This is one to print out and keep with you - all the days when the majority of museums are free
in Greece. A little planning can save you substantial money - though be aware that free days tend to be busy ones and privately-owned museums may or may not honor all of the free days.
As you will soon discover, there's no end of museums in Greece.
The area of Thrace in Northern Greece
was granted to modern Greece on this day; from May 1st to the 14th the city of Komotini celebrates its return to Greek control.
The Greek city of Kalamata in the Messinia
region is enjoying more international flights and easier access. If you're traveling in the Peloponnese peninsula, you may find more to enjoy than just the distinctive olives which have made the region famous around the world.
Rembetika master Markos Vamvakaris was born in the village of Ano Syra on the island of Syros
on this date in 1905.