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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

Explore Greece

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

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

Vytina

Τhe fir-covered gem of Mainalo Mountain

Dimitsana

A legendary escape in every sense of the word

Stemnitsa

A Traditional Gem on the Slope of Mount Mainalo

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

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.

Alonnisos

Enjoy nature in all its splendour!

Category
  • Dance
  • Exhibitions
  • Festival
  • Music
  • Sports
  • Theatre
Region
  • Argosaronic
  • Attica
  • Crete
  • Cyclades
  • Peloponnese
Destination
  • Andros
  • Athens
  • Dimitsana
  • Epidaurus
  • Heraklion
  • Hydra
  • Kalamata
  • Spetses
Month
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
EXHIBITIONS

1821 Before and After

BENAKI MUSEUM / ATHENS
FESTIVAL

Athens & Epidaurus Festival

EPIDAURUS
EXHIBITIONS

George Rorris: The Nobleness of Purity

Β.& Ε. GOULANDRIS MUSEUM / ANDROS
EXHIBITIONS

Revolution '21 Reframed

NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Revolution '21 Reframed: Dimitsana

OPEN-AIR WATER POWER MUSEUM / DIMITSANA
EXHIBITIONS

Greece Demands its Historical Art Gallery

NATIONAL GALLERY / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Takis: Cosmos in Motion

SNFCC / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

PlaymoGreek

LAZAROS KOUNTOURIOTIS HISTORICAL MANSION / HYDRA
EXHIBITIONS

Jannis Psychopedis. “Figures of ‘21”

BENAKI MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Exhibition “Takis – Energy Spaces”

MOMUS - MUSEUM ALEX MYLONA / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

The galaxy of Mikis Theodorakis

ATHENS CONCERT HALL / ATHENS
FESTIVAL

Athens International Film Festival

ATHENS

Fun Facts;

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

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.

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.

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!

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

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.

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 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.

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

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

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

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!

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.

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.

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

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!

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).

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