Tag: August

August Full Moon shines in the Athenian Sky 1

August Full Moon shines in the Athenian Sky

The full moon of August dazzled in the sky last night in Athens and what a beautiful sight it was! The biggest and most popular moon of the year shined while seventy-seven archaeological sites, monuments…

August, the month dedicated to Panagia 4

August, the month dedicated to Panagia

The first day of August also marks the first day of the Dormition Fast, as this month is dedicated to Panagia (Virgin Mary) Holy Mother of God. It’s been said that the…

Museums in Greece

Museums in Greece cautiously reopen on Monday

Museums in Greece will reopen on Monday with strict measures in place. The Public National Health Organization (EODY) and the Ministry of Culture & Sports have collaborated extensively to ensure that a…

acropolis

Reopening of the Acropolis makes World News

Greece is once again the talk of global media outlets, this time not for the successful management of the coronavirus pandemic, but on the occasion of the reopening of the archaeological sites,…

Greece showcases some of archaeological sites that will reopen on May 18 (VIDEO) 10

Greece showcases some of archaeological sites that will reopen on May 18 (VIDEO)

«Λίγο ακόμα/ θα ιδούμε τις αμυγδαλιές ν΄ ανθίζουν/ τα μάρμαρα να λάμπουν στον ήλιο/ τη θάλασσα να κυματίζει/ Λίγο ακόμα/ Να σηκωθούμε λίγο ψηλότερα…» Γιώργος Σεφέρης A little more / we’ll see the…

Greece’s archaeological sites

Greece’s archaeological sites to reopen as lockdown eases

Greece’s archaeological sites are scheduled to reopen to the public with new visitor rules on May 18, Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni announced, GTP Headlines reported. Since March 13, as a precautionary…

greece summer

Greece plans to open for tourists in July

A summer holiday may seem like fantasy, but Greece is banking on being able to open to tourists, as it has done for more than 50 years. “We do want people to…

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Summer will happen with coronavirus social distancing

Summer holidays in the aftermath of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic can be possible as long as vacationers keep safe distances and follow basic hygiene rules, according to infectious diseases expert Nikolaos Sipsas,…

acropolis

Acropolis upgrades to improve the visitor experience

The historical Acropolis in the Greek capital, is currently undergoing several safety improvements (with just a few delays), to enhance the visitor experience when the country’s archaeological site reopens within the coming…

greece summer

Tourism could return to Greece quicker than you think, but how?

At a time when the country’s health authorities are giving the first hope for the gradual return to normalcy, tourism operators are particularly concerned about the impact on the country’s heavy industry.…

Month of August, dedicated to Panagia 13

Month of August, dedicated to Panagia

The first day of August also marks the first day of the Dormition Fast, as this month is dedicated to Panagia (Virgin Mary) Holy Mother of God. It’s been said that the…