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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...

Sailing through the Cyclades
All on Board

Let the “meltemi”- the strong Cycladic wind - take you to one of the most famous group of islands worldwide! Make every stop a true revelation. Live the experience…

Top 10 Greece
Download before your trip

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...

Trails on the Greek Islands
A One of a Kind Experience

Old walking paths and countless trails run along the islands. Just follow them and breathe in the salty sea breeze and refreshing mountainous air. Track them down…

Ouzo appetizers
Ouzo Appetizers
A Flavourful Ritual

Ouzo drink tastes much better when it is accompanied by a Greek meze. Order a seafood platter; cheese stuffed pies; cured meats and many more Greek delights. Cheers!

Online tickets
Monuments and Museums
Plan Ahead

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

Upcoming events
  • 42nd Drama International Short Film Festival

    42nd Drama International Short Film Festival

    Τhe 42nd Drama International Short Film Festival takes place in Drama, September 15th to 21st 2019.

  • Athens Fancy Women Bike Ride 2019

    Athens Fancy Women Bike Ride 2019

    Athens Fancy Women Bike Ride, inspiring more women to use bicycle in the cities, takes place in Athens on September 22nd, 2019.

  • Animasyros 12

    Animasyros 12

    In its 12th edition, renowned Animasyros International Animation Festival (September 18-22, Syros - Greece) focuses on society and the environment presenting some of the best animation films, inviting the public to a fantastic journey into the art of animation.

  • Taste of Athens 2019

    Taste of Athens 2019

    Following its successful debut last year, Taste of Athens returns to the city and is ready to praise once again Athens’ fine dining scene (19-22 September 2019).

  •  Oedipus Rex

    Oedipus Rex

    Fimonoi Stage presents the immortal world literature classic “Oedipus Rex” by ancient Greek playwright Sophocles, with English and French overtitles, June-September 2019, in Athinais Theatre.

  • Authentic Big Blue 2019

    Authentic Big Blue 2019

    Τhe Authentic Big Blue; an international free-diving tournament, takes place on Amorgos island (Sertember, 22nd – 28th 2019).

  • 37th Spartathlon

    37th Spartathlon

    Spartathlon, one of the most demanding races in the world, whose course covers a total distance of 245 km between Athens and the historic city of Sparta, will be taking place once more this September (27th-28th) with the participation of professional long-distance runners from all over the world.

  • 11th Greece Race for the Cure

    11th Greece Race for the Cure

    Greece Race for the Cure® is a walking and running event against breast cancer, takes place on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Zappeion, Athens.

  • Athens Baroque Festival 2019

    Athens Baroque Festival 2019

    Athens Baroque Festival is being held for the third time on 27-29 September 2019, at the Athens University History Museum.

  • Andros Trail Race 2019

    Andros Trail Race 2019

    We are already counting backwards for the most exciting trail race in Cyclades, the Andros Trail Race on the 28th and 29th September in Andros island.

  • 11th Street Mode

    11th Street Mode

    Street Mode returns for its 11th year in Thessaloniki, with countless concerts and all aspects of street culture.

  • Corfu Half Marathon 2019

    Corfu Half Marathon 2019

    Corfu Half Marathon will be held on Sunday 29 of September 2019 in Corfu Island.

  • 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!

  • Spetses mini Marathon 2019

    Spetses mini Marathon 2019

    Spetses mini Marathon, the largest multi-sport event in Greece will be held between 4-6 October 2019 in the picturesque island of Spetses, renowned for its natural beauty and mild climate which makes it an ideal spot for athletic events.

  • The Tweed Run 2019

    The Tweed Run 2019

    The Tweed Run returns to Spetses in October for a 6th year (October 11th -13th 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!

  • Picasso and Antiquity

    Picasso and Antiquity

    The Museum of Cycladic Art is organizing a rare and original exhibition entitled Picasso and Antiquity (20/6/2019 -20/10/2019).

  • Kythnos Challenge

    Kythnos Challenge

    The 1st Kythnos Challenge trail race will be on 19 & 20 October 2019 and will have one trail route of 16km.

  • The Palace at 4 am

    The Palace at 4 am

    NEON in collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades presents The Palace at 4 a.m.exhibition at the Archaeological Museum of Mykonos (May 18th to October 31st 2019).

  • Sight exhibition on Delos Island

    Sight exhibition on Delos Island

    SIGHT an unprecedented site-specific exhibition by British artist Antony Gormley, is presented by NEON in collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades, on the archaeological site and the Museum of Delos Island May 2nd to October 31st 2019).

  • Women of Passion Women of Greece

    Women of Passion Women of Greece

    For a fourth season, the theatrical performance “Women of Passion, Women of Greece” is back for another season of performances in the Railway Carriage Theater to Treno sto Rouf.

  • 10th International Amorgos Film Festival

    10th International Amorgos Film Festival

    The 10th International Amorgos Film Festival will be held on the Greek island of Amorgos from the 31st of October to the 5th of November 2019.

  • 5th Nafplio Castle Run

    5th Nafplio Castle Run

    For the 5th year in a row, Nafplio Castle Run takes place on Sunday 24 of November 2019. Nafplio Castle Run is a unique running sports Event as it has the only race in Greece that includes a racing castle ascension!

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