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‘All omens look positive’: Greece is grateful as the tourists flock back

Not since the pre-Covid season, when 33 million holidaymakers visited, has business been as good

The buskers are out, hotels are full, archaeological sites are heaving, shopkeepers are smiling, and good luck if you want a table in a decent restaurant.

It might be April but Athens is alive to the sound of tourists. In all his years keeping watch over 1st-century BC ruins, Stelios Ballas, who is in his 50s, can barely recall so many visitors picking their way through the scattered antiquities of the Roman agora.

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