Explore the hidden historical heritage of Antiparos!

The island of Antiparos combines beauty with history and archaeological interest that martyr all over the world the unique Cycladic Civilization. It is, thus, an obligatory gift to yourself to visit: The Cave Enchanting and imposing, the Antiparos Cave has been known since the ancient times, as proven by the Stone Age archaeological findings and …

Heraklion Archaeological Museum Honored with EMYA Special Commendation

The Ivory Bull-leaper and the Bull-leaping Fresco from Knossos The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion on Crete was recently honored with a Special Commendation at the annual European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA), held by the European Museum Forum (EMF) in Zagreb, Croatia. The EMYA Judges praised the museum for presenting a cutting-edge interpretation of the …

The cultural treasure of Monemvasia

There are three museums in the Municipality of Monemvasia, the most important being the Monemvasia Archaeological Collection in the Monemvasia fortress, showing the town’s historical development from the early Christian era until the Turkish occupation. A quite different aspect is presented in the two folklore museums at Riechia and Velies, where the exhibits relate the …

Ideas for a Day Trip from Thessaloniki :  Vergina

Day Trip from Thessaloniki Vergina is a small town located in Central Macedonia, Greece just 80 kilometers from Thessaloniki. The site is famous about the archaeological finds discovered by Professor Manolis Andronikos that included tombs of Macedonian Kings. Vergina was in ancient times known as Aigai, the capital of the famous Macedonian Kingdom. This is …