Open-Air Cinemas in Greece Offer Movies Under the Stars | GreekReporter.com

Open-air cinemas are a delight which very few countries can offer. While for Greeks, catching a movie at a summer cinema and sipping a cold beverage is like an institution, for visitors it is a one-off experience, almost as enjoyable as a dive in the cool, crystal-clear waters of Mykonos or a visit to the Temple of Zeus at Sounio. Every …

Experience the Athens & Epidaurus Festival!

Ηeld annually from late May till mid of August, the Athens & Epidaurus Festival is the oldest continuously running festival in Greece and one of the oldest performing arts festivals in Europe, hosting numerous major Greek and world-famous performing artists and attracting large crowds of both local and international visitors. Today, the Athens & Epidaurus Festival is the foremost cultural …

Athens International Airport named best in Europe — Greek City Times

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” has been named best airport in Europe in the ‘Over 20 million passengers’ category, winning first prize at the Routes Europe 2019 awards held in Hanover on Tuesday. Greece’s airport in the Greek capital won against substantial airport competition from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Norway, and Russia, following a vote exclusively by airlines, which reward excellence …

April, 1896: The First Modern Olympics are Held in Greece | GreekReporter.com

On April 6, 1896, the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens, at the Panathenaic Stadium with athletes from 14 countries participating and Greek Spyros Louis winning in the marathon run. The International Olympic Committee met for the first time in Paris in June 1894 and chose Greece as the site of the inaugural modern Olympiad, appropriately since Greece …

Brilliant Brunch Spots in Athens — Greek City Times

As a city that hardly ever sleeps, Athens needs breakfast and brunch places galore, for those who justifiably wake up at any time between 9am and 4pm. Brunch has become a very “in” thing in Athens and restaurants both old and new have added some excellent classics as well as often creative or innovative dishes to their menus to please …

Historic Asteras Vouliagmenis Resort Re-Opens March 29 | GreekReporter.com

Asteras Vouliagmenis, re-opens on March 29 as Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens to revive its glory on a new level of luxury. The renovated resort operated by Four Seasons offers visitors three luxury options: the quiet Arion hotel with 101 rooms and suites ideal for relaxation in the green and blue setting, the Nafsika, with 133 rooms and a …

‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event to Host 1,500 Athletes from 61 Countries – GTP Headlines

‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event to Host 1,500 Athletes from 61 Countries Thanasis Papadimitriou, CEO of EYZHN Greece DMC; Stefanos Theodoridis, Vice President and CEO of TEMES SA, the developer of Costa Navarino; Petros Tatoulis, Governor of the Peloponnese, and GNTO Alternate Secretary General Giannis Goulios. Photo: GTP More than 1,500 athletes and triathlon lovers from 61 countries around the world, …

Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019 schedule is announced — Greek City Times

The full programme for the highly anticipated Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019 has been announced and the Greek capital’s annual arts festival will again feature great music, theatre, dance, and visual arts. The event will kick off on June 5 and run right through to August 10. Greek and international productions, partnerships and shows by foreign artists will be included …

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Three New Athens Metro Stations Up and Running in June  – GTP Headlines

Three new Athens metro stations – at Agia Varvara, Nikaia and Korydallos –  along the Airport-Agia Marina blue line are set to open this summer with the remaining extension to the Piraeus Municipal Theater to be completed in two years’ time, said Attiko Metro SA President Yannis Milopoulos. Speaking to the Athens News Agency (ANA), Milopoulos said the three stations will …

Top 7 Natural Spas of Greece |www.blog.visitgreece.gr

In Greece, well-being has a long history. The thermal springs of Greece have alleviated ailments, revitalised and relaxed body and soul for centuries. There are 20 recognised thermal springs in Greece. Here is a pick of the best.  1. Edipsos, Evia The oldest spa in Greece, Edipsos is mentioned in the works of Aristotle and Plutarch. It is possible to …

Fishing Boats Mykonos

New video to promote Greece as the summer destination

Discover Greece have released their latest video promoting the country as a tourism destination. The project is part of a new campaign launched by Marketing Greece, a tourism marketing organization founded by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE). Organizers hope to engage social media users with the hashtags #OhMyGreece and #unlockthefeeling