Gerakas fjord

Gerakas: The Greek fjord of Laconia, a popular destination for photographers from around the world

Gerakas is located on the east coast of the Peloponnese, and enchants visitors with its incomparable and rare beauty that reminds of northern European countries, such Norway and Finland. The three villages of Gerakas (Limani, Agios Ioannis and Gerakas) and the sea that engulfs the coast create the southernmost natural fjord in Europe.

Delphi

The 9 Beethoven Symphonies Live from 9 European Cities – All Eyes on the Ancient Theatre of Delphi

Delphi will be hosting Beethoven’s 7th Symphony live from its Ancient Theatre in an event on 6 June called ‘Europe Celebrates Beethoven’ which will include 9 concerts that will be broadcasted live from selected cities in Europe, dedicated to the famous musical symphonies of German composer and  music pioneer, Beethoven.

Tsaltas

“Greece can be a leader in Europe.” Achilles Tsaltas, VP of The New York Times, discusses the future of media in Greece

Achilles Tsaltas, the Vice President International Conferences, The New York Times and current President of the Foundation for Democracy and Culture says, “We, as an institution of the Athens Democracy Forum, believe much more in Europe as the core centre of the Western culture, rather than America. The US democracy has suffered a great shock recently, and so, America has a lot of work to do inside. The ones who can save Western civilisation are European countries.”

EU Hellenic Parliament House

1981-2021: The European Commission releases celebratory video on the 40th anniversary of Greece’s accession to the EU

A video titled ‘1981-2021: The History of Greece in the years of Europe – #40GreeceEU”, was posted on Twitter by the European Commission Office in Athens on May 7th, with the caption “40 Years – We are Stronger”, and it includes several of the most important moments of Greece’s time within the EU.

Greek Easter destinations

The top Greek destinations for a special Easter

Across the country, from north to south, and all around the Greek islands, Easter customs and traditions are preserved unchanged through the centuries. Here are some of the most popular Easter destinations in Greece, that honour and welcome the holiday of Easter in special ways, offering unique experiences to visitors.