Friday, 24 May 2024
Fitness on the Beach Fest
Fitness on the Beach Fest

Featuring group workouts, new exercise programs, and over 100 renowned instructors, the event offers a comprehensive fitness-wellness-entertainment experience. Highlights include aqua fitness, calisthenics, yoga and more, alongside new attractions like the Pure Strength Stage and Hybrid Race. Book your tickets star...

The Acropolis Museum participates in the “Green Cultural Routes”
The Acropolis Museum participates in the “Green Cultural Routes”

The protagonists will be special objects from the museum that “ speak” about the 4 elements of nature, which were depicted in art in various ways. Beliefs, myths, philosophical concerns as well as simple daily needs, find expression in the shape and imagery of intricate lamps, mythical creatures and ritual vessels. ...

Cultural DestiNAtions: Cultural experiences continue at Athens Int'l Airport: Next destination: China
Cultural DestiNAtions: Cultural experiences continue at Athens Int'l Airport: Next destination: China

In this way, Athens International Airport invites its passengers and visitors to travel in... "60 minutes to China!", on Friday, May 24th, 2024, 12:00 - 13:00, on the departures level - Entrance 3 (event free to the public), with one more cultural experience that will bring the DNA of places and cultures to life at th...

Tsitsipas starts at Roland Garros with Fucsovics
Tsitsipas starts at Roland Garros with Fucsovics

The Roland Garros draw for Stefanos Tsitsipas can be described as quite difficult, as he was out of the top 8 of the main draw, specifically at No. 9.

The turnover of accommodation businesses rose 13.4% in the first quarter of this year, according to ELSTAT
The turnover of accommodation businesses rose 13.4% in the first quarter of this year, according to ELSTAT

The turnover of businesses providing accommodation in the first quarter of this year amounted to 436,641,282 euros, an increase of 13.4% compared to the first quarter of 2023, which had amounted to 385,084,572 euros.

Strong investment interest in 10-year Greek government bond; yield at 3.51%
Strong investment interest in 10-year Greek government bond; yield at 3.51%

Strong investment interest was recorded on Wednesday in the reopening of the 10-year Greek government bond.

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ATHENS GUIDE

Modern Districts of Athens
Modern Districts of Athens

Beyond the historic center of the city, at it's north lays the most modern section of downtown Athens - with areas such as Exarcheia and Kolonaki, and further down Kypseli, Patisia, Gyzi and Ampelokipoi.

Cycladic Islands
Cycladic Islands

The Cycladic Islands (or Cyclades) are one of the most popular island group destinations in Greece. Each year, thousands of Greeks and travelers from Europe and all over the world come to visit these islands.

Access to Athens Airport
Access to Athens Airport

What is the best way to get from Athens International Airport to the city center and vice versa? There are several options that everyone should decide for themselves. The criteria are either the time or the cost. Here is an overview!

Glyfada
Glyfada

One of the most brilliant and beloved destinations in the Athenian southern suburbs, an absolute choice for amusement and relaxation, is Glyfada.

Melina Merkouri
Melina Merkouri

Melina Merkouri, born in Athens on October 18, 1920, was a Greek actress and politician. Awarded with international accolades and a personality of world-wide recognition, Melina Merkouri was the Cultural Affairs Minister of the PASOK government.

History of Greek National Theater
History of Greek National Theater

The theater was originally founded in 1880 as the Royal Theater, with a grant from King George I and Efstratios Rallis to give theater a long-standing residence in the capital of Greece.

Stathatos Building
Stathatos Building

The Stathatos Mansion is located on Vasilissis Sofias Avenue at the intersection with Herodotus Street. Built in 1895 as the residence of Otto and Athinas Stathatos, it is the work of the German architect and painter Ernst Ziller and one of the most characteristic neoclassical buildings of Athens.

Kastella (Piraeus)
Kastella (Piraeus)

One of the most beautiful and most prestigious districts of Piraeus is Kastella, which was once full of wonderful villas. Some of them resisted time and are restored today, decorating with their presence the city of Piraeus. Its streets lead to the picturesque Mikrolimano.

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

2024 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments Greece
Jul
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41st Authentic Marathon of Athens
Nov
09
Sat
Neapolis "looks of carelessness and youth" 1855-1965
May
24
Fri
Everything is allowed (Ola Epitrepontai)
May
25
Sat
RedRoom Nights
May
26
Sun
Mixer Latin Night
May
26
Sun
1550 at Roha's Live Stage
May
29
Wed

ATHENS BUSINESS DIRECTORY

Loumidis (Coffee Roastery)

One of the most famous coffee grinders in Greece! The traditional brand "Loumidis" offers fresh Greek coffee since 1920. If you are lover of coffee, the mere smell will convince you of its quality. 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

Korres (Natural Cosmetics)

At Korres you will find great products for hair, body and face care, all manufacturer in Greece based on the advantages of natural ingredients. The goal of Korres is to develop innovative and clinically effective skincare products based on natural more

Jack's Lounge Glyfada

"Jack's Lounge" in southern Glyfada is a hip, chic place that offers refined International and Greek modern cuisine. It also boasts a wide range of cocktails where every detail is meticulously attended to and music events in an intimate atmosphere. more

The Mall Athens

Discover more than 200 shopping and entertainment venues. It has a comfortable 3- story car park and is one of the largest shopping centers in Greece with over 1 million visitors per year. Like all good shopping centers, it is suitable for all more

Mikel Coffee Company

Mikel Coffee Company is a greek coffee house chain with over 180 stores in Greece. It started the business with the opening of the first store in Larissa. The chain believes in building permanent connections with their customers by giving them coffee more

IKEA Athens Aigaleo

Shopping at IKEA is a day of joy and discovery. Here you see people of all ages. You can leave your offspring alone in the playground with the other children, eat a hot dog near the entrance to fortify yourself and go on a journey of discovery with more

Etsi kai Allios (Anyway)

Since 1991, this traditional Greek tavern has been taking care of tastes that have been inherited from generation to generation. From fresh ingredients, homemade, original delicacies and handmade starters are prepared. The "live music" evenings more

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