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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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Greece

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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

Epidaurus

The seductive Siren of the Saronic Gulf

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

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

Chalki

The perfect choice for a laid-back holiday

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

Leipsoi

Calypso’s Island

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.
Category
  • Dance
  • Exhibitions
  • Festival
  • Music
  • Sports
  • Theatre
Region
  • Argosaronic
  • Attica
  • Crete
  • Cyclades
  • Dodecanese
  • Epirus
  • Ionian
  • Macedonia
  • North Aegean
  • Peloponnese
  • Thessaly
  • Thrace
Destination
  • Alexandroupoli
  • Athens
  • Chania
  • Chios
  • Corfu
  • Dimitsana
  • Drama
  • Grevena
  • Heraklion
  • Hydra
  • Ioannina
  • Metsovo
  • Milos
  • Nafplio
  • Piraeus
  • Rhodes
  • Thessaloniki
  • Trikala
  • Tripoli
Month
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
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

Facsimile of John, Count Capo d’Istria

CAPODISTRIAS MUSEUM / CORFU
EXHIBITIONS

Asia minor Hellenism Heyday

BENAKI MUSEUM - PIREOS BUILDING / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Xenakis³

LILIAN VOUDOURI MUSIC LIBRARY OF GREECE / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

To Time and to Silence

HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF CRETE / HERAKLION
EXHIBITIONS

EUREKA: Science, Art and Technology of Ancient Greeks

HERAKLEIDON ART MUSEUM / ATHENS
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

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!

Greece is a leading producer of sea sponges.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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 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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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