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Wine Tourism to be included in Greece’s travel packages

The Federation of Tourist and Travel Agencies in Greece (FedHATTA), and the National Interprofessional Organisation of Vine and Wine held an event for the prospects of wine tourism in Greece and its connection with all inclusive holidays. The aim was the integration of wine tourism in travel packages with the …

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Archeological body warns of hiked up Acropolis tickets offered by travel website

Greece’s Archaeological Receipts Fund (TAP), which is responsible for collecting revenues from the country’s archaeological product, said on Saturday a website is selling tickets to the Acropolis Hill at a hiked up price and warned the higher price does not provide priority entrance into the site. The fund said the …

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Two Greek Sea Arches among World’s Top Ten

There are numerous stunning sea arches across the globe. Two of them are in Greece.”The Blue Caves” on the island of Zakynthos, Ionian Sea, and the “Kleftiko Caves” on the island of Milos in the Central Aegean Sea. Kleftiko Caves These rock formations can only be reached by the sea …

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Two Museums in Athens among the 41 spectacular Museums to “visit before you die”

Two Museums in Athens are on the list of 41 spectacular museums to visit before you die. It is the New Acropolis Museum and the Benaki Museum. On the list compiled by experts for the online edition of UK’s The Telegraph, the two museums in Athens are together with world …

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Athens is Top 4. among Best Destinations in Europe 2017

Athens is among the Best European destinations for a holiday or a city trip in 2017. Following an online voting, Athens holds Number 4 on the list of 20 selected destinations in Europe. Top is Porto in Portugal, followed by Milan in Italy and Gdansk in Poland. 4. Athens     …

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Crete: Strong rainstorms damage roads, cause landslides (pcts, video)

A strong rainstorm that hit the Chania prefecture in Western Crete on Friday night turned roads into rivers  and caused extensive damage to the road network. The heavy rainfalls triggered landslides across the rural and national roads. According to e-kriti.gr, the fire brigades received more than 25 calls to pump …

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“Help A Dane”: Denmark appeals to Greeks to save tourists

“Esteemed citizens of Greece. Denmark needs your help.” In quite acceptable Greek, presenter Danish Mikael Bertelsen explains the reasons why Greeks should help Danish tourists whenever they see them around. The campaign appeals to the kindness of  foreigners to save Danes. “We love Greece, but there is a problem” Bertelsen …

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Vote for ‘Athens’ as Europe’s Best Destination in 2017

Which destination will be awarded the title of Best European destination in 2017? Greek capital Athens is among twenty pre-selected incredible destinations in Europe that deserve the title Best European destination in 2017. . With lots of points of interest, from ancient Greece to a vibrant modern city, with the …

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Battle won: End of roaming charges when traveling within the EU

Long awaited …To be implemented soon. Groundbreaking decision on roaming charges within the European Union! EU negotiators agreed on wholesale prices, the final piece to make it happen. With the new agreement, when traveling in the European Union consumers will be able to call, send SMS or surf on their …

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Epirus: Huge rescue operation for snowed-in horses (video)

Twenty horses have been snowed in on the mountains of Epirus in Western Greece and their lives were at risk due to heavy snow and lack of grazing opportunities. A huge rescue operation was set up to move the horses in safety. The horses were trapped in the snow in …

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Antiparos underground house makes it to BBC series

Did you know there is a stunning house on the Greek island of Antiparos that is hidden beneath the landscape? The amazing nine-bedroom underground  house for awesome holidays in Greece called Ktima House has now acquired publicity because of a series of BBC. Award-winning architect Piers Taylor and actress and …

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Snow in Athens: Dusted Acropolis and lots of Snowmen – Amazing pictures & videos

Millions of snowflakes started to fall short after 6:30 pm on Monday. The much expected snow had arrived in downtown Athens and the suburbs – even those in the south. The snowflakes fell quick and soft and covered first the cars, then the trees and the plants. And had Athenians …

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Rare phenomenon: Sea is “boiling” at legendary Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia

Amazing spectacle in the legendary beach of Myrtos on the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea, Western Greece. It is the moment when the ice cold air masses meet the salty sea water, normally a couple of degrees warmer than the air. According to local website inkefalonia.gr, the majestic …

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“Life in snowed in village” – Report & pictures from Skopelos

For third consecutive day Greece remains in “deep freeze” with snow falls and temperatures below the freezing point. The extreme weather front “Ariadne” crashed over the country with polar air masses at -12 degrees Celsius. The unprecedented weather front caused heavy snow falls from North -Macedonia – to the South …

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