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Deplhi
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...

Chania
Old Towns in Greece
A Journey in Time

They are popular and fascinating towns renowned for their architectural and cultural assets, and they strike a pose in many a snapshot that captures the atmosphere of bygone times…
Stroll around them…

Melissani Lake-Cave
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...

Skopelos
Blockbuster Destinations
Famous Across the World

Many Greek islands have been chosen as natural filming locations for classical cinema masterpieces, in Oscar-winning films and famous Hollywood productions.
Ready to name them?

Summer Fruits
Summer Fruit
Juicy Bites

Enjoy them in a cool fruit salad, in freshly prepared juices, in a home-made ice lolly, in traditional spoon sweets or in fragrant jams. So hard to resist!

Koufonisia
Minor Cyclades
Explore their Hidden Charm

Irakleia, Schoinousa, Donousa, Koufonisia islets. These tiny islands with golden sands and turquoise crystal clear waters are the perfect setting for laid-back holidays.
Sheer Magic!

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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
  • Rockwave festival 2018

    Rockwave festival 2018

    Rockwave festival, the famous Greek music festival, is back for its 23st birthday hosting from some of the biggest rock music stars of our time.

  • Jazz in July festival 2018

    Jazz in July festival 2018

    The 7th Jazz in July festival, supported by the Greek Ministry of Culture, EOT (the Greek Organization for Tourism) and the Municipality of Apokoronas, will take place at amphitheatre “β”in Vamos, introducing Top Musicians and Great Music.

  • 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.

  • 7th Pozar Festival

    7th Pozar Festival

    7th Pozar Festival calls out all lovers of nature and music at Loutra Pozar from July 20th to July 22nd 218.

  • 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.

  • Opera Gala at the Athens Concert Hall

    Opera Gala at the Athens Concert Hall

    A big lyrical gala, with top opera scenes will be presented at the Athens Concert Hall, produced by MidAm International, on Monday, July 23, 2018 by Musical Director and Chief Peter Tiboris and guest Chief Giovanni Pacor.

  • Thesmophoriazusae by Aristophanes at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    Thesmophoriazusae by Aristophanes at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    Thesmophoriazusae by Aristophanes, directed by Vangelis Theodoropoulos, is presented at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th July 2018.

  • Anemi Festival 2018 on Folegandros Island

    Anemi Festival 2018 on Folegandros Island

    For the 3rd consecutive year, the Anemi Festival takes place in the Chora of Folegandros and in the port of Karavostassi, attracting prominent figures of the Greek music scene, setting up a three-day celebration from July 26 to 28.

  • From Darkness to Light at the Temple of Epicurean Apollo

    From Darkness to Light at the Temple of Epicurean Apollo

    The Temple of Epicurean Apollo will host for the first time in its long history of an overnight «vigil» experiential performance entitled «From Darkness to Light», by the acclaimed international choreographer / director Apostolia Papadamaki (Saturday, July 28).

  • 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.

  • Carmen at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus Theater

    Carmen at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus Theater

    Carmen by Georges Bizet, the most popular opera in the French repertoire is being brought back to the Odeon of Herodes Atticus Theater, directed by the famous British director, Steven Langridge (27, 28, 29, 31 July).

  • The Frogs by Aristophanes at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    The Frogs by Aristophanes at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    The Frogs by Aristophanes, directed by Kostas Filippoglou,  is presented at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus (10-11 August 2018).

  • 4th International Festival of Andros

    4th International Festival of Andros

    With vision, optimism, creativity and a very interesting programme, the Festival of Andros is held for the fourth year under the artistic direction of Pantelis Voulgaris (26 July- 22 August 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.

  • Routes in Marpissa 2018 on Paros Island

    Routes in Marpissa 2018 on Paros Island

    This year’s “Routes in Marpissa” will be tastier than ever, since the salt is the thematic axis around which the three-day, experiential and cultural festival will be designed. The festival will take place for the ninth consecutive year in the traditional settlement of Marpissa in Paros (24-26 August 2018).

  • 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.

  • The 3rd Rembetiko Festival on Syros Island

    The 3rd Rembetiko Festival on Syros Island

    The 3rd Rembetiko Festival «Syra of Markos Vamvakaris» takes place on Syros Island from August 29th to September 2nd 2018.

  • Gianoulis Chalepas Exhibition on Tinos Island

    Gianoulis Chalepas Exhibition on Tinos Island

    “Gianoulis Chalepas: return to Pyrgos” is a temporary exhibition at the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation Museum of Marble Crafts on Tinos Island from 18th July to the 30th September 2018.

  • Santorini Experience 2018

    Santorini Experience 2018

    One of most popular Greek islands, Santorini, known for its beautiful Cycladic architecture and idyllic sunsets, will be hosting in early October 2018 the major sport event “Santorini Experience” attracting for the 4th consecutive year professional athletes and sports enthusiasts from across Greece and the world.

  • Navarino Challenge 2018 at Messinia, Peloponnese

    Navarino Challenge 2018 at Messinia, Peloponnese

    Navarino Challenge, the multiple award-winning sports event (running, swimming, SUP) returns to Messinia in southwestern Peloponnese this autumn, where it will be held for the 6th consecutive time in mid-October welcoming professional athletes and sport lovers from Greece and abroad.

  • 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”.

  • Photographs by Joan Leigh Fermor at the Benaki Museum

    Photographs by Joan Leigh Fermor at the Benaki Museum

    Visitors to Athens will be able to admire a rare collection of photographs by the equally talented wife of writer Patrick Leigh Fermor, Joan, at the latest Benaki Museum exhibition titled “Photographs of Joan Leigh Fermor: Artist and Lover” that runs until 21 October 2018.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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