E-ticketing system set to operate across Greek museums and sites | GreekCityTimes

A much anticipated e-ticketing and access control system has been successfully installed at selected archaeological sites and museums across Greece, the culture ministry announced on Monday. The museums and sites included in the pilot scheme are the Acropolis and the archaeological sites of Athens’ historic center; the archaeological site of Knossos, the Heraklion Archeological Museum and the archaeological area and museum of Ancient Messini. “The system has …

Mystras – Kato Chora, Greece | Atlas Obscura

The city of Mystras, the historic place where the last Byzantine emperor was crowned, now sits abandoned on the steep slopes of the Taygetus Mountains that tower over the Laconian plain. The ruins that remain transport visitors through a breathtaking, finely preserved medieval Byzantine city. The imposing fortress of Villehardouin crowns the highest point of the city and possesses the …

Spring sailing special | CabinCharterGreece.com Copy

A fast sailing experience in the Cyclades. Nine days for €850,- pp sharing a cabin Although the weather can still be challenging in April and may, sailing the Greek island in the spring period can be very interesting. In this period the islands are just starting to get ready for the Summer season. For nature lovers, spring is the best …

The Athens metro takes us back in time! | protothemanews.com

.entry-header The exhibition of antiquities found in the Athens metro rail area is open to the public and free of charge .entry-excerpt Did you know that you can visit an underground museum in Athens with replicas of the famous sculptures of Parthenon, Athenian amphoras, ancient toys, funeral monuments and parts of one of the oldest bridges found in Attica? The …

Archaeological Sites to Visit in Naxos Island | GreekReporter.com

Naxos is big a Greek island located in the Aegean Sea and part of the group of the Cycladic Islands. This favorite touristic destination is an ideal place to visit also during the low season. Its rich history has left a tangible mark that visitors interested in archaeology should take the time to visit. Here are a few of must-see …

Escape to Greece and capture beauty! | Visit Greece

If you are planning to visit Greece, there are two things that you should definitely bring with you: a high-quality digital camera to capture breathtaking sceneries and a high-capacity memory card to store as many pictures as you can! The destinations described below are only indicative of the uniqueness of Greek landscapes. Although it is hard to choose, here are …

Submerged Greek Cities | Visit Greece

The profound geological changes in Greece and throughout the Mediterranean sometimes resulted in the submergence of entire settlements. On your next visit to Greece explore the following submerged cities by swimming or diving amidst the streets and monuments of a former mainland. In Greece from the prehistoric to the early Byzantine era, numerous submerged ancient sites were found beneath the …

Spring sailing special | CabinCharterGreece.com

A fast sailing experience in the Cyclades. Nine days for €850,- pp sharing a cabin Although the weather can still be challenging in April and may, sailing the Greek island in the spring period can be very interesting. In this period the islands are just starting to get ready for the Summer season. For nature lovers, spring is the best …