Aegio is the well-kept secret of the Achaean Riviera

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aigio Aegio is the well kept secret of the Achaean Riviera

If you’re looking for a low-profile destination just a short distance from Athens, then Aegio is made for you. The second largest city of Achaia, which goes by the nickname “Balcony of the Corinthian” thanks to the magnificent views of the sea, is now only 90 minutes from Athens after the recent inauguration of the Olympia Odos, while the thorough remodeling of the coastal front has brought some fresh air. Read more

Dimitris Papaioannou at the Onassis Cultural Centre

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DimitrisPapaioannou Dimitris Papaioannou at the Onassis Cultural Centre

Choreographer of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and stage designer of the opening ceremony of the first European Games that were held in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 2015 -to name just a few of the snapshots of Dimitris Papaioannou’s international career- is returning in late spring with a new show at the Onassis Cultural Centre (24/5-11/6). Read more

Four springtime one-day excursions not far away from Athens

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Nafplio Four springtime one day excursions not far away from Athens

Nafplio is one of the cities of Greece that you always have a reason to visit. The beautiful scenery, the walks along the picturesque alleys that hide pleasant surprises and a unique, postcardlike beauty make it irresistible. Start your walk from Syntagma Square with the typical old buildings. Climb to Palamidi to enjoy the view, walk along the beach to the rock of Akronafplia and gaze at Bourtzi, which looks like a marine satellite of the city in the distance. Read more