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Acropolis of Athens
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Explore the treasures

During your stay in Greece explore the treasures made by man and nature over the centuries. Discover 18 unique monuments and sites. Read more...

Trikala Mountainous Corinthia
Mountainous Corinthia
Discover Sites and Monuments

Choose your warmest clothes and a good company before you set off for a winter destination. Feast your eyes on the beauty of nature and gather warm memories.
Climb the heights…

Thessaloniki
Top 10 Greece
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Here is a collection of our TOP 10 leaflets to assist your travel journey. Hold on to our travel tips and don't miss a thing while in Greece! Download here...

Edessa, Pozar Springs
Pozar Hot Springs
A Special Treatment

Swim in the rejuvenating & healing Pozar waters. Surrender to nature’s beauty and allow the springs’ therapeutic energy flow into your body. 
Relax and let go…

Akropolis Museum
Visit Greek Museums
And Savour History

Fancy a meal or a simple cup of coffee in places where past and present meet? Check out Athens and Thessaloniki's Museums, where you can “savour” history! Give it a try…

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Monuments and Museums
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Are you planning on visiting the Acropolis, Knossos, Ancient Messene or any other archaeological site or museum in Greece? Book your tickets...

Upcoming events
  • Messinia Pro Am 2019

    Messinia Pro Am 2019

    Costa Navarino presents the 3rd edition of Messinia Pro-Am, 20-23 February 2019.

  • Hercules The 12 Labors Mythological Park

    Hercules The 12 Labors Mythological Park

    The unique mythological theme park in Greece, dedicated to the 12 Labors of Hercules, opened its gates on September 30th, at Pavilion 1, of the International Exhibition Center in Thessaloniki.

  • Bellroads 2019

    Bellroads 2019

    Every year during February Thessaloniki hosts the European Festival of the Meeting of Bell Wearers, “Bell Roads”. It is a terrific celebration at which the general public is presented with the customs of bell-wearers in delightful events and scientific meetings.

  • Spring Torrents at SMCA

    Spring Torrents at SMCA

    Revolutionary torrents, avant-garde torrents, torrents of color, form and creation flood the three floors of the Lazariston Monastery at the State Museum of Contemporary Art, with the double exhibition under the title "Spring torrents".

  • Tonight we improvise

    Tonight we improvise

    A play by Nobel laureate Luigi Pirandello is once again paired with music by Oscar-winning Manos Hadjidakis, this time given new impetus by director Dimitris Mavrikios and conductor Nikos Kypourgos. The multi-faceted director Dimitris Mavrikios, who has an in-depth knowledge of Pirandello’s works, brings the Sicilian dramatist to the Greek National Theatre.

  • 6th Nafplio Marathon

    6th Nafplio Marathon

    The Nafplio Marathon, one of the most popular sport events in Greece, will be held for the sixth consecutive year on Sunday March 3, 2019.

  • 6th Young Choreographers Festival

    6th Young Choreographers Festival

    Taking on the challenge of renewal through repetition, upping the ante yet again, the Onassis STEGI will host the sixth annual Young Choreographers Festival—a showcase and incubator for young creators and artistic propositions that are put to the test onstage, while also testing the limits of our own understanding of dance in Greece.

  • Stories of Margo at the Anglican Church

    Stories of Margo at the Anglican Church

    Margo Nancyfor –pianist, composer, vocalist - uses the Arts of Music and Storytelling to share a story of Love, Loss and Self Discovery during her performance at the Anglican Church in Athens on March 2nd at 8.30pm . New acoustic, Greek / Mediterranean, French chanson and nostalgic pop make up Margo's style, as well as jazz and classical.

  • 5th Lycabettus Run

    5th Lycabettus Run

    On Sunday 10th March 2019 we run the Lycabettus hill for the organization "The Smile of the Child"! One of the most special running events in the domestic sports calendar, Lycabettus Run returns for the fifth consecutive year

  • 21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

    21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

    The 21st edition of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival presents 178 feature and 49 short documentary films by directors from all over the world, as well as a parallel events program.

  • Xanthi Carnival 2019

    Xanthi Carnival 2019

    Every year, Xanthi organizes the largest carnival in Northern Greece. The various events begin on Wednesday, February 20th and are at their peak with the great parade of floats and people participating, as well as the “burning of Tzaros” on Sunday, March 10th.

  • 14th Athens Animfest

    14th Athens Animfest

    The 14th Athens Animfest, the oldest greek animation festival, takes place from Thursday the 14th of March until Sunday the 17th of March 2019, in Athens (Greece), with more than 340 animated short films from Greece and other 49 countries.

  • SOLOUP The Collector

    SOLOUP The Collector

    Three years after the successful exhibition "Aivali, a journey in time" (12/2 - 15/5 2015), the Benaki Museum hosts again the comics creator Soloup on the occasion of his new graphic novel "The Collector, Six Stories for a Bad Wolf" (Icaros editions).

  • Leonardo Da Vinci 500 Years of Genius

    Leonardo Da Vinci 500 Years of Genius

    Inventor, artist, scientist, engineer, architect, musician... Leonardo da Vinci was a genius in every way and now, for a limited time at the OSY Old Hackstand, guests will have the opportunity to experience Leonardo’s extraordinary life and legacy like never before.

