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Access to Shipwreck on Zakynthos prohibited also in 2024

With a joint ministerial decision Greece has prohibited again in 2024 the access to famous  Shipwreck of Zakynthos (Navagio), both to the beach from the sea and from land, as well as to the edge of the so-called plateau. The decision was signed by the ministers of Citizen Protection, Maritime …

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Greece Supreme Court: Law does not recognize “private beaches”

Greece’s Supreme Court has sent a memo to prosecutors across the country informing them that “the law does not recognize private beaches.” “The law does not recognize ‘private’ beaches!” the Supreme Court memo stressed, adding that any attempt to block public access – which is protected by the Greek Constitution …

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Mycenae Excavations: Cambridge Digital Library opens archives

Archives relating to the British excavations of one of the most celebrated and famous cities of the ancient world, Mycenae in Greece, have been digitised on the Cambridge Digital Library to celebrate the centenary of the British archaeological dig. Exploration of the ancient Greek city of Mycenae in now available …

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Authorities’s plan to allow again access to Navagio Shipwreck beach on Zakynthos

Seven months after the major landslide at the iconic Navagio shipwreck on the island of Zakynthos, authorities prepare a plan to allow limited access to the famous beach again before the tourist season starts again. The plan to secure visitors’ safety foresees the creation of three zones. The first zone …

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Chania prohibits access to Gorges on days with Very High Risk of Fire

Local authorities on the island of Crete have decided to prohibit visitors’ access to three gorges during the days for which Greece’s Civil Protection has issued a warning of Very High Risk of Fires, Level 4 and  Alert, Level 5. The decision affects access to Samaria Gorge, Agia Irini Gorge …

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EXPOTROF 2018: Gastronomic Treasures from Every Corner of Greece Jan 27-29 in Athens

More than 300 small producers with know-how, passion and vision as well as Greek companies with a strong position both in the domestic and international markets participate in the 5th EXPOTROF  in Ellinikon, January 26-29 2018 in Ellinikon, suburb of South Athens. With a special honor is dedicated to monastery …

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Thessaloniki: Pensioners Protest Health Care Cuts

Several dozens pensioners symbolically blocked access to insurance funds at the Ippokratio public hospital of Thessaloniki to protest the cuts in the Greek health sector and so-called ‘reforms’ that ofrce them out of their pockets for prescription medication. The pensioners from private sector insurance funds like IKA, Sailor’s Fund (NAT), Self-employed Funds (OAEE) …

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