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Sikinos Dig Reveals Ancient Noble Woman’s Grave Complete with Jewellery

The untouched tomb of a prominent woman buried on the Cycladic island of Sikinoscomplete with 1,800-year-old jewelry has come to light following restoration works on a monument there by archaeologists, the Greek culture ministry announced recently.

he grave with the inscription “Neiko” was found inside the vault of a Roman-era mausoleum at Episkopi, initially believed to be the temple of Apollo Pythios. The excavating team found golden jewelry, including wristbands, rings, a pendant...

Greece Launches Online Ticket Service for Admission to Museums, Sites

Visitors of certain archaeological sites, monuments and museums in Athens, Creteand the Peloponnese can now buy tickets online, the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports announced on Thursday.

Through the official e-ticketing service – etickets.tap.gr – visitors can purchase e-tickets for admission to the Acropolis and the archaeological sites of Athens’ historic center; the archaeological site of Knossos; the Heraklion Archeological Museum and the archaeological area and museum...

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Athens Airport Ranks Second Globally on AirHelp Score 2018

Athens Airport has been ranked second in AirHelp’s listing of the world’s best airports and airlines for 2018 based on quality of service, on-time performance, and claim processing.

More specifically, Athens International Airport (AIA) received a score of 9.3 for on-time performance, 8.6 for quality of service, 6.4 for claim processing and an overall 8.69. AIA comes after Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar with an overall score of 8.77 and before Tokyo’s Haneda Airport with...

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Forbes Introduces 10 Places to Visit in Greece in Summer 2018

Greek capital Athens, the northern port city of Thessaloniki and some of the most popular Greek islands are among the 10 destinations Forbes.com suggests for summer holidays this year.

In an article titled “10 Places You Need To Visit in Greece this Summer”, travel reporter Anthony Grant refers to Athens as the top choice, followed by Lake Vouliagmeni in Attica and Thessaloniki in second and third position respectively.

“In recent years Athens has emerged as a great city break...

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Athens and Santorini Top Spring 2018 Destinations for Travellers to Greece

Athens and Santorini — particularly FiraOia, Imerovigli, Kamari and Firostefani — top the most popular spring hot spots for foreign holidaymakers searching to travel in Greece, according to a survey released by hotel online search engine trivago.

Based on search volume in the first two weeks of March for trips to take place during the March-April-Maythree-month period, Athens (average preferred price of 109 euros / average stay duration of 4.1 days), Fira on Santorini (average...

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Hellenic Seaways: Discover Greece Through a Ferry Experience

Summer is coming soon ...

And maybe Greece is your next holiday destination ... we wish so and is greatly appreciated.

Greece is a blessed land, where crystal blue seas, stunningly beautiful landscapes and hospitable people come together in a combination that cannot be encountered anywhere else. 

Hellenic Seaways is in the privileged position of traveling you in Greece, in order for you to experience the magnificent islands of the Aegean. 

Hellenic Seaways has been sailing the Greek...

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Cyclades Trail Cup 2018 Kicks Off on Kimolos in May

Following the success of the previous years, the Cyclades Trail Cup (CTC) 2018 once again will host a number trail running races in alternative destinations of the Cyclades island group, while also presenting new routes and exciting cultural experiences.

Focusing on some of the small Cycladic islands, the 2018 championship will kick off in May with races on Kimolos and then continue on to Folegandros, Ios, Andros, Kythnos and Tinos.

According to the organizers, all athletes who finish...

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How To Book A Ferry In Greece

You have choosen to travel to Greece this Summer .... we greatly appreciate your decision and look forward to welcoming you!

And maybe you would like to travel by ferry, which is one of the great pleasures of exploring the lesser-known Greek islands.

But it helps to be able to research routings, schedules and frequencies in advance.

The best websites for checking these (all with English options) are Let's Ferry and our good partner Paleologos SA, where you can find all ferry...

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What You Need to Know About the Greek Evil Eye (Mati)

Kako Mati or Evil Eye is the most common superstistion or belief in Greece.

The Evli Eye is brought upon someone by a person who is envious or jealous. 

It is believed to be a curse that is given by a glare that has negative intensions. Any negative emotion can cause the evil eye (mati) curse, such as anger or even jealousy. It is believe that the curse itself causes bad things to happen to the person who has received the curse, such as headaches and even a string of “bad luck”.

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Valea Villa Naxos - Family Modern Residence - Sea Views

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Valea Villa Naxos, a modern style residence, with 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms, stunning views to the Aegean Sea and the neighbouring island of Paros, sits within beautiful location just 150 meters from the beach at the west part of Naxos Island of Cyclades group.

A great option for a memorable stay in Naxos Island, close to the most famous beaches of the island with comfortable spaces and all modern amenities.

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