Search
Map
Choose skin
Accessibility
YOU ARE ON WINTER change season to see what’s on
Snowy slope with skiers
LET'S
#HitTheSlopes
FEBRUARY
Christmas treats
CHRISTMAS
#GRTreats
DECEMBER
Pomegranate tree
#eudaimonia
JANUARY

Amazing Destinations

Winter shot of houses to the right and left of a river in Florina.

Florina

Macedonia

Old man walking down a cobblestone alley lined with stonebuilt houses on a sunny winter day in Metsovo

Metsovo

Epirus

Shot of Athens at dusk from above, Lycabettus in the background.

Athens

Attica

A small stone-built church with a snowy mountain behind in Kalavryta

Kalavryta

Peloponnese

Shot of a cobblestone alley with traditional colourful houses

Xanthi

Thrace

Winter view of Papigo village, with a stone built house under a tall mountain.

Zagori

Epirus

Karpenisi

Central Greece

Dimitsana

Peloponnese

Nymfaio

Macedonia

Thessaloniki

Macedonia

Greece

Sustainable best practices

READ MORE
Greece

Fun Facts

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

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!

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.

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!

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!

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

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

Greece is a leading producer of sea sponges.

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.

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

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

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

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 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.

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 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.

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.

Events

VIEW ALL
Category
  • Exhibitions
  • Festival
  • Sports
Region
  • Argosaronic
  • Attica
  • Central Greece
  • Crete
  • Macedonia
  • North Aegean
  • Peloponnese
Destination
  • Athens
  • Chania
  • Chios
  • Galaxidi
  • Korinthos
  • Nafplio
  • Spetses
  • Thessaloniki
Month
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
EXHIBITIONS

Meanings (NoΗMATA) Personifications and Allegories from Antiquity to Today

ACROPOLIS MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Saturday in the Museum with 20+1 masterpieces

ACROPOLIS MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Across the sea

MASTIC MUSEUM / CHIOS
EXHIBITIONS

60 years | 60 moments

ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF THESSALONIKI / THESSALONIKI
EXHIBITIONS

Myths and Symbols in Modern Greek Art

NATIONAL GALLERY - NAFPLION ANNEX / NAFPLIO
EXHIBITIONS

ΑΣΤΥΓΡΑΦΙΑ / URBANOGRAPHY

NATIONAL GALLERY / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Foodprint

ENVIRONMENT MUSEUM OF STYMPHALIA / KORINTHOS
Two women near a fountain, surrounded by trees in a captivating painting
EXHIBITIONS

Neo-Impressionism in the Colours of the Mediterranean

B. & E. GOULANDRIS FOUNDATION / ATHENS
SPORTS

Lycabettus Run 2024

HILL OF LYCABETTUS / ATHENS
FESTIVAL

Alevromoutzouroma

GALAXIDI
SPORTS

Crete Marathon

CHANIA
SPORTS

Spetsathlon

SPETSES

Explore Greece

Attica

Athens

A journey through time

Shot of Athens at dusk from above, Lycabettus in the background.

Epirus

Ioannina

A journey in a magical land

Metsovo

The jewel of Epirus

Old man walking down a cobblestone alley lined with stonebuilt houses on a sunny winter day in Metsovo

Parga

The Riviera of the Epirus Region

Syvota

The Ionian fjord!

Macedonia

Thessaloniki

City of Experiences

Halkidiki

A breathtaking combination of blue and green

Shallow blue sea and a girl in a swimsuit enters. In the background mainland with low vegetation.

Kastoria

The Lakeside Jewel of Northern Greece

Nymfaio

The land of the Nymphs

Palaios Agios Athanasios

A Unique Macedonian Settlement

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

A small stone-built church with a snowy mountain behind in Kalavryta

Olympia

A trip to the birthplace of the Olympic Games

View of the Museum of the History of the Ancient Olympic Games in Ancient Olympia, which is housed in a neoclassical building erected in the 1880s named "SIGGREION".

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

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

Shot of a cobblestone alley with traditional colourful houses

Argosaronic

Places to Visit

Cyclades

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.

Amorgos

The Big Blue

Large white church on high cliffs above the sea

Tinos

The "handmade" island

Stone alley in Panormos village, between the traditional houses with the blue doors

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.

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.

Ios

The Exciting Island

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

Kythnos

Simply irresistible

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

Mykonos

An island of beauty and magic

Small picturesque houses next to each other on the sea.

Syros

The Noble Island

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

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.

Kimolos

The Chalk Island

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

Folegandros

Bathed in the sunlight of the Aegean Sea

Aerial view of a settlement on a high cliff above the sea with green areas around.

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.

Crete

Heraklion

The cradle of the Minoan civilisation

View of the walls and columns of the Knossos Palace

Dodecanese

Astypalaia

A Butterfly-Shaped Island

A beach with greenish blue waters in the islet of Kounoupi near Astypalaia

Kalymnos

The Sponge Harvesting and Rock Climbing Island

Photo with various sponges collection and a sponge collector uniform

Karpathos

The wild beauty of the Dodecanese

Kyra Panagia beach with people hanging around and a view of the church

Kasos

Wild and Beautiful

Kasos port with the traditional whitewashed houses and the church in the background

Kastellorizo

A Remote Treasure Island

The inner part of a sea cave and a boat with visitors in the background

Kos

Hippocrates’ Island

View of the beach of the island from above with greenish blue waters and islets

Leros

A lesser known gem in the Dodecanese

Illuminated windmills during dusk

Nisyros

Island with a Unique Volcanic Terrain

View of Nisiros volcano area

Patmos

Religious legacy meets beauty of Nature

View of Agios Ioannis Theologos Monastery

Rhodes

The island of vivid contrasts

Knightsroad view in Rhodes Chora

Symi

A Fairytale-like Island

View of the colorful houses in the port and at the center there is a large fishing boat

North Aegean

Samothrace

The island of the Great Gods

Trees with a view of the small river

Limnos

An island of sheer beauty

Sandy beach with a view to the greenish blue sea

Samos

The island of Hera and Pythagoras

Panoramic view of Pythagorio and the church in the background

Psara

The island of glorious past & pristine beauty

View from above with the castle and the canons overlooking the sea

Fournoi

An archipelago away from the crowds

View of Thymaina island from above with traditional houses

Oinousses

Τhe remote islands of ship owners

A view of Oinousses with traditional houses and the church in the background

Sporades

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.

Alonnisos

Enjoy nature in all its splendour!

Picturesque village of the island with many fishing boats and greenish blue waters

#VisitGreece

Share your moments in Greece