10 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Acropolis

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10. Its name means “City on the Air” The term “Acropolis” comes from the Greek words “akron” (which means the “highest point or extremity” and “polis” (which means “city”). So, Acropolis can be taken to mean “High City”, “City on the Extremity”, or “City on the Air”. Greece has many other acropoleis, but the term most often refers to the …

Allou! Fun Park

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Rides for all ages and preferences: fun rides, skill games, action & adrenaline rides! Allou! Fun Park is the largest amusement park in Greece and has been a most beloved entertainment option for young and old alike since its opening day. Allou! Fun Park consists of two parks, Allou!, for teenagers, the young and the young at heart and Kidom, …

Attica Zoological Park

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The Attica Zoological Park is the only zoo in Greece, receiving hundreds of thousands of visitors of all ages, every year, from all over the country. The Attica Zoological Park was initially founded as a bird park in May 2000, hosting the world’s third largest collection of birds (1,100 birds from 300 different species). Striving to combine entertainment with education, …

I love Sports – Kids’ Athletics

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This programme serves to highlight the role of the Hellenic Olympic Committee in the promotion of sport, the spirit of supporting and extracurricular physical activity according to the principles of the Olympic Ideal and the educational value of sport in shaping the personalities of young people in the conditions of modern life that we all experience. The ‘Kids’ Athletics’ program …

The Ranch – Wild West in Greece

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Just 97km from Athens there is a wild west town which offers you enjoyable moments of action. Sport, entertainement, relaxation, and plenty of games in a safe natural environment, with modern ecologically friendly facilities and accommodation which exist harmoniously together. See more at www.theranch.gr   Photos:  

Greek Cooking Class in an Athens Tavern

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Athens Cooking Lesson & Dinner A delightful hands-on cooking lesson and dinner Be initiated into the Greek cuisine! Learn valuable cooking secrets, take a wonderful class with plenty of hands-on cooking and enjoy the dinner you prepared with your classmates!   Discover the Local Culture Through Gastronomy! You will learn how to cook traditional Greek dishes with the aid of …

Live Escape Room Adventure

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Did you enter in the room? Now the goal is to escape. What exactly is escape rooms? Escape rooms are specially modified spaces, based on a specific theme/scenario. The decoration is unique and breathtaking. Inside, a group of 2-6 persons is getting locked and they have to find all the clues, solve all the riddles, open hidden doors and operate …

Athens Treasure Hunt for Children

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This tour is the perfect way for children to exploit the diverse city of Athens in the most fun and interactive way. Become a ancient Athenian for one day; follow the myth of Athena, the goddess of war, wisdom and crafts, successfully solve the mystery and the given tasks and let her reward you! In the company of our specialized …

Museum of Greek Children’s Art

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The Museum of Greek Children’s Art is a pioneering Museum, one of the very few worldwide that exhibits exclusively drawings and three dimensional artworks created by children 5 to 14 years old. It is addressed to children and adults, parents, teachers, artists, scientists, researchers and those interested in children’s art. The focus on education through art, the 18 years of …

Emotions Museum of Childhood

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Emotions Museum of Childhood Located in the beautiful hills of Filopappou, the museum helps children discover themselves and their emotions through a range of activities, while parents can also take part in the games with the help of a guide. What is the Emotions Museum of Childhood? It is a children’s museum which uses interactive exhibitions, play and fairytales, in …

Hellenic Children’s Museum

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Hellenic Children’s Museum The Hellenic Children’s Museum is located in a neoclassical building in Plaka in an atmosphere unlike other museums. It has a variety of exhibits that aim to help every child understand the world in which he or she lives, in his or her own way. The philosophy of the Hellenic Children’s Museum is based on the phrase …

Top 10 Most Amazing Things To See In Greece

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Mount Athos is an autonomous state under Greece and is considered to be the center of Eastern Christian Orthodox Monasticism. Unfortunately, only male visitors are allowed to enter this area and marvel at its commitment to spirituality.   The beach of Navagio or Shipwreck cove is the most famous beach of Zakynthos lying on the western side of the Ionian …

10 Most Famous Movies Filmed in Greece

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It is no surprise that Greece has been the filming location for many famous Hollywood movies due to how beautiful its landscape is. Here are the best!   This is a thriller film written and directed by Hossein Amini and was released in 2014, starring Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen and Oscar Isaac. Its story is based on the 1964 novel …

Great Greek Minds

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The civilization and culture of ancient Greece has evolved over thousands of years, beginning in Mycenaean Greece and continuing most notably into Classical Greece, having been immensely influential on language, politics, educational systems, philosophy, science, exploration, literature, architecture, mathematics and technology both historically and contemporarily. Sciences and Technology Mathematics, Algebra and Geometry: the discoveries of Thales of Miletus who is …

Greek Super Foods

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The super foods are fruits, vegetables and other natural products with high concentration of high quality nutrients such as vitamins, antioxidants, minerals, proteins, omega-3 and monounsaturated fatty acids and high nutritional value. High quality ingredients mean nutrient with high absorbability from the body. Medically speaking, they are immune-boosting cancer-fighting ingredients that reduce risks of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other ailments, …

Energy hotspots in Greece

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Since ancient times, man chose to erect the temples of the gods he worshipped in special places that emitted large amounts of discreet energy. This energy, stemming from the depths of the earth can be felt by the ‘psyche’ of man, raising feelings of joy, sadness, meditation, reflection, contact with the ‘divine’ element and ultimately, therapeutic energy of mental or …

Best tips for Yoga tourism in Greece

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Hotspots for Yoga Tourism in Athens Yoga travel is rapidly gaining popularity in Greece as practitioners of all levels are discovering that the scenery of this country has an energy almost magical to offer to the routine of outdoor yoga practice, through a rejuvenating experience of body, mind and spirit on one of the most beautiful places on earth. Yoga, …