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Athens and Epidaurus Festival

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Sounds like it may be difficult but it's not!

So, last July we were in Athens and Epidavros and in planning came across the festival in our... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Stephen C
A festival happening for over 50 years

Get ready for magical summer nights, full of music, theater and dance! Enjoy an ancient Greek Drama... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Antonis V
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9 Sep 2018
“Sounds like it may be difficult but it's not!”
26 Jun 2017
“A festival happening for over 50 years”
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The Athens and Epidaurus Festival is one of the most famous performing arts events in Greece’s calendar. Every summer for the past 50 years, a whole host of performers have taken part – including Pavarotti. The festival’s programme involves open-air...more
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23 Chatzichristou, Athens 117 42, Greece
Thissio / Makriyanni
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Get ready for magical summer nights, full of music, theater and dance! Enjoy an ancient Greek Drama in Epidaurus, about two hours drive form Athens, as ancient Greek would do...

3  Thank Antonis V
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

So, last July we were in Athens and Epidavros and in planning came across the festival in our planning. I value local experiences and figured this was one. And it was. We went to a music concert (Calexici) at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Get ready for magical summer nights, full of music, theater and dance! Enjoy an ancient Greek Drama in Epidaurus, about two hours drive form Athens, as ancient Greek would do...

3  Thank Antonis V
Reviewed 24 April 2017

You will be amazed to see the how the 3rd century BC place is preserved.This was sanctuary of Asclepius, the god-healer The Ancient amphi theatre is one of the best best preserved ancient building in Europe which can hold around 12,000 spectators. You will be...More

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Named after the well-preserved Thission (ancient
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numerous quieter places to stay and eat. Largely
pedestrianised Apostolou Pavlou Street runs between
the Acropolis and forested Filopappou Hill, well worth
climbing for more great panoramas, until it merges
with Dionysiou Areopagitou Street. This leads to the
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Samantha70Sydney
28 April 2018|
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I purchased tickets on the website, in english. Try again:)
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paulinaredes
20 March 2018|
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For festival Theatre performances there is a bus departing at 17:00 from Kifissos bus station, Athens, arriving at the Ancient Theatre of at 19:00. Departure from Ancient Theatre to Kifissos station 20 minutters after the... More
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DanaL68
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Just visit greekfestival. gr
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