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Delphi
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...

Monemvasia
Castles in Greece
Witnesses of the Past

Ancient, Byzantine and Medieval Castles, scattered all over the country, enveloped in myth and rich history, could serve as the perfect backdrop for your holidays. Conquer them!

Corfu
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...

Agoriani
Villages of Mount Parnassos
Snowcapped Heaven

Are you into spending your vacation in a heavenly natural setting or do you prefer a cosmopolitan, celebrity hotspot? Agoriani, Amfikleia or Arachova Villages await you. Let’s pay them a visit!

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…

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
  • A Musical Correspondence

    A Musical Correspondence

    For the first time, and for one night only, Maria Polydouri and Kostas Karyotakis' ill-starred love will become a concert.

  • Simon Boccanegra

    Simon Boccanegra

    The Greek National Opera inaugurates 2019 with Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi.

  • A Christmas Carol at the National Theatre

    A Christmas Carol at the National Theatre

    The magic of Christmas comes to the Greek National Theatre as the Marika Kotopouli Stage at the Rex Theatre extends a festive embrace to the whole family.

  • Persistent Paper Ladies at Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa

    Persistent Paper Ladies at Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa

    The exhibition “Persistent Paper Ladies” by Andreas Giannoutsos is presented at the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa.

  • The Tomb of Christ exhibition at the Byzantine & Christian Museum

    The Tomb of Christ exhibition at the Byzantine & Christian Museum

    The Byzantine and Christian Museum is hosting the temporary digital exhibition of advanced technology "The Tomb of Christ: the Monument and the Project" that runs until late January 2019 presenting the Greek-led preservation and restoration of Jesus’s tomb at the Church of the Resurrection in Jerusalem.

  • Winter's Tale at the National Theatre of Northern Greece

    Winter's Tale at the National Theatre of Northern Greece

    The “disease” of envy, the obsession of revenge, the power of forgiveness. All these characteristics in one of the most beloved plays, written by one of the greatest playwrights of all times, William Shakespeare, translated by Nikos Chatzopoulos, seen here through the eyes of the great Romanian director Silviu Purcărete.

  • Yannis Moralis Exhibition at the Benaki Museum

    Yannis Moralis Exhibition at the Benaki Museum

    Retrospective exhibition of the great Greek painter Yannis Moralis is presented at the Benaki Museum from 20 September 2018 to 10 February 2019.

  • The Visit

    The Visit

    Artists Ersi Krouska and Angelos Skourtis, creators of the POINT group, have collaborated in a joint artwork adapted specifically to the facilities of MENTIS Passementerie.

  • Photographs of Drama and its wonderful world

    Photographs of Drama and its wonderful world

    Drama, the understated and remote capital, as well as the whole homonymous prefecture of eastern Macedonia, stands forth as a “habitat” of historic memory, as well as an exemplary safe haven for a multitude of life forms, being a centre of spectacular biodiversity.

  • From the forbidden city: imperial apartments of Qianlong

    From the forbidden city: imperial apartments of Qianlong

    Acropolis Museum’s temporary exhibition “from the forbidden city: imperial apartments of Qianlong” is a rare exhibition on China's Emperor Qianlong (1711-1799), with a first time presentation to the public of remarkable artifacts representing over 100 years of Chinese culture of the 18th century. (15 September - 14 February 2019).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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