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Culture & sports events in Athens, Milos & Naxos take place in May 2021

Important international culture and sports events are taking place in May and will enhance the promotion of the enriched Greek tourism product following the official start of the tourist season for 2021, under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO). According to a GNTO announcement, these are the …

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Ziller-Loverdos Mansion in downtown Athens opens to public (video)

Τhe iconic Ziller-Loverdos Mansion, a neoclassic architectural jewel in downtown Athens, opened to the public on Monday 18, on the occasion of the International Museums Day. Situated on Mavromichali Street 6, the Mansion was built in 1882 by the German architect Ernst Ziller who lived there until 1921, the year …

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Greece celebrates International Museums Day with free entrance, online events

Entrance to museums and open-air archaeological sites is free on Wednesday, May 18, as Greece celebrates the International Museums Day. The Greek Department of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) that established the special day dedicated to museums has also initiated a series of events to be held online in …

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Greece allows again operation of cultural activities, museums, nurseries

Greece announced on Friday evening the lifting of more restrictions allowing the restart of certain activities after a 7-month-long lockdown. Among the facilities allowed to operate again are cultural ones such as museums, summer cinemas and theaters. The roadmap of restarting of activities is as follows: May 8: organized beaches, …

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Kalymnos island placed in tough lockdown due to outbreak

Greece’s Civil Protection placed the island of Kalymnos under tough lockdown late on Tuesday due to an outbreak of coronavirus infections. The lockdown is in force from today, Wednesday, until Monday, May 10, 2021, “for urgent reasons of serious risk to public health” and to limit the spread of the …

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