Virtual Tour at Athens Museum of Cycladic Art

Virtual tour at the Athens Museum of Cycladic Art

The originals are out of reach for now, but you can still see world-class art without the queues or ticket prices, with an online tour at the Athens Museum of Cycladic Art. The Athens museum is offering an online tour of its landmark exhibition “Cycladic Society: 5,000 Years Ago,” which was first hosted by the museum in 2016, under the …

Parthenon in Athens, Greece, with spring flowers blooming.

Spring is in the air amid pandemic | Multimedia | ekathimerini.com

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic we are moving forward to a beautiful summer in Greece. Flowers bloom with the Parthenon temple seen in the background, during the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in Athens, Tuesday. Foto Source: [Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters] Source: Spring is in the air amid pandemic | Multimedia | ekathimerini.com

6 April 1896, the first Modern Olympic Games begins in Athens – Greek City Times

On April 6, 1896, the Olympic Games, a long-lost tradition of ancient Greece, are reborn in Athens 1,500 years after being banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I. At the opening of the Athens Games, King Georgios I of Greece and a crowd of 60,000 spectators welcomed athletes from 13 nations to the international competition. The first recorded Olympic Games were …

Greece is reaching a ‘whatever it takes’ moment | New Europe

There is not a single Athenian who could have ever imagined that the streets of the city would be completely empty. Even in mid-August, when the majority of Greeks find themselves at the beach during their summer holidays, there are tourists strolling around the centre of Athens. Over the past days, however, ever since Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced …

OPEN 28/02/2020 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, ATHENS |EMST

EMST OPEN The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST) is Open to the public. It is ready to welcome the audience with its permanent collection on view, its exhibitions and activities. It took ten years after EMST first operated, in 2000, an adventurous route with the gradual activation of its temporary exhibition spaces and the suspension of its operation …

Culinary Tourism in Athens: Venturing Beyond Restaurants – Greek Liquid Gold: Authentic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Greece is an ideal culinary tourism destination. Since many visitors begin their exploration of Greece in Athens, Greek Liquid Gold checked out three popular food tourism spots in the capital where they can discover the secrets of the Greek culinary tradition: the Grocery Store of the Mediterranean Diet, Yoleni’s, and this year’s new addition, Ergon House. The Grocery Store of …

Kolonaki’s Classic Cafes – Greek City Times |Greek City Times

Athens has so many interesting and trendy places to explore. When you think of Athens the first thing that comes to mind for most visitors is Plaka, the Acropolis topped by the Parthenon. This icon is hard to escape as you can see it from almost everywhere in the city. However, Athens is actually a collection of colorful, lively neighborhoods to explore. What about …

Divani Palace Acropolis Fortification Wall – Athens, Greece – Atlas Obscura

Divani Palace Acropolis Fortification Wall Athens has had numerous fortification walls around the city since ancient times. When the Second Persian War ended in 479 BC, it resulted in the destruction of most buildings, statues, and walls in and around the city. After the departure of the Persians, the citizens began planning the rebuild of the city. Athenian statesman Themistocles feared …

Micro Cyclades Sailing with a skipper

Micro Cyclades Sailing; a 7 days Mykonos-Mycro Cyclades- sailing itinerary. A relaxing itinerary for a week sailing in the Micro Cyclades, yet we do recommend that itineraries be kept flexible. Every itinerary is subject to various factors such as weather conditions or a change of heart. As always every pre-planned itinerary, with the exception of the Port of Departure and redelivery, …

LAUDA starts a new route from Athens to Vienna

Customers and visitors can book their tickets now for an unbeatable price and will fly with the greenest/cleanest airline group in Europe, which has the lowest CO2 emissions. On Sunday the 27th of October, the Lauda Airbus A320 took off for the first time from Athens and flew to the Austrian capital. Vienna was voted the most livable city on …

‘The Alex’ Hotel by Santikos Collection Opens in Piraeus

‘The Alex’ is the first city hotel of the Santikos Collection The Alex, the brand new property of Santikos Collection for 2019, is set to open its doors in the Greek port city of Piraeuson the Athens Riviera, just 15 minutes from the city center. The hotel will open on Tuesday, July 25. 37°56’22.8″N 23°39’41.4″E Located on Kastella’s Hill, the hotel overlooks the small harbor …

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 …