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Archaeological sites  (3 results)
Mycenae

The "golden" city of Mycenae, the city of the legendary king Atreus and Agamemnon, the one that was cited by Hommer and excavated by Eric Sleeman, is one of the most important and most famous archaeological sites of Greece. The Dorian migration was the outset of the decay of Mycenae, which was...
Mycenae and Tiryns

Following in the footsteps of mythology The charming and peaceful land of Argolida holds, within the bowels of its earth, one of the most important civilisations ever to see the light of day: the Mycenaean civilisation. It is difficult today to imagine the excitement of Schliemann and Dörpfeld,...
Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus

Epidaurus – a journey in the land of Asklepieion Epidaurus is one of the most important archaeological findings reflecting the splendour of Greek culture through its imposing beauty. Its ancient town stands on Argolian land, overlooking the Saronic Gulf. The mountain heights of Arachnaio,...

Canyons  (1 result)
Argolida Gorges

Two small but beautiful gorges are located in Argolida area. The first is VOTHILAS GORGE located in Nea Epidavro (at the end of the village) close to Ethosinelefsi monument. The second one is located in Ermioni. It is KATAFIKI GORGE with sceneries of unique...

Caving  (1 result)
Argolida Gorges

Two small but beautiful gorges are located in Argolida area. The first is VOTHILAS GORGE located in Nea Epidavro (at the end of the village) close to Ethosinelefsi monument. The second one is located in Ermioni. It is KATAFIKI GORGE with sceneries of unique...

City Breaks  (1 result)
Enchanting destinations just a stone’s throw from Athens

Athens is the ideal starting point from where one can get to know favourite spots. Archaeological treasures, small towns and villages, islands dotting clear-blue waters: the palette of choices is never-ending. Using excellent overland connections and frequent sea passages, the travellers can...

Destinations  (3 results)
Argos

According to mythology, it is considered the most ancient city of the world. Built at the center of the fertile Argolic plain, along with Thebes, it was the most powerful city of Ancient Greece. It has significant archaeological monuments and a great Archaeological Museum. It is located 12 km...
Nafplio

One of the most beautiful towns in the area of Argolis (in eastern Peloponnese) as well as one of the most romantic cities all over Greece, Nafplio was the first capital of the newly born Greek state between 1823 and 1834.  According to mythology, the town was founded by Nafplios,...
Weekend escapes near Athens

Bright exceptions are a …norm for winter in Greece. Brilliant sunshine beckons you to get away, to steal off relaxing moments and …. detox yourself from the busy city rhythm. Chalkida: the town of “mad waters” There is a reference point, a place of attraction for Athenians and people from...

Events  (3 results)
Athens & Epidaurus festival

Athens and Epidaurus Festival promises you magical summer nights, full of music, theatre and dance! Over the last 50 years, the Festival has hosted some of the leading lights of music - such as Mitropoulos, Callas, Rostropovich, Pavarotti, Leonidas Kavakos and Dimitris Sgouros, theatre - Rondiris,...
Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015

1955-2015: The Athens and Epidaurus Festival is celebrating its sixtieth of many creative years as a living entity which converses with society and continues to be active while at the same time undergoing change. Theatre, music and dance have a dynamic presence this year, with important foreign...
Festivals in ancient theatres

Here are the most famous summer festivals in ancient theatres all over Greece. Join the Festivals' loyal fans to a journey into the magic world of art and immerse into sacred centuries-old art sanctuaries. • Athens and Epidaurus Festival, at the Herod Atticus Odeon and at the ancient theatre of...

Greece on the spotlight  (1 result)
The Debut of the Epidaurus Festival 2017

This year’s Athens & Epidaurus Festival, the most significant one in Europe, as ancient Drama is concerned, began on Friday, June 30th, with the play “Seven Against Thebes” by Aeschylus, directed by Cezaris Graužinis and organized by the State Theatre of Northern Greece. It is played at the...

Greek beer  (1 result)
Greek beer strides ahead

Greece is famous for spirits like ouzo and tsipouro, it is a land of many vineyards, a country proud of the...

Main cities  (2 results)
Argos

According to mythology, it is considered the most ancient city of the world. Built at the center of the fertile Argolic plain, along with Thebes, it was the most powerful city of Ancient Greece. It has significant archaeological monuments and a great Archaeological Museum. It is located 12 km...
Nafplio

One of the most beautiful towns in the area of Argolis (in eastern Peloponnese) as well as one of the most romantic cities all over Greece, Nafplio was the first capital of the newly born Greek state between 1823 and 1834.  According to mythology, the town was founded by Nafplios,...

On foot  (1 result)
Walking in Nafplio

What to see in the city: The Old Town with its historic buildings, the wonderful neoclassic houses, the narrow lanes and the cobbled streets The legendary castle of Palamidi, trademark of the city. Until 1956 its ascension had to be done by the 999 stone steps that Bavarians had built....

World heritage sites  (2 results)
Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus

Epidaurus – a journey in the land of Asklepieion Epidaurus is one of the most important archaeological findings reflecting the splendour of Greek culture through its imposing beauty. Its ancient town stands on Argolian land, overlooking the Saronic Gulf. The mountain heights of Arachnaio,...
Tirintha (Archeological site)

Tirintha (Archeological...

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