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Updated 24 June 2013

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Athens
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Of all Europe’s capitals, Athens is probably the one that has changed the most in recent years.
But even though Athens has become a modern metropolis, it still retains a good deal of its old
small town feel. Here antiquity meets the future, and the ancient monuments form a classical
backdrop to a new and trendier Athens – and it is precisely these great contrasts that make the
city such a fascinating place to explore.
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Markets, Ruins & Ancient A...
Explore the culture and history of
Athens on this walking tour. Experience
t...
National Archaeological Museum
The museum houses Ancient Greece’s most
spectacular pieces. One room contains Schliemann’s
finds from Mycenae. The famous fres...
The Acropolis and its surroundings
The Parthenon, the temple of Athena, is the major
attraction. There is also the Erechteion, whose
columns are statues of the f...
Agora
Agora used to be both a marketplace and a political
centre. The Agora is dominated by the Stoa of Attalus
and the Theseion, or...
Benaki
Benaki is a history museum with many objects from
the Stone Age up to the War of Independence against
the Turks. In the annex ...
1HL Ll1Y
|hoLo. Laver
/Lhens heyday was around 400 years BC-LhaLs when
mosL ol Lhe c|ass|ca| monumenLs were ou||L. |ur|ng Lhe
By.anL|ne and Turk|sh eras, Lhe c|Ly decayed |nLo ,usL an
|ns|gn|lcanL ||LL|e v|||age, on|y Lo oecome Lhe cap|La| ol
new|y·||oeraLed 0reece |n I833. /head ol Lhe 2004
0|ymp|cs, a|mosL Lhe enL|re |nlrasLrucLure was
Lranslormed-Lhe NeLro, Lrams, new r|ng roads and
v|aducLs have eased Lhe pressure ol Lhe heavy Lrañc.
/Lhens |s sL||| a raLher messy and chaoL|c p|ace-|L
wou|dnL oe /Lhens oLherw|se-and desp|Le a|| Lhe
|mprovemenLs, sL||| reLa|ns a greaL dea| ol |Ls or|enLa|
charm. The who|e coasLa| sLreLch lrom ||raeus Lo Lhe o|d
|e||en|kon a|rporL has oeen |mproved w|Lh new p|anL|ngs,
v|aducLs and paLhs lor wa|k|ng. The ||aka quarLer |s
oecom|ng more popu|ar and |s on Lhe way Lo caLch|ng up
w|Lh |syrr|, 0a.| and |oul as regards resLauranLs. ||scover
Lhe r|ghL p|aces |n Lhe /naloL|ka d|sLr|cL, aL Lhe leeL ol Lhe
/cropo||s, and you w||| lnd |L sL||| has a v|||age lee| |n Lhe
m|dsL ol Lhe c|Ly. |n |xarch|a, Lhere |s sL||| a somewhaL
|n·your·lace anarch|c aLmosphere around Lhe Techn|ca|
Un|vers|Ly. Neanwh||e, |o|onak| |s oecom|ng more and
more ch|c.
DD & 5LL
|hoLo. Lr|gs
||scover Lhe r|ghL p|aces |n Lhe /naloL|ka d|sLr|cL, aL Lhe
leeL ol Lhe /cropo||s, and you w||| lnd |L sL||| has a v|||age
lee| |n Lhe m|dsL ol Lhe c|Ly. |n |xarch|a, Lhere |s sL||| a
somewhaL |n·your·lace anarch|c aLmosphere around Lhe
Techn|ca| Un|vers|Ly.
MarkeIs, Ruins & AncienI AIhens
|xp|ore Lhe cu|Lure and h|sLory
ol /Lhens on Lh|s wa|k|ng Lour.
|xper|ence Lhe m|ghLy
/cropo||s, meander Lhrough
|oca| lea markeLs, and sLep
oack |n L|me Lo Lhe oeg|nn|ng
ol merchanL Lrade aL Lhe anc|enL /gora.
Tours run Nonday Lo SaLurday. Nore wa|k|ng Lours are
ava||ao|e lrom Uroan /dvenLures.
|hone. ·30 069 3266 2099
|nLerneL. www.uroanadvenLures.com
Nore |nlo. |o|ders ol Lh|s gu|de rece|ve I0/ o1. Book on||ne and use
promo code /0|U aL checkouL.
NaIionaI ArchaeoIogicaI Museum
The museum houses /nc|enL 0reeces mosL specLacu|ar
p|eces. 0ne room conLa|ns Sch||emanns lnds lrom
Nycenae. The lamous lrescoes lrom SanLor|n| are on
d|sp|ay. There |s a|so a lne co||ecL|on ol |do|s lrom Lhe
Cyc|ades and ceram|cs.
