Monday, 27 May 2024
European Artistic Swimming Championships: boys/girls with bronze for Greece
European Artistic Swimming Championships: boys/girls with bronze for Greece

Mariza Amerali, Phaedra Chryssou, Anastasia Karagianni, Ismini Karavasilis, Myrto Magnanarakis, Elektra Rapti, Danai Tsapralis and Myrto Georgia Zanganas collected the second highest score in the final (246.4334), but narrowly missed out on the silver medal to Spain. By adding up the points from the figures (75.6223b....

Deadline for sending off postal votes approaching 1 day for voters abroad
Deadline for sending off postal votes approaching 1 day for voters abroad

Those resident in Greece have until June 3rd if their ballot is picked up by a postal service employee or June 4 if they take in to a branch of the post office in person. The postal votes must reach their final destination by 17:00 on Saturday, June 8th. If a ballot does not get to the postal vote collection area by ...

Athens hosts ‘Dialogue of Civilizations’ between Greece & China
Athens hosts ‘Dialogue of Civilizations’ between Greece & China

Chinese archaeologists and scholars met for the “Dialogue of Civilizations between Liangzhu Ancient City and the Acropolis of Athens”, which last year was held in Hangzhou, China. “Cultures have the ability to transcend geographical limitations, to engage with the present and the past, and to build bridges of commu...

Polish PM: Poland and Greece urge EU to create common air shield
Polish PM: Poland and Greece urge EU to create common air shield

Polish and Greek prime ministers submitted a letter to the European Commission on Thursday urging the creation of a Europe-wide air defense system, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said.

Greek Banks: On track for strong profitability - 38% increase in profits in 1Q3
Greek Banks: On track for strong profitability - 38% increase in profits in 1Q3

Banks were on track for strong profitability in the first quarter of 2024, with analysts expecting them to exceed their full-year targets.

Over 630 schools participate in 'Greek PISA' assessment tests on Wednesday
Over 630 schools participate in 'Greek PISA' assessment tests on Wednesday

Over 630 schools in Greece participated in the 'Greek PISA' assessment examinations on Wednesday, the Ministry of Education said.

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ATHENS GUIDE

President Hotel Building
President Hotel Building

The President Hotel is located on Kifisias Avenue and was built in 1977 on the plot of the former national telephone company. It is the tallest hotel in the country and an impressive sample of cubist architecture - with a height of 68 m and a 516 room availability on 21 luxurious floors.

A Half Day in Athens! What to do?
A Half Day in Athens! What to do?

Many travellers come and go in Athens, having only a few hours to spend in our wonderful city, as they stop to change flights, or attend a business meeting for a day.

Attiko Alsos
Attiko Alsos

Attiko Alsos is a suburban forested and recreational area of ​​significant ecological value for the Attica Basin. It occupies a large part of the Tourkovouni Mountains, on the borders of the Municipalities of Athens, Galatsi, and Nea Filothei.

Food & Drinks Shopping in Athens
Food & Drinks Shopping in Athens

Are you looking for a good supermarket or grocery store in Athens? The choice is huge because the Greeks love to shop and try out a lot of new things when it comes to food.

Faliro Olympic Indoor Hall (Tae Kwon Do Stadium)
Faliro Olympic Indoor Hall (Tae Kwon Do Stadium)

The Faliro Olympic Indoor Hall is located next to the Delta Falirou tram stop, 8 km south of Athens. It is nicknamed "The Little Peace And Friendship Stadium", due to its similarity in design and close proximity to the Peace and Friendship Stadium.

Holidays in Greece
Holidays in Greece

For a variety of reasons, there are numerous holidays, festivals, and celebrations that observe national events and theological beliefs throughout the year in Greece.

The Greek "Parea"
The Greek "Parea"

The Greeks love to spend their free time in the company of the so-called "parea". These can be friends, family, or even business partners. Nobody does like to sit alone in a tavern or cafe.

Acropolis Hill
Acropolis Hill

The Hill of Acropolis was chosen in the 5th BC century by Pericles because of a prophecy by the Delphi oracle as the ideal place for the materialization of the first part of a program for the economic development of the city.

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

Anna Vissi for the 8th year at Hotel Ermou
May
29
Wed
Slavs and Tatars collective exhibition "Simurgh Self-Help"
May
27
Mon
Antonis Staveris exhibition "in between"
May
27
Mon
Mixer Latin Night
Jun
02
Sun
RedRoom Nights
Jun
02
Sun
1550 at Roha's Live Stage
May
29
Wed
Everything is allowed (Ola Epitrepontai)
Jun
01
Sat

ATHENS BUSINESS DIRECTORY

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

Blue Bamboo (Thai Restaurant)

Blue Bamboo is a famous Thai restaurant in Ano Petralona. The open kitchen offers fresh food and you can watch the Thai cook preparing the tasty dishes. These are marked by the level of spiciness, and the cocktails and desserts are also a dream. more

Capanna Trattoria (Italian Restaurant)

This pizzeria / trattoria was designed with the starting point of experiencing outdoor dining. Therefore, when the weather is warm enough, the floor to ceiling windows can slide upwards allowing the restaurant to spill out onto the pavement - giving more

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

I Palia Fava (Tavern)

"I Palia Fava" (def. "Old Fava") is a tavern with the purpose to carry you to Athens of olden time, with decorations that remind us of the well-known taverns of the 1970s and excellent homemade food with fresh ingredients. more

Nota Lingerie

All women admire the nightwear and lingerie collections found here. All the items at Nota's are made with quality and a touch of luxury that provide women of any age with elegance and femininity. In addition to clothes for the house and for sleeping more

Taverna Manolis

With a tradition that counts over 40 years, the family tavern "Manolis", is one of the secret spots of Halandri for those who love good Greek food. Every day, you will find delicious cuisine. In the evening the menu adds the grilled portions, ideal more

Patralis (Fish Tavern)

At Patralis you will find many homemade dishes and of course fresh fish - all according to the original recipes from 1935. Among the special culinary highlights of this tavern are the crab salad, lobster spaghetti and the traditional fish plate ala more

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