Telling the story of one of the greatest cultural journeys in world history, the Acropolis Museum in Athens deserves to be at the top of your bucket list when you are in the Greek capital
Discover the wonder of Lindos on Rhodes
Visiting Lindos in Rhodes, you’ll be inspired by the same aura felt by the ancients and the medieval knights that once used it as a base, before heading to the beach and enjoying an unforgettable sunset meal.
A tour of the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens
Having hosted the original modern Olympic Games in 1896 and been the site of athletic and cultural events in antiquity, the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens is packed with fascinating history and continues to be a part of the daily lives of Athenians
The spectacle of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens
The Odeon of Herodes Atticus has been staging musical and theatrical performances – on and off – for two full millennia but audiences have never stopped being inspired by the iconic setting at the base of the Acropolis
A tour of the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens
A gem for art lovers visiting Athens, the National Museum of Contemporary Art addresses some of the biggest issues of our time through the works of leading international and modern Greek artists
A tour of Knossos Palace in Crete
Discover the splendour of Knossos Palace, near Heraklion, where the greatest civilisation of Minoan Crete ruled almost 4,000 years ago and where Theseus killed the legendary Minotaur in King Minos’ labyrinth
Colourful village-hopping through the mountains of Karpathos
Within Karpathos’ mountainous interior are colourful villages that have preserved everything that is most traditional about the beautiful Dodecanese island in a wonderful capsule of authenticity
Feel the aura of Delphi’s world-famous archaeological site
Visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Delphi is to travel to the very core of mythical and spiritual ancient Greece and – according to legend – the centre of the world.
A tour of the Archaeological Museum of Chania
Add a splash of culture to your holidays in Crete at the Archaeological Museum of Chania, which explores the history of Greece’s biggest island from Prehistoric times to the 2-3rd Century AD Roman occupation
A tour of Akrotiri on Santorini
A bespoke bicycle tour of Kos town
With generous cycle lanes in the main town, there’s no better way to discover Kos’ cultural and historical highlights than jumping on a bike.
A walking tour of Ioannina Castle
Delve into the world of Ali Pasha, one of the most powerful rulers in Greece during Ottoman times, with a tour of the monuments and museums of Ioannina Castle in Epirus
Village-hopping in Samos, from mountain to coast
One of Greece’s most culturally rich and green islands is also home to a wealth of villages. Whether you explore the coast or wine-growing foothills, prepare for an experience overflowing with authenticity.
A tour of the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
Whether you’re on a city break or a stopover on your way elsewhere in Macedonia or Halkidiki, a visit to the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki is a must to understand everything about this famous land and its people.
A tour of the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens
Discover how some of the most ancient objects in the world are also amongst the most graceful, continuing to inspire fashion and design thousands of years after they were created.
Journey through time at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens
Presenting some of the most important artefacts ever unearthed in the country, the National Archaeological Museum leaves no stone unturned in revealing the epic story of Greece’s history.
A tour of the Goulandris Museum of Modern Art in Athens
A gem of a museum – and a dream that was more than 30 years in the making – allows us to enjoy the biggest names in Contemporary Art under one Athens roof.
Village-hopping in the mountains of Evritania
The villages of Evritania overflow with everything magical about Central Greece – tradition, history, local products, mouthwatering dishes and lots and lots of greenery. And best of all, they’re an easy drive away from Athens or Thessaloniki.
Escaping to the villages of Paros
Like settling down to a great book after watching a blockbuster, hopping between villages is the perfect follow-up to enjoying the lively atmosphere of the towns and beautiful beaches of Paros.
A tour of the Temple of Demeter on Naxos
To find the source of Naxos’ delicious agricultural produce, head to the Temple of Demeter, the 6th-century BC sanctuary dedicated to the goddess of harvest and fertility…and a forerunner of the Parthenon.
Mythical village-hopping on the slopes of Mt Olympus
Whether you’re looking for pockets of authenticity in which to unwind or an escape for activities in nature, the villages of Mt Olympus capture everything mythical about the legendary mountain of the gods in northern Greece.