/ddress. 28|s 0kLovr|ou 44, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I 082I 77I7
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|nLerneL. www.namuseum.gr
1he AcropoIis and iIs surroundings
The |arLhenon, Lhe Lemp|e ol /Lhena, |s Lhe ma,or
aLLracL|on. There |s a|so Lhe |rechLe|on, whose co|umns
are sLaLues ol Lhe lema|e CaryaL|ds, Lhough Lhe or|g|na|
sLaLues have oeen rep|aced oy cop|es due Lo a|r po||uL|on.
0n Lhe souLhern s|opes ol Lhe /cropo||s ||es Lhe 0deon ol
|erodes /LL|cus, a |oman LheaLre w|Lh room lor as many
as b.000 specLaLors. |L |s used dur|ng Lhe annua| /Lhens
|esL|va| lor wor|d·c|ass oa||eL and mus|c perlormances.
The ||onysus TheaLre ||es oes|de |erodes /LL|cus, and
a|mosL a|| Lhe Lraged|es and comed|es ol /nc|enL 0reece
were wr|LLen lor Lh|s LheaLre.
/ddress. /cropo||s, /Lhens
Agora
/gora used Lo oe ooLh a markeLp|ace and a po||L|ca|
cenLre. The /gora |s dom|naLed oy Lhe SLoa ol /LLa|us and
Lhe These|on, or |epha|sLe|on, ded|caLed Lo Lhe 0od ol
meLa|work|ng and a|so Lo Theseus, one ol Lhe heroes ol
0reek myLho|ogy.
/ddress. NonasL|rak|, /Lhens
Benaki
Benak| |s a h|sLory museum w|Lh many oo,ecLs lrom Lhe
SLone /ge up Lo Lhe war ol |ndependence aga|nsL Lhe
Turks. |n Lhe annex Lhere are olLen very |nLeresL|ng
exh|o|L|ons.
/ddress. |oumoar| I, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I 0367 I000
|nLerneL. www.oenak|.gr
MounI LycabeIIus
NounL |ycaoeLLus (|n 0reek. |ykav|LLos, /usoþp::o¸) ||es
r|ghL |n Lhe cenLre ol /Lhens, r|s|ng 277 meLers (908 leeL)
aoove sea |eve|. 0eLL|ng yourse|l up Lo Lh|s a|L|Lude g|ves
you an exqu|s|Le v|ew over Lhe /egean sea and Lhe sh|ps
|n ||raeus. when Lhe sky |s c|ear, you can see a|| Lhe way
Lo Lhe mounLa|ns |n |e|oponessos. /parL lrom Lhe v|ew,
Lhere |s a|so a cale/resLauranL, a I9Lh cenLury Chape| and
an amph| LheaLre up Lhere.
/ddress. NounL |ycaoeLLus, /Lhens
Nore |nlo. To geL Lhere, you can h|ke up Lhe paLh LhaL sLarLs aL /r|sL|ppou
SLreeL |n |o|onak|. The somewhaL eas|er opL|on |s Lak|ng Lhe lun|cu|ar
|a||way LhaL |eaves lrom ||ouLarchou SLreeL, a|so |n |o|onak|.
1he AcropoIis Museum
we|| worLh v|s|L|ng and aL Lhe looL ol Lhe /cropo||s ||es Lhe
new /cropo||s Nuseum. Br|el presenLaL|ons oy Nuseum
/rchaeo|og|sLs·|osLs are he|d |n 0reek and |ng||sh every
|r|day, SaLurday and Sunday. The museum resLauranL
o1ers panoram|c v|ews ol Lhe /cropo||s and a 700 square
meLer puo||c Lerrace command|ng a oreaLhLak|ng v|ew ol
Lhe h|sLor|c h|||s ol /Lhens.
/ddress. ||onys|ou /reopag|Lou SLreeL, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I 0900 0900
|nLerneL. www.Lheacropo||smuseum.gr
1empIe of HephaesIus
Temp|e ol |ephaesLus |s a we||·preserved anc|enL 0reek
Lemp|e ou||L lor worsh|p|ng Lhe 0od |ephaesLus. Th|s
cou|d oe one ol Lhe mosL comp|eLe Lemp|es, noL on|y |n
0reece, ouL |n |urope.
/ddress. /gora, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I 0372 200I
LrechIheion
|rechLhe|on |s sa|d Lo have oeen a greaL k|ng dur|ng Lhe
/rcha|c |er|od, and |egend says LhaL he |s our|ed nearoy.
