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Sea & Sun

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...

Argosaronic Islands
Small Gems Scattered Over the Sea

Aigina, Agkistri, Spetses, Hydra, Poros, Salamina and the peninsula of Methana are delightful destinations close to Athens. Take a cruise to explore them. A heavenly idea!

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...

Vineyards of Attica
The Birthplace of Retsina Wine

Feel the sweet euphoria of wine and learn all about the varieties that grow here, by taking a tour around the numerous wineries open to the public. Let’s pay them a visit!

Olympus Village
Famous Villages
Of the Aegean Sea Islands

Let’s visit Ikaria, Karpathos, Naxos, Chios and Tinos Islands and track down some of the loveliest, yet most unique villages of the Aegean Sea. Want to know more?

Plan your next run in Greece
Start Warming Up

Either you feel like attending a running event in a city centre or on a mountain top; Greece most certainly has the one for you. Head for the starting line now. Ready, set, go!

Upcoming events
  • Voyage exhibition at Herakleidon Museum

    Voyage exhibition at Herakleidon Museum

    Herakleidon Museum presents the temporary exhibition “Voyage- Greek Shipbuilding and Seafaring from Antiquity to Modern Times” from October 1, 2016 to August 27, 2017.

  • Aegean Regatta 2017

    Aegean Regatta 2017

    The Aegean Regatta, the leading offshore sailing race in the Aegean Sea, is back once again from August, 19 to August 26, 2017, traveling to the beautiful islands of Patmos, Astypalaia, Nisyros and Rhodes.

  • 7th Athens Open Air Film Festival

    7th Athens Open Air Film Festival

    The Athens Open Air Film Festival takes place for the 7th consecutive year with more than 20 hand-picked projections in the capital’s most prominent neighborhoods, converting Athens into a luminous film oasis.

  • Divine Dialogues: Cy Twombly and Greek Antiquity

    Divine Dialogues: Cy Twombly and Greek Antiquity

    The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens (MCA) announces the exhibition “Divine Dialogues: Cy Twombly and Greek Antiquity”, from 25 May to 3 September.

  • Portrayals of History

    Portrayals of History

    The exhibition “Portrayals of History” will be hosted at Thessaloniki Museum of Photography from April, 6 to September 10, 2017.

  • Inspire Project 2017

    Inspire Project 2017

    Τhe Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art will host from July 13, to September 17, 2017 the INSPIRE PROJECT 2017 A DEED WITHOUT A NAME art exhibition.

  • Exhibition “The garden sees”

    Exhibition “The garden sees”

    This summer, the Athens Concert Hall presents the unique exhibition entitled “The Garden sees “ in his beautiful Garden and the so-called Service Yard from July, 6 to September 17, 2017.

  • Tom Odell in Greece

    Tom Odell in Greece

    Tom Odell is coming to town! He will perform for the first time in Greece, on Wednesday, September 20, at Technopolis, in Athens.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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”.

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