Category: Greece

Corfu to Reveal Secrets of Old Town Through New AR Tourism Guide; GTP Headlines

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Internet users will soon have the opportunity to explore the monuments and hidden gems of the old town of Corfu through a new augmented reality (AR) tourism guide.

Source: Corfu to Reveal Secrets of Old Town Through New AR Tourism Guide | GTP Headlines

Nea Moni Monastery, A Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios; Patricia Claus; Greek Reporter

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The Nea Moni Monastery on the Greek island of Chios is a treasure from Greece’s long history, now listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Source: Nea Moni Monastery, A Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios

UNESCO Elects Greece to World Heritage Committee; GTP Headlines

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Greece has been elected as a member of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for the next four years.

Source: UNESCO Elects Greece to World Heritage Committee | GTP Headlines

UNESCO: Every Person Must Visit These 18 Greek Monuments; Philip Chrysopoulos; Greek Reporter

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UNESCO advises travelers to Greece to visit 18 monuments that are an absolute must as World Heritage Monuments.

Source: UNESCO: Every Person Must Visit These 18 Greek Monuments

UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Greece 2021; Greek City Times

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Greece’s second-largest city, Thessalonika, is a bustling and modern city dotted with incredible Christian monuments. The city, built from the 4th to 15th Century, was one of the first bases for the spread of Christianity and today 15 monuments are listed under the UNESCO designation.

Source: UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Greece 2021 — Greek City Times

Top 10 things to see and do in Meteora, Greece; Sneha Chakraborty; The Travel Magazine

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With its sun-dappled alpine landscape, laid-back lochs and underrated archaeology, Meteora in Greece offers something a little bit different.

Source: Top 10 things to see and do in Meteora, Greece

Best Greek islands: Top 10 islands to visit in Greece on your cruise…; World of Cruising

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Everything you need to know about cruising Rhodes, Crete, Corfu, Mykonos, Santorini and other Greek islands in World of Crusing guide to the best of Greece.

Source: Best Greek islands: Top 10 islands to visit in Greece on your cruise…

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

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

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