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Old Town of Corfu
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Explore the treasures

During your stay in Greece explore the treasures made by man and nature over the centuries. Let yourselves be seduced by discovering 18 unique monuments and sites. Read more...

Galaxidi
Winter Vacations
Welcome to Greece

The festive winter veil covers the Greek mainland offering you charming destinations. Take your family and explore an awe-inspiring winter in Greece. What a marvelous idea…

Rhodes Island
Top 10 Greece
Download before your trip

Here is a collection of our TOP 10 leaflets to assist your travel journey. Keep in mind our useful travel tips and rest assured you won't miss a thing while visiting different destinations in Greece! Download here...

Nafplio
Winter Weekend Sunshine
Experience it in Greece

The sun’s bright light tends to make us want to go out in the open air and enjoy an excursion to nearby destinations. Drink your coffee and take a stroll by the seashore. Let’s go…

Kourabiedes & melomakarona
Sweet Christmas
A Feast of Customs

During the holidays, Greek households, always have a platter filled with kourabiedes, melomakarona and diples to offer their guests. Sweets for your sweet tooth. Can you resist?

Fireplace
Christmas
A Feast for your Senses

With Christmas and New Year’s around the corner we wish a holiday season celebrated as you were back in childhood. Why not in Greece for a change? It’s magical!

Upcoming events
  • 4th Santa Run

    4th Santa Run

    Athens’s annual Santa Run is coming to town for the fourth consecutive year and will take place in Athens’s southern suburb of Glyfada on December 16, 2017 at 11 am promising young and old looking to enjoy the festive fun an amazing experience!

  • Christmas at Megaron-Athens Concert Hall with “The Nutcracker”

    Christmas at Megaron-Athens Concert Hall with “The Nutcracker”

    This Christmas “The Nutcracker” – the sensational dance performance of legendary Bolshoi choreographer Yuri Grigorovich – is coming to Megaron Athens Concert Hall on 20-30 December 2017 promising to amaze all, children and adults alike.

  • December events and performances at Thessaloniki Concert Hall

    December events and performances at Thessaloniki Concert Hall

    Thessaloniki Concert Hall is hosting a series of seasonal performances and concerts throughout December with carols, music, ballet, dancing and entertainment so that travelers and visitors to Greece’s second biggest city can join in the festive fun!

  • Under the spell of Greek costume

    Under the spell of Greek costume

    The Benaki Museum, Athens International Airport and Costa Navarino have joined forces once again and are presenting a unique exhibition titled “Under the spell of Greek costume: Contemporary creations animate the Benaki Museum collections” partly hosted at Athens International Airport until December 31, 2017.

  • A journey through the culture of Cycladic islands

    A journey through the culture of Cycladic islands

    Planning to travel to Athens by plane? Don’t miss out the opportunity to pass by the exhibition entitled “a journey through the culture of Cycladic islands”.

  • Christmas in the city centre. Athens 2017

    Christmas in the city centre. Athens 2017

    More than 220 free festive events (theatre and dance performances, concerts, art exhibitions, and Christmasworkshops) will take place in the City of Athens for the 2017 holiday season (5 December 2017 – 7 January 2018).

  • Christmas Factory 2017

    Christmas Factory 2017

    Athens’s Christmas Factory returns to the city this festive season and will be open to visitors planning to spend their Christmas and New Year holiday in Athens from 1 December 2017 until 7 January 2018 featuring several fun activities, adventures and treats!

  • Science Fiction: A Journey into the Unknown at Onassis Cultural Centre

    Science Fiction: A Journey into the Unknown at Onassis Cultural Centre

    The Onassis Cultural Centre (OCC) joins forces once again with London's Barbican Centre for a new show titled "Science Fiction: A Journey into the Unknown" that opened on October 9, 2017 and runs until January 14, 2018.

  • Christmas lights on at the SNFCC!

    Christmas lights on at the SNFCC!

    The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens welcomes this festive season with an amazing array of events starting with the official Christmas lighting of the SNFCC facilities on December 1, 2017 transforming this contemporary cultural space into a magical winter destination.

  • Theme park The secret worlds of Eugene Trivizas

    Theme park The secret worlds of Eugene Trivizas

    Fairy tale theme park “The secret worlds of Eugene Trivizas” – inspired by popular fairytales and celebrated heroes of renowned Greek children's books writer Eugene Trivizas – is coming to exhibition center Helexpo Maroussi in Athens this November.

  • Christmas shows for the whole family at the Greek National Opera!

    Christmas shows for the whole family at the Greek National Opera!

    The Greek National Opera promises to make this festive season even more magical for parents and their kids travelling to Athens with two amazing children’s shows that are certain to entertain and delight the whole family.

  • Multimedia exhibition “Van Gogh Alive – the experience” in Athens

    Multimedia exhibition “Van Gogh Alive – the experience” in Athens

    Having already captured the imagination of more than 10 million visitors’ worldwide, acclaimed multimedia exhibition “Van Gogh Alive – the experience” arrives in Athens and will be hosted over a four month period, between 9 November 2017 and 4 March 2018, at Megaron - Athens Concert Hall.

  • Odysseys

    Odysseys

    The National Archaeological Museum celebrates the 150th anniversary since its foundation with the exhibition “Odysseys”. Until March 25, 2018.

  • 3rd Crete Marathon

    3rd Crete Marathon

    The 3rd Crete Marathon will be held at the beautiful town of Chania on Sunday 15 of April 2018.Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a memorable race in the historic centre of Chania.

  • Money. Tangible symbols in ancient Greece at the Cycladic Art Museum

    Money. Tangible symbols in ancient Greece at the Cycladic Art Museum

    Travelers and visitors to Athens will be able to admire an exceptional collection of ancient Greek coins at the new Cycladic Art Museum exhibition titled “Money. Tangible symbols in ancient Greece” that runs until April 15 2018.

  • Ancient Chinese Science and Technology at Museum Herakleidon

    Ancient Chinese Science and Technology at Museum Herakleidon

    Some of the most remarkable technological achievements of the Chinese civilisation – one of the oldest in the world – will be showcased for the first time ever in Greece as part of the exhibition “Ancient Chinese Science and Technology”.

  • Treasures from the Shanghai Museum at the Acropolis Museum

    Treasures from the Shanghai Museum at the Acropolis Museum

    The Acropolis Museum adds on its temporary exhibits collection two masterpieces from the Shanghai Museum.

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