The Lemp|e |s ou||L on a s|ope so Lhere |s a 3 meLer
d|1erence oeLween Lhe norLh / wesL s|de and Lhe souLh /
easL s|de.
/ddress. /kropo||s, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I 032I 4I72
Museum of LycIadic ArI
/L Lhe Nuseum ol Cyc|ad|c /rL more Lhan 3.000 arLelacLs
ol Cyc|ad|c, /nc|enL 0reek and Cypr|oL arL are on d|sp|ay
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LhroughouL Lhe lour loors. Th|s |s an |nLeresL|ng museum
Lo v|s|L |n order Lo geL a greaLer undersLand|ng ol Lh|s
co|ourlu| cu|Lure.
/ddress. 4, NeophyLou |ouka sLr., /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 722 832I·3
|nLerneL. www.cyc|ad|c.gr
Ddeon of Herodes AIIicus
0deon ol |erodes /LL|cus |s a sLone LheaLre |ocaLed on Lhe
souLh s|de ol /cropo||s. |L was ou||L oy |erodes /LL|cus |n
|ov|ng memory ol h|s w|le /spas|a /nn|a |eg|||a.
/ddress. 0dos ||on|ss|ou /reopay|Lou, /Lhens
ÞanaIhenaic 5Iadium
|anaLhena|c SLad|um was ou||L lor Lhe I896 0|ymp|c
0ames. |L |s Lhe wor|ds o|desL sLad|um wh|ch |s sL||| |n use,
and |L |s a|| |n wh|Le maro|e. S|mp|y sLunn|ng'
/ddress. Vass||eos |onsLanL|nou /venue, /Lhens
Megaron LoncerI HaII
The Negaron |s /Lhens concerL ha|| wh|ch opened |n I99I.
|L has lour ha||s and Lhe opL|ma| acousL|c lor 0peras, ouL
Lhey a|so lrequenL|y o1er d|1erenL mus|ca| perlormances.
/ddress. Vass. Soph|as & |okka||, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 7282 000
|nLerneL. www.megaron.gr
1empIe of AIhena Nike
Temp|e ol /Lhena N|ke |s |ocaLed on Lhe souLh wesL corner
ol Lhe /cropo||s. |L |s one ol Lhe ear||esL p|eces lrom Lhe
|on|c order, one ol 0reece Lhree c|ass|ca| arch|LecLures.
/ddress. /cropo||s, /Lhens
FiIopappos HiII
|l you lee| ||ke geLL|ng ouL ol Lhe c|Ly and en,oy|ng Lhe
naLure and Lhe h|sLory ol /Lhens Lhen Lh|s |s Lhe perlecL
p|ace Lo go Lo. / good |dea |s Lo or|ng some lood and en,oy
a |ove|y p|cn|c.
/ddress. /cropo||s, /Lhens
Line Þaris
The v|ew, Lhe sma|| Lao|es and Lhe o|d mov|es under Lhe
open a|r. The exper|ence and Lhe aLmosphere are reason
enough Lo come here and en,oy Lhe open a|r c|nema.
/ddress. ||daLh|na|on 22, ||aka, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 322 207I
|nLerneL. www.c|nepar|s.gr
DlNlNG
|hoLo. car|oo
|n Lhe |syrr| d|sLr|cL, Lhe lormer hand|cralL workshops
have oeen converLed Lo Lrendy resLauranLs and cales, and
Lh|s has conL|nued ouL Lo 0a.| and |oul. Nany chels came
1 home lrom /usLra||a or /mer|ca, carry|ng grannys
rec|pes |n Lhe|r |uggage, and were appa||ed aL Lhe Turk|sh
menus. You can sL||| lnd s|mp|e Laverns serv|ng good
home lare, ouL |L |s Lhe ¨new¨ 0reek cu|s|ne LhaL has oeen
w|nn|ng a|| Lhe |aure|s.
1o Kioupi
To ||oup| |s a Lrad|L|ona| Laverna serv|ng sandw|ches
oeLween a|| Lhe Lrendy cales, down some sLeps, and you
po|nL Lo Lhe lood you wanL on Lhe counLer. |easonao|e
pr|ces, and a comp|eLe conLrasL Lo ||le |n Lhe |o|onak|
Square aoove.
/ddress. ||aLe|a |o|onak|ou 4, |o|onak|, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 36I 4033
|nLerneL. www.Lok|oup|.gr
Þsaras
|saras |s a cenLra||y |ocaLed sealood Laverna, daL|ng lrom
I898. |a|nL|ngs oy Lhe pa|nLer Savak|s can oe seen on Lhe
oare sLone wa||s. The open·a|r resLauranL w|nds |Ls way up
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and down Lhe narrow a||eyway.
