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Japan's Weathernews prepares for the Posidonia Expo
Japan's Weathernews prepares for the Posidonia Expo

The company aims to create new connections while rekindling existing ones, seizing the opportunity to showcase its latest generation of solutions. Among these new products is Sea Navigator, an all-in-one platform tailored for shipowners, charterers and operators. “At Weathernews, we integrate artificial intelligenc...

The Athens Irish Festival is back for three days at Peristeri Park
The Athens Irish Festival is back for three days at Peristeri Park

The 3rd Athens Irish Festival offers: - 12 Live concerts by Irish and local artists - Guinness straight from the barrel, whiskey cocktails and other thematic drinks - Mouthwatering food options - 30+ thematic crafters and artists stalls - Music games for children - An Irish adventure TTRPG for adults and child...

Olive oil production higher - Prices gradually falling
Olive oil production higher - Prices gradually falling

However, although no firm conclusions can be drawn yet, there is a feeling that the harvest will be higher than last year's, which according to estimates reached between 130,000-150,000 tonnes, a record low. In the last month there has been a de-escalation in producer prices, which has not yet reached the final con...

Event with theme "Olympism and the Olympic Truce, sport in the service of peace" was held at UNESCO HQ
Event with theme "Olympism and the Olympic Truce, sport in the service of peace" was held at UNESCO HQ

An event on "Olympism and the Olympic Truce, sport in the service of peace" took place on Wednesday, May 15th, at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, under the auspices of the Permanent Representatives of Greece and France to UNESCO, Giorgos Koumoutsakou and Philippe Frank.

Acropolis Museum with free entrance on International Museum Day
Acropolis Museum with free entrance on International Museum Day

The Acropolis Museum will be marking International Museum Day on Saturday, May 18, with free admission and special events.

Greece rescues 42 migrants off Crete, searches for 3 missing
Greece rescues 42 migrants off Crete, searches for 3 missing

Greece rescued 42 migrants off the island of Crete and was looking for 3 believed to be missing after their boat sent a distress signal while at sea, the Greek coastguard said on Thursday.

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ATHENS GUIDE

Streets of the Modern Center of Athens
Streets of the Modern Center of Athens

The center of Athens is essentially connected by its two squares, Syntagma Square and Omonoia Square.

Pandrossou Street
Pandrossou Street

The Pandrossou Street is a commercial street of Monastiraki, littered with small shops. It is paved and connects the Athens Metropolitan Cathedral to Tzistarakis Mosque in Monastiraki.

Seafood at Athens City Center
Seafood at Athens City Center

Possibly one of the most important of the recommendations to be made is where to find fresh fish in the city center and not by the sea.

Bridal Manicure & Pedicure in Athens
Bridal Manicure & Pedicure in Athens

The perfect manicure for the bride and her friends is a must as the big day approaches and they want to be super sleek from head to toe.

Bridal Hairstyle & Makeup in Athens
Bridal Hairstyle & Makeup in Athens

To choose a bridal coiffure is no less difficult than choosing the wedding dress. Without a doubt, if you are the bride you want to capture all eyes on you. It sounds reasonable and legitimate.

Squares of Athens
Squares of Athens

As meeting places of the masses in the same way that we often see happening in squares of other countries, the squares of Athens are smaller in size and full of life.

Regency Casino Mont Parnes
Regency Casino Mont Parnes

The Regency Casino Mont Parnes opened its doors to the public on February 5th, 1971. It was the first casino opened in Greece - known as Casino of Parnitha or Casino Mont Parnes.

History of Greek Ancient Theater
History of Greek Ancient Theater

The great american actress & acclaimed dramatic arts teacher, Stella Adler has bestowed upon us the origin and meaning of the theater: "The word theater comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation."

ATHENS LIFESTYLE

Gastronomy in Athens
Gastronomy in Athens

When recalling the Athens of many years ago, we remember a less outlandish manner of the life led then. The change in this situation can only be positive from a gastronomic point of view.

Nightlife in Athens
Nightlife in Athens

Athens by night is something that has made the city famous for many decades. For someone to be able to state that they know about going out in Athens, they must have visited dozens of the most well known venues in the valley and surrounding areas.

Shopping in Athens
Shopping in Athens

Like all major metropolitan areas, the City of Athens has much to offer visitors in the way of shopping. We panelled Greek consumers to discover their preferences and experiences with the international chains that operate in the country in recent years.

Sporting Activities in Athens
Sporting Activities in Athens

In the country that gave birth to the Olympic Games, there are a large number of stadiums, athletic clubs, training centers and sports courts - many of which host major international athletic events.

Wellness in Athens
Wellness in Athens

Taking care of oneself has become somewhat of a priority in Athens – a city that not only followed the trends of all other major metropolitan areas but might have possibly surpassed many of them.

Entertainment in Athens
Entertainment in Athens

Want to have fun? The cinema's and fun parks of Athens are definitely the places to check out when you just want to get away from it all.

Outdoor & Nature
Outdoor & Nature

Athens is a city of great outdoors with many activities and opportunities to enjoy nature and wildlife in a mild Mediterranean climate.

ATHENS EVENTS

Action at Malakasa Adventure Park
May
22
Wed
"Romeo and Juliet" at the Athens Concert Hall
May
20
Mon
Georgia Bliatsou exhibition "Springtime Stories"
May
20
Mon
RedRoom Nights
May
26
Sun
Mixer Latin Night
May
26
Sun
1550 at Roha's Live Stage
May
22
Wed
Everything is allowed (Ola Epitrepontai)
May
25
Sat

ATHENS BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Villa Grigio 46 (Bar & Restaurant)

Inside a beautiful courtyard with trees and an interior space of minimalistic aesthetics with a half-light, there is the "Villa Grigio 46" - an ideal destination for an evening outing. Here you will discover fine wines from Italy and Greece. more

Balthazar Athens

This restaurant is located in a beautiful neoclassical villa in Ampelokipoi. During the summer months, diners can relax in the fantastic courtyard and feel like they are in an oasis in the middle of the great city. Since 1973, "Balthazar" is one of more

Dionysos Zonars (Restaurant)

Considered a landmark venue, it is globally well known as the cafe & restaurant providing a panoramic view of the sacred rock of the Acropolis and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus (Herodion). It combines a prime location with stylish renovated space and more

Design Plaza

The way the furniture and interior design systems are presented in the "Design Plaza" is unique and worth a visit. In various showrooms covering more than 6,200 m², you can see, touch and of course also buy special pieces of furniture created by more

Hamogelo tou Paidiou

Hamogelo tou Paidiou Foundation (Def. Smile of the Child) is a non profit voluntary organization in Greece, aiming to continuously defend children's rights. At the charity shops or via the online shop, supporters can buy postcards or other small more

Akrogiali (Fish Tavern)

This traditional fish tavern was opened in 1887 and is located on Sounio Beach, directly at the bay of Cape Sounio. With a magnificent view of the Poseidon Temple, you can taste the best fish specialties. more

Kappari (Restaurant)

A cozy restaurant with yummy tastes like its amazing appetizers entrees - a Greek one named "rebithia stifado" (white beans & onions) with bacon and parmesan, mushrooms pleurotus with balsamico, meatballs with cheese, "Bekri meze", chicken with more

Dexameni Kafeneion

This is the oldest hangout in Kolonaki directly below the immense Hill of Lycabettus. Completely outdoors and under the pine trees (next the famous well of Kolonaki), sit on the cobblestone sidewalk and enjoy an ouzo with meatballs, fresh cut fries more

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