Saturday, 20 April 2024
Greek minister says 2 major new marine parks will be created by the end of this year
Greek minister says 2 major new marine parks will be created by the end of this year

Speaking during an international ocean conference in Athens, Theodoros Skylakakis said scientific studies to determine details such as which species will be protected and what measures must be taken will be completed and implemented by year’s end. “Real protection needs to be backed by real science,” Skylakakis sai...

Traffic regulations regarding handover & reception of Olympic Flame
Traffic regulations regarding handover & reception of Olympic Flame

Specifically, from 07:30 to 13:30, there will be gradual and temporary traffic interruptions along the road sections in areas of the Municipalities of Athens, Filothei-Psychiko, Chalandri, Agia Paraskevi, Maroussi and Nea Filadelfeia - Chalkidona.

Grecotel invites foreign and Greek guests to participate in the customs of Greek Easter
Grecotel invites foreign and Greek guests to participate in the customs of Greek Easter

Activities for the whole family, fine gastronomy and customs that are revived in the truest Greek celebration, accompany the charofolio of services that visitors will encounter. Those who choose Corfu Imperial and Eva Palace in Corfu, in addition to the custom of Botis, will have the exclusive opportunity to experi...

Building collapse in Pasalimani: 8 workers free - Contractor detained
Building collapse in Pasalimani: 8 workers free - Contractor detained

However, the contractor of the building work is still being held, accused of violating Article 286 of the building regulations and general building regulations. He received a deadline and is expected to apologize to the investigator next Saturday, while the owners of the 2-story residence are also being sought. ...

Easter Bazaar by SOS Children's Villages at Syntagma Metro
Easter Bazaar by SOS Children's Villages at Syntagma Metro

According to an announcement by SOS Children's Villages, these are gifts and candles that will delight young and old and decorations that will highlight every corner of the house, garden and terrace and will give an Easter touch of joy to all areas. The entire Easter collection is also available in the SOS Children...

European Patients' Rights Day: The 14 rights that need to be strengthened
European Patients' Rights Day: The 14 rights that need to be strengthened

It includes the following 14 rights: Right to preventive measures, access to care, information, consent , free choice, privacy and confidentiality, respect for patients' time, adherence to quality standards, safety, innovation, avoidance of unnecessary suffering and pain, individualized treatment, right to cancel, rig...

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ATHENS GUIDE

Collections of the War Museum
Collections of the War Museum

The exhibition areas of the War Museum of Greece span over 4 floors and display images of Hellenic history from antiquity to present time.

Sightseeing in Kifissia
Sightseeing in Kifissia

Walking through Kifissia’s streets one becomes aware of the many facets of the architectural landscape. Next to historic mansions you will find an ultra-modern Bauhaus-style residence, and next to the standard supermarket building a luxury wine boutique built of wood and stone. The suburb of Kifissia is a sight in itself.

Historical Specials
Historical Specials

Greece and Athens can look back on thousands of years of history. Numerous moments have shaped Greek society and culture. Besides monumental battles or the first Olympic Games, there are also many small happenings that are worthy of sharing.

Holistic Medicine in Athens
Holistic Medicine in Athens

Upon visiting Athens, visitors may want to experience alternative medicine or wish to try something new for their spiritual, emotional or physical wellbeing.

Vasilissis Amalias Avenue
Vasilissis Amalias Avenue

Vasilissis Amalias Avenue is rather small in length, stretches from the intersection of Eleftherios Venizelos Street (Panepistimiou) and Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, between Syntagma Square and the Parliament, to Vasilissis Olgas near the Hadrianʼs Arch.

Trade Fairs & Exhibition Centers in Athens
Trade Fairs & Exhibition Centers in Athens

In Greece, you can find nearly all of the exhibitions, trade shows, and congresses transpire in the metropolitan area of Athens. In recent years, the importance of Athens as a location of open trade has grown tremendously and is currently referred to as the "economic hub" between Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. This reinforces the growing number of business travelers to this region.

Athens Business Guide
Athens Business Guide

Are you traveling to Athens for business, looking to collaborate with a Greek company, or starting your own business in Athens or anywhere else in Greece?

More monuments of the Roman Agora
More monuments of the Roman Agora

In the shadow of the Gate of Athena Archetis or the Hadrians Library of the Roman Agora you can discover many other monuments that will take you back in time with a little imagination.

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

Magenta Flaws, One of Vas at Romantso
Apr
20
Sat
Despina Vandi & Giorgos Sambanis
Apr
20
Sat
Athens Collectible Festival
Apr
20
Sat
Everything is allowed (Ola Epitrepontai)
Apr
20
Sat
Mixer Latin Night
Apr
21
Sun
RedRoom Nights
Apr
21
Sun
1550 at Roha's Live Stage
Apr
24
Wed

ATHENS BUSINESS DIRECTORY

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

Riviera Coast (Bar & Restaurant)

The Riviera Coast is an enchanting environment, very nicely landscaped, with proper lighting, with nice view to the sea and tables next to the beach. It works from morning for coffee, night drink and with an excellent restaurant. more

The Scent

This temple of beauty comes at highly attractive prices with raw materials from natural ingredients. Bottles, perfumes, handmade soaps, fragrant creams for the body and hands, lip glosses, oils and salts. Many small gifts and articles for the more

Attica - The Department Store

Attica - The Department Store hosts over 360 shops and an array of over 860 designer names – with sectors of complete women’s, men’s, children’s fashion, homeware, accessories, cosmetics, café and restaurant. more

Chymopoieio

Fresh fruit juices in combinations of banana, apple, orange, mango, pear, strawberry or kiwi. Make sure to try the smoothies with Greek strained yogurt. We tried it and it was wonderful! In "Chymopoieio" you can choose from 2 recipes of soups that more

To Koulouri tou Psiri

To Koulouri tou Psiri is a famous bakery that sells the most delicious "koulouria" (def. "round sesame breadsticks") in the city. It has been there since the 1960s and it is family-owned. Every generation follows the tradition and the passion of more

Kastelorizo (Restaurant)

Kastelorizo Varkiza is one of the three restaurants with specialization in good fish and snacks of the sea, at the advice of John Baxevanis and by the hand of Konstantina Gini. more

To Lexikopoleio (Bookstore)

A special kind of bookstore, because the owners know their profession and support the customers with valuable tips and recommendations. Here you will also find a large repertoire of foreign language books, especially French. Otherwise, the rule here is: rummage around to find the one or other gem. more

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