/ddress. |rechLheos I6, ||aka, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 32I 8733
|nLerneL. www.psaras·Laverna.gr
1o KaIi AIIo
To |aL| /||o |s a s|mp|e lam||y owned Lavern |n Lhe area
nexL Lo Lhe new /kropo||s museum. / rea| Lavern, w|Lh
lr|end|y sLa1 wh|ch |s open unL|| |aLe when ||akas wa|Lers
w||| come and make you company.
/ddress. |aL.|chr|sLou I2, Nakroyann|, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I 0922 307I
5pondi
Spond| |s Lhe oesL resLauranL |n /Lhens - and |n 0reece,
accord|ng Lo many v|s|Lors. / |rench chel has puL LogeLher
Lhe menu, and creaLed a renowned w|ne ce||ar. S|mp||c|Ly
|s Lhe moLLo aL Lh|s resLauranL, wh|ch lor years has oeen
w|nn|ng a|| Lhe pr|.es Lhere are Lo oe won.
/ddress. |yrronos b, |angraL|, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 7b6 402I
|nLerneL. www.spond|.gr
1averna 1ou Þsyrri
Taverna Tou |syrr| |s a Lyp|ca| |oca| haunL, w|Lh o|d
phoLographs on Lhe wa||s. The p|ace |s usua||y lu|| Lo Lhe
or|m w|Lh peop|e munch|ng Lhe|r way Lhrough hearLy
porL|ons ol Lrad|L|ona| 0reek lood, or LasLy ||LL|e d|shes ol
me.e, washed down w|Lh w|ne lrom Lhe oarre|.
/ddress. I2 |schy|ou, |syrr|, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 32I 4923
1o 2eidoron
To Ze|doron |s a me.edopo|e|o, serv|ng de||c|ous lood on
one ol Lhe mosL popu|ar sLreeL corners |n |syrr|. The
resLauranL |s a|so very popu|ar oecause ol |Ls n|ce
aLmosphere.
/ddress. /g|on /nagyron I7/Tak| I0, |syrr|, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I 032I b368
1averna Xinos
Taverna X|nos |s a mus|ca| Laverna LhaL oughL Lo have a
preservaL|on order on |L' / r|ckeLy shed |n a oackyard, w|Lh
lanLasL|c wa|| pa|nL|ngs. |L |s as cra.y as Lhe mus|c|ans who
perlorm Lhere, ouL uLLer|y genu|ne-,usL ||ke Lhe home
cook|ng Lhey serve.
/ddress. /ge|ou 0eronda 4 ||aka, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 322 I06b
Funky GourmeI
|unky 0ourmeL |s a coo| p|ace, o1er|ng Lhe|r guesLs
modern and creaL|ve cu|s|ne lrom a se|ecLed menu. The
serv|ce |s Lop c|ass and Lhe lood |s prepared and
presenLed Lo perlecL|on.
/ddress. I3 |aram|Lh|as SLreeL and Sa|am|nos, |eram|kos, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 b24 2727
|nLerneL. www.lunkygourmeL.com
Avocado
||nd|ng a vegeLar|an resLauranL |n Lh|s meaL |ov|ng counLry
m|ghL noL oe Lhe eas|esL, ouL /vocado |s a greaL opL|on lor
vegeLar|an lood. The lood here |s hea|Lhy, lresh and LasLy
and we|| worLh a v|s|L even |l you eaL meaL.
/ddress. N|k|s 30, SynLagma, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 323 7878
|nLerneL. www.avocadoaLhens.com
GosIijo
0osL|,o |s /Lhens lrsL kosher resLauranL. The|r spec|a|L|es
are Sephard|c Ned|Lerranean and N|dd|e |asLern |osher
cu|s|ne served |n a |ove|y aLmosphere.
/ddress. I0 /|sopou, |s|rr|, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 323 382b
|nLerneL. www.gosL|,o.gr
Droscopo
0roscopo |s cenLra||y |ocaLed ,usL oppos|Le ol Lhe ||van|
Carave| |oLe| on Lhe square. You can come here and en,oy
Lhe|r 0reek, |La||an and Ned|Lerranean menu lor oreaklasL,
|unch or d|nner. The lood LasLes greaL and a|| aL a greaL
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pr|ce.
/ddress. 42·44 /nL|noros sLreeL, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 723 8b67
|nLerneL. www.oroscopo.gr
Fresko YogurI Bar
0reece and yogurL |s a como|naL|on made |n heaven. Try
Lhe d|v|ne yogurL w|Lh honey, nuLs, lru|L or make your own
ama.|ng lus|on.
/ddress. 3 