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Ministry Speeds Up Works on Greece’s Amphipolis Site

Works are moving full speed ahead so that the Amphipolis site, where the largest ancient Macedonian tomb was discovered, can open to the public.

Restoration Works at Amphipolis’ Kasta Hill Advance

Restoration and support works on the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site in northern Greece, are set to be completed by August.

1st Agribusiness Forum Kicks Off in Serres, Northern Greece

The future of the agrifood sector in the digital era is the main focus of the 1st Agribusiness Forum, taking place in the Greek northern city of Serres.

Lucky Visitors Get Chance to Enter Amphipolis’ Kasta Tomb

Dozens of visitors had the chance to enter the largest tomb discovered in Greece, at Amphipolis, which dates back to Alexander the Great’s era.

Greece Aims to Establish Amphipolis as Archaeological Tourism Destination

The Culture Ministry has secured 276,000 euros in funding for works on the Amphipolis site to include the construction of a walking routes network. 

Amphipolis Site Restoration Enters €1.5m EU Funding Program

Authorities have managed to secure 1.5 million euros in EU funding for the restoration, maintenance and promotion of the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site.

Greece Celebrates European Music Day with Numerous Events in 50 cities

Greece is celebrating the 18th European Music Day with a variety of cultural events, due to take place during June 21-25 in 50 cities.

Greece to Promote its ‘Hidden Treasures’ through EU ‘EDEN’ Project

Greece is exploring ways to promote its "destinations of excellence" and sustainable tourism through the European Commission’s “European Destinations of Excellence” (EDEN) project.

Commission Unveils Program to Boost Local Economy, Tourism in Five Greek Regions

People living in five border regions in Greece will benefit from a new EU supported cross border program adopted on Friday by the European Commission.

Travel Channel to Show the World the ‘Tourism Experience’ of Central Macedonia, Greece

Greek destinations of the Region of Central Macedonia will “travel” around the world via international broadcaster Travel Channel.

Region of Central Macedonia Reveals Plans for a 12-month Tourism Season

Extending the season to 12 months with alternative forms of tourism is the main priority of the Region of Central Macedonia’s strategy for next year.

Dig Unveils Important Discovery At Ancient Amphipolis, Northern Greece

"We are in front of an extremely important find," Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said during his visit to Ancient Amphipolis in Serres, Central Macedonia, northern Greece, where archaeologists are digging what appears to be the entrance of an important tomb.

Postgraduate Program “MBA In Hospitality And Tourism” Available At TEI of Central Macedonia, Greece

The T.E.I. of Central Macedonia in Serres is offering a Postgraduate Program "MBA in Hospitality and Tourism" for the academic year 2014-2015. The Program is taught in English.
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Nestos River Welcomed Athletes With Disabilities

Athletes with disabilities from Thessaloniki, Kavala, Serres and Komotini recently took part in the "Riverwalk 2013" event and went canoeing down a 10 kilometer route in the Nestos river.

ETA Announces Open Tender

The Tourism Development Company (ETA) last month announced an open tender for the six-year leasing of the refectory of the former border station in Promachona.