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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...

Palaios Panteleimonas
Villages on Mt Olympus
Springtime Outings

The mountain of the Ancient Greek Gods hides numerous small and picturesque villages nestled on the lush green mountainsides where trails cross and hikers meet. Discover them

Train Volos
Top 10 Greece
Download before your trip

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...

Sesame rolled bread ring
Tasty Energy Packed Bites
Salty or Sweet?

We plan our short urban or country trips and start exploring. When we feel a craving, we reach for that bag of treats in our backpack. Meet our special Greek snacks. Take a look here…

kalymnos climbing
Sports in Greece
Get an Adrenaline Rush

Try out climbing on Kalymnos Island, rafting on Voidomatis River, sailing around the Cyclades Islands, hiking in the Peloponnese, windsurfing off Lefkada Island and more… Feel the experience!

Online tickets
Monuments and Museums
Plan Ahead

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

Upcoming events
  • Phallephoria 2020

    Phallephoria 2020

    The ancestor of Comedy and the modern carnival events Phallephoria is a distinct cultural folk interactive event, taking place on Saturday 29 February 2020 in the historical center of Athens, for the 7th year in a row.

  • Songs of Rebellion

    Songs of Rebellion

    Composer Brigitta Muntendorf and director Michael Hoppner create a contemporary melody of rebellion.

  • From Homer’s World Tinos and the Cyclades in the Mycenaean Age

    From Homer’s World Tinos and the Cyclades in the Mycenaean Age

    The exhibition showcases the finds from the Mycenaean tholos tomb at Agia Thekla on Tinos, a rare funerary monument in the entire Aegean, which was excavated by Georgios Despinis in 1979.

  • Macbeth


    Shakespeare’s famously cursed play, a tale of violence, power, madness and the womb from which they spring forth, comes to the National Theatre of Greece in a stunning co-production with the Municipal Theatre of Piraeus.

  • Avanti maestro in the manner of the rebetika

    Avanti maestro in the manner of the rebetika

    A musical journey of shadow-theatre figures and popular orchestra! Well-known shadow-puppeteer and director Elias Karellas returns to the Athens Concert Hall with a brand-new production for the entire family.

  • Lynda Benglis

    Lynda Benglis

    NEON is pleased to present Lynda Benglis: In the Realm of the Senses at the Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens. The guest curator is the distinguished writer, critic and art historian, Dr. David Anfam.

  • 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

    22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

    The 22 nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival presents: 189 feature length documentaries and 74 short documentaries from around the world, the Agora Docs, original tributes and a series of unique parallel events.

  • Festival of Freedom

    Festival of Freedom

    The second concert of the Thessaloniki Concert Hall in the Beethoven Year is a festival of freedom, in the runup to the Greek national day.

  • The Papess Ioanne

    The Papess Ioanne

    The Greek National Opera commissioned composer Yiorgos Vassilandonakis to write a new opera on the occasion of the organization’s 80th anniversary. The Papess Joanne comes to the Stavros Niarchos Hall 154 years after the release of the “antichristian and malevolent” novel of Emmanouel Rhoides.

  • Τhe lost text at the Epigraphical Museum

    Τhe lost text at the Epigraphical Museum

    Visual artist Nina Pappa presents her work titled “The Lost Text”, an interactive video walk through the Epigraphic Museum.

  • The 11th International Poseidon Athens Half Marathon

    The 11th International Poseidon Athens Half Marathon

    The 11th International Poseidon Athens Half Marathon, the great athletic event aiming to raise awareness regarding diabetes and obesity, will be held on Sunday, April 26, 2020.

  • CineDoc 2019

    CineDoc 2019

    CineDoc organises regular screenings of award-winning documentaries across Greece from October to April.

  • Run the Τheatre 2020

    Run the Τheatre 2020

    Run the Τheatre will be held on Sunday, May 3 2020 in the city of Megalopoli.

  • Oenorama 2020

    Oenorama 2020

    Oenorama, the world’s leading Greek wine exhibition, takes place from May 3rd to 5th at the Zappeion Megaron.

  • ADD Festival 2020

    ADD Festival 2020

    In May 2020 ADD, Athens’ biggest festival dedicated to contemporary electronic music, returns with a week long, multi-disciplinary program.

  • Picasso Blue and Rose Period

    Picasso Blue and Rose Period

    An audiovisual journey to Pablo Picasso’s early career (1900–1907) is presented at the SNFCC (3/2/2020-31/5/2020).

  • Toys toys toys

    Toys toys toys

    Athens Airport is hosting the exhibition "Toys-Toys-Toys!" from the collections of Benaki Museum ( 17/01/2020 - 28/06/2020).

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