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Amazing Destinations

Chios

North Aegean

View from above of a small bay with small boats surrounded by a traditional settlement with red roofs.

Hydra

Argosaronic

Traditional stone settlement above the sea.

Monemvasia

Peloponnese

Stemnitsa

Peloponnese

Waterfront with yachts and pedestrian street with people. Apartment buildings with restaurants downstairs.

Volos

Thessaly

Ioannina

Epirus

Litochoro

Macedonia

Kalamata

Peloponnese

Corfu

Ionian

Kalabaka

Thessaly

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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

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.

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.

Irakleia

A rising destination in the Cyclades

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.

Sikinos

Anti-conformist & carefree

Paved square with a column, palm tree and white houses with arches.

Tinos

The island of marble sculpture (art)

Crete

Heraklion

The cradle of the Minoan civilisation

Dodecanese

Astypalaia

A Butterfly-Shaped Island

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

sky, blue  green sea, rocks

Leros

A lesser known gem in the Dodecanese

sky, mountain, stone building

Nisyros

Island with a Unique Volcanic Terrain

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

Oinousses

Τhe remote islands of ship owners

Psara

The island of glorious past & pristine beauty

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
  • Exhibitions
  • Festival
  • Music
  • Sports
  • Theatre
Region
  • Attica
  • Crete
  • Cyclades
  • Epirus
  • Macedonia
  • Peloponnese
  • Thessaly
Destination
  • Athens
  • Epidaurus
  • Heraklion
  • Larisa
  • Naxos
  • Thessaloniki
  • Zagori
Month
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
EXHIBITIONS

Arbres à Palabres

EMST / ATHENS
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Weavings anew

MOMUS / THESSALONIKI
EXHIBITIONS

Revolution '21 Reframed

NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Daisies

KATSIGRAS MUSEUM / LARISA
EXHIBITIONS

1821 The battle of the square

NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Nikos Engonopoulos

B. & M. THEOCHARAKIS FOUNDATION / ATHENS
SPORTS

4th Portarathlon

NAXOS
EXHIBITIONS

Medusa Art Gallery

BENAKI MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Louise Bourgeois Maman

STAVROS NIARCHOS FOUNDATION CULTURAL CENTER / ATHENS
FESTIVAL

Crete International Poetry Festival

HERAKLION

Fun Facts;

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Feta, which is made from 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!

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.

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 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.

The very first sprint race of the first Olympic Games in 776 B.C. was won by Coroebus of Elis, a cook!

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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