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The Hidden Treasures of Olympus, the Mountain of the Greek Gods

Many people come to visit Greece with a mission in mind – to visit Olympus, the mountain of the ancient Greek gods.

Former German Soldier Helps Restore Greek Monastery Destroyed by Nazis

A letter sent by a former German soldier helped spur the restoration of Agios Dionysios Monastery on Mount Olympus which had been destroyed by the Nazis during WWII. It was one day in 1996 when prior Maximos of the New...

Top Five Beach Bars You Must Visit in Greece

When summer rolls around in Greece people beat the heat by flocking to beach bars to enjoy a "frappe" coffee next to the indigo blue sea. 

'Promeithea': A Three-Day Event Brings Back the Ancient Greek Spirit [video]

Most visitors to Greece relate to its ancient past through monuments, museums, or, if they are really motivated, through books. Few, if any, are ever exposed to a real life display of faith in the twelve gods or ancient...

Digital Journey to the Peak of Mount Olympus

The Information Center of Olympus National Park will be offering a relaxed journey to the peak of Mount Olympus as of June 12, in Litochoro, Pieria. Visitors will be given a  tour through the vast flora that inhabit Mount Olympus, thanks...

Greek Deputy Foreign Minister to Propose Isle for International Conference Site

Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas proposed to transform a small island into an international conference site in the standards of Switzerland's Davos. Mardas had mentioned his idea in parliament before, but he did not reveal the name. Speaking to Mega...

Pan-Macedonians to Meet in Litochoro, Florina

The 67th Convention of the Pan-Macedonian Association USA and the 11th International Convention of the World Pan-Macedonian Associations will both take place this summer in Greece. Litochoro, a town in the Pieria region, will welcome the 67th Convention of the...

Litochoro Industrial Park Going Green

The Industrial Park of Litochoro in northern Greece is going to be a "green" park, with an infrastructure designed based on the respect and protection of the environment. The “green” infrastructure goal is the protection of the environment, energy recovery...