Whatever island you find, Easter always has very special colors. Even more Easter in the Greek islands. We have chosen for you some islands that would be worth living in the unique atmosphere of their offerings.
Hydra - One Day Cruise
The islands of the Saronic Gulf have a rich tradition of folk art that is of particular interest. If you like folklore, on your next visit, don't miss out on discovering these unique local treasures.
The history of today's Academy of Merchants, as well as the rest of the island, is linked to Greek shipping. It would not be an exaggeration to say that Hydra contributed to the modern maritime history of the whole country.
Cosmopolitan, charming, with a rich history and artistic tradition. Hydra was a magnet for all the spiritual life of Greece and abroad, thanks to the power of its simplicity. Island of artistic inspiration for great personalities. That's why they call her "the muse of artists".
Endless blue, places and attraction with old history, secret beaches and excellent cuisine are just some of the reasons to visit Saronic Islands.
Hydra, Poros, Aegina: What do they have in common? These three beautiful islands are the 3 best and closest get-away destinations in Athens.
Due to increased obligations you may have spent the whole summer in Athens. September leave finds you tired. You want to be isolated from everyone and everything and relax away from the bustling city. Ideally, you want to find a place where time stops. We suggest you 3 Greek islands for holidays without a car.
Cosmopolitan, picturesque, stately and above all timeless, just two hours from the port of Piraeus, Hydra, in the "heart" of the Argosaronic Sea, is known for many reasons. Read here the most important ones and visit it this summer!
The Saronic Chamber Music Festival, this unique musical institution, was born 9 years ago. Since then it has been presenting the body of the great chamber music works of the great classical composers. Every year are invited distinguished musicians from all over the world that connect with friendships and artistic visions!
Apart from the magnificent beaches with crystal clear waters, picturesque alleys and local cuisine, Argosaronic is ideal for architecture lovers and history scholars. So let's take a look at its architecture.
When one decides to visit an island in the Saronic Gulf, fortunately he has the advantage that can choose accessible beaches on foot. This way, any island you can choose can be toured without a vehicle.
Each one of Saronic islands is also a culture of culture open to every visitor. Below you can explore the choices you have in activities as a culture enthusiast.
Hydra is one of the islands of the Saronic Gulf famous for its art and exhibitions. It is an attraction for tourists who love art. Specifically, Hydra hosts major art exhibitions every year on the initiative of the collector Pauline Karpida at the Hydra Workshop, by the artist Dimitris Antonitsis at the Hydra School Project, operating in the old Gymnasium, at the Shakhtouri Mansion and by the collector Iakhtanou DESTE Foundation.
Autumn has come, but that doesn't mean that excursions and trips don't continue. The season is suitable for nearby excursions to destinations that are suffocatingly full of people in the summer, as a result of which you cannot enjoy them as you would like. One such destination is the Argosaronic Islands. See what you can do in Hydra, Poros and Aegina in the autumn months.
Definitely when you visit a place for the first time you want to see as many attractions as you can. Here you will find all the basic information about the islands of the Saronic Gulf, Hydra, Poros and Spetses.
The carnival customs of Greece differ from region to region. Despite the limitations that the coronavirus has brought us, we can frantically recall carnival parties in the Greek islands.
During Christmas and New Year, the islands of the Saronic Gulf wear their "Festives" to celebrate the birth of Christ and the coming of the new year. Like every place, Hydra, Poros and Aegina have old and new Christmas customs, which they revive every year.
A festival with international dimensions dedicated to Nikos Kazantzakis opens in Hydra from July 6 to 8, 2023 at the Historical Archive-Museum of Hydra. The festival is under the auspices of the Region of Attica and is a collaboration between the Eleni Kazantzakis Mobile Museum, the Hydra Museum and the Nikos Kazantzakis Museum in Myrtia, Crete, where the author came from.
A unique exhibition awaits art lovers who will visit Hydra until October 31, 2022. It is the solo exhibition entitled Apollo by the internationally renowned American artist Jeff Koons. The exhibition, which is inspired by the god Apollo, is hosted in the Project Space of the DESTE Foundation at the site of the old Slaughterhouse in Hydra.
Athens can be ideal base for one-day excursions that bring you closer to nature, monuments of particular interest and historical destinations. It is easy for residents of Athens to choose one of the following nearby destinations. There are very nice nearby destinations that someone can choose to travel close to Athens.