Breathtaking Ruins of Mystras Mark Center of Byzantine Power in Greece
Mystras which lies in the southeastern Peloponnesian Peninsula, was once the center of Byzantine power in southern Greece.
British Traveler Delights in a Quieter, More Restful Greece this Summer
On July 16, British writer Barry Neild took advantage of the first opportunity he was offered -- just one day after Greece lifted its ban on UK citizens -- and took off for the sunny climes of Greece, not...
Foreign Investors Choose Traditional Houses in Greece
Over 600 million euros have been invested in Greek real estate by foreign investors in the 2013-2015 period, with the emphasis given to traditional summer houses, according to a Kathimerini report. Specifically, 186 million euros were invested in 2015, 250...
More than 2M Visit Museums and Archaeological Sites
The significant rise in tourism can interpret to an extent the rise in the number of visitors to museums and archaeological sites around Greece. According to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT), in the period January-April 2013, visitors to museums...
Putin's First Greek Stop: Mt. Athos
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first stop in Greece will be Mount Athos, then the island of Apocalypse, Patmos and finally the Byzantine city of Peloponnese, Mystras. Patmos has already started the preparations to welcome him in Mid-August. He decided to...
Putin to Visit Mount Athos
Russian President, Vladimir Putin, is going to visit the Aegean on the yacht of an entrepreneur friend. Although it is difficult to tell Putin’s plans for sure, it seems that after Mount Athos, which he visits every year, the...
Free Admission To Greek Museums April 18
To mark World Heritage Day, there was no admission fee for museums and archaeological sites around Greece is free on April 18. World Heritage Day is designed to create awareness among the common people for conserving and protecting the valuable...