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Guiding you through Sights & Sensations

Welcome to Athens!

A warm welcome at the Athens airport and a first glimpse of the secrets known only to locals. Welcome Pickups offers the best beginnings to your time in the city!

by Vassiliki Dimou Ταξιδιωτικός πράκτορας

Music & Events

by Zoi Papadopoulou DJ / Μουσικός Παραγωγός

Culture & Arts

A new home for ancient treasures

One of the greatest of its kind in the world, the Acropolis Museum is home to unique masterpieces, directly linked to this sacred rock. During your visit to the museum, be sure to visit the cafe-restaurant, offering an uplifting panorama of the Acropolis and other historic hills of Athens.

by Giorgos Botellis Καλλιτέχνης

Culture & Arts

An ancient poets’ stage

Built in the 6th century B.C, the Theatre of Dionysus is where the leading poets from antiquity would first present their masterpieces under the watchful gaze of the Acropolis. But don’t take us at our word! Pay a visit yourself.

by Giorgos Botellis Καλλιτέχνης

Culture & Arts

Aristole was ‘ere!

In the centre of town, next to the Byzantine Museum, you will find one of the most important archaeological sites in Athens, Aristotle’s Lyceum. Get your thinking caps on and enjoy a sunny history lesson or two, following in Aristotle’s footsteps.

by Giorgos Botellis Καλλιτέχνης

Smart Shopping

Got designs on souvenirs?

Unique t-shirts, trend-setting jewellery, mugs and many more gift ideas to keep those Athenian memories burning bright. And all designed with great style and imagination, not to mention bags of personality!

by Maritina Kaspiri Σχεδιαστής Μόδας

Smart Shopping

Shopping in Technopolis…with interest!

It’s Sunday and you fancy some shopping? A walk through the bazaar of the Scavenger Association “Mercury”, on the pedestrian walkway leading from the Thissio Metro station to Technopolis is just the thing to satisfy an insatiable shopping urge. And it’s one of the most attractive parts of town into the bargain!

by Maritina Kaspiri Σχεδιαστής Μόδας

Seaside, Activity & Adventure

Discover the Athenian Riviera!

Wherever you are in Athens, the short hop to the coast is a must . A walk along the Athenian Riviera will convince you: crystal clear waters and stunning beaches, organized or otherwise, will provide a cool addition to the all-round Athenian experience! Thimari Beach, Agia Marina beach and those around Sounio should be seen to be believed!

by Savvas Deligiannis Εκπαιδευτής Σπορ

Seaside, Activity & Adventure

Embrace…Chaos!

A short distance from the Temple of Poseidon, just outside the village of Agios Konstantinos, you will discover the path that leads to Chaos, a spectacular chasm in the National Park of Sounio. Once you’ve got your head around the name, don your best walking boots and prepare for adventure!

by Savvas Deligiannis Εκπαιδευτής Σπορ

Contemporary Art & Urban Culture

Festive Athens

Art Athina, Athens Festival, Athens Biennale, Athens Digital Arts Festival, Athens Street Art Festival. Odds are you’re bound to catch a contemporary Athenian art festival if you are visiting from spring onwards. Look for the cultural festivals that take place in Athens, in and outside of galleries, and live a whole new city experience!

by Marios Kontogiorgos Στέλεχος Marketing

Nightlife

A donkey in Kolonaki?

Greek coffee in the pot, innovative dishes made with traditional Greek produce and fantastic mastic, ouzo and raki-based cocktails make up a bar with a considerable kick!

by Alexandros Niarxos Mixologist / Barista

Music & Events

The musical heart of Athens

If you love music, Athens is the place to be from late spring and onwards. Look out for the concerts, events and festivals organized by the Municipality of Athens in Technopolis, Gazi!

by Zoi Papadopoulou DJ / Μουσικός Παραγωγός

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