Navarino Challenge | Messinia | October 21-23

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Navarino Challenge comprises more than 30 activities taking place at the Costa Navarino resorts and the seaside town of Pylos in the southwestern Peloponnese.

Staying Fit | Athens | Year-Round

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) offers a series of classes and activities to help people keep fit and active throughout the year.

Kaisariani Monastery | Athens | Year-Round

The Kaisariani Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox monastery built on the north side of Mount Hymettus, near Athens. The surrounding area on the slopes of Mount Hymettus offers a great deal of shade and many handy picnic areas, as well as various hiking trails.

National Garden | Athens | All Year

Open from sunup to sundown, seven days a week, the National Garden is a 24-hectare park in the center of Athens offering a delightful respite from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Light Show | Athens | To January 6

While the City of Athens is lighting up the center of the Greek capital after dark this festive season, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is currently hosting four impressive light installations in its grounds on the city’s southern coast. 

Navarino Challenge | Messinia | October 11-13

The increasingly popular Navarino Challenge, an annual two-stage race involving swimming and running organized by the Costa Navarino luxury resort in the southwestern Peloponnese with the aim of promoting a healthy lifestyle, is taking place on October 11-13 this year and includes all sorts of fun parallel events for the entire family. 

Parnitha Trek | Attica | February 2

The Flabouri Refuge has organized a three-hour trek on Mount Parnitha that aims to acquaint the public with the national park, its history and its flora and fauna.

Dinosaur Exhibit | Attica | To July 30

The Cultural Park in Keratea, east of Athens, presents an educational outdoor exhibition on the dinosaurs and the Ice Age that was put together in cooperation with experts from Thessaloniki’s Aristotle University.

Garden Festival | Athens | June 8-10

The capital’s National Garden will be hosting classical music and jazz ensembles for three evenings from June 8 to 10 at the City of Athens's annual Gardens Festival, an event which aims to encourage visitors and residents alike to spend more time in the city's parks and green spaces.

Capoeira in the Park | Athens | May 27

Experts from Athens’s Quilombo Lab dance and exercise space will be teaching children aged 9 to 12 the rudiments of capoeira – the Afro-Brazilian martial art that has become such a popular form of getting some exercise and having fun in the process – at the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center on Sunday, May 27.

Mount Parnitha | Athens | May 20

The Flabouri Refuge is organizing two walks on Mount Parnitha on Sunday that are suitable for beginners and children aged 9 and over. 

Yoga for Kids | Athens | Sundays

Yoga for Kids at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is aimed at teaching children how to control their bodies, breathing and thinking, and how to relax as they gain strength, flexibility and self-confidence.