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Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2013

The Herodion – Herod Atticus Theater June 7, 9, 11 & 13 – Greek National Opera presents Wagner’s Flying Dutchman  June 14 – Guiseppe Verdi’s Requim June 22 – Patti Smith July 1 – Diana Krall   July 15 – 16 – Theatrical reading: Eleni by Evripidis – presented by Vasilis Nikolaidis       Epidaurus Festival 2013   The Epidaurus Festival runs from early July to the end of August this year, and  includes 2 ancient tragedies, a satirical drama, 2 Aristophanic comedies, a Menander, an experimental performance with extracts from three tragedie,  and a surprise … July 5 &...

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Celebrate for free day & night at the Cycladic Art Museum

  For the 6th consecutive year, The Museum of Cycladic Art celebrates with the international museum community “Day & Night at the Museum” – opening its doors to the public with free admission from 10.00 am until midnight on May 18, 2013. This year, the museum will offer: 1 | One hour tours of the museum’s permanent collection  – 6 PM, 8 PM and 10 PM Cycladic art, Ancient Greek & Ancient Cypriot art. Like each year, guests will have the opportunity to visit the permanent collections of the MCA with short interactive tours to all permanent collections. 2...

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Archaeological Site & Museum Hours in Athens

I’ve always been hesitant to publish something as rapidly changing as opening hours for pretty much anything in Greece.. but since it is an often asked question and I happen to have current information … current at the moment I’m writing that is! I thought I’d share what I’ve found … Opening hours as of May 2013 The Acropolis Archaeological Site hours (not the museum!)   Monday through Friday 8:00 AM until 7:00 PM Saturday and Sunday and Holidays 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM   Acropolis Museum hours   Tuesday thru Sunday 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM The cafe & restaurant stays open until 10:00 PM on Fridays Closed on Mondays   Ancient Agora hours   Daily from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM   Temple of Olympian Zeus   Monday-Sunday:...

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Acropolis and Acropolis Museum hours … Spring Summer 2013

Acropolis archaeological site hours – as of the end of April 2013) Monday – Friday 8:00 AM until 7:00 PM Saturday – Sunday & most national holidays 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM The site will be closed on Greek Easter Sunday (May 5, 2013) Open on Easter Monday (May 6, 2013) from  8:00 AM until 3:00 PM Acropolis Museum Hours – as of spring 2013 Opening hours 1 April – 31 October: Tuesday to Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Monday: Closed 1 November – 31 March: Tuesday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00...

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Athens & Epidaurus Festivals 2013

The schedule for the 2013 Athens & Epidaurus Festivals in Greece will be announced in mid-May. “Athens Festival” events, which take place around Athens at vanues like the theater under the Acropolis: the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Peiraios 260, and Megaro Musiki (Athens Concert Hall) as well as elsewhere will begin on June 3, 2013 and run through July 15. The 2013 Epidaurus Festival will take place weekends (Friday and Saturday) from July 5, 2013 until August 24, 2013. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale beginning May 15, 2013. Bookmark this page for updates or visit us on...

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