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First Cruise Ship Opens Season for Thessaloniki

The arrival of MS Hamburg cruise ship in Thessaloniki port on March 31 marked the beginning of the cruise season for the popular Greek city. More than 30 ships are expected to arrive in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, throughout the season. The number...

New Archaeological Findings in Vergina, Northern Greece

Clay figurines and other important findings were unearthed by archaeologists in the Tsakiridis section in the center of the ancient Greek city Aegae in Vergina, northern Greece. The artifacts were presented as part of the Archaeological Conference on the...

New Alexander the Great-Era Tomb Found in Vergina

An unlooted tomb that appears to belong to a man who died during the Alexander the Great era has been unearthed in Vergina, northern Greece, where the tomb of Philip II was found. Archaeologist Angeliki Kottaridi who is the head...

Seaplanes Gearing up for Amphipolis Tourist Market

The Port Authority of Amphipolis is considering allowing seaplane bases to operate in its quaint harbor, new reports emerge. The announcement follows a spark in interest by seaplane companies to add the northern Greek destination to their regular route schedule. An unnamed company...

Luxurious Sailboat Cruises into Thessaloniki Harbor

The Sea Cloud, one of the world's most luxurious sailing yachts, cruised into Thessaloniki harbor in northern Greece this morning at 8.00 am. The massive vessel is carrying 58 American passengers, mostly university lecturers. In its lifetime, the Sea Cloud has hosted tycoons, monarchs,...

Five New Royal Tombs Discovered in Vergina

Five new royal tombs have come to light during excavations at the royal necropolis of Aegae, in Northern Greece. The Temenid burial cluster was found in one corner of the Aegae cemetery. Although looted and partially destroyed, the monuments are impressive...

Artists From Around the World Meet in Veria

A number of 74 young artists and educators from every corner of the planet, who are involved in arts, music, literature, photography, dance and fashion, and study in German and Greek universities, will visit the city of Veria, located...

Vergina Museum Set For 2015

Construction of a multipolar museum in Vergina was set to start on June 6 but it won't be finished until 2015, the head of 17th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities  Angeliki Kottaridou said at a news conference. The first...