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Corfu
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...

Hydra
Argosaronic Islands
Conveniently Close to Athens

Dotting the Argosaronic Gulf, these islands and the surrounding mainland’s beachline include some very popular destinations. Do you know their names?

Kefalonia
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...

Table by the seashore
Voyage to the Cyclades
Let Taste be Your Guide

Every island has its own specialities to offer; follow the culinary map we have prepared for you and enjoy the local delicacies. Bon Appétit!

Elafonisi
Blue Flags and Marinas
2018 Awards

Greece counts 519 beaches and 15 marinas that received the Blue Flag award. This means Greece ranks 2nd on a list of 47 countries across the world. There are countless options before you… Check them out!

Lefkada
Evia & Lefkada Islands
…or is it mainland?!

You dream about your holidays on the Greek islands but travelling by boat makes you seasick? Here are two islands you can visit without using a boat. Problem solved!

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Cultural Festival 2018
Athens & Epidaurus

A wide range of Greek and international theatre, music and dance performances will be held in various historic and modern venues in Athens and in Epidaurus, Peloponnese. Let’s enjoy them…

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World Book Capital
Athens 2018

Residents and visitors are invited to this cultural experience aimed at promoting the love for books through a wide range of events, artworks, workshops, walks and more. Let’s discover them…

Upcoming events
  • Thesmophoriazusae by Aristophanes at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    Thesmophoriazusae by Aristophanes at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    Thesmophoriazusae by Aristophanes, directed by Vangelis Theodoropoulos, is presented at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th July 2018.

  • 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.

  • Eleusis the great mysteries exhibition at the Acropolis Museum

    Eleusis the great mysteries exhibition at the Acropolis Museum

    Eleusis: the great mysteries is the new temporary exhibition of the Acropolis Museum (26/2/2018 – 31/5/2018), presenting the most important artifacts brought to light by the archaeological excavation in Elefsina (European Capital of Culture 2021).

  • 9th International Psiloritis Mountain Race

    9th International Psiloritis Mountain Race

    Crete, Greece’s largest island and birthplace of Zeus according to Greek mythology, will be hosting yet another edition of the popular running event “International Psiloritis Mountain Race” that will be welcoming mountain runners from across the world on 2-3 June 2018.

  • The Happy one in the Poreia Theatre

    The Happy one in the Poreia Theatre

    "The Happy one", Marina Karagatsi's novel ("Diavazo" Literary Magazine Award, 2009) is presented in the Poreia Theatre, directed by its Artistic Director, Dimitri Tarlow (22/2/2018-3/6/2018).

  • 5th Tinos Running Experience

    5th Tinos Running Experience

    One of most beautiful and unspoilt islands of the Cyclades, Tinos, known for its ornate pigeon houses and picturesque traditional villages, is getting ready to once again host the Tinos Running Experience – a popular running event taking place on 8-10 June 2018.

  • 18th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival in Technopolis

    18th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival in Technopolis

    The 18th Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival takes place from 4th to 10th June in Technopolis City of Athens and promises to offer us 7 days of a magical jazz experience.

  • ABT Studio Company at SNFestival

    ABT Studio Company at SNFestival

    One of the greatest dance companies in the world, the ABT Studio Company, is coming to Greece for a single performance on June 17th, 2018 that promises to delight, inspire and dazzle Athens residents and visitors attending this year’s Summer Nostos Festival.

  • SNF Run 2018

    SNF Run 2018

    The “SNF RUN: Running into the Future” evening race will take place for the 4th consecutive time in Athens’s historic city centre on Saturday, 23 June 2018, with the opportunity of the celebration of the international Olympic Day, which falls on the same day.

  • Sting at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus

    Sting at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus

    Sting will perform at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus for two live sets, on Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd of June 2018.

  • Olympus Marathon 2018

    Olympus Marathon 2018

    Mount Olympus, Greece’s highest mountain at 2.918m and home of the twelve Olympian Gods according to Greek mythology, is hosting the 15th edition of the popular international mountain running event “Olympus Marathon” that will take place on 21-24 June, 2018.

  • 3rd TRIMORE Syros Triathlon

    3rd TRIMORE Syros Triathlon

    The 3rd Trimore Syros Triathlon, one of the most popular and challenging multi-sport events held annually in Greece, will be taking place at the beautiful island of Syros, the capital of the Cyclades, on 21 - 24 June 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.

  • Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra in Athens

    Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra in Athens

    Moscow’s world famous Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra is coming to Greece for the first time ever and will be performing famous works by Tchaikovsky in a single captivating performance that will be staged in late June at Athens’s iconic venue of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.

  • 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.

  • The Acharnians at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    The Acharnians at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    The Acharnians, one of Aristophanes’ most explicitly anti-war comedies, directed by Kostas Tsianos, is presented at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus (29-30 June 2018).

  • 7th Kavala Air/Sea Show

    7th Kavala Air/Sea Show

    Τhe Kavala Air/Sea Show, the great celebration of the air and the sea, which will host air and sea displays free to the public, from June 29 to 30 2018.

  • Antigone of Sophocles at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology

    Antigone of Sophocles at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology

    ANTIGONE of Sophocles is presented by "AKTIS AELIOU" for the first time in Greece in prosodic ancient Greek speech at the Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology on April 22 and every Sunday at 12:00.

  • Calexico Live at Acropolis

    Calexico Live at Acropolis

    For two nights, Calexico will perform at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus inviting the band's friends to experience an unforgettable moment, on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 July 2018.

  • Agamemnon at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    Agamemnon at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    Following last year’s successful Seven Against Thebes, Cezaris Graužinis returns to the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus with a production of Agamemnon (6-7 July).

  • Athens photo exhibition at Athens International Airport

    Athens photo exhibition at Athens International Airport

    Athens International Airport (AIA) has teamed up with the Benaki Museum once again and is hosting a new temporary exhibition at its «Art & Culture» exhibition area titled "Images of Athens from Benaki Museum’s Photographic Archives" that runs until July 15th, 2018.

  • 24th Kalamata Dance Festival

    24th Kalamata Dance Festival

    The leading contemporary-dance encounter in Greece, Kalamata International Dance Festival is taking place for the 24th consecutive year from 13 to 22 July 2018, under a new artistic director, Linda Kapetanea.

  • Zagori Mountain Running 2018 in Epirus

    Zagori Mountain Running 2018 in Epirus

    The eighth edition of Zagori Mountain Running, one of the leading Greek ultra-trail events, will be taking place once again this July giving outdoors and adventure enthusiasts the chance to compete in the challenging trails of the mountainous Zagoria region in Epirus, north-western Greece.

  • George Condo exhibition at the Cycladic Art Museum

    George Condo exhibition at the Cycladic Art Museum

    The Cycladic Art Museum in Athens will be hosting between early June and mid-October 2018 the first ever in Greece major solo museum exhibition of world famous American artist George Condo, titled “George Condo at Cycladic”.

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