Right now, summertime Greece is in the middle of its famous Athens-Epidaurus Festival, and arts show that spans the entire summer and includes displays of art, music, and theater on a nightly basis in Athens and nearby Epidaurus. Yesterday, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus was home to a performance of Antigone by Sophocles, one of the world’s oldest and most famous tragedies. The Athens-Epidaurus Festival is an incredible blend of ancient art with the new, and anybody planning a summer visit to Greece absolutely must take into account any performances they’re interested in seeing, as many of the ancient venues in which they take place are not otherwise open to the public. Start planning soon!
In search of the source of Santorini’s name Once upon a time, the island best known as Santorini was called Kallisti –