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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

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.

Cyclades

Amorgos

The island of the film “Le Grand Bleu”

Large white church on high cliffs above the sea

Ios

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

Kea

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

Tinos

The handmade island of the Cyclades

Dodecanese

Kos

sky, blue  green sea, rocks

Nisyros

Τhe island of wild beauty

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.

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.
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EXHIBITIONS

Revolution '21 Reframed

NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM / ATHENS
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Daisies

KATSIGRAS MUSEUM / LARISA
EXHIBITIONS

Theophilos: The Evzone of Painting

B&M THEOCHARAKIS FOUNDATION / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

1821 The battle of the square

NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM / ATHENS
THEATRE

Fuente Ovejuna

NATIONAL THEATRE OF GREECE / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Lepanto 1571

BYZANTINE & CHRISTIAN MUSEUM / ATHENS
THEATRE

A Streetcar Named Desire

NATIONAL THEATRE OF GREECE / ATHENS
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In search of immortality

NATIONAL GALLERY / ATHENS
THEATRE

Aeolian land

NATIONAL THEATRE OF GREECE / ATHENS
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Heroes’ Garden

MEGARON / ATHENS

Fun Facts;

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.

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

Feta, which is made from 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!

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).

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

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

700 plant species of Greece are endemic, meaning that they may be found only in Greece; approximately 20% of those are aromatic or medicinal plants.

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

The species and subspecies of the native plants in Greece are about 6,000, almost as much as 50% of the native plants of Europe! Greece covers as much as 6% of the Mediterranean Peninsula but has 26% of the Mediterranean Flora!

Did you know that Greece has around 6,000 islands, islets and rocky islets? 2,000 of them are islands and only 107 of them are inhabited!

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

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.

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

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

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

Did you know that Greece hosts 50% of the brown bear population in western & southern Europe.

Did you know that Greece has the biggest EU consumption of olive oil per capita, with around 12 kg per person per year?

Greece is a leading producer of sea sponges.

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.

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