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Nome ufficiale: Repubblica ellenica


Capitale: Atene


Forma di governo: repubblica parlamentare


Area: 131.940 km²


Popolazione: 11,1 milioni


Altre città importanti: Delfi, Olimpia, Meteora, Nauplia

Santorini e Creta

La Grecia è conosciuta come la culla della civiltà occidentale. Fu il luogo di nascita dei Giochi olimpici, della democrazia e di molti famosi filosofi, matematici,

scienziati e poeti.

There are countless UNESCO World heritage Sites dotted around Greece. Some of the famous attractions in Greece are the Parthenon temple in Athens, Temple of Apollo in Delphi , the amazing clifftop monasteries in Meteora, the charming port city in Nafplio, the ruins of stunning temple in Olympus, where first Olympic Games were held, best-preserved theater of the ancient world in Epidavros , a luxury cruise from Athens to the islands of Hydra, Poros, and Aegina in the Saronic Gulf, the whitewashed houses with blue domed churches on Santorini islands and the old-fashioned windmills and sparkling nightspots on Mykonos Islands.  


Athens, the capital of Greece, is one of the most popular destination for world travellers. The vast city has  3,000 years of history, rich culture, offers some of the most spectacular ancient artifacts in the world and is home to some of the oldest standing structures in Europe. 


For history buffs , fascinating museums can be found throughout Athens.

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Athena, patron goddess of Athens

The Acropolis

No visit to Athens is complete without a visit to the Acropolis, one of the biggest touristic draws in Athens. It is one of the world's most breathtaking ancient ruins, not only a symbol for the city, but for the whole Greek civilization as well. It was listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. 

Temple of Parthenon

Crowning the Acropolis hill, is the temple of Parthenon, dedicated to goddess Athena, Greek goddess of wisdom and war and namesake of the entire city. It is the largest temple of the classical antiquity period dating from 447 BC to 338 BC. With its monumental rows of Doric columns and stunning sculptural details, the temple is an awe-inspiring sight.


Odeon of Herodes Atticus

The well-preserved amphitheater located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens, was built during the Roman era。 Today it hosts music concerts and other art performances every summer.

Acropolis Museum 

The museum is home to one of the most valuable collections of ancient Greek art in the world. 

Changing of the Guard at Syntagma Square

The most famous aspect of Syntagma is the changing of the guards by the Evzones in front of the Hellenic Parliament Building where the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located.

The changing of the guards takes place every hour while every Sunday at 11 am there’s a more elaborate ceremony. The guards wear traditional costumes complete with pleated skirts, leg tassels, and pompom shoes.

Panathenaic Stadium & Olympic Stadium

Originally built in the 4th  century BC, the Panathenaic Stadium hosted a religious festival dedicated to the goddess Athena every four years where ancient Greeks would compete in nude.

After being left abandoned for centuries, it was refurbished in the 19th century for the first modern version of the Olympics Games in 1896.

Panathenaic Stadium has a capacity for 60,000 spectators and is the largest stadium in the world constructed entirely from white marble.


Just under the Acropolis, the neighborhood of Plaka gives visitors a taste of ‘old Athens’. It is the ideal place to take a walk or enjoy the local cafes and restaurants. Remember to savor a glass of  ouzo under the starry night sky.


Monastiraki Square

Tightly-packed lanes, lined with tons of shops selling everything from jewelry to clothing to food.  Full of atmosphere, Monastiraki flea market is the place to go for souvenirs and bargain shopping.

Panaghia Kapnikaréa Church

Gracing a little square along the busy Ermoú Street, is the the Panaghia Kapnikaréa Church, dedicated to Panagia (The Virgin Mary). It is one of the oldest temples in Athens and arguably one of the most splendid example of Byzantine architecture from the 11th-century.

The Athenian Neoclassical Trilogy 

These are the 3 neoclassical buildings on Panepistimiou street, designed and built in the 19th century by Danish architect Theophil Hansen. From left to right, it’s the National Library, University of Athens and the Academy of Athens.


Lycabettus Hill

The Lycabettus Hill  is the highest point of central Athens and offers the best view of the city, including the Acropolis and see as far as Piraeus and the Saronic Gulf.

Canale di Corinto

Una delle più imponenti opere d'arte ingegneristiche mai realizzate, il Canale di Corinto, uno stretto passaggio artificiale, uno dei canali più antichi del mondo e un'importante rotta di navigazione nell'arcipelago greco che collega il Golfo di Corinto con il Golfo Saronico .

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Sito archeologico di Delfi, culla di uno dei santuari più importanti dell'antichità greca

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Epidauro, il magnifico teatro all'aperto, rinomato per la sua acustica, è ancora attivo per l'uso durante il festival teatrale.

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Famose figure dell'antica Grecia sono Socrate, Platone, Archimede, Euclide, Pitagora e Omero. Ippocrate era un medico che influenzò il modo in cui pratichiamo la "medicina moderna".

La mitologia greca è prevalente in libri, storie, manufatti e film.


Questa antica città è stata uno dei centri più importanti della civiltà greca, patria del leggendario Agamennone (il capo della guerra di Troia).

Visita l'impressionante sito archeologico, vedi la Porta del Leone, la Tomba Reale e le Mura Ciclopiche. Lascia che le mura ciclopiche ti tolgano il fiato e scopri le misteriose origini di questa fantastica struttura.