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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. Let yourselves be seduced by discovering 18 unique monuments and sites. Read more...

48 hours in Thessaloniki
The Lady of the North

Enjoy the delicious local food; go shopping; have a memorable cultural spree; relax at a cafe and finally meander about this charming modern city. Get a glimpse here!

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...

Seacaves Zakynthos
The Sea Caves of the Ionian Sea
Prepare to Be Amazed

Nature has done its part in creating a unique geophysical phenomenon. Hop on a boat to explore these renowned, yet well – kept secrets, of a captivating blue colour. Visit them…

Nafpaktos and Galaxidi
A Memorable Autumn Escape

These small towns, abundant in natural beauty and history, are considered to be amongst the most scenic and romantic destinations of the Greek mainland. Off we go!

Raki & snacks
Cretan Cuisine
Savouring Crete on a Platter

Search for the secret ingredients of the world renowned Cretan diet and indulge your palate with traditional specialties in the ultimate food lovers’ paradise. Set the table…

Upcoming events
  • Tourist Junior - A travelling suitcase

    Tourist Junior - A travelling suitcase

    An innovative experiential educational program for children awaits you during the “Researchers' Night” at the Hellenic Cosmos Cultural Center (254 Piraeus Str.), on Friday 29th of September, from 17:00 (free admission).

  • Michael Kiwanuka in Greece

    Michael Kiwanuka in Greece

    Michael Kiwanuka, the British soul singer, is coming to Greece, to perform at Thessaloniki's Fix Factory of Sound on September 29 and Athens's Gazi Music Hall Stage the following evening.

  • With the Colours of the Word and the Word of Colours

    With the Colours of the Word and the Word of Colours

    For the summer of 2017, the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation is presenting a tribute to the distinguished poet and painter Nikos Engonopoulos.

  • 7th Spetses mini Marathon

    7th Spetses mini Marathon

    The beautiful island of Spetses will host the top multi-sport event “Spetses mini Marathon”, a record seventh consecutive year, on the weekend of October 6-8, 2017.

  • Odyssea


    The 2nd Odyssea International journey with sailing boats is about to start from 7 to 13 October 2017, we freeze the time and we go back in the footsteps of ODYSSEA, reviving the Homeric journey with the aim of awakening and transferring the message: "There is Ithaca! There is hope!"

  • Petit Paris d'Athènes 2017

    Petit Paris d'Athènes 2017

    Music, visual arts and photography exhibitions, street art, theatre and variété, street performances and performing arts, lectures, “tables rondes” and “rendez-vous sociaux”, educational programs, pétanque and other games will be hosted by the 5th edition of the festival Petit Paris d'Athènes, in Athens' city center, from October 5, 2017 to October 17, 2017.

  • Virgin Forest Trail 2017

    Virgin Forest Trail 2017

    The Virgin Forest Trail takes place from October 13-15, 2017 at the Forest of Paranesti, which is identified by its distinctive biodiversity and has been characterized as a Monument of Nature.

  • Maria Callas: The myth lives on

    Maria Callas: The myth lives on

    In tribute to the absolute Diva of the Opera, Maria Callas, the B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation presents the unique exhibition "MARIA CALLAS: The myth lives on" with more than two hundred personal belongings of Maria Callas.

  • Odysseys


    The National Archaeological Museum celebrates the 150th anniversary since its foundation with the exhibition “Odysseys”. Until the October of 2017.

  • Angelis suis mandavit de te

    Angelis suis mandavit de te

    Τhe Byzantine and Christian Museum hosts the exhibition “Angelis suis mandavit de te” by the Italian artist Alfredo Romano. From September 12 to November, 2017

  • 35th Athens Marathon. The Authentic

    35th Athens Marathon. The Authentic

    The Athens Marathon, the Authentic Marathon, will be held on Sunday November 12, 2017 along the route from Marathonas to Athens, offering the opportunity to all runners participating to make their dream come true.

  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in Athens

    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in Athens

    Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds are coming to Greece, Athens to give a unique performance at Faliro Sports Pavilion Arena, on 16 Nov 2017.

  • A World of Emotions

    A World of Emotions

    The path-breaking exhibition “A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700BC – 200AD” will take place from 17 July to 19 November 2017 at the Acropolis Museum.

  • A journey through the culture of Cycladic islands

    A journey through the culture of Cycladic islands

    Planning to travel to Athens by plane? Don’t miss out the opportunity to pass by the exhibition entitled “a journey through the culture of Cycladic islands”.

  • 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.

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