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Ancient and Medieval Shipwrecks Come to Light off Kasos Island

Ancient and medieval shipwrecks were recently discovered by archaeologists carrying an underwater survey off the Dodecanese island of Kasos.

‘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.

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.

Antikythera Shipwreck Fascinates Again as New Treasures Come to Light

The 2,000-year-old Antikythera shipwreck has yet again taken archaeologists by surprise with new treasures, including a bronze disk, a bronze arm and fragments of statues.

More Ancient Treasures Come to Light at Kythira Shipwreck

More ancient treasures were uncovered by marine archaeologists at underwater excavations of the legendary shipwreck, the Mentor, at Kythira.

Kea Shipwrecks Event Aims to Establish Isle as Diving Destination

Marking a century since the S/S Burdigala and HMHS Britannic sank off Kea, a three-day event recently brought over 140 academics, archaeologists, historians, environmentalists, deep-water photographers, divers, specialists and reporters from 13 countries to the Cycladic island to...

Antikythera Shipwreck May Shed Light into Ancient Travel Ways

The skeletal remains found at a 2,000-year-old shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera may shed light into the habits of ancient travelers and what caused the ship’s sinking, the Greek culture ministry said recently.

Kea Steps in as Diving Destination, Showcases 100 Years of Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks, diving and marine history will be the focus of an international conference to take place on the Cycladic island of Kea on September 30-October 2.