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Alonissos Underwater Museum to Reopen for 2021 Summer Season

The Alonissos Underwater Museum is ready to reopen its doors for the summer season, and guide visitors through its unique 5th century shipwreck.

National Geographic Gives 6 Countries a ‘Tour’ of Alonissos’ Underwater Museum

National Geographic is offering its readers in six countries a complete introduction to Greece's first underwater museum, located near the island of Alonissos.

Thessaly Region Honored for Developing Greece’s First Underwater Museum

The Region of Thessaly has received the first prize at the European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN) competition for developing Greece’s first underwater museum.

Greece’s First Underwater Museum on Alonissos Opens to Public

The Alonissos Underwater Museum, the first such museum in Greece, recently opened to offer divers the chance to explore the 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera.

Greece to Open its First Underwater Museum

Greece in August will open its first underwater museum off the coast of Peristera, an islet near Alonissos in the Sporades group.

Skiathos Palace Cup Sailboat Race to Celebrate 5th Anniversary in May

The Skiathos Palace Cup sailboat match racing event in May will celebrate its fifth anniversary with the participation of sailing teams from all over Greece and abroad.

Sustainable Tourism Growth is Non-negotiable, Says Minister

Greece is looking to transition to sustainable tourism practices and to a growth model that will meet the needs and demands of the next generations.

‘Dive in Blue Growth’ Event Focuses on Development of Diving Tourism in Greece

The development of diving parks and visitable underwater areas in Greece was discussed at the "Dive in Blue Growth" conference in Athens.

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.
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