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Hellenic Motor Museum

Hellenic Motor Museum (Ioulianou 33, Athens) – this museum occupies 5,000 sq meters in an architecturally unique building. Its exhibits are dedicated to the evolution of the car and display more than 110 cars from the 19th and the 20th century. It is located in the heart of Athens, just a few minutes away from […]

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Greek National Opera

Greek National Opera (Akadimias 59, Athens 10679) – this state-owned entity presents operas, ballets, operettas, operas for children and music recitals, among others. The Opera itself tours both nationally and overseas. The building it’s housed in has the following sections: Olympia Theatre (with its Maria Callas Central Stage) – which acts as the main location […]

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Diving

  Diving — Greek seas are well known for their rugged terrain and amazing sea life. Undersea caves, great reefs, ancient sunken towns, famous shipwrecks make up an invisible world, yet pulsating and alive. The entrancing iridescence of the sunlight, diffracted by the crystal-clear waters, the sense of peace and eternity prevailing beneath the surface […]

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Delphi

  Delphi – located 180 km. northwest of Athens (2 hours via car or tour bus), this is another popular ancient Greek destination for tourists. This site had significance to the Greek people in ancient times. Delphi was considered the center of the known world, the place where heaven and earth met. This was the […]

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Crete

  Crete – this land mass, an 11-hour ferry ride from Athens/Piraeus (or a 50-minute flight from Athens) is the largest of the Greek islands, and the fifth largest in the entire Mediterranean Sea. Minoan Lines and Anek-Superfast Consortium ferry lines transport travelers from Piraeus to Crete. Here, one can admire the remnants of brilliant […]

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Ayia Marina

  Ayia Marina (Ayia Marina, Spetses 18050) – located on the picturesque island of Spetses (one of the Saronic Islands), this is actually a popular beach, frequented by fashionable Greek socialites. The water’s shallow level makes it ideal for families with children. First-time visitors to Greece can use this island as an introduction to Greek […]

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Athens Olympic Stadium

Athens Olympic Stadium – a.k.a. Spyros Louis Stadium, this is actually the modern arena used for the 2004 Summer Olympics Games that took place in Athens. This arena (named after the man to win the first modern Olympic marathon race in 1896) acted as the main stadium for those games (including the opening & closing […]

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Athens Concert Hall

Athens Concert Hall (Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias, Athens 11521) – this concert hall (a.k.a. Megaron), opened in 1991, originally consisting of two main areas: Christos Lambrakis Hall (a 1,961-seat concert hall) and the Dmitri Mitropoulos Hall (a 494-seat venue that’s used for operas, ballets and other musical events). Since 2004, the International Conference Centre opened within […]

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Athens Classic Marathon

Athens Classic Marathon — s a well-known international event, open to anyone who wishes to participate in this unique race held on the Original Olympic Marathon Course, starting from the city of Marathon and finishing in the Panathinaikon Stadium in Athens. This event offers everyone the opportunity to experience the joy of participating, competing in […]

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Asteras Beach

Asteras Beach (58 Poseidonos Avenue, Glyfada 16674) – this is another popular beach outside the metropolitan Athens area – attracting both hip young locals, as well as families with children. After paying an entry fee of €5, patrons will have available lounge chairs, umbrellas, pools, lockers, changing rooms, showers, trampolines, a playground, a self-service restaurant, […]