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Greece’s Menalon Trail Set to Grow and Include People with Disability

Greece’s Menalon Trail, was re-certified earlier this month, with plans underway for the first trail for people with disability.

‘Kythnos Hiking’ Expands Tours to Serifos Island in the Cyclades

Alternative tourism company Kythnos Hiking, which offers hiking tours on the island of Kythnos, is now expanding its activities to the nearby island of Serifos.

Peloponnese Paves Way for Alternative Tourism with 1st ALTE Show

The 1st ALTE Peloponnese Tourism Exhibition is a fact aiming to serve as a reference point for alternative tourism offerings in the Peloponnese region.

Attica Region to Attend Danish Travel Show ‘Ferie For Alle’ with New Tourism Slogan

Τhe Region of Attica will attend this year's Danish Travel Show "Ferie For Alle" with a new tourism campaign slogan and a number of suggestions for Scandinavian travelers.

Attica Region to Present its Tourism Offerings to the Dutch Market

The Region of Attica will present its tourism offerings to the Dutch market, during the International Tourism Exhibition "Vakantiebeurs 2019", which will be held in Utrecht, from January 9-13.

Apollo Trails: New Footpath Network Launched in Messinia

A new network of footpaths named "Apollo Trails" has been launched in the Ambeliona region of Messinia in the Peloponnese.

Halkidiki Trails Up for International Certification

Hiking trails in Halkidiki are up for official certification by the Europeans Ramblers Association (ERA) following a workshop that laid out the requirements on the project.

‘Menalon Trail’ Gets Gold at Greece’s Tourism Awards 2018

The Menalon Social Cooperative, currently operating the Menalon Trail hiking path in the Peloponnese, clinched a gold honor at the Tourism Awards 2018.

Stemnitsa Launches Hiking Guide Studies Program

A two-year study program aimed at educating hiking guides was presented during the 1st Greek Trails Conference, which was recently held in Vytina.

Menalon Trail Paves Way with 1st Greek Hiking Path Meet

Menalon Trail is Greece's first to receive the European LQT certification, as announced during the 1st Greek Trails Conference - 3rd European Leading Quality Trails meeting.

Nostos 2017: Nafpaktos Puts Focus on Alternative Tourism to Extend Season

The Municipality of Nafpaktos in Western Greece is going forward with a plan focused on alternative forms of tourism to extend its season.

Aegean Isles Showcase Leisure Offerings at Germany’s TourNatur Expo

As part of a ongoing strategy to promote all-year-round tourism, the North and South Aegean regions are participating this year at the TourNatur expo taking place September 2-4 in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Aristotle’s Tomb Comes to Light?

Greece may be commemorating 2,400 years since Aristotle’s birth but it seems there’s more to celebrate as a Greek archaeologist revealed recently that he had found the great philosopher’s tomb.

Atrium Hotel: Push the Reset Button this May with the ‘Skiathos Retreat 2016’ Detox Program

This May, the Atrium Hotel is giving holidaymakers the chance to reboot their system with a special summer detox program while vacationing on the popular island of Skiathos.

Kalymnos Island Shows Natural Wonders to German Market

Kalymnos was presented as the absolute Greek alternative tourism destination at the Tour Natur 2015 tourism trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, during June 4-6.

UK Journalists, Visitors Take ‘Aristotle Trail’ to Halkidiki Wonders

UK journalists, reporters and tour operators had the chance to learn more about the historic “Aristotle Trail” last month, during a presentation at London’s Hellenic Hall of the Aristotle Mountain Experience in the northern Greece region of Halkidiki.
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Xanthi – Discover The City With A Thousand Colors

A visit to the northeastern Greek city of Xanthi, located in the region of East Macedonia and Thrace, was not only an experience but an eye-opener. The locals refer to Xanthi as "the city with a thousand colors" and it is obvious why since the city represents diversity and...
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Pelion To Hold Outdoor Activities Festival

The Tourism & Development Association of Tsagarada is holding the 1st Sea & Mountain Sports Festival, a five-day adventure that combines relaxing holidays in Tsagarada, Pelion, with the excitement of taking part in spectacular extreme sports activities.

Kalymnos… An Ideal Destination For All

Every Greek island has a special characteristic that works as an individual holiday attraction. What really makes a destination special is when that certain characteristic gains worldwide status… Kalymnos is considered one of the best destinations worldwide for rock climbing....

Heronia Inaugurates Thessaloniki Branch

Helen Trentzos has come a long way since she left her job in a Piraeus shipping company, and as a sharp looking young woman opened a travel office in the early 1970s that specialized in seaman travel.
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