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OCTOBER
Hand picking of olives
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NOVEMBER
Harvesting of wine grapes
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Amazing Destinations

Aerial view of a peninsula with a traditional settlement on top. In the background there is a beach and hills.

Andros

Cyclades

Thessaloniki

Macedonia

Old lighted lighthouse made of stone on the edge of a pier with a few people at sunset.

Chania

Crete

Corfu

Ionian

narrow street, old houses

Rhodes

Dodecanese

Large colored church with a blue dome over colored houses that reach the sea. Small pier in front.

Syros

Cyclades

Spetses

Argosaronic

Kastoria

Macedonia

sky, blue  green sea, rocks

Kos

Dodecanese

Athens

Attica

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Attica

Athens

A journey through time

Central Greece

Delphi

Travel to the Navel of the Earth

Epirus

Ioannina

A journey in a magical land

Metsovo

The jewel of Epirus

Parga

The Riviera of the Epirus Region

Syvota

The Ionian fjord!

Peloponnese

Dimitsana

A legendary escape in every sense of the word

Kalamata

The natural beauty of Messinia with the indented shores, sandy beaches, forested mountains and fertile valleys, coexists with significant archaeological monuments.

Kalavryta

An action-packed destination

Nemea

A fascinating wine tourism destination

Stemnitsa

A Traditional Gem on the Slope of Mount Mainalo

Vytina

Τhe fir-covered gem of Mainalo Mountain

Thrace

Xanthi

The noble Lady of Thrace

Argosaronic

Hydra

The noble island in the Argosaronic Gulf

View from above of a small bay with small boats surrounded by a traditional settlement with red roofs.

Ionian

Ithaca

Worldwide famous as the home of Odysseus, Ithaca symbolises the return to the haven, the discovery and the fulfillment.

Sporades

Alonnisos

Enjoy nature in all its splendour!

Skopelos

Luxuriant vegetation with a Hollywood flair

Large white church with a dome and stone roof with a smaller church and stairs on a rock above the sea.
Category
  • Dance
  • Exhibitions
  • Festival
  • Music
  • Sports
  • Theatre
Region
  • Argosaronic
  • Attica
  • Cyclades
  • Macedonia
  • North Aegean
  • Peloponnese
  • Thessaly
Destination
  • Amorgos
  • Athens
  • Chios
  • Dimitsana
  • Hydra
  • Kalamata
  • Kavala
  • Larisa
  • Thessaloniki
Month
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • October
  • November
  • December
SPORTS

39th Athens Marathon

ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Kallos. The Ultimate Beauty

MUSEUM OF CYCLADIC ART / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Greece Demands its Historical Art Gallery

NATIONAL GALLERY / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

1821 Before and After

BENAKI MUSEUM / ATHENS
MUSIC

CosmoClassical

MUNICIPAL OBSERVATORY / KAVALA
THEATRE

Prometheus

ONASSIS STEGI / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Takis: Cosmos in Motion

SNFCC / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

PlaymoGreek

LAZAROS KOUNTOURIOTIS HISTORICAL MANSION / HYDRA
EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition “Takis – Energy Spaces”

MOMUS - MUSEUM ALEX MYLONA / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Portals

FORMER PUBLIC TOBACCO FACTORY / ATHENS

Fun Facts;

Do you know what rakomelo is? It is a Cretan hot cocktail! A delicious mixture of honey, spices and the alcoholic beverage tsikoudia. Bottoms up!

Did you know that in Greece you can enjoy mountain skiing with a sea view?

On Anafi Island, lies the rock of Kalamos, the second highest monolithic limestone after Gibraltar; a must-see for climbers who will enjoy a great challenge here.

Did you know that in Greece, 47 mountains are over 2000m., 105 mountains between 2000 and 1500m., 155 mountains are between 1500m. and 1000m. The number of mountains under 1000m. have yet not been recorded.

Greece is a leading producer of sea sponges.

Crete, Greece’s largest island and birthplace of the Minoan Civilisation, is the most southern one, except for the little island of Gavdos!

Greece has historically engaged in wine making. Take for example Dionysus, the son of Zeus, the God of the grape-harvest, winemaking and wine. His face is seen today on the sommelier’s pin which is a symbol of respect to wine’s contribution throughout history.

Greece is the place where democracy was born. But democracy in ancient Athens was significantly different from modern democracies. It was both more participatory and exclusive, and there were no political parties in Athenian democracy.

Continuously inhabited for over 7,000 years, Athens is one of the oldest cities in Europe.

The very first sprint race of the first Olympic Games in 776 B.C. was won by Coroebus of Elis, a cook!

Τhe concept of democracy developed in Athens around the 6th century BC. The Greek word demokratia (δημοκρατία) meant “the power of the people”.

In Greece, people celebrate the “name day” of the saint that bears their name in a similar way to their own birthday.

Did you know that Greece is the third largest producer of olive oil in the world? Greeks have cultivated olive trees since antiquity. Some of the olive trees that are still producing olives date back to the thirteenth century.

Did you know that Epirus is the most mountainous territory of Greece and the poorest in the EU; however it has a unique natural wealth!

Greece' s official name is Hellenic Republic. However Greeks call their country Hellas or Hellada.

Greece's national drink is ouzo. Ouzo is a dry anise-flavoured aperitif. Cheers, "stin igia mas" in Greek!

An old Greek legend says that when God created the world, he sifted all the soil onto the earth through a strainer. After every country had good soil, he tossed the stones left in the strainer over his shoulder and created Greece.

The first philosopher is considered to be Thales of Miletus (c. 624 – 425 B.C.). He is credited as giving the first explanation for the origin of the world that was not mythological.

Greek is one of the oldest spoken languages in Europe since it has been spoken for more than 3.000 years.

Greece has one of the richest varieties of wildlife in Europe, including 116 species of mammals, 18 of amphibians, 59 of reptiles, 240 of birds, and 107 of fishes.

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