The curative spring of Thermia Paranestiou of Drama gushes in an alternating environment, clean and healthy, with lush vegetation and excellent climate conditions. The curative spring is at a distance of 25 km north of Paranesti and the old stone hydrotherapy centre testifies the human presence throughout the centuries. The area is ideal for nature lovers, as it offers routes and excursions to nature. Moreover, in Paranesti there is a museum of natural history, which offers its visitors a unique chance to acquaint themselves in many ways with the impressive natural environment of Rodopi and the Nestos valley.
Characterisation:Superheated Νa-Ca-ΗCΟ3-Κ-Li-Βr-F-CΟ2 low in carbon, hypotonic, slightly radioactive curative water of the municipality of Paranesti.
Balneotherapy for the ailments of the musculoskeletal system, rheumatism, autoimmune diseases, as well as in cases of mild peripheral obstructive vasculopathy. Mineral water drinking therapy for the gastrointestinal and the urinary system.
“SYMPOSIUM” was established by Georgios and Emmanouel Roussis. We are a family of artists, a father and his son, who have had a passion for sculpture and, lately, for ancient Greek wine-making. Both Georgios and Emmanouel Roussis studied at the School of Fine Arts in Athens and Florina respectively, at the Department of Sculpture, with a scholarship. They are ordinary members of the Greek Chamber... read more
The Hellenic Culture Museum is located in the city center of Kalambaka and houses the private collection of Mr Pavlos Balogiannis in a space of 1000 sq.meters dedicated to the history of Greek education and learning, aspiring to serve its educational and cultural orientation. The museum aims at the preservation,study, promotion and encancement of Greek Education and its values and hopes to establish... read more
The monastery of Saint Irene was founded in 1780 at Archontas in the village of Apoikia by the Spiridou brothers, both of whom were monks. At that time it was a nunnery, but in 1833 it was abandoned, due to King Otto's Royal Degree which demanded the dissolution of the orthodox monasteries, which numbered about 1000 in Greece, with a smalls number of monks or nuns and the confiscation of their properties. ... read more
The PALLAS theatre, an Athens landmark, was built in 1931–1932 to be used as a cinema. During the Interwar Period, it was considered the finest cinema-theatre in the Balkans. Designed to obey the style of classicism in line with French models, its monumental entrance is dominated by multicolored marble and an impressive staircase, while the foyer is decorated with walnut paneling, Art Deco stained... read more
The 2019 Epidaurus Festival was announced by the artistic director of Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Vangelis Theodoropoulos, on Monday 22 October, in a press conference held at the Athens Conservatoire. ANCIENT THEATRE OF EPIDAURUS 21 & 22 June Oedipus Directed by Robert Wilson Co-production: ConversAzioni - Teatro Olimpico Vicenza - Pompeii Theatrum Mundi - Teatro Stabile di Napoli NATIONAL... read more
Music, dancing with traditional costumes, songs, arts, feasts and festivals are part of the Naxian daily life. The island is famous all over Greece for its rich musical tradition and there are important composers/musicians from Naxos, including Konitopouleoi, Fyrogenides, Stamatonanolides, Vrontogiorgides, Koukoularides, Hatzopouloi. “Kotsakia” (folk poems of two or eight verses that were created... read more