Statistics

Greek Beaches Among the Cleanest in Europe

The water quality at the country's beaches is almost perfect, according the new report from the European Commission and the European Environment Agency.

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Destinations

Greece 2nd in World for Blue Flag-Awarded Beaches in 2019

A total of 534 Blue Flags were awarded to Greek beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boating operations this year.

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Activities

Beyond Sea & Sun: Greece Promotes Alternative Tourism

The words "Greek holiday" are coming to mean much more than sun, sea and ouzo, with the country well-placed to cater to nature-loving adventurers.

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Ecotourism

Donoussa Becomes First Greek Island to Ban Single-Use Plastics

It is hoped that the initiative will be emulated by many other islands, helping put Greek tourism on a more sustainable footing.

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Activities

The Budding Peach Blossom Festival of Veria

Every year the vast orchard that is the plain of Imathia bursts into color as thousands of peach trees blossom. Travelers are now invited to immerse themselves in the spectacle.

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Ecotourism

Greek Resort Named Best Eco-Lodge in the World

The ‘Oscars of the travel industry', the World Travel Awards, recently revealed their global winners, naming a Greek lodge as the greenest on the planet.

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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Athens to Host Int’l Congress on Greece and Cyprus Geoparks

The conference will promote the role of geoparks - unified areas of great geological and natural significance - in sustainable tourism development.

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Ecotourism

Record Number of Greek Beaches Awarded Blue Flags in 2018

With a total of 535 Blue Flags, 519 of which are beaches, Greece seems the perfect place to swim in 2018.

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