Three sites in the Region of Western Greece secure funding for restoration, preservation and maintenance works; Greek City Times

Three sites in the Region of Western Greece have secured 7.5 million euros in EU funding for the restoration, preservation and maintenance works to be covered by the Western Greece Region, the culture and economy ministries. One of the sites, the Xenokrateio school building in the town of Messolongi will be converted into a museum that…

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The Acropolis and the saga of the Parthenon Marbles; James Clark; Nomadic Notes

On James Clark’s first visit to Athens, he went to the Acropolis. After Athens, he went to London and saw the Parthenon Marbles at the British Museum. This turned out to be a great way to experience the Acropolis and the saga of the Parthenon Marbles.

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Acropolis to close early as high temperatures hit Athens; Greek City Times

Greece’s capital has been hit by a heatwave and as temperatures are expected to reach over 36°C on Friday July 5th, the Acropolis will be closed for a few hours as it was today. The hilltop UNESCO World Heritage site, the Acropolis closed for a few hours on Thursday July 4th between the hours of…

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The 10 best Greek islands; Heidi Fuller-Love; Time Out

These are the best Greek islands for year-round fun and sun. Cut through the Instagram noise and take your pick…

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In Athens, a focus on climate change and heritage sites; Laureen Fagan; Sustainability Times

Archaeologists, scientists, curators and cultural experts gathered in Athens to focus on how to protect the world’s cultural heritage from climate change.

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New Evidence Debunks British Museum’s Stance on Parthenon Marbles; Helen Skopis; Greek Reporter

With recent examples of some of the world’s largest museums returning artifacts to their original countries after ownership titles proved to be inadequate, what will happen in the case of the Parthenon Marbles?

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Rhodes City – Greece; Veritas Vita; Waymarking

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What to do in Thessaloniki – Sightseeing Guide to Thessaloniki Greece; Dave Briggs; Dave’s Travel Pages

Don’t overlook Thessaloniki when planning your vacation in Greece. There’s plenty of things to do in Thessaloniki, and you’ll enjoy its laid back vibe.

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Visit the Ionian Islands on a Greece Vacation; Robert Glazier; Goway

If you are looking for a group of islands on a trip to Greece which is not only outstandingly scenic but also has a character of its own that sets it apart from other Greek islands, then look no further than the Ionian Islands.  First of all, let’s identify where the Ionian Islands are located. …

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Beat the crowds in Mykonos with these handy insider tips; Katie Wright; Irish Examiner

This Greek island is one of the trendiest destinations in Europe. But is it possible to escape the masses on a tiny island? Katie Wright finds out.

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