Michalis Panayotakis, 6,5 years old, is the creator of the artwork, featuring on the cover of the Athens Attica guide, published recently by the Greek National Tourism Organization.
MYTILENE, LESBOS ISLAND GREECE
1-3 OF AUGUST
The international Music & Graffiti “Beach Street Festival” will be on for the second year in a row. This year, it will be based in Mytilene, the capital of Lesvos Island. 50 or more artists and bands and over 100 graffiti artists will be participating from all over Europe and Turkey. Read more
1. Greece specializes on small-scale production of high quality wines. Around 5 million liters of wine are produced per year, ranking Greece as one of the most important word-wide in relation to its population and viniculture zones.
We’d read about them—Athena, Aphrodite, Artemis. Mythic women who were once the epitome of wisdom, beauty, and wildness. Travelling in Greece, on a women’s sacred sojourn, we found these fabulous females still very much alive—waiting to bring to life the modern day goddesses we’ve always wanted to be.
This small island is called the Lady of Saronic Gulf! Upon arriving, visitors will feel captivated by the harbour area, the cannons and the castle with the statue of Andrea Miaouli. Hydra is a kaleidoscope of colours, impressive mansions and cobblestone streets enhancing the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the island.
Can you imagine being this bride and walking towards your future husband and following the narrow cobble stone road… the only path that can lead you to one of the most stunning Greek island churches? What an amazing and once in a lifetime feeling…
The director of the film Adventure in Greece Taavi Vartia, lends the Visit Greece Team an interview. Let’s discover his point of view!
It all started because of the wave. I will never forget that wave. It was nothing like the waves I had crossed in the Aegean. Summer waves of the Aegean sea are brisk, cool and mostly predictable, like the meltemi winds that air-condition the Cyclades islands and form them. This wave was man made, terrifying in it’s energy and made of sound.