Category: Greece

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

Photo: Teresa Otto

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

Your Ultimate Guide to Greek Island Hopping For the Summer; Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi; Greek Reporter

Photo: Bernard Gagnon, Wikipedia

Whether you are looking to see the ancient ruins or relax on the best beaches of the Greek islands, there is a Greek island for everyone.

Source: Your Ultimate Guide to Greek Island Hopping For the Summer

Accessibility at Acropolis sparks a row in Greece; Reuters

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The Acropolis in Athens has a new concrete pathway to facilitate wheelchair access – and some people are not happy about it. The UNESCO World Heritage site attracts thousands of visitors a day in peak periods, most of whom climb the 160-meter hill on foot, and wander on uneven stone paths worn smooth over hundreds of years.The new concrete track is laid over a synthetic membrane that protects the ancient stones underneath and permits easy removal.But critics say it ruins the classical harmony of the ancient site.Opposition leader Alexis Tsipras last month demanded the conservative government, quote, “stop abusing our cultural heritage.

Source: Accessibility at Acropolis sparks a row in Greece

Acropolis makeover stirs Greek antiquity row; CNA

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Source: Acropolis makeover stirs Greek antiquity row

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

Photo: Teresa Otto

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

Greece Marks World Heritage Day with Free Access to Archeological Sites; Tasos Kokkinidis; Greek Reporter

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Greece marks on Sunday World Heritage Day offering free access to the country’s numerous archaeological sites.

Source: Greece Marks World Heritage Day with Free Access to Archeological Sites

Secrets of Greece’s Hanging Rocks of Meteora Revealed in Stunning Videos; Mary Harris; Greek Reporter

How could anyone describe Meteora, this astonishing geological phenomenon, the breathtaking landscape, the inspiration and spirituality felt, the awe for man’s achievements in an effort to express his religious drive, when these are only some of the many things a traveler experiences when visiting this phenomenal land!

Source: Secrets of Greece’s Hanging Rocks of Meteora Revealed in Stunning Videos

Corfu is calling: Enjoy a Greek island that caters for all budgets; Jo Kossel; Daily Mail 

Corfu is the most northerly of Greece’s seven Ionian Islands and is shaped like a scythe. The Daily Mail’s Jo Kessel visited and found it has great beaches, great history and great hiking.

Source: Corfu is calling: Enjoy a Greek island that caters for all budgets 

11 Amazing Things to Do in Corfu, Greece; Nina Ahmedow; The World Pursuit

Choosing the right Greek island can be a daunting task, after all, there are thousands of them (though fewer than 250 are inhabited). But Corfu has been a tourist favorite for decades.

Source: 11 Amazing Things to Do in Corfu, Greece

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

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, An Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios

Dream Home Lists For $3.9M On Patmos, The Holy Island Of Revelation; Natalie Martin; Greek City Times

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Aegean Sea’s ‘holy island’ Patmos is one of the most peaceful and majestic destinations in Greece, where Saint John the Theologian wrote both his Gospel and the Apocalypse around 95AD.

Source: Dream Home Lists For $3.9M On Patmos, The Holy Island Of Revelation – Greek City Times

Culture of Corfu island. Places to visit – old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces; Orange Smile

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Study Shows Ancient Theatre Of Epidaurus Is World’s Most Perfect In Terms Of Aesthetics And Acoustics; Paulina Karavasili; Greek City Times

The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is an acoustic and aesthetic marvel, and all the more wondrous considering that it was created almost 2,500 years ago.

Source: Study Shows Ancient Theatre Of Epidaurus Is World’s Most Perfect In Terms Of Aesthetics And Acoustics – Greek City Times

Epic Guide To Peloponesse, Greece [Route, Highlights, Costs]; Marek; Indie Traveller

Complete travel guide to Peloponesse Greece, with top places to visit, itinerary, route map, travel costs, and more.

Source: Epic Guide To Peloponesse, Greece [Route, Highlights, Costs] • Indie Traveller

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