Delve into the soul of Τhessaloniki in the White Tower
Situated towards the end of Thessaloniki’s waterfront promenade, the White Tower and its fascinating museum are a fitting symbol of a famously free-thinking city
The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion
Telling the story of Crete, the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion brings to life more than 5,500 years of history, from Neolithic times to the Minoans and beyond
A stroll around the cultural landmarks of Kos town
A tour of Spinalonga, Greece’s former leper colony, off Crete
A boat trip to Spinalonga island, in Elounda’s Mirabello Bay, lets you explore not just a 16th-century Venetian fortress but the remains of Greece’s one-time leper colony in yet another example of Crete’s astonishingly diverse history
A tour of the Benaki Museum of Greek Culture in Athens
Housed in one of Athens’ most beautiful neoclassical mansions, the Benaki Museum of Greek Culture contains a unique collection of artwork and other exhibits from the very dawn of Greek history to the creation of modern Greece
A tour of the National Gallery of Athens
With paintings by prominent Greek artists, the stunningly refurbished National Gallery of Athens is a must for art lovers visiting the city, tracing the evolution of modern Greece through art.
A tour of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens
Opera House, National Library, Mediterranean garden, favourite escape of Athenians and much more… the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is a modern cultural gem of Athens
Make time stand still at the petrified forest of Lesvos
Discover the remnants of an ancient ecosystem that once flourished on Lesvos and now constitutes one of the largest petrified forests in the world.
Fill up on Cretan authenticity in the villages of Chania
It doesn’t matter how well you think you know Greece, if you haven’t visited the Apokoronas villages of Chania, you haven’t experienced Crete at its traditional best
Follow in the footsteps of Aristotle
Get a whole new perspective on Halkidiki by travelling to the birthplace of one of the Fathers of Western Philosophy – and test out a few of his theories along the way
Medieval village hopping in Chios
Once the prized possession of the Byzantines and Genoese, the medieval villages of Chios tell a unique story of architecture, tradition, fortification and – above all – mastic production and other time-honoured crafts that await discovery.
Cycladic village hopping in Sifnos
Whitewashed splendour, masterpieces in clay, delicious food and all the wonder of the Cyclades islands await you in Sifnos’ postcard-perfect villages.
A walking tour of Skyros’ main town
Built on a slope under the gaze of a Byzantine castle, Skyros’ small but lively main town has been happily holding on to its island ways whilst the rest of the world seems to have looked the other way.
A walking tour of Rethymno Old Town
Spreading from its Venetian harbour through a maze of alleyways and lively streets, Rethymno Old Town contains all the life, history and traditions of Crete’s third-largest city
A tour of the Museum of Byzantine Culture in Thessaloniki
Delve deep into the 1,000-year influence of Byzantium in Thessaloniki’s Museum of Byzantine Culture (including burial customs, defence systems, icons, engravings and more)
Sun, sea and a splash of culture at Agios Stefanos beach on Kos
If you’re caught between wanting to spend the day on the beach and experiencing a bit of culture on Kos, then photogenic Agios Stefanos has you covered
A walking tour of Astypalea’s radiant Hora
The main town of Astypalea emits classic Cycladic charm everywhere you look – except that it’s not in the Cyclades at all and, once you’ve explored it, you’ll be overcome with a unique energy.
The Athens Concert Hall (Megaron)
With world-class acoustics and an inspiring range of performances all year round, the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron) promises a cultural treat during your stay in the Greek capital
Feel the spirit of Ancient Olympia
One of the most glorious sanctuaries of the ancient world, the birthplace of the Olympic Games is a cultural rite of passage in the Peloponnese.
Unearthing Ancient Messene in the southwestern Peloponnese
One of Greece’s best-preserved archaeological sites, Ancient Messene combines the grandeur of Delphi with the natural beauty of Olympia.
Feel the healing energy of the Asclepion of Kos
Built to further the teachings of the father of medicine, Hippocrates, the Asclepion of Kos was the ultimate healing centre of the ancient world.
