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Amazing Destinations

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

Halkidiki

Macedonia

Tinos

Cyclades

2 small white churches with bell tower and harbor view

Serifos

Cyclades

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

Skopelos

Sporades

Kefalonia

Ionian

Ithaca

Ionian

Alonnisos

Sporades

cave, blue sea, rocks

Kastellorizo

Dodecanese

sea, boat, port, village

Symi

Dodecanese

Beach with white stones and turquoise waters. People in swimsuits on the beach. Rocks around like a cave.

Ikaria

North Aegean

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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

Nemea

A fascinating wine tourism destination

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.

Cyclades

Irakleia

A rising destination in the Cyclades

Amorgos

The island of the film “Le Grand Bleu”

Large white church on high cliffs above the sea

Tinos

The handmade island of the Cyclades

Kea

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

Ios

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

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!

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Region
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  • Attica
  • Central Greece
  • Crete
  • Cyclades
  • Macedonia
  • Peloponnese
Destination
  • Andros
  • Athens
  • Dimitsana
  • Drama
  • Elefsina 
  • Epidaurus
  • Heraklion
  • Hydra
  • Kalamata
  • Kythnos
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EXHIBITIONS

1821 Before and After

Benaki Museum / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

UBUNTU

EMST / 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

A Musical take-off

El. Venizelos Airport / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Marabou Project

KYTHNOS
EXHIBITIONS

Greece Demands its Historical Art Gallery

National Gallery / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Takis: Cosmos in Motion

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

PlaymoGreek

Lazaros Kountouriotis Historical Mansion / HYDRA
FESTIVAL

Andros International Festival

OPEN- AIR THEATRE, CHORA / ANDROS

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.

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

Greece has more archaeological museums than any other country in the world; in-fact they are around 196!

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!

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

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.

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 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.

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

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, 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.

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

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).

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

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.

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.

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

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

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