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Attica

Athens

A journey through time

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

Thessaly

Volos

Beauty, Myth and History are all here

Waterfront with yachts and pedestrian street with people. Apartment buildings with restaurants downstairs.

Thrace

Xanthi

The noble Lady of Thrace

Argosaronic

Samothrace

The island of the Great Gods

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.

Poros

A green island in the Argo-Saronic Gulf

Spetses

The island of the aromas

Cyclades

Amorgos

The island of the film “Le Grand Bleu”

Large white church on high cliffs above the sea

Ios

The Exciting Island

White houses densely built on the slope of a small hill. At the top 3 small churches.

Kea (or Tzia)

Welcome to the Cyclades

Picturesque settlement at the top of a hill. Tiled houses with some trees in between. In the background is the sea.

Kimolos

The Chalk Island

Mushroom-shaped rock in a rocky landscape with low green vegetation.

Koufonisia

A piece of heaven in the Lesser Cyclades

Aerial view of a white and red boat in crystal clear sea next to small beaches surrounded by rocks.

Kythnos

Simply irresistible

Thin strip of land that forms 2 beaches. Many sailing boats on one. Gentle hills with few buildings.

Milos

The island with heavenly beaches

High cliffs above the sea with bushes. Typical large rock with a hole in the sea and next to a small boat.

Mykonos

An island of beauty and magic

Small picturesque houses next to each other on the sea.

Naxos

Travel to the heart of the Cyclades

Night view of a large ancient gate in the foreground and in the background a Cycladic settlement with a port.

Paros

Where cosmopolitan meets traditional

Peaceful harbor with boats and a small white church with lights at sunset.

Serifos

An island of raw beauty

2 small white churches with bell tower and harbor view

Sifnos

A balanced and harmonic cycladic island

Girl walking on cobbled alley between white houses. In a yard a large red bougainvillea.

Sikinos

Anti-conformist & carefree

Paved square with a column, palm tree and white houses with arches.

Syros

The Noble Island

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

Tinos

The "handmade" island

Crete

Heraklion

The cradle of the Minoan civilisation

Dodecanese

Astypalaia

A Butterfly-Shaped Island

Kalymnos

The Sponge Harvesting and Rock Climbing Island

Karpathos

The wild beauty of the Dodecanese

Kasos

Wild and Beautiful

Kastellorizo

A Remote Treasure Island

cave, blue sea, rocks

Kos

Hippocrates’ Island

sky, blue  green sea, rocks

Leros

A lesser known gem in the Dodecanese

sky, mountain, stone building

Nisyros

Island with a Unique Volcanic Terrain

Patmos

Religious legacy meets beauty of Nature

Rhodes

The island of vivid contrasts

narrow street, old houses

Symi

A Fairytale-like Island

sea, boat, port, village

Tilos

Intriguing Landscapes

Ionian

Ithaca

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

North Aegean

Fournoi

An archipelago away from the crowds

Limnos

An island of sheer beauty

Oinousses

Τhe remote islands of ship owners

Psara

The island of glorious past & pristine beauty

Samos

The island of Hera and Pythagoras

Samothrace

The island of the Great Gods

Sporades

Alonnisos

Enjoy nature in all its splendour!

Skopelos

A Mise-en-Scène Island

Large white church with a dome and stone roof with a smaller church and stairs on a rock above the sea.
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FESTIVAL

The Elves' Mill

THE ELVES' MILL / TRIKALA
MUSIC

Don Quixote

GREEK NATIONAL OPERA / ATHENS
MUSIC

Swinging Christmas with Ella and Frank

MUNICIPAL MUSIC THEATER - MARIA CALLAS / ATHENS
MUSIC

Be Our Guest

PALLAS THEATER / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Asia minor Hellenism Heyday

BENAKI MUSEUM - PIREOS BUILDING / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

To Time and to Silence

HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF CRETE / HERAKLION
THEATRE

The Sound of Shadows

MEGARON - THE ATHENS CONCERT HALL / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Των Aθήνηθεν άθλων

ACROPOLIS MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Hidden stories of the diaspora

ACROPOLIS MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Stone Paths

JEWISH MUSEUM OF GREECE / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Beholding Liberty

HELLENIC PARLIAMENT FOUNDATION / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Saturday in the Museum with 20+1 masterpieces

ACROPOLIS MUSEUM / ATHENS

Fun Facts;

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.

Alexander the Great, one of history’s greatest warriors and leaders of all time, was Greek. Alexander the Great conquered land all the way from Greece to Asia. His achievements and conquests gave rise to the later Hellenistic period (323 BC - 31 BC).

Crete's history as well as the inhabitants' personality were affected by the island's mountainous landscape.

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

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

No part of Greece is more than 137km from the sea.

About 7% of all the marble produced worldwide comes from Greece.

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

Olympus (2,917m), the mountain of Gods and Muses is the highest mountain of Greece and the 2nd in the Balkans.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Athens is one of the few coastal cities worldwide that is surrounded by mountains. These are Mt. Hymettus, Mt. Penteli, Mt. Parnitha and Mt. Aigaleo.

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

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 most days of the year are sunny in Greece? 250, to be exact.

Feta, which is made from sheep and goat’s milk, is Greece’s national cheese. It dates back to the Homeric ages, and the average per-capita consumption of feta cheese in Greece is the highest in the world!

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!

Did you know that Greece is the 4th largest cheese producer worldwide. Greeks eat 28 kg per capita per year. And guess what, mostly feta cheese!

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