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Turkey detains Regional Governor Tzitzikostas in Izmir, denies him entry

Turkish authorities did not allow regional governor of Central Macedonia, Apostolos Tzitzikostas,to enter the country via the port of Izmir on Saturday. They detained for six hours and ultimately he was forced to return to Greece. The Foreign Ministry in Athens issued a furious statement calling on Turkey to give …

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August in Athens? Organized and free beaches for a cool swim

In Athens mid-August? Longing for a refreshing swim at a beach nearby? There are plenty of beaches along the Athens Riviera, along the whole regional unit of Attica, some of them organized and some free for all. Free beaches have no sunbeds but some like in Glyfada (Blue Flag)  and …

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Mykonos private parties: Entrance starts at €500, invitations per sms

Does the state put restrictions due to coronavirus? No, problem. Some people will always find a solution: the private parties in luxurious villas on the island of Mykonos. Entrance fee starts at 500 euros and a party package can reach up to 10,000. All without receipts, taxes and social contributions. …

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Exams for university entrance to start in June, says Education Minister

The nationwide exams for entrance into Greece’s state universities, also known as the Panhellenic exams, will start in June, Education Minister Niki Kerameos said Wednesday. She said the exams will start mid-June and be completed by mid-July. Kerameos said no decision has been made yet on reopening the country’s schools …

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Local fraudster cheats tourists demanding entrance fee for cave Church by Chania

Police in Chania, Crete, arrested a 39-year-old man for cheating foreign tourists and demanding a fee for entrance to a church.  The local resident of Chania would stand outside the cave church of Agia Sophia by Topolia village in South Kissamos. He would approach foreign tourists who were unaware that …

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Acropolis Museum: Free entrance on Greece’s Independence Day, March 25

The Acropolis Museum will celebrate Greece’s Independence Day on Sunday, March 25, with free entrance to the permanent exhibits, the current exhibition on the Eleusinian mysteries, and other events, it said on Thursday. The museum will be open from 09:00 to 20:00. Ongoing events on March 25 include the following: …

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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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European Heritage Days: Free Admission to Museums & Sites, Sept 28-30/2012

The annual European Heritage Days (EHD) will be marked this weekend with free admissions to museums, guided thematic tours, music concerts and other events through out Greece. This year’s EHD Open Doors Days will be held in 60 locations in Greece during 28-30 September 2012. The general theme is “Crises: Continuities …

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