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Neapolis (Thessaloniki) carnival
Where: Thessaloniki, Greece
When:  Start in mid January till mid February (various dates)
 
The Thessaloniki's carnival festivities start in mid January and last till mid February (various dates). The carnival ends with the burning at the stake of the King of Carnival and a big parade of floats and costumed groups. The festivals attracts mass of crowd, locals and tourist. The city hotels are fully booked hence it is recommended to make a room's reservation in order to find a room in a reasonable price. The carnival has two main events: The Tsiknopempti is celebrated in the second Thursday of the carnival. It is a meat eating event (...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Changing of the Guard in Athens
Where: Athens, Greece
When:  All the year round.
 
He, who visits Syntagma Square at the foot of the parlament buliding near the tomb of the unknown soldier, can't ignore the guard soldiers with their traditional uniforms, skirts and shoes with pompons. On every Sunday, on 11 o’clock, a military parade accompanied with military bands takes place. The guards march to the Parliament building to the great/ weekly guard changing. In addition, every hour, a unique changing of guards’ ceremony is held. The soldiers march in a militaristic stiff style waving up and down their...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Athens Epidaurus Festival 2019
Where: Athens, Greece
When:  Annually, Start June - mid August (2019 TBA)
 
Once a year, from start June to the start August (various dates), several culture events take place. Culture events as theatre plays, music, dance and other productions according to Greece's ancient tradition. Athens Epidaurus Festival is known as one of the leading classic culture event in the world. It is held mainly in the ancient theatre of Epidaurus (located in the Peloponnese). The preserved theater is part of the archeological site of the city. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Icarus Festival for Dialogue between Cultures
Where: Ikaria (Island), Greece
When:  Between June and August.
 
The Icarus Festival for Dialogue between Cultures is held every summer, since 2006, in the Greek island Ikaria located in the north east of the Aegean Sea. Icarus was a legendary image, the son of Daedalus, architect and inventor in the Greek mythology. The festival attracts lot of artists and visitors ,from all over the world, who reached the festival in order to play music typical to their home land, it is recommended to make a room reservation in advance. The festival is a stage to artists who play and sing ''world music''...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Christmas in Athens
Where: Athens, Greece
When:  Mid December till start January.
 
The City of Athens is decorating with Christmas cheer, staging a series of cultural events and utilising innovative ideas to create a festive atmosphere. The aim is to revive the spirit of the season by generating feelings of love, solidarity and humanity. The City endeavours to unite one and all this Yuletide season, bring joy to youngsters and allow adults to relive the wonder of childhood innocence. ''Magical Christmas in Athens'' seeks to attract children, youth, families, citizens of Athens and surrounding areas,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Athens Central Market (Varvakeios Agora)
Where: Athens, Greece
When:  All the year round.
 
The central market of Athens ''Varvakeios Agora'' is located in 42 Athinas Street. It is looked upon as one of the original and beautiful markets in the world. The markets' stands are placed in a roofed building built especially for the market. The stands are set in long parallel rows where in every row a different kind of food is sold. Especially beautiful are the rows of the meat and of the sea food. The way the fishes and the meat are presented, the salespersons with it's' white gowns, the quit of the place...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Xanthi's Carnival
Where: Xanthi, Greece
When:  February / March.
 
Xanthi's Carnival (North Greece) is a traditional folklore fiesta that attracts, every year, thousands visitors from Greece and tourists from lot of countries.   Noisy colorful parades are held during the carnival days. Clowns, jugglers, dancers and bands walking on foot or on floats participate in the parades.   The joy atmosphere is felt on every corner of the town. Every evening, music and folklore shows take place.     Reserve now your hotel in Xanthi Attractive and lowest prices, suited for all...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The giant plane tree in Tsagkarada Pelion peninsula
Where: Tsagkarada, Greece
When:  All the year round.
 
The visitors who travel in Pelion- Pilio peninsula should visit the beautiful traditional village - Tsagkarada in order to be impressed by a unique nature phenomenon - 2 giant old Platanus trees that grow there. In the Agia Paraskevi church square stands a Platanus giant tree of more than thousand years. The circumference of its trunk is about 17.5 meters. Its trunk split to several giant branches which grow up and to its sides. Not far from it stands another Platanus tree, only eight hundred years old, that its trunk's...(read more)
 
 
 
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