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Acropolis of Athens
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Explore the treasures

During your stay in Greece explore the treasures made by man and nature over the centuries. Discover 18 unique monuments and sites. Read more...

Vatheia
Built by Warriors
A GNTO Project

Traditional villages help us understand that tradition isn’t only about the things we perceive with our senses; it is also embedded in the essence of life within them. Follow its flow

Thessaloniki
Top 10 Greece
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Here is a collection of our TOP 10 leaflets to assist your travel journey. Hold on to our travel tips and don't miss a thing while in Greece! Download here...

Paros
Monuments of Religious Faith
Depiction of Spirituality

The religious works of art are not appreciated only by the Orthodox. They are creations stemming from deep faith and centuries-old admiration of the Divine. Feel their special energy…

Table
The Main Ingredient…
…is Love

What is the origin of strong memories that fill us with nostalgia, and how are they created? Is it because of a dish that someone prepared while thinking of us? I remember…

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Monuments and Museums
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Are you planning on visiting the Acropolis, Knossos, Ancient Messene or any other archaeological site or museum in Greece? Book your tickets...

Upcoming events
  • ADD Festival 2019

    ADD Festival 2019

    The biggest festival of contemporary electronic sound in Athens, returns on the 25th of May to make Athenians dance from dusk till dawn. six d.o.g.s and Onassis STEGI unite and reactivate spaces of the building complex of the old airport at Hellinikon which have been empty for years, creating an urban music environment.

  • Countless aspects of Beauty at the National Archaeological Museum

    Countless aspects of Beauty at the National Archaeological Museum

    The National Archaeological Museum (NAM) presents “The Countless Aspects of Beauty“, a new temporary exhibition which opened its doors in late May 2018 and runs until spring 2019, showcasing the constant search for and the aesthetic depiction of beauty in manmade creations since antiquity.

  • Studios in time ten women artists

    Studios in time ten women artists

    Frissiras Museum, with the exhibition “Studios in time”, presents ten distinguished women artists, whose creations are reference points for contemporary Greek art.

  • Ioanna Papantoniou Doulamas the magnificent

    Ioanna Papantoniou Doulamas the magnificent

    The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation organizes the exhibition "Ioanna Papantoniou “Doulamas” the magnificent. An exceptional overcoat."

  • Junkerman

    Junkerman

    The novel which is considered the most complete and captivating work of the writer M. Karagatsis is presented at Poreia Theatre and directed by Dimitris Tarlow.

  • George Zongolopoulos The Vision of Public Sculpture

    George Zongolopoulos The Vision of Public Sculpture

    In collaboration with the George Zongolopoulos Foundation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is organizing the first exhibition exclusively dedicated to public sculptures, installed in Greece and other countries, by this iconic artist.

  • Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival 2019

    Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival 2019

    For 7 consecutive days, Technopolis industrial complex makes the perfect scenery of an exciting cultural feast focused on jazz music (27 May – 2 June 2019).

  • Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus

    Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus

    Arguably the greatest living choreographer in the world, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker presents her own version of Bach’s six Cello Suites, on July 2 at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus.

  • 10th International Psiloritis Race

    10th International Psiloritis Race

    Crete, Greece’s largest island and birthplace of Zeus according to Greek mythology, will be hosting yet another edition of the popular running event “International Psiloritis Mountain Race” that will be welcoming mountain runners from across the world on 1-2 June 2019.

  • O Medea

    O Medea

    Celebrated choreographer Trajal Harrell returns to the Onassis Stegi with “O Medea” (30 May – 2-June 2019).

  • The Medieval Rose Festival 2019

    The Medieval Rose Festival 2019

    The Medieval Rose Festival is a historic revival of the Middle Ages when the Order of the Knights of St. John ruled the island of Rhodes (AD1309-1522) and is held every year in the Medieval City but always in a different area.

  • 6th Tinos Running Experience

    6th Tinos Running Experience

    The Tinos Running Experience, which is now in its 6th edition, takes place in Tinos Island on June 8th 2019.

  • 7th Rally Greece Offroad

    7th Rally Greece Offroad

    International Cross Country Rally event named “RALLY GREECE OFFROAD” will be held for 7th consecutive year on 6-9 June 2019. City of Kastoria, in the northwest part of Greece, will be the city center of this year’s event.

  • Porosea 2019

    Porosea 2019

    On June 8th & 9th, the Municipality of Poros, the Saronic Triathlon Club and the company whynot are organizing the multisport race under the name POROSEA 2019 (triathlon, aquathlon, swimming and running races) on the beautiful island of Poros.

