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The Top Archaeological Sites You Absolutely Must See in Greece

With Greece's rich and expansive history, it comes as no surprise that the country is adorned with countless archaeological wonders awaiting exploration. Yet, amidst this wealth of historical sites, here are the top must-visit Greek archaeological marvels that should...

Greece Gears Up for Revamped Olympic Flame-Lighting Ceremony

The Olympic flame-lighting ceremony at Ancient Olympia next month, starting the Olympic Torch Relay that will usher in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, is to feature several changes, including a new High Priestess, redesigned costumes and a new composer. The...

Greece in Europe’s Top 10 for UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Greece is among the top ten countries for the number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe in 2023. The new list, published by Statista, included particularly important cultural, natural, and mixed sites. Greece boasts 19 UNESCO World Heritage Sites,...

The Ancient Greek Sanctuaries and Temples of Olympia

The sanctuaries and temples of ancient Olympia are some of the oldest and most important in all of Ancient Greece. Forming the backdrop to so much of Greek history, it is impossible to imagine Greece at all without Olympia,...

Ancient Olympia Soil Sent to France for the Paris Olympic Games

Paris is in the final stretch for the 2024 Olympic Games, and, for symbolic reasons, French officials have turned to ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games in Greece. Representatives of France’s Terre de Jeux 2024 collected soil from...

Greece Markets Famous Ancient Olympia Olive Oil

Citizens of the world can now enjoy a taste of Ancient Olympia, home to the Olympic Games, in the form of its olive oil. The Hellenic Ministry of Tourism and Sports, along with the Office for the Promotion of Cultural...

Blindfolded Performance by American Teenage Musicians in Ancient Olympia

The Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Orchestra (CSYSA) stunned the audience in the opening event of the Ancient Olympia Festival of the Arts in the Peloponnese, Southern Greece.

Thousands of Olive Trees Donated to Restore Groves of Ancient Olympia

More than 130,000 olive saplings have been donated to farmers in the area surrounding Ancient Olympia in the northwest Peloponnese, replacing some of the hundreds of thousands that burned in last summer's devastating wildfires. An official ceremony in the...