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The Rotunda
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...

Paros
Summer on the Greek Islands
They will Sweep you off your Feet

Have some laid back moments, enjoy refreshing dives in crystal clear waters, walk along cobblestone alleys and enjoy romantic views of mesmerizing sunsets. Can you resist?

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...

Zante
Zakynthos Island
A Venetian Celebrated Beauty

Besides having some picture-perfect beaches, the island of Zante is a paradise on earth. Get acquainted with its rich tradition, savour its local dishes and explore its charms. Are you up to it?

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Seafood Delicacies
The Charm of Freshness

Fish or shellfish… you name it! Try them in Greece, either as appetizers or as a main dish, and let your taste buds succumb to the tempting flavours of Greek traditional dishes. Are you ready to order?

Porto Rafti
Attica
Enjoy its Charming Shores

Discover bays and coves, small or far stretching beaches, swim in their refreshing waters, soak up the sun and try out water sports. Can you resist enjoyable moments? Let’s head to the beach!

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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
  • Acropolis Museum celebrates its 9th birthday

    Acropolis Museum celebrates its 9th birthday

    On Wednesday 20 June 2018 the Acropolis Museum in Athens celebrates its nine years of operation with free admissions, free guided tours and other cultural events running from early in the morning until late at night for all museum visitors to enjoy.

  • 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.

  • Nick Cave and Editors at Athens

    Nick Cave and Editors at Athens

    Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, along with the Editors at the Ejekt Festival, for a unique melodic night, at Plateia Nerou, Faliro, on 23 June, 20018.

  • 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.

  • 19th European Music Day

    19th European Music Day

    For 4 days, from 21 to 24 June, the melodious summer celebration gives the starting point and invites us to share our feelings about music on the occasion of the 19th European Music Day, under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Tourism and the Hellenic Tourism Organization.

  • 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.

  • The Rite of Spring dance performance at SNFestival

    The Rite of Spring dance performance at SNFestival

    Konstantinos Rigos and Oktana Dancetheatre will be performing the legendary ballet “The Rite of Spring” in a single performance – commissioned for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Summer Nostos Festival 2018 – that will take place on June 24th at the Greek National Opera (GNO).

  • 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.

  • 6th Bollywood and Multicultural Dance Festival

    6th Bollywood and Multicultural Dance Festival

    East and West, two seemingly separate worlds, will come together at the 6th Bollywood and Multicultural Dance Festival at “Dora Stratou” open theatre in Athens from June 29th to July 1st 2018.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Aegean Rally 2018

    Aegean Rally 2018

    The 55th edition of Aegean Rally – one of the oldest and most popular sailing regattas in Greece – is gearing up to set sail again this summer attracting professional athletes and top sailors from across the world on 20-30 July 2018.

  • Aegean Regatta 2018

    Aegean Regatta 2018

    Aegean Regatta, one of the most important sporting events in the country, will be once again welcoming prominent sailing teams from both Greece and abroad looking to compete at this classic offshore race taking place during the third week of August on the Aegean archipelago.

  • Athens Open Air Film Festival 2018

    Athens Open Air Film Festival 2018

    The 8th edition of Athens Open Air Film Festival (AOAFF) returns to the city this summer and will be organizing free screenings of a wide selection of films between June-August 2018 against the backdrop of some Athens’s most iconic monuments and unexpected locations.

  • 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”.

  • Hadrian and Athens at the National Archaeological Museum

    Hadrian and Athens at the National Archaeological Museum

    The National Archaeological Museum, in collaboration with the Italian Archaeological School in Athens, is hosting the temporary exhibition "Hadrian and Athens, Conversing with an Ideal World" that runs until late November 2018 marking 1.900 years since the beginning of Hadrian’s reign in 117 AD.

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