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Cycladia is travelling to Paris through Petit Paris d’ Athènes

Culture makes its way from the dazzlingly elegant neighbourhoods of Paris to an underdeveloped neighbourhood in Athens through Petit Paris d’ Athènes. The “little Paris of Athens” is an artistic Athenian Festival held each October in order to fill the streets of Athens with a little bit of culture, Greek folk tradition and inspirations from the World.

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The Byzantine & Christian Museum Presents: El Greco

Being the birthplace of many artists, Athens is steeped in art and culture, housing a thriving artist community with major collections of traditional and contemporary art from all over Greece. Indeed, there are many cultural and art exhibitions and events taking place in various historical and unique art venues.

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Adventure Rooms, The new “Big Thing” in Greece

Intelligence meets adventure while uncovering the darkest secrets hidden deep in time. If you can rely on your “little grey cells” like Hercule Poirot and trust your intuition like Miss Marple, get your Sherlock hat on and prepare to uncover the clues, answer the riddles and read between the lines while on your way to resolve the mystery concealed in one of the Adventure Rooms found in Greece. But beware…the clock is ticking!

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Sneak a Peek at the Most Celebrated Premiere Nights in Athens!

Each year, Athens becomes a meeting point for international film stars, filmmakers, and passionate film lovers from Greece and beyond with the Athens International Film Festival. The Festival intents to highlight lesser-known aspects of independent cinema, introduce audiences to some of the best productions of the year and initiate the opening of the upcoming movie season.

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Top 5+1 wine events to indulge your senses in Greece

Greece is an astonishing country blessed by the Gods. Besides its rich cultural heritage, Greece is known for its wealth of natural wonders, local products and regional wines of excellent quality, from the vines of our fertile land that has been cultivated since the 15th century B.C. Several Greek wine labels have received a significant number of awards in various international exhibitions.

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Food for Thought!

The room emanated a fragrant blend of Greek coffee and rosewater aroma as the Museum team was organizing the next upcoming event and Konstantinos Matsourdelis, the founder, began giving us the tour.

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Cycladia’s Summer Courtyard Picks in Athens

Summer in Greece is surely an amazing experience, a true festival of the senses that is celebrated in every part of the land. From the islands and central Greece to the suburbs of Athens, the Greeks have found a way to salute the season even at some of the most crowded downtown areas of Attica.

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Hellenic Culture under the Full Moon’s Spotlight

Celebrating the rise of the full moon on August 10th of 2014, Cycladia brings Hellenic culture under the spotlight. Pick your favourite spot and let culture lure you into the placid energy of the moonlight.

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Summer is culture!

Summer in Greece is not just beach and sun.. summer is culture! And which is the most interesting cultural proposal of Greek summer? The Athens and Epidaurus Festival, of course!

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Fest Calendar of August & September

Following the festive month of July Cycladia returns with the Fest Calendar of August & September featuring some of the most exciting festivals of the season.

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July’s Fest Calendar

Just in time for the festive rush of the season Cycladia has gathered for you the hottest festivals of July in its exclusive Fest Calendar. Pick the date and location of your preference and step into the summer’s swing.

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Rhodes Fairyland of Senses

Reflecting the amorous appeal of Rhodes Island, the romantic beachfront hotel of Elite Suites offers a fairyland of senses for couples in search for a dream seascape on the beach of Ixia.

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Conquer the waters, defy the air

The geomorphology of Greece is ideal for every kind of sport; sea, rivers, lakes, cliffs, mountains are all there waiting for you to have a pinch of adrenaline.

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Remaking Greece at the 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture

Moving from the ancient masterpieces of architecture to the architectural marvels of the modern era, Greece will be taking visitors on a cultural journey through a hundred years of architectural heritage at the 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture-Fundamentals.

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May Day Guide to Sustainable Travel in Greece

Spring has arrived and nature is painting the most inspiring canvas. A canvas which, if not taken care of, would literally become invisible in the near future. Environmental protection is no longer simply a desirable effort but a core consideration for us all. Many eco-social initiatives have been implemented in the last decade and Greece has become a great supporter of environmental efforts with many sustainable sites to account for.

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