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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...

Doxa Lake
Country Springtime Outings
Find your Paradise on Earth

Spring beckons us to take a memorable trip to green mountains and gorges, fields and valleys in full bloom, roaring rivers and serene lakes. Come along with us...

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...

Rethymno
Old Towns in Greece
Travel in the Past

They are famous, charming, and historic landmarks. They feature gracefully in many a snapshot that captures the ambience of old times. Let’s walk their streets.

Flavours of Spring
Vernal Flavours
Mouthwatering Dishes

Flavourful herbs and various vegetables are cooked in creative combinations that produce dishes fragrant and tasty, bringing the season’s freshness to your table. Taste them…

Windsurfing
Sports in Greece
Get an Adrenaline Rush

Try out climbing on Kalymnos Island, rafting on Voidomatis River, sailing through the Cyclades Islands, hiking in the Peloponnese, windsurfing by Lefkada Island and more… Feel the experience!

 

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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
  • Rhodes 2018 World Taekwondo Beach Championships

    Rhodes 2018 World Taekwondo Beach Championships

    Following the huge success of the 1st World Taekwondo Beach Championships held in Rhodes, Greece last year, the beautiful Dodecanese island is getting ready to host this unique sporting event for the second consecutive time on 25-28 April 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”.

  • No Finish Line charity race at the SNFCC

    No Finish Line charity race at the SNFCC

    No Finish Line, the leading international charity race, where people can walk or run raising funds for a good cause, will be taking place at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens for the 2nd consecutive time on 25-29 April 2018.

  • 5th Roads to Rhodes Marathon

    5th Roads to Rhodes Marathon

    Rhodes, one of the most beautiful and iconic Greek islands as well as the capital of the Dodecanese complex, will be hosting the fifth edition of the popular running event “Roads to Rhodes Marathon” that will take place on Sunday 29 April 2018.

  • Athens Science Festival at the Technopolis

    Athens Science Festival at the Technopolis

    From the 24th to the 29th of April, people of all ages will attend the Athens Science Festival at the Technopolis.

  • 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.

  • Spetsathlon 2018

    Spetsathlon 2018

    Spetses, one of the prettiest and most idyllic Greek islands right opposite Porto Heli in the Peloponnese coast, is getting ready to host Spetsathlon – one of the most popular and beloved triathlon events held in Greece – that will be taking place on 11-13 May 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).

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 one night only, Calexico will perform at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus inviting the band's friends to experience an unforgettable moment, on Tuesday 3 July 2018.

  • 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.

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