Traffic restrictions in Athens & Piraeus regarding holiday
Several roads near and around the church of Agios Dionissios and at Dexameni, both at Kolonaki in central Athens, as well as streets around the central port of Piraeus, will be closed off on the day from 06:00 until 13:00.
In celebration of the feast of Epiphany, Greek Orthodox faithful dive in to retrieve the Holy Cross during the blessing of the waters at rivers, lakes and seas.
More specifically, the following traffic arrangements will be made on the following road sections as follows:
I.N. Agios Dionysios Areopagitis and Dexameni, area of the Municipality of Athens:
Prohibition of stopping and parking of vehicles, as well as gradual stoppage of their traffic (with the exception of the vehicles of the participants in the said events), during the hours 06.00-13.00, as follows:
Skoufa, in the section between Omirou Street and Filiki Etairia Square.
Demokritou, in the section between Solonos and Skoufa streets.
Lycabettus, along its entire length.
Glykonos, at the height of the Reservoir.
Fokylidou, in the section between Glykonos and Pindarou streets.
Filiki Etairia Square, in the section between Tsakalov and Skoufa streets.
Herodotos, in the section between Patriarchou Joakim Street and Dexameni Square.
Heraklitou, in the section between Platia Dexameni and Skoufa Street.
Patriarch Joachim, in the section between Tsakalov and Herodotou streets.
Central Port of Piraeus, of the Municipality of Piraeus:
Prohibition of the stopping and parking of vehicles, during the hours 06.00΄-13.00΄, as well as the gradual interruption of their traffic, during the hours 09.00΄-13.00΄, as follows:
Vas. Georgiou, in the section between Ir. Polytechnic and National Resistance.
Akti Miaoulis, in the section between Vas. Georgiou and 2nd Division streets and in both (2) traffic streams.
National Antistaseos, in the section between Vas. Georgiou and Tsamadou streets.
Akti Poseidonos, in the section between Aristidou and Akti Miaoulis streets.
Drivers are requested, for their better service and to avoid additional traffic problems, to avoid the passage of their vehicles on the above roads during the mentioned time intervals and to follow the instructions of the traffic controllers.