Greece holds the second place in the world among 49 countries awarded with the “Blue Flag.” The country has 545 award-winning beaches, 16 marinas and six tourist boats. These awards were announced by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF), National Operator of the International Program “Blue Flag” on Tuesday.
It is worth noting that this year, in all 49 countries participating in the Program, Greece owned 13.5% of the total award-winning beaches.
Top of Greece’s regions with awarded beaches is the Regional Unit of Halkidiki, with 96 Blue Flags, the EEPF said in a statement.
The International Commission has awarded a total 4,040 beaches, 707 marinas and 78 cruise ships worldwide this year.
The annual announcement of the awards of the “Blue Flag” Program, was made online this year, in the presence of many representatives of the state and sectoral bodies of Tourism.
Read here (in Greek) the list of 545 Greek beaches with Blue Flag award.
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