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Olympia
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Explore the treasures

During your stay in Greece explore the treasures made by man and nature over the centuries. Let yourselves be seduced by discovering 18 unique monuments and sites. Read more...

Lake Plastira
Plastiras Lake
A Paradise on Earth

The surrounding snowcapped mountains, the rushing streams, the luscious green islet and a handful of picturesque villages are mirrored in the emerald waters of the lake. Well worth visiting…

Chios
Top 10 Greece
Download before your trip

Here is a collection of our TOP 10 leaflets to assist your travel journey. Keep in mind our useful travel tips and rest assured you won't miss a thing while visiting different destinations in Greece! Download here...

Athens
Near the Acropolis Hill
Where History Unfolds

The best way to enjoy Athens is to take a walk around its historic centre, its old neighbourhoods and its narrow alleys steeped in 6000 years of history.
Let us guide you…

Mousakas
Greek Local Flavours
An Inspirational Cuisine

Let’s take a fascinating trip exploring a century old cuisine. Greek recipes are filled with unique flavours and revealing aromas, which have proven to be the healthiest diet around! Try it…

Portaria Pelion
Romantic Destinations
One for Every Season

Greece is love at first sight! Don’t miss out on our tips and ideas about destinations where you can enjoy blissful romantic moments with your significant other all year round. Take your pick…

Upcoming events
  • 2nd Messinia Pro-Am golf tournament

    2nd Messinia Pro-Am golf tournament

    The prime sustainable golf destination in the Peloponnese, Greece – Costa Navarino – will once again host the Messinia Pro-Am golf tournament on 21-24 February 2018 welcoming renowned professional golfers and golf enthusiasts from all over the word.

  • Oinotika 2018 in Crete

    Oinotika 2018 in Crete

    Visiting Crete this February? If yes, make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to try some delicious Cretan wines at the Cretan Wine Fair, titled Oinotika, held at Heraklion on 10-12 of Februray 2018 and Chania 24 &25 of Februrary 2018!

  • Benaki Museum tribute to Nikos Kazantzakis

    Benaki Museum tribute to Nikos Kazantzakis

    The Benaki Museum is presenting a tribute to renowned Greek writer Nikos Kazantzakis with three different exhibitions titled “Nikos Kazantzakis-the eternal world roamer” running until 25 February 2018 at Pireos Street Annex, N.Hadjikyriakos-Ghika Gallery and the Museum of Islamic Art.

  • Kraftwerk live in Athens

    Kraftwerk live in Athens

    The innovators of electronic music, Kraftwerk, are coming to Athens on Saturday March 3rd 2018.

  • 5th Nafplio Marathon

    5th Nafplio Marathon

    The Nafplio Marathon, one of the most popular sport events in Greece, will be held for the fifth consecutive year on Sunday March 4, 2018.

  • Multimedia exhibition “Van Gogh Alive – the experience” in Athens

    Multimedia exhibition “Van Gogh Alive – the experience” in Athens

    Having already captured the imagination of more than 10 million visitors’ worldwide, acclaimed multimedia exhibition “Van Gogh Alive – the experience” arrives in Athens and will be hosted over a four month period, between 9 November 2017 and 4 March 2018, at Megaron - Athens Concert Hall.

  • Romeo et Juliette at the Greek National Opera

    Romeo et Juliette at the Greek National Opera

    Charles Gounod’s 5 act opera Roméo et Juliette is being staged for the very first time in the GNO’s history within the framework of the French Opera Cycle and in commemoration of the Gounod’s birth 200 years ago. From February 25th and for six performances, the opera will be presented at the Greek National Opera’s Stavros Niarchos Hall at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, conducted by Lukas Karytinos and directed by Nikos Mastorakis.

  • Odysseys

    Odysseys

    The National Archaeological Museum celebrates the 150th anniversary since its foundation with the exhibition “Odysseys”. Until March 25, 2018.

  • Exhibition 160 years made in Greece in Athens

    Exhibition 160 years made in Greece in Athens

    Technopolis, City of Athens and the Industrial Gas Museum have teamed up and are presenting an amazing temporary exhibition of great historical interest titled “160 years made in Greece. Industry, Innovation, Novelty” running between 18 January and 25 March 2018 in Athens.

  • Money. Tangible symbols in ancient Greece at the Cycladic Art Museum

    Money. Tangible symbols in ancient Greece at the Cycladic Art Museum

    Travelers and visitors to Athens will be able to admire an exceptional collection of ancient Greek coins at the new Cycladic Art Museum exhibition titled “Money. Tangible symbols in ancient Greece” that runs until April 15 2018.

  • 3rd Crete Marathon

    3rd Crete Marathon

    The 3rd Crete Marathon will be held at the beautiful town of Chania on Sunday 15 of April 2018.Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a memorable race in the historic centre of Chania.

  • 9th Poseidon Athens Half Marathon & Other Races

    9th Poseidon Athens Half Marathon & Other Races

    The 9th International Poseidon Athens Half Marathon, the great athletic event aiming to raise awareness regarding diabetes and obesity, will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018.

  • Ancient Chinese Science and Technology at Museum Herakleidon

    Ancient Chinese Science and Technology at Museum Herakleidon

    Some of the most remarkable technological achievements of the Chinese civilisation – one of the oldest in the world – will be showcased for the first time ever in Greece as part of the exhibition “Ancient Chinese Science and Technology”.

  • Godspeed You Black Emperor in Athens

    Godspeed You Black Emperor in Athens

    The Canadian experimental music band Godspeed You! Black Emperor (aka GYBE) will appear in Athens on Sunday April 29th.

  • Treasures from the Shanghai Museum at the Acropolis Museum

    Treasures from the Shanghai Museum at the Acropolis Museum

    The Acropolis Museum adds on its temporary exhibits collection two masterpieces from the Shanghai Museum.

  • New art exhibition at Athens International Airport

    New art exhibition at Athens International Airport

    Athens International Airport is hosting a new temporary art exhibition titled "Marathon Universe" by Greek sculptor Nikos -Yorgos Papoutsidis that opened in early January and will be on display for airport passengers to visit until the end of May 2018.

  • Bike Odyssey 2018

    Bike Odyssey 2018

    Bike Odyssey 2018, one of the most demanding cross country mountain bike races in the world, will be taking place for the sixth consecutive time on 17-24 June 2018 at Pindos; Greece’s largest mountain range traversing the Greek mainland from the Northwest to the Southeast.

  • The Unpredictability of Ideas exhibition at the Frissiras Museum

    The Unpredictability of Ideas exhibition at the Frissiras Museum

    In a beautiful art space at the heart of Athens’s popular Plaka district, the Frissiras Museum presents a unique approach to the world of ideas and visions with the exhibition “New Horizons ΙΙ: The Unpredictability of Ideas” that runs until June 30, 2018.

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