  • Reference to Guernica

    Reference to Guernica

    Kyriakos Katzourakis’ exhibition titled “Reference to Guernica” is presented at the at the Irene Katsigras hall of the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa.

  • No Finish Line Athens 2019

    No Finish Line Athens 2019

    “NO FINISH LINE”, the greatest Charity Race in the world is held in Athens for the 3rd consecutive year between 10 and 14 April 2019, under the auspices of the NFL International and in collaboration with the Hermes 1877 sports & cultural club and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre.

  • 6th Roads to Rhodes Marathon

    6th Roads to Rhodes Marathon

    Run with the most panoramic view, in Rhodes on Sunday 14th April 2019. A route next to the endless blue of the Aegean and the medieval walls of Rhodes, Rhodes brings to mind sunshine-filled days, blue seas, medieval castles and ancient wonders.

  • MOTUM Dance Festival

    MOTUM Dance Festival

    The Dance Festival Motum, will present teams that will outline the contemporary image of modern dance in Greece, from 12 to 14 April 2019 at Thessaloniki Concert Hall.

  • 4rth Crete Marathon

    4rth Crete Marathon

    The 4rth Crete Marathon will be held at the beautiful town of Chania on Sunday 21 of April 2019.

  • Goodnight Margarita at National Theatre of Northern Greece

    Goodnight Margarita at National Theatre of Northern Greece

    The National Theatre of Northern Greece presents “Goodnight Margarita” by Gerasimos Stavrou, directed by Fotis Makris, with music by Stamatis Kraounakis, at the Lazaristes Monastery – Sokratis Karantinos Stage, from 13/10/2018 until 21/04/2019.

  • 10th Poseidon Athens Half Marathon

    10th Poseidon Athens Half Marathon

    The 10th International Poseidon Athens Half Marathon, the great athletic event aiming to raise awareness regarding diabetes and obesity, will be held on Sunday, April 21, 2019.

  • Narcissus and Echo and other metamorphoses

    Narcissus and Echo and other metamorphoses

    THEAMA (Theater for People with Disabilities) with already eight years of continuous presence in the performing arts and the professional empowerment of disabled performers, is presenting “Narcissus and Echo ….and other metamorphoses”, written by Vassilis Oikonomou and Eliana Periphanou and directed by Eliana Periphanou.

  • Crete Emerging cities

    Crete Emerging cities

    "Crete. Emerging cities: Aptera – Eleftherna – Knossos. Three ancient cities are reviving." is the title of a large new exhibition organized by the Museum of Cycladic Art in collaboration with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture.

  • 1904 Holiday Snaps

    1904 Holiday Snaps

    The exhibition “1904 Holiday Snaps” will present for the first time the photographs Alexander Lamont Henderson took in Greece in 1904.

  • Spetsathlon 2019

    Spetsathlon 2019

    Spetsathlon, the biggest and best triathlon race in Greece , is back for a seventh year, May 10-12 2019,inviting not only triathletes but more to spend an amazing weekend on the picturesque island of Spetses!

  • Studios in time ten women artists

    Studios in time ten women artists

    Frissiras Museum, with the exhibition “Studios in time”, presents ten distinguished women artists, whose creations are reference points for contemporary Greek art.

  • ADD Festival 2019

    ADD Festival 2019

    The biggest festival of contemporary electronic sound in Athens, returns on the 25th of May to make Athenians dance from dusk till dawn. six d.o.g.s and Onassis STEGI unite and reactivate spaces of the building complex of the old airport at Hellinikon which have been empty for years, creating an urban music environment.

  • Countless aspects of Beauty at the National Archaeological Museum

    Countless aspects of Beauty at the National Archaeological Museum

    The National Archaeological Museum (NAM) presents “The Countless Aspects of Beauty“, a new temporary exhibition which opened its doors in late May 2018 and runs until spring 2019, showcasing the constant search for and the aesthetic depiction of beauty in manmade creations since antiquity.

  • George Zongolopoulos The Vision of Public Sculpture

    George Zongolopoulos The Vision of Public Sculpture

    In collaboration with the George Zongolopoulos Foundation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is organizing the first exhibition exclusively dedicated to public sculptures, installed in Greece and other countries, by this iconic artist.

  • Bike Odyssey 2019

    Bike Odyssey 2019

    A cycling adventure like no other! The epic mtb race returns on 15.June 2019 for the 7th consecutive year and promises to be more exciting than ever.

  • Beth Hart Live in Athens

    Beth Hart Live in Athens

    Four years after her first concert in Greece, the true rock star Beth Hart returns to Athens in June 2019 for one big blues rock concert at the Theatro Vrachon “Melina Mercouri”.

  • Ios Adventure 2019

    Ios Adventure 2019

    The four-day 27 to 30 June 2019, will be held in the island of Ios sports event "Ios Adventure", under the auspices of the Municipality of Ios and the Greek Federation of Modern Pentathlon (EOMoP).

  • 5th Santorini Experience

    5th Santorini Experience

    Santorini returns dynamically to the sports action for the 5th edition of “Santorini Experience” that will attract the worldwide interest of professional and amateur athletes of running and open water swimming on October 4-6, 2019!

  • 7th Navarino Challenge

    7th Navarino Challenge

    The 7th Navarino Challenge will take place on October 11-13, 2019 in Messinia and Costa Navarino, anticipating hundreds of professional and amateur athletes, who will compete in its numerous activities!

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