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Nemea’s Aidonia Dig Reveals Two Mycenaean Period Tombs

An ongoing dig at the Aidonia site outside Nemea near Corinth, has revealed two chamber tombs dating back to the Late Mycenaean period (1400-1200 BC).

More Ancient Treasures Come to Light at Aidonia Dig in Nemea

Archaeologists working at the Aidonia site in Nemea, where a collection of Mycenaean gold jewelry was found, have uncovered new burial monuments.

Kountoura Applauds 6th Modern Nemean Games, Underlines Importance of Sports Tourism

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently discussed ways to boost the international promotion of the Modern Nemean Games, a revival of ancient Greek games that have been taking place in Nemea, southern Greece, since 1996.

Revamped ‘The Grove Seaside Hotel’ in Drepano, Nafplio, Opens its Doors

Argolida in the Peloponnese has got a fresh addition to its hotel portfolio, located only 10 km from the city of Nafplio, on the beach of Drepano. Introducing the four-star "The Grove Seaside Hotel".

TIME: Can Privatization Save the Treasures of Ancient Greece?

TIME magazine recently ran an article that suggests for Greece to turn over its treasures to private companies. The country's culture minister has rejected any suggestion of handing over administration of Greek sites.
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Argolida, Greece: The Next Napa Valley?

The agrotourism potential of the Argolida-Corinthos area was explored last week by a group of concerned professionals, members of an agrotourism cluster, who decided to seek insight from an expert in the field on how an area with good wine could become an ultimate tourism destination.

Loutraki Casino Sponsors Restoration of Ancient Temple

The Club Hotel Casino Loutraki will grant 500,000 euro over the next four years for restoration of the ancient temple of Zeus in Nemea, the Peloponissos. Last month, a sponsorship agreement was signed by representatives of the hotel and Berkeley University in the U.S., which will...

New Lodging Complex For Wine Lovers

Georgos Kokotos, once a well-known hotelier with units on Rodos and Crete, is back in the business: This time with a new and unique product for Greece. He is creating a winery complex with accommodation facilities for visitors who wish to acquaint themselves with the entire...