Captivating ancient and modern culture, fascinating museums and festivals! This is Attica, an open-air museum where, monuments of worldwide cultural heritage co-exist with modern cultural centres, and world-famous archaeological sites stand side-by-side with stunning contemporary Art museums.
In Attica you will marvel at the global symbol of Democracy and Western civilization, the Parthenon. You will visit the archaeological site of Eleusis, the town which has been proclaimed European Capital of Culture for 2021, and you will be initiated into the Eleusinian Mysteries, the most sacred celebration in ancient Greece. You will be impressed by the – unknown to many – technological inventions of the Ancient Greeks, at the “Kostas Kotsanas” Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, while at the “Stavros Niarchos” Foundation Cultural Centre you will be stunned by the beautiful spaces of the Greek National Opera and the National Library of Greece.
Festivals featuring ancient Greek drama, as well as modern music and dance performances are organized all year, spellbinding the audience. Everywhere in Attica, in Athens and its nearby islands, you will have the unique opportunity to combine the most memorable sightseeing with excursions and day trips to places of breathtaking natural beauty. Unrivalled cultural routes that will be engraved on your memory forever.
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