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Greece & Egypt agree to lift quarantine for travellers

Greece & Egypt agree to lift quarantine for travellers

Greece and Egypt have decided to lift the quarantine for tourists between the two countries, according to a joint statement issued by Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis and Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khaled…

Greek airports will open for foreign flights on July 1

Greek airports will open for foreign flights on July 1

Government spokesperson Stelios Petsas emphasised that Greece’s “primary concern is the safety and health of all,” during a press briefing on Thursday. He stressed that a decisive step has been taken to…

Greece travel figures drop 99%

Greece travel figures drop 99%

Strict movement restrictions around the world not only wiped out passenger travel demand, but also nearly wiped out all travel revenue for Greece in April, according to Bank of Greece figures. Provisional…

Athens hotel prices fall 24% in June compared to last year

Athens hotel prices fall 24% in June compared to last year

Hotels will face years of losses as the industry struggles to recover after the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from travel website Trivago, hotel prices in Athens fell by 24% in June, compared…

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Glamping under the stars in Poros

There’s nothing like being at one with nature when for a ‘short’ period of time, the world was in lockdown. If you like the idea of camping, but you don’t like the…

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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…

Want to visit Cyprus this summer? This is how! 3

Want to visit Cyprus this summer? This is how!

Picture perfect beaches, ancient ruins and mouth watering foods like sheftalies, halloumi and flaounes – who doesn’t want to spend a summer in Cyprus? Greece has a relatively straight forward process. If…

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Pyrgi, the “painted village” in Chios

Pyrgi is a picturesque medieval village on the island of Chios, known as the “painted village” thanks to the unique facade of the stone houses, which mostly consist of stunning grey and…

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Greece opens from today

Greece’s Civil Defence and Deputy Minister for Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias said that Monday 25 May is a big day as the government rolls out the fourth stage of lifting restrictions. Schools,…

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Daily Mail features Syros, the ‘Italian Masterpiece’

Syros, the capital of the Cyclades, which is now becoming more and more popular, was featured by Daily Mail as an “Italian masterpiece.” Titled, “A little Italy… in Greece”, the article notes…

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