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Alonissos’ Peristera Shipwreck to Welcome Visitors in 2020

The 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera, located off the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos, is scheduled to open to the public in the summer of 2020.
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Thessaly Region Cultural Tourism Projects Secure Funding

Three key cultural and tourism projects in the Thessaly Region have secured 4.4 million euros in EU funding for upgrades.

Peristera Shipwreck off Alonissos to Become Underwater Museum

Authorities on the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos have announced plans to create an underwater museum around the 5th century shipwreck of Peristera.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Kostas Agorastos, Governor of Thessaly Region

Thessaly Regional Governor Kostas Agorastos shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

BlueMed Program Aiming to Make Greek Shipwrecks ‘Visitable’

The shipwrecks of Alonissos and the Pagasitikos Gulf will soon be accessible to "visitors" following works carried out within the framework of the BlueMed program.

Meteora Natural History Museum to Host 4th Mushroom Festival in September

The Natural History Museum of Meteora, during September 7-9, will host the 4th Mushroom Festival with events focusing on mushroom species and delicacies.

Thessaly’s Nature, History, Experiences Shine in New Promo Videos

The Region of Thessaly has launched three new videos, as part of its “Handcrafted by Time” campaign, aiming to promote the area’s tourism offerings.

Run Greece Set for Action in Seven Cities: First Stop Larissa

Professional athletes and amateurs are invited to join "Run Greece" in a series of running events, starting from the town of Larissa on March 24.

Spyrou Philoxenia Shows its Best in Israel, Next Stop: Serbia and Germany

Following a successful showing in the IMTM 2018 in Israel, Spyrou Philoxenia has announced its participation in Serbia's ITTFA and Germany's ITB Berlin expos.

Greek Tourism Minister Tours Thessaly, Presents Development Plan

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently presented the ministry's plans for the tourism development of the Region of Thessaly in Central Greece.

German Travel Company Seeks to Add Pelion to its Cycling Destinations

German travel company Islandhopping is looking into the prospects of adding Mount Pelion to its cycling destinations in Greece.

Run Greece Larissa Event Off to a Good Start

The Central Greek city of Larissa is the first stop in the annual Run Greece events with over 4,500 runners ready to test their mettle this Sunday, on March 27.

Run Greece Larissa 2015

Following two successful years, Run Greece begins again its journey around the Greece. First stop will be the town of Larissa, where the Run Greece races will be held on 29th March 2015.

Spyrou Hotels Set on Bringing German Holidaymakers to Skopelos

Aiming to boost incoming tourism to the Northern Sporades island of Skopelos, the Spyrou Hotels Group announced the launch of promotional activities that will include an ecotourism workshop on ways of tapping into alternative forms of tourism as a means of extending the season.

Pelion Train To Continue Service During The Winter

Pelion's steam train, the legendary so-called "Moutzouris,"will continue to run this winter for organized groups and holidaymakers following an increase in passenger traffic during the summer season.

Pelion Villages Promoted As “Slow Tourism” Destinations

The Region of Thessaly has launched a pilot initiative to promote the cultural values of the villages of Milies and Vizitsa in Pelion, Magnesia, and establish them as "slow tourism" destinations.

Greek Villages Milies-Vizitsa: A Station Of Architecture And Tastes

A pilot initiative entitled "Milies-Vizitsa: Station of Architecture and Tastes" has been launched by the Region of Thessaly that aims to manage the cultural values of villages in Pelion to increase their economic and social development and attract more tourists all year around.
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Almyros Says “Yes” To Seaplane Service

The Municipality of Almyros has agreed for the construction of a waterway at its port as part of a plan to launch new investments in the area for the development of new job positions.