The CITRONNE Gallery continues its summer exhibition program in Poros with the personal exhibition of Mary Christofides on "Resistances and Exclusions", edited by Platon Rivellis. This summer photography exhibition, based on Poros, is inaugurated on Saturday, July 27 at 8.30 pm and will run until September 8.
Poros - 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.
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.
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!
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.
Are you looking for archaeological sites with special interest, near Athens?
Well, here are the archaeological sites of Saronic Gulf that you should definitely put on your list:
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.
At the Archaeological Museum of Poros, Ioannis Psychopedis imprints the time and traces of History in twenty-four equal-sized works of books. Each of them corresponds to a letter of the Greek Alphabet, through the exhibition The Alphabet - Archaic Palimpsest. So it's worth taking a look at Yannis Psychopedis' artistic perspective.
With One Day Cruise and Hydraiki's guide in Saronic islands, get ready for swimming in crystal clear waters and spectacular beaches.
Whether Athens is your holiday break destination, or the city you live in, summer is an opportunity to get to know it better.
So how can you spend a day in Athens with a maximum budget of 100 euros?
Where did the names of the Argosaronic islands come from? Ancient gods, mythical kings and kingdoms, emblematic figures of history, morphological as well as geological features, inspired the name of many Greek islands. What does "poros" mean? What was Aegina? Is Hydra related to the word water? We travel to the interesting nomenclature of the Argosaronic islands and explore their etymologies.
The success of a trip, however brief it may be, is not about if you have had fun. It also includes souvenirs on your trip, which you put in your suitcases and remind you of the place you visited.
Spring in Greece means an opportunity to escape to the countryside. Our country is full of pine trees. Full of colors and aromas. It Smells of Spring in the Saronic Gulf make the islands of the Aegean a very powerful option for a nearby nature trip. You can choose between the famous Lemon Forest located in Poros and the Temple of Aphaia in Aegina. Both are two great destinations.
Many flagship films of the golden age of Greek cinema were filmed in the islands of the Argosaronic Gulft and are being screened to this day. Let's remember and get nostalgic! Like old Greek cinema... in the Argosaronic!
Even if you have only one day in Athens, you can enjoy your vacation to the fullest. The city is the ideal starting point for one-day holiday activities. Athens is your starting line for entertaining and discovering new places.
Saronic islands offer great interest for those who seek religious touristic spots close to Athens. They mark their spot as ecclesiastical destination offering opportunities of pray to those who visit them.
If you ‘ve visited Poros at least once, you surely have noticed the typical clock of the island that was built in 1927 and can be seen from afar. It dominates one of the two hills, on which the city of Poros is built. This is the Clock Tower!
The Lemon Forest of Poros is been famous for its homonym short story by Kosmas Politis. But also for its significant economic importance. According to records, before 1821, they were exporting lemons to the area. They supplied Constantinople, Izmir, Thessaloniki. Therefore. In addition to being a beautiful place to browse, the Lemon Forest is also a part of the natural beauty that has supported the economy of the whole region.