Category: Greece

Thessaloniki’s World Heritage Sites Highlighted in Official UNESCO Publication; GTP

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Thessaloniki’s 15 World Heritage Sites are highlighted in a special advertisement published in “World Heritage”, an official UNESCO publication.

Source: Thessaloniki’s World Heritage Sites Highlighted in Official UNESCO Publication

Is International Travel Still Banned?; Geoff Whitmore; Forbes

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Several countries still restrict Americans from flying for leisure travel, and it can even be difficult for essential travel reasons.

Source: Is International Travel Still Banned?

Drinking on the Greek Island of Delos: Bring Your Own Water; Stacey Harris-Papaioannou; Greek Reporter

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Whether you are spending the day on the island of Delos, be warned, you will need to bring your own water and there is no bathroom.

Source: Drinking on the Greek Island of Delos: Bring Your Own Water

What Historic Sites Are Doing to Protect Their UNESCO World Heritage Status; Julia Eskins; Travel + Leisure

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From Machu Picchu to the Acropolis of Athens, conservationists are creatively combatting overtourism, climate change, and more.

Source: What Historic Sites Are Doing to Protect Their UNESCO World Heritage Status

Ten of Greece’s Most Spectacular Monasteries; Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi; Greek Reporter

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One thing you want to be sure to add to your itinerary is visiting the ancient Greek monasteries. Here are the top 10 monasteries in Greece.

Source: Ten of Greece’s Most Spectacular Monasteries

Rotunda, One Of The Oldest Religious Sites In Thessaloniki; Vicky Litska; Greek City Times

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Source: Rotunda, One Of The Oldest Religious Sites In Thessaloniki — Greek City Times

Greek wildfires threaten Unesco World Heritage site of Olympia; Eleanor Mills; Museum Association

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Historic sites at risk of damage in dangerous Mediterranean heatwave following IPCC climate warning…

Source: Museums Association

UNESCO World Heritage Centre statement regarding the fires in Greece; Unesco

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Source: UNESCO World Heritage Centre statement regarding the fires in Greece

Unwind in style in Greece; Vangelis Koronakis;  Lonely Planet

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Discover Spectacular Amanzoe In Peloponnese In Greece; Cecilia Pelloux; Forbes

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To get to the Peloponnese peninsula which is located in the south of Athens, around a two hour drive, you will need to cross the spectacular narrow Corinth Canal.

Source: Discover Spectacular Amanzoe In Peloponnese In Greece

The Real Story Of The Ancient Olympic Games; Natalie Martin; Greek City Times

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From 776 BCE to 393 CE the Ancient Olympic games were held every four years, or Olympiad, which became a unit of time in historical chronologies.

Source: The Real Story Of The Ancient Olympic Games – Greek City Times

Must-See UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece; Gabi Ancarola; Greek Reporter

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Due to its ancient history, it should not come as a surprise that Greece boasts a rich list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Source: Must-See UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece

9 Best Things To Do In Delphi; Teresa Otto; TravelAwaits

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In Delphi, you can stand upon the slopes of Mount Parnassus and marvel at the place where the Pythia made her predictions.

Source: 9 Best Things To Do In Delphi – TravelAwaits

Why You Should Visit Meteora, Greece; Teresa Otto; TravelAwaits

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A visit to Meteora, Greece, a UNESCO-listed monastery complex atop sandstone pillars, makes for a moving, meditative experience.

Source: Why You Should Visit Meteora, Greece – TravelAwaits

The 9 Beethoven Symphonies Live from 9 European Cities – All Eyes on the Ancient Theatre of Delphi; Paulina Karavasili; Greek City Times

Delphi will be hosting Beethoven’s 7th Symphony live from its Ancient Theatre in an event on 6 June called ‘Europe Celebrates Beethoven’ which will include 9 concerts that will be broadcasted live from selected cities in Europe, dedicated to the famous musical symphonies of German composer and  music pioneer, Beethoven.

Source: The 9 Beethoven Symphonies Live from 9 European Cities – All Eyes on the Ancient Theatre of Delphi – Greek City Times

Top 10 Tourist Destinations in Greece; Greek City Times

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Greece has been topping the lists of ‘safe destinations for travellers’ this year as it strives to revive its key tourism sector, which was battered by the pandemic in 2020. In anticipation, Greek City Times has compiled a list of the top 10 tourist destinations in Greece that you will definitely want to visit at least once in your lifetime.

Source: Top 10 Tourist Destinations in Greece – Greek City Times

Archaeological site of island Delos in Greece; Xinhua

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Archaeological site of island Delos in Greece…

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Mount Athos finally opens to Pilgrims; Greek City Times

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The world-famous monastic community of Mount Athos in northern Greece is reopening its doors to pilgrims and visitors after a months-long lockdown, according to an announcement on Tuesday.

Source: Mount Athos finally opens to Pilgrims – Greek City Times

Tripping over history in Thessaloniki; Marc d’Entremont; Hellenic News of America

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Under your feet, over your head, soon through a state-of-the-art subway, Thessaloniki history is integral to their urban fabric, and it’s in your face.

Source: Tripping over history in Thessaloniki – Hellenic News of America

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