A memorandum of cooperation (MOC) for the promotion of military tourism was signed by the ministries of Defence, Culture and Tourism in a special event held on Monday.
Defence Minister Nikos Panagiotopoulos, Culture & Sports Minister Lina Mendoni and Tourism Minister Harry Theocharis agreed to coordinate actions for the promotion of military tourism in Greece.
The Athens War Museum in at the centre of these upcoming activities.
The goal is to promote every relevant museum, collection and monument of military interest from the history of the country’s army, navy and air forces.
Military tourism is a relatively new but rapidly growing type of tourism internationally, and Greece has many such attractions.
The announcement said that locations where significant historical events took place, such as land and naval battles, will be highlighted.