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Pomegranate tree
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JANUARY
Snowy slope with skiers
LET'S
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FEBRUARY
Christmas treats
CHRISTMAS
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DECEMBER

Amazing Destinations

Metsovo

Epirus

Athens

Attica

Nafplio

Peloponnese

Kavala

Macedonia

Florina

Macedonia

Xanthi

Thrace

Zagori

Epirus

Trikala

Thessaly

Karpenisi

Central Greece

Dimitsana

Peloponnese

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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

Crete

Heraklion

The cradle of the Minoan civilisation

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.
Category
  • Exhibitions
  • Theatre
Region
  • Attica
  • Thessaly
Destination
  • Athens
  • Larisa
Month
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EXHIBITIONS

Revolution '21 Reframed

NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

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
EXHIBITIONS

Lepanto 1571

BYZANTINE & CHRISTIAN MUSEUM / ATHENS
THEATRE

A Streetcar Named Desire

NATIONAL THEATRE OF GREECE / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

In search of immortality

NATIONAL GALLERY / ATHENS
THEATRE

Aeolian land

NATIONAL THEATRE OF GREECE / 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 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.

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.

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

Athens is one of the few coastal cities worldwide that is surrounded by mountains. These are Mt. Hymettus, Mt. Penteli, Mt. Parnitha and Mt. Aigaleo.

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

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.

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 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.

Did you know that most days of the year are sunny in Greece? 250, to be exact.

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

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

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!

Greece is a leading producer of sea sponges.

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

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

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

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 Greece is the 4th largest cheese producer worldwide. Greeks eat 28 kg per capita per year. And guess what, mostly feta cheese!

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