Tourism Awards – The champions of Greek tourism in 2017 For the fourth consecutive year, more than 700 executives and personalities from the industry attended the the Tourism Awards, the awards-institution of Greek tourism, the ceremony of which took place Tuesday March 21 at Athenaeum InterContinental. This year the nominations were greatly increased by 24%. The awards were organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and the GNTO.
Greece is known by the vast sea that surrounds main land, but also the many islands. There are more than 6000 Greek islands, around 200 of them are inhabited. Scattered all over Mediterranean sea, the largest Greek island is Crete and some of the well known are Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes and Corfu. Greece is for many people in the top of their photography bucket list. This small country located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa is considered the cradle of Western civilization, being the birthplace of democracy, philosophy, the Olympic Games, major scientific and mathematical principles among other things.
Travelling to Athens, Greece? Find below the best Photo Tours you can experience during your stay. We feature daily tours in Athens, Full day private photo tour in the capital of Greece, plus weekly tours in the amazing Aegean islands of Santorini and Milos. If you are more of a mountain enthusiast take a look at our weekly tour in Northern Greece as we visit the famous Meteora mountains in Kalambaka. If you can spare more days and feel more adventurous our 8day Greece photo tour is one of the best options.
Greece is a beautiful land touched by two seas the Aegean and Ionio, featuring more than 6000 Greek islands, 227 of them being inhabited. You can wonder between 16000 km of coastline before finding the perfect beach to spend your holidays. Many of the Greek beaches have been awarded the blue flag (clean and crystal waters), where you can not only swim, but also admire the landscape, the seascape by joining one of our photography tours.
We are announcing our Photo Tours for 2016, three inspiring and photography – friendly landmarks of Greece. Along with the 8 days Greece Photo Tour, we have designed three (5 days) photo tours to Santorini island, Meteora rocky scenery and Milos island.
Have you seen the Acropolis sunset? These are two images from a recent Night Athens Photo tour, from Lycabetus Hill overlooking the sacred hill of Acropolis. Watch Acropolis sunset from the opposite hills If you don't want to climb the Lycabettus Hill, the two hills opposite Acropolis from the south are Filopapou Hill and Pnyka hill. While the view from those two hills are awesome there is no view to sunset as the sun sets on your back. Below are two images, one from Filopapou Hill and one from Pnyka Hill. If you need to have a photo during sunset with the Acropolis, the best view if from Lycabetus Hill. You can climb up the hill, by foot from Kolonaki area, or use the cable car which is a 5 minute ride but runs every half hour (all year). If you feel adventures the sunrise view of Acropolis from Filopapou Hill is the best you can get in Athens. You just have to climb up the hill early in morning to get this amazing photo. Acropolis view from Lycabetus Hill Acropolis sunset view from Lycabetus hill Acropolis view from Pnyka Hill Acropolis view
Sofie Berlin, an independent film maker, came to Greece to film a new documentary, "Athenians in Action" which is featured in Swedish TV. Watch Dimitris Giouvris featuring Athens Photo Tour (02:05) to learn more about our business. Athens Photo tour, is a Greek company based in Athens, offering photo tours in the Greek capital and multi day photo tours in other places in Greece, like Santorini island, Milos island and Meteora. From Sofie Berlin "The reports on the economic crisis in Greece has been many and most were black. Amidst all this is born anyway creativity to find ways to reverse the crisis. Instead of becoming victims of the crisis, actually gradually benefiting from it. Combining photography with the blooming tourism industry is the natural thing to do." Athens Photo Tour in a documentary