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50 of the Most Beautiful Vintage Travel Posters of Greece


Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster

 Beautiful,  blue, sparkling seas, endless sandy beaches, sunny days, magnificent archaeological sites; all this, and much more, is what attracts people to Greece.

 This, through the years, is what has been presented to the world, in the form of striking, colourful, travel posters, bringing thousands of tourists to Greece each year.

Let's travel back through time, Greek style!

Acropolis, Athens, Greece Vintage travel poster 1929
Acropolis, Athens, Greece
Vintage travel poster
1929

1. This is the oldest Greek travel poster I managed to find, Athens and her amazing Acropolis. 1929.

Rhodes travel poster 1927
Rhodes travel poster 1927

2. This one, for the island of Rhodes, Dodecanese, the island of the Knights Templar, released in 1927.

Loutraki, vintage Greek travel poster
Loutraki, vintage Greek travel poster

3. Loutraki, Spa Town. Vintage poster. 1930s

Loutraki, vintage Greek travel poster
Loutraki, vintage Greek travel poster
4.  Loutraki (where we live) a spa town, mainland Greece, from the 1930s


Vintage Greek travel poster 1930s
Vintage Greek travel poster 1930s
Mykonos
5. This is also from the 1930s, most likely showing Mykonos, as there is one of the famous windmills in the background.

Vintage Greek travel poster 1930s
Vintage Greek travel poster 1930s

6. Here's another showing Rhodes, one of the Dodecanese islands.

Rhodes, Island of the Roses,  by Egon. Vintage travel poste
Rhodes, Island of the Roses,
 by Egon. Vintage travel poster


7. Rhodes again, by Egon, The Island of the Roses

Adipsos is a spa town in Euboea,
Adipsos, a spa town in Euboea,

8.
 Adipsos is a spa town in Euboea, many famous people have visited here, including Winston Churchill.
This travel poster is from 1934.

spa towns of Greece
Spa towns of Greece

9.
 This one, above, is also advertising the spa towns of Greece. 1930s

Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster

10.
And yet another, above, promoting, the therapeutic Greek spa water.

GREECE. 1937. By Michalis Papageorgiou,for the Greek Tourism Organisation .
GREECE. 1937.
By Michalis Papageorgiou,for the Greek Tourism Organisation .

Greece 1937

11. Designed by Michalis Papageorgiou for the Greek Tourism Organisation.

Polychroniadi, from 1938
Polychroniadi,  1938

12.
This one, by the Greek painter, Polychroniadi, from 1938, is my favourite.

Mykonos Vintage travel poster 1949
Mykonos
Vintage travel poster
1949
13. Mykonos, Cyclades, with her famous windmills 1949

Poros 1940s
Poros 1940s
14.  Above is the island of Poros, in the Saronic Gulf, printed in the 1940s.

Athens, Greece Acropolis. Vintage travel poster
Athens, Greece
Acropolis. Vintage travel poster
15. Enjoying the Acropolis, Athens. Vintage travel poster.

Greek vintage travel poster Andros
Greek vintage travel poster
Andros


16. The island of Andros, Cyclades, the nearest island to Athens.
Vintage Greek travel poster by Spiro Bassiliou 1947
Vintage Greek travel poster
by Spiro Bassiliou 1947
17. Vintage poster, again, designed by Spiros Bassiliou 1947

Vintage Greek travel poster 1948
Vintage Greek travel poster 1948
18. This one, showing the deep blue sea and little sailing boats is from 1948.

 Cyclades
 Cyclades
19. One for the Cyclades, a collection of over two hundred and twenty islands, the best known being; Mykonos and Santorini.

Crete 1947
Crete 1947
Knossos 
20. The above shows a fresco from the walls of the palace at Knossos in Crete. 1947.

Palace Knossos, Crete,1949
Palace Knossos, Crete,1949

21. The Palace Of Knossos, Crete, 1949.

Vintage Greek travel poster Tetsis 1948
Vintage Greek travel poster Tetsis 1948
22. One by the Greek Painter, Tetsis, from 1948.

Vintage travel poster Greece 1950
Vintage travel poster
Sunny Greece
1950
23. Sunny Greece. Vintage travel poster 1950


Vintage Greek travel poster by Spiro Bassiliou 1957
Vintage Greek travel poster
by Spiro Bassiliou 1957
24. Vintage Greek travel poster by Spiro Bassiliou 1957


Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster
25. Interesting, vintage Greek travel poster

Vintage Greek travel poster Tetsis 1959
Vintage Greek travel poster Tetsis 1959
26.  Another by Tetsis from 1959

Greek travel poster.Vakirtzis.1955
Greek travel poster.Vakirtzis.1955
27. By the painter Vakirtzis, 1955.

Aegean Cruises in 1955
Aegean Cruises 1955
28. Advertising Aegean Cruises in 1955.

White Tower of Thessaloniki by Boswell, 1955
White Tower of Thessaloniki by Boswell, 1955
29.  The White Tower of Thessaloniki by Boswell, 1955.

Crete 1956 vintage travel poster
Crete 1956 vintage travel poster
30. For Crete, 1956.

For Air France by Guy Georget. 1959.
Travel poster from Air France
George Georget 1959
31. Travel poster from Air France, by George Georget 1959

Air France By Guy Georget.1963.
Air France By Guy Georget.1963.
32. Travel poster for Air France by George Geogret 1963

Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster
Thessaloniki
33. Thessaloniki again,showing mosaic,of which Thessaloniki has many fine Byzantine examples.

Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster
34.  Mosaic again, from 1960.

Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster 1963
35.  More mosaic, 1963.

Vintage Greek travel poster Freddy Carabott 196
Vintage Greek travel poster Freddy Carabott 1961
36. A design by Freddy Carabott, 1961.

Vintage Greek travel poster Freddy Carabott 1963
Vintage Greek travel poster Freddy Carabott 1963
37. One more by Freddy Carabott from 1963.

Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster
38.  Here's one, telling us to visit by car. The best way in my opinion!

Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster 1963
39. A very colouful one from 1963

Vintage TWA travel poster for Greece
Vintage TWA travel poster for Greece
40. Vintage TWA travel poster for Greece

Vintage TWA travel poster for Greece
Vintage TWA travel poster for Greece

41. Another vintage travel poster for Greece, designed for TWA

Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster
42. Enjoying a dip !

Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster
43. A lucky black cat! Santorini.

Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster
44. Hydra, Saronic Gulf, in glorious colour!

Athens, Parthenon, Greece Vintage travel poster.1960
Athens, Parthenon, Greece
Vintage travel poster.1960
45. Athens, Parthenon and colourful shutters. 1960


Athens, Greece Vintage travel poster 1960
Athens, Greece
Vintage travel poster 1960
46. More Athens and the Acropolis. 1960


Vintage Greek travel poster 1970s
Vintage Greek travel poster
1970s
47. Relaxing in Greece in the 70s

Vintage Greek travel poster 1970s
Vintage Greek travel poster
1970s
48. Vintage travel poster 1970s

 Vintage Greek travel poster Rhodes 1970s
Vintage Greek travel poster
Rhodes
1970s
49. Travel poster for the island of Rhodes. 1970s

Vintage Greek travel poster
Vintage Greek travel poster 1987
50. Greek travel poster 1987


Greece 2015
Greece 2015

Ttravel poster for Greece, 2015, clever use of mosaic!

Greece
Greece

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