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Rotunda, Thessaloniki
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...

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Blue Flags and Marinas
2019 Awards

This year Greece ranks 2nd on a list of 47 countries, as 515 Greek beaches & 15 marinas have received the Blue Flag award. There are countless options before you… Check them out!

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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...

Raisins
Yummy Greek Goodies
PDO Delicacies

Choice products off the fertile Greek land commend their places of origin. Savour delectable wines, honey, olive oil, cheeses, vegetables, fruit and legumes. Travel to taste-land with us!

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
  • 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.

  • Athens Music Week 2019

    Athens Music Week 2019

    Athens Music Week is a weekly musical marathon where music becomes the heartbeat of the city and Athens represents the Greek music scene (17 – 23 June 2019).

  • 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).

  • 1st Kimolos International Film Festival

    1st Kimolos International Film Festival

    The 1st Kimolos International Film Festival will be held on June 25 – July 1, 2019 at multiple locations across the beautiful island of Kimolos in Greece, inviting the audience to discover visionary filmmakers.

  • 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.

  • 4th Rebetiko Festival Syra of Markos Vamvakaris

    4th Rebetiko Festival Syra of Markos Vamvakaris

    The Rebetiko Festival “Syra of Markos Vamvakaris” is being organized for the fourth consecutive year on Syros Island (1-6/7/2019).

  • 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.

  • Syros International Film Festival 2019

    Syros International Film Festival 2019

    The Syros International Film Festival (SIFF) presents for the 7th consecutive year, from 16 to 21 July 2019, a series of film screenings, musical performances, and workshops which take place all around the island of Syros, highlighting the unique locations, suggesting new possibilities at the intersection of site and cinema.

  • 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).

  • 5th Molyvos International Music Festival

    5th Molyvos International Music Festival

    In North Aegean region, the two remarkable Greek islands, Lesbos and Chios will have the honor to host 27 distinguished and award-winning musicians from the whole world that will musically embrace and inspire the loyal friends of the 5th Molyvos International Music Festival (8 - 19 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!

  • Serifos Sunset Race 2019

    Serifos Sunset Race 2019

    Take the challenge and capture the sun On the weekend 14/15 of September 2019, Serifos Sunset Race will take place for the 6th consecutive year in the island of Serifos with running races of 5, 10 and 21km, swimming races 750, 1.500 and 3.000m, and running and swimming races of shorter distances for kids.

  • 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.

  •  Oedipus Rex

    Oedipus Rex

    Fimonoi Stage presents the immortal world literature classic “Oedipus Rex” by ancient Greek playwright Sophocles, with English and French overtitles, June-September 2019, in Athinais Theatre.

  • 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!

  • Sight exhibition on Delos Island

    Sight exhibition on Delos Island

    SIGHT an unprecedented site-specific exhibition by British artist Antony Gormley, is presented by NEON in collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades, on the archaeological site and the Museum of Delos Island May 2nd to October 31st 2019).

  • The Palace at 4 am

    The Palace at 4 am

    NEON in collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades presents The Palace at 4 a.m.exhibition at the Archaeological Museum of Mykonos (May 18th to October 31st 2019).

  • Women of Passion Women of Greece

    Women of Passion Women of Greece

    For a fourth season, after a successful series of performances in Athens, on tour in cities of Australia (Sydney, Adelaide, Darwin) and in Brussels as well as in the 8th Theatre Olympics in India (New Delhi, Bangalore) the theatrical performance “Women of Passion, Women of Greece” is back for another season of performances in the Railway Carriage Theater to Treno sto Rouf.

  • 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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