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August’s Full Moon Events At Athens’ Acropolis Museum

August's Full Moon will be celebrated at the Acropolis Museum with moonlit dinners at the restaurant to mark the annual spectacle.

Parthenon Shines Under Full Moon — and New Lighting

After nine months of hard work and preparation, the first test of new lighting on the Acropolis finally illuminated the Parthenon on Wednesday night. The breathtaking sight of the full moon above the iconic monument only added an air of...

Last Full Moon of Summer Dazzles Greek Skies

The last full moon of the summer lit up Greek skies on Tuesday evening. Each year Greece celebrated the occasion of the full moon by offering free entrance to archaeological sites, museums and monuments. In 2019, more than 100 cultural...

Greece Organizes Nationwide Event for August Full Moon

Museums and archaeological sites all across Greece will welcome visitors on Monday night, August 3, to allow them to partake in watching the unique beauty of the August Full Moon. Known as both the Sturgeon Moon and Crescent Moon, the...

A Spectacular Full Moon Dazzles Greek Skies

Thousands of Greeks and foreign visitors gathered at the country's archaeological sites to enjoy the brightest moon of the year on Thursday evening. Greece celebrated the full moon occasion by offering free entrance to archaeological sites, museums and monuments, under...

August Full Moon Events at Greece's Archaeological Sites Now Underway

Events celebrating the full moon of August at archaeological sites throughout Greece are now underway and will conclude on Sunday, August 19, the Ministry of Culture announced in a statement issued on Monday. This year's full moon will occur on...

Series of Events to Mark August Full Moon at Greek Archaeological Sites

Greece's Culture Ministry announced on Wednesday a series of events that will be held under August's full moon at archaeological sites and museums around Greece. This year's events are part of a long-lasting and popular tradition of observing and celebrating the...

Majestic August Full Moon in Greece Mesmerizes Once Again

The majestic and unique August Full Moon in Greece on Sunday night, captivated millions of people across the country once again. The uniqueness of the August Full Moon is based on the fact that the moon dons magnificent colors on...

Ancient Greek Monuments Open for Sunday's Full Moon

Greece will be opening 132 archaeological sites and museums throughout the country and offering night-time tours to the public over the weekend to celebrate August's full moon. In accordance with a tradition first established in 2002, a program of 95...

Free Entrance to Archaeological Sites and Museums in Celebration of August full moon

Entrance to archaeological sites and museums will be free throughout Greece to the public on the evening of Sunday, August 26 in celebration of the full moon. From August 24 through 27, 95 sites will also be holding free concerts,...

Majestic Full Moon Rises Above Ancient Greek Temple of Poseidon (photos)

Thursday night’s full moon, dubbed the 'Strawberry Moon', has been captured rising above the ancient Temple of Poseidon at Sounio, south of Athens. It is called the Strawberry Moon because this is when strawberries are at their most plentiful. The Temple...

Spectacular Video from the Temple of Poseidon at Sounio as Full Moon Rises

Crowds that had gathered at the temple at Sounio, south of Athens, to see the moon also got a special treat as a partial lunar eclipse was also visible in the night sky. As the Earth passes between the sun...

Athens Prepares for August Full Moon and Partial Eclipse on Monday

Sky-gazers in Athens will enjoy a double astronomical treat on Monday (August 7) as the August full moon will be followed by a partial lunar eclipse, visible from most parts of Europe, South and East Asia, Africa and Australia. The...

Ancient Macedonian Theatre of Mieza Reopens on August Full Moon Night

The little-know ancient theatre of Mieza in central Macedonia reopens to the public on August 7th, the night of the first August full moon. The theatre, which has been restored to its former beauty, lies near the modern town Naousa. It...

Greek Archaeological Sites Free of Charge for August Full Moon

Continuing a tradition dating back many years, the culture and sports ministry has once again ordered that 115 archaeological sites and monuments in Greece will be open to the public free of charge for a series of nights before...