  • Folegandros Sunset Trail 2019

    Folegandros Sunset Trail 2019

    The Cyclades Trail Cup and the Municipality of Folegandros are organizing a trail running event in 22 of June 2019. In order to promote the traditional handmade trekking paths and the cultural history of Folegandros, the island will participate with in the Cyclades Trail Cup 2019, the series of running events in Greek islands.

  • Bike Odyssey 2019

    Bike Odyssey 2019

    A cycling adventure like no other! The epic mtb race returns on 15.June 2019 for the 7th consecutive year and promises to be more exciting than ever.

  • Beth Hart Live in Athens

    Beth Hart Live in Athens

    Four years after her first concert in Greece, the true rock star Beth Hart returns to Athens in June 2019 for one big blues rock concert at the Theatro Vrachon “Melina Mercouri”.

  • Olympus Marathon 2019

    Olympus Marathon 2019

    Olympus Marathon, the international mountain running event in Greece, carried out on Olympus, the world famous, Greek mythical “Mountain of Gods” takes place on Saturday 29 of June 2019.

  • Colour Day Festival 2019

    Colour Day Festival 2019

    Live the most colourful day of your life at the Colour Day Festival (29-30 June 2019).

  • Ios Adventure 2019

    Ios Adventure 2019

    The four-day 27 to 30 June 2019, will be held in the island of Ios sports event "Ios Adventure", under the auspices of the Municipality of Ios and the Greek Federation of Modern Pentathlon (EOMoP).

  • Japanese Traditional Dolls and Toys

    Japanese Traditional Dolls and Toys

    The Embassy of Japan in cooperation with the Benaki Museum organizes an exhibition of Japanese Traditional Dolls and Toys, as part of commemorative events to mark the 120th Anniversary of Greece-Japan Diplomatic Relations (1899-2019).

  • 8th Kavala Air Sea Show 2019

    8th Kavala Air Sea Show 2019

    The city of Kavala in Northern Greece is getting ready to host the 8th Kavala Air/Sea Show.

  • 1st Lake Plastiras Challenge

    1st Lake Plastiras Challenge

    The 1st Lake Plastiras Challenge will take place on 6 & 7 July at the Agrafa mountain range.

  • Tindersticks Live at Acropolis

    Tindersticks Live at Acropolis

    One of the most significant and beloved British bands, the enchanting Tindersticks, will appear at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, promising a seductive evening in the heart of the summer.

  • Antiparos International Photo Festival

    Antiparos International Photo Festival

    For seven consecutive years, the Antiparos International Photo Festival has taken place on the small island of Antiparos in the Cyclades. This year’s festival will be held from the 6th to the 14th of July.

  • Akropoditi DanceFest 2019

    Akropoditi DanceFest 2019

    Two weeks full of workshops, performances, evening meetings, open presentations, lectures and open jams.

  • Athens Photo Festival 2019

    Athens Photo Festival 2019

    Athens Photo Festival is the leading international festival of photography and visual culture in Southeastern Europe, and one of the five oldest of its kind in the world.

  • 56th Aegean Rally

    56th Aegean Rally

    The Aegean Rally, the oldest and most prestigious event in the Greek seas, takes place from19 to 29 July 2019.

  •  Saristra Festival 2019

    Saristra Festival 2019

    Saristra 2019, the Music & Art Festival that started back in 2012, takes place in Old Vlachata of Sami in the island of Kefalonia (2-4 August 2019).

  • Music Village 2019

    Music Village 2019

    It is the 13th year when Music Village transforms the medieval village Agios Lavrentios to a site of artistic creativity, music making and education. All these, in a natural habitat of an unspoken beauty!

  • Epidavros Action 2019

    Epidavros Action 2019

    Epidavros Action which includes Triathlon, Aquathlon, and Swimming races in Ancient Epidavros takes place on the 14th and the 15th of September 2019.

  • 5th Santorini Experience

    5th Santorini Experience

    Santorini returns dynamically to the sports action for the 5th edition of “Santorini Experience” that will attract the worldwide interest of professional and amateur athletes of running and open water swimming on October 4-6, 2019!

  • 7th Navarino Challenge

    7th Navarino Challenge

    The 7th Navarino Challenge will take place on October 11-13, 2019 in Messinia and Costa Navarino, anticipating hundreds of professional and amateur athletes, who will compete in its numerous activities!

  • 10th International Amorgos Film Festival

    10th International Amorgos Film Festival

    The 10th International Amorgos Film Festival will be held on the Greek island of Amorgos from the 31st of October to the 5th of November 2019.

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