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Visa Program for Turkish tourists to Greek islands to run in 2018

A visa facilitation program that allows Turkish travelers and citizens of third countries to visit select Greek islands of the Eastern Aegean has been extended by one year. EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos on Wednesday informed the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs that the European …

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Ankara lifts ban on Turkish-flagged ships sailing to Greece

A ban on Turkish-flagged passenger ships and ferries sailing to Greece from Turkey has been abolished as of today, Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan said during a visit to Athens last week. Speaking after his meeting with Greek Maritime Minister Panagiyotis Kouroumplis on Oct. 12, Arslan said a delegation from Greece …

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Greece named among World’s Most Romantic Destinations for Honeymoon

Greece has been named among the world’s top 20 most romantic destinations for 2017 in this year’s Brides Honeymoon Awards. The Greek islands, in fact. Each year, Brides magazine partners with luxury travel advisers Virtuoso who have a global network of more than 15,000 luxury-travel specialists, to discover the best …

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What are the top nine Greek islands? CNN has some proposals…

What does a tourist need when visiting an island for summer holidays? Sea, Sky,  Soil… and a little more. Opportunities for outdoor activities maybe,  good food, nightlife, picturesque surrounding. CNN international picked up its top nine Greek islands, chosen mostly from the Cyclades island group. “Greece’s 1,400 islands — 230 …

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Good buys! Emir of Qatar purchases six Greek islands

No one, not two, not three…. The Emir of Qatar purchased a whole bunch of Greek islands. Six! They all belong to Exinades island group in the Ionian Sea. The most expensive of the six is Oxia island, for which the generous investor reportedly gave 4,900,000 euro for the purchase. buying everything that …

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Join Earth Hour Action in Greece, Mar 26 2011, 8:30 pm

 Greece officially joins the Earth Hour worldwide actions on Saturday, March 26, 2011. Classic historical monuments like the Acropolis and the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion or even the Rio-Antirio Bridge will shut off their lights at 8:30 pm for one hour to demonstrate commitment to energy responsibility. Candle-carrying crowds …

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