Feeling the vibes of Athens around the Acropolis
Using the Acropolis as your compass, a city of extraordinary contrasts and charms opens up beneath your feet
Feel the majesty of Vergina’s Royal Tombs
Take a journey to the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Macedonia and explore the burial chamber of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great, in this UNESCO-protected archaeological wonder just an hour from Thessaloniki
A tour of the Monastery of Arkadi in Crete
The Arkadi Monastery, near Rethymno, is a handsome example of Renaissance architecture from Crete’s Venetian rule, but it also hides tales of extraordinary sacrifice during the revolution against the Ottomans
Explore the best villages of Tinos
Tinos is home to more than 40 villages of unspoiled beauty, with many carrying the torch of marble craftsmanship and other age-old traditions that have given the Cycladic island a matchless artistic flair
Travel to Asia Minor and back in Kavala
Step into the past and relive the history of the Greek refugees who settled in Kavala after the Asia Minor Disaster in 1922 and the subsequent population exchange with Turkey, helping to shape one of Greece’s most fascinating cities
A walking tour of Molyvos in Lesvos
Beautifully preserved Molyvos (or Mithymna) is one of Lesvos’ most charming settlements, with a Venetian castle, colourful houses, a picturesque harbour, Ottoman baths, a town beach and more to explore
A tour of the archaeological site of Philippi
The archaeological site of Philippi, near Kavala, has one of the richest histories of all ancient Greek ruins, playing a pivotal role in Macedonian, Roman and Early Christian history
A tour of the medieval Old Town of Rhodes
Exploring the medieval Old Town of Rhodes is like stepping into a world of chivalry and knights, with castle walls and cobblestone streets… a scene that’s unlike any other on a Greek island
A walking tour of historic Thessaloniki
To explore Thessaloniki by foot is to hear an extraordinary story of diversity and culture from the buildings left behind by its inhabitants
Discovering the mystical aura of Patmos’ Hora
There’s a Byzantine mysticism and Italian finesse to Patmos’ main town that reveal themselves with every step you take.
A tour of the Acropolis in Athens
Take a tour of the Acropolis of Athens and discover why one of the greatest cultural landmarks of world history continues to emit a special energy over the city it has inspired for more than 2,500 years
Ancient Epidaurus, the original deluxe healing centre
Ancient Epidaurus is most famous today for giving us the best-preserved ancient Greek theatre, where productions still take place. But as the sick and wounded found out in antiquity, it was also an all-encompassing centre for healing, worship and sport.
Mountain village hopping in Naxos
The quaint little mountain settlements of Naxos stand ready to reveal all the authenticity of the island… one cobblestone at a time.
A day village-hopping in adorable little Paxos
Through the intense colours, tastes and character of its villages, tiny Paxos shows that it’s so much more than an island of magical beaches and stunning scenery
A visit to the magical Temple of Poseidon at Sounion
Just a short drive from Athens is the 5th-century BC temple dedicated to the sea god himself, with an aura (and sunset) that continues to captivate visitors
A walking tour of Corfu Old Town
From Venetian fortresses and British mansions to stately palaces and French esplanades, a walking tour around the Old Town of Corfu is like exploring an open-air museum
A day tour to Delos from Mykonos
The undoubted cultural highlight of a holiday in Mykonos, a boat tour to Delos allows you to discover the birthplace of the god Apollo and walk amongst the remains of a vast Greco-Roman settlement
A tour of the colourful villages of Milos
Milos is an island full of Cycladic charm, with villages and seaside settlements that are postcard-pretty and filled with traditions
Scale the heights of Palamidi Castle in Nafplio
The Venetians’ grand fortification in Nafplio is also a landmark symbol of freedom for Greeks … and the ultimate hilltop lookout in one of Greece’s most romantic destinations.
A walking tour of Chania Old Town
All the history and charm of Crete are contained in Chania’s Old Town, with multicultural influences (Venetian, Ottoman, Jewish and more) on display alongside traditional tavernas and modern restaurants and a choice of waterfront cafes and bars.
The must-see Athens landmarks revealed in a stroll
Taking a walk around Athens is like visiting an open-air museum, with some of the most impressive ancient Greek monuments appearing at every turn. So put on a comfy pair of shoes and let’s set out to discover all those must-see Athens landmarks