The Golden Fleece is the prize of the hero.
From ancient times to today the argonautica campaign symbolizes overshoot.
Connecting people and cultures. Exploring the world. The legend of Argonauts endured over the centuries, because the truth of the journey, which is the Mediterranean peoples need for communication was always so timely and so important.
Today, Argo reopened its sails.
With the initiative of the Municipality of Volos, the expertise of the Scientific Institute "Nafdomos" the active support of the Culture Ministries of Defense, Foreign Affairs, Merchant Navy, Interior and Tourism and sponsored by the Resti Group, modern Argonauts are starting from ancient Iolkos, the current Volos, crossing the waters of the Mediterranean and Adriatic.
Keeping faithful to all the ancient Greek shipbuilding rules that make it today the pole of international scientific and academic interest, paddling only with daylight, the pentikontoros Argo started on June 14 the trip from Volos to Venice.
It follows the reverse route of 1,200 nautical miles that argo took according to legend, on her return, with equivalent technical difficulty in distances, times and conditions with the mythical journey.
From Greece to Albania, from Montenegro, Croatia, Slovenia to Italy, Argo at each destination conveys the message of cooperation and our common cultural heritage. And if then. myth symbolized the need for exploration, currently in "a world without borders", modern Argo reminds us all of the interaction and closeness of our peoples.