and Crete are among Europe’s top 20 best destinations for travel in 2022, according to a list by the EBD.

New Ibis Athens Museum Hotel to Open in Greek Capital

A new hotel will open near the center of Athens and house two international brands: the Ibis Styles and Ibis Budget.

Attica Voted World’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 2021

The Region of Attica in Greece was given the title of the World’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 2021 at this year’s World Travel Awards.