ATHENS


PLACES OF INTEREST:

Acropolis

1. Acropolis (A must! The Parthenon, Ancient Temple of Athena, the Theater of Dionysos, the Herod Atticus Theater)

2. Acropolis Museum

3. Plaka Neighbourhood (an old neighbourhood below the Acropolis with tourist shops, restaurants and bars)

4. Anafiotika Neighbourhood (Small old neighourhood under the Acropolis with very old houses)

5. Monastiraki Square (flea market, tourist shops, old church & Turkish mosque)

6. Syntagma Square (Parliament, look for the changing of the guard)

7. Lycabettus hill (Great view of Athens, Place for concerts)

8. Gkazi (night life)

9. Ermou Street (shopping street in Syntagma Square

10. Kolonaki Area (branded shops, cafes & restuarants)

 

BEACHSIDE AREAS:

 

1. Faliro / Marina Floisvou (cafes & restaurants by the marina)

2. Glyfada (plenty of shops, cafes, restaurants, bars & beach clubs)

3. Voula (restaurants & beach)

4. Vouliagmeni (cafes, restaurants and Astir beach)

5. Varkiza (Yabanaki Beach, cafes & restaurants)

6. Sounio (Temple of Poseidon)

 

GREEK FOOD:

 

1. Souvlaki (the Greek shawarma, a must. try the souvlaki at "Thenasis" in Monastiraki Area)

2. Moussaka

3. Cheese: feta, manouri, kaseri, graviera

4. Olive oil, olives and olive paste

5. Tsoureki (sweet bread, try the one covered in white chocolate filled with chestnut cream)

 

RESTAURANT:

 

360 Restaurant (in Monastiraki square with the best views)

 

COFFEE SHOP & BAR:

 

A for Athens (in Monastiraki square with the best views)

 

TRANSPORT:

 

Take the Bus X95 from Airport /airport Hotel into the city to Monastiraki Square

 

EUR 6 p/p

 

Acropolis

Panthenon

Plaka Neighbourhood

Acropolis

Acropolis

Monastiraki Square