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Culture Ministry: Restoration of Larissa’s Ancient Theater will Finish in 2023

The restoration project of the open-air Ancient Theater of Larissa is on schedule and will be completed by 2023, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Karditsa to Host New ‘Thessaly Expo.22’ Trade Show in October

Karditsa is getting ready to host the “Thessaly Expo.22”, a new trade show that will promote the tourism offerings of the city and the wider region of Thessaly.

Greece Wants to Make Meteora a UNESCO Global Geopark

Greek authorities are taking action to establish the landmark site of Meteora in Thessaly as a UNESCO Global Geopark.

Greece’s International Cycling Tour to Start from Crete

The “International Cycling Tour of Hellas” event in Greece will kick off from Crete on April 27 with a total of 147 cyclists ready for five days of action.

Greece’s Trikala Invests in Sustainability to Boost Tourism Growth

The Municipality of Trikala, located in central Greece, is investing in sustainable practices aiming to attract travelers and achieve growth.

CNN Travel: Greece’s Meteora Among Top 21 Destinations to Visit in 2021

The Meteora site in central Greece, is included on CNN Travel’s list of the Top 21 tourism destinations travelers should visit in 2021.

Larissa’s Diachronic Museum Wins in Short Video 2020 International Contest

The Diachronic Museum of Larissa in central Greece is the winner of the Museums in Short 2020 international award, which is dedicated to short videos released by museums.

Greek Regions on Germany’s List of Covid-19 ‘Risk Areas’

Germany has updated its travel advice and added regions in Greece to its "risk areas" list due to an increase in Covid-19 cases in the country.

Thessaly Becomes First ‘Bike Friendly’ Region in Greece

Thessaly has become the first “Bike Friendly” region in Greece, following the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between regional authorities and NatTour.

Karditsa, Greece, Wins European Sustainable Mobility Award

The city of Karditsa in Thessaly, central Greece, was honored with the EU's EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2019 for its efforts to support sustainable mobility.

Covid-19: Volos Authorities to Close Waterfront Area

Local authorities in Volos, central Greece, have decided to ban access to the city's waterfront, as part of efforts to avoid the further spread of Covid-19.

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.

GNTO Supports Greece’s Entry in 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting Greece’s participation in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Restoration of Larissa’s First Ancient Theater to be Completed in 2022

Restoration works on the largest open-air theater in the Central Greece region of Thessaly, the First Ancient Theater of Larissa, will be completed in 2022.

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.

‘Marketing Greece’ Presents its Vision to Hoteliers in Cyprus

Marketing Greece CEO Ioanna Dretta recently presented the company's vision for Greek tourism during the annual conference of the Cyprus Hotel Managers Association.

Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

New Promo Videos Invite Travelers to ‘Visit Meteora’

Aiming to promote the imposing Meteora rocks in central Greece, the online travel agency Visit Meteora recently launched three short videos.

Digital Marketing Workshop Offers Thessaly Tourism Pros Know-how

Thessaly's tourism professionals had the chance to gain valuable insight into digital practices and the use of social media during a workshop recently held in Volos.