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Greece to Nominate Olympus for Inclusion on UNESCO World Heritage List

Greece is getting ready to nominate Mount Olympus for its inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Greece’s Lavreotiki Municipality Aiming for UNESCO Status

The Lavreotiki Municipality will submit a file to the culture ministry in order to be included on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list for its vast history and singular geology.

Restoration of Greece’s Philippi Site Proceeds as Planned

Restoration works budgeted at 3.7 million euros at the UNESCO World Heritage of Philippi in Northern Greece, are moving ahead as scheduled.

Greece to Propose Epirus’ Zagori Villages as UNESCO Heritage Site

The Greek Culture Ministry will prepare a preliminary file for the inclusion of the northern Epirus region of Zagori on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

Greece’s Religious Tourism at the Center of Talks Between Minister and Archbishop

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and Greek Archbishop Ieronymos are looking to highlight Greece's religious tourism treasures.

Spinalonga Vies for Spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

The islet of Spinalonga, northeastern Crete, will officially be competing for inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list.

Spinalonga’s Nomination File for UNESCO World Heritage List Ready

The Greek Culture Ministry is ready to submit the nomination file for the inscription of the island of Spinalonga on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Arta of Byzantine Monuments and Wetlands Takes Steps to Tap into Tourism

Like most of Epirus, Arta's secrets… are still secret... waiting to be discovered. The town can serve as an ideal base for one of the most rewarding travel experiences in Greece.

Greece’s Spinalonga on its Way to UNESCO World Heritage List

The Greek Ministry of Culture has submitted a nomination file for the inscription of the Spinalonga island near Crete, on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Greece’s Ancient Philippi Set for Restoration, Upgrade Works

The Region of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace has allocated 2.3 million euros for restoration and upgrade works at the archaeological site of Philippi, Northern Greece.

Kos Seeking Spot for Hippocrates ‘Father of Medicine’ on UNESCO List

Island officials are vying to include the “Father of Medicine” - Hippocrates of Kos - on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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.

Kavala Marks Philippi UNESCO Inclusion with Two-day Events

The Kavala Municipality and the Kavala - Thasos Ephorate of Antiquities will mark the inclusion of the archaeological site of Philippi on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, with a series of events on April 8-9.

Greece’s Philippi Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

The archaeological site of Philippi in Northern Greece has been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, it was announced during the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee in Istanbul, Turkey.

Ancient Greek City Philippi Vies for Spot on UNESCO World Heritage List

The ancient Greek city of Philippi is vying for a spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, which will be drawn up and presented during the 40th session of the Committee at the Istanbul Congress Center in Turkey on July 10-20.

Kalambaka Municipality, Greece, To Change Name For Tourism Purposes

The Municipality of Kalambaka, in the Trikala regional unit, part of Thessaly in Greece, is expected to be known soon as the "Municipality of Meteora." The name change is expected to help enhance the region's tourism industry.