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.
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!
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!
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!
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!