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Greek archaelogical finds among 10 most important in 2010

The latest archaeological findings unearthed in Greece over the past year are in the top 10 discoveries of 2010 list, published in the latest issue of Archaeology Magazine, a publication of the Archaeological Institute of America. The findings in question are Palaeolithic tools discovered in Plakias (Rethymno prefecture) on the large south Aegean island of […]

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Christmas dinner cheaper this year

The cost of Christmas dinner will be 7.10 percent cheaper this year compared with the same time last year, according to data released on Tuesday by the price observatory at the regional development and competitiveness ministry. A ministry announcement said that a Christmas dinner for six people will cost an estimated 137.76 euros on average […]

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Greek plan to boost year round tourism

The Greek government has announced its intention to draw more tourists with a series of nation-wide events and an Internet campaign. Holiday specialists Travelmatch expects this to make Greece an even more appealing destination for travellers. Excellent tourist programmes are the cornerstone of a good holiday, and they do not come about unless the local […]

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Most popular destinations in Greece unveiled

Some unexpected places as well as many of the usual suspects are among the most popular tourist destinations in Greece, according to the results of a vote on the awarding of tourist prizes that took place on Thursday night in the framework of the Philoxenia exhibition, in Thessaloniki. Following a vote held through the website […]

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PM: Major reforms will proceed

PM: Major reforms will proceed ANA-MPA/Prime Minister George Papandreou reiterated, in a press interview published on Sunday, that major changes in the country are both pending and imperative, stressing that the current status quo cannot continue. “We are absolutely determined to proceed, and we can do this because society backs this effort,” Papandreou said in […]

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Ioannina is covered with snow!

The first snow of the season has started to fall!  The mountainous regions of the prefecture of Ioannina in western Greece are covered in snow.  Residents of Milia, Aetomilitsa, Furka and Vasilitsi were happy to wake up in the beautiful white scenery. The region’s temperature is around 2 degrees and the snow is about 15 cm high.

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