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Amazing Destinations

Aerial view of a peninsula with a traditional settlement on top. In the background there is a beach and hills.

Andros

Cyclades

Thessaloniki

Macedonia

Old lighted lighthouse made of stone on the edge of a pier with a few people at sunset.

Chania

Crete

Corfu

Ionian

narrow street, old houses

Rhodes

Dodecanese

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

Syros

Cyclades

Spetses

Argosaronic

Kastoria

Macedonia

sky, blue  green sea, rocks

Kos

Dodecanese

Athens

Attica

Greece

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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

Epidaurus

The seductive Siren of the Saronic Gulf

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.

Poros

A green island in the Argo-Saronic Gulf

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.

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.

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.

Mykonos

An island of beauty and magic

Small picturesque houses next to each other on the sea.

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.

Sikinos

Anti-conformist & carefree

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

Syros

The Noble Island

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

Tinos

The "handmade" island

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

Hippocrates’ Island

sky, blue  green sea, rocks

Leros

A lesser known gem in the Dodecanese

sky, mountain, stone building

Nisyros

Island with a Unique Volcanic Terrain

Patmos

Religious legacy meets beauty of Nature

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

Limnos

An island of sheer beauty

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
  • Conferences
  • Dance
  • Exhibitions
  • Festival
  • Music
  • Sports
  • Theatre
Region
  • Argosaronic
  • Attica
  • Central Greece
  • Crete
  • Cyclades
  • Epirus
  • Ionian
  • Macedonia
  • North Aegean
  • Peloponnese
  • Sporades
Destination
  • Andros
  • Athens
  • Chios
  • Corfu
  • Dimitsana
  • Drama
  • Elefsina 
  • Heraklion
  • Hydra
  • Ioannina
  • Kalamata
  • Metsovo
  • Milos
  • Mykonos
  • Nafpaktos
  • Nafplio
  • Naxos
  • Patras
  • Piraeus
  • Rethymno
  • Skiathos
  • Thessaloniki
  • Tripoli
Month
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
EXHIBITIONS

Facsimile of John, Count Capo d’Istria

CAPODISTRIAS MUSEUM / CORFU
EXHIBITIONS

Asia minor Hellenism Heyday

BENAKI MUSEUM - PIREOS BUILDING / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Jeff Koons : Apollo

DESTE FOUNDATION PROJECT SPACE / HYDRA
EXHIBITIONS

Xenakis³

LILIAN VOUDOURI MUSIC LIBRARY OF GREECE / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

To Time and to Silence

HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF CRETE / HERAKLION
EXHIBITIONS

EUREKA: Science, Art and Technology of Ancient Greeks

HERAKLEIDON ART MUSEUM / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Arbres à Palabres

EMST / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Sonic Detective

EMST / ATHENS
EXHIBITIONS

Prosodies and Rhapsodies

MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY OF PATRAS / PATRAS
EXHIBITIONS

Statecraft

EMST / ATHENS

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.

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

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!

In Greece, people celebrate the “name day” of the saint that bears their name in a similar way to their own birthday.

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.

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.

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.

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

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!

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

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).

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!

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

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.

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

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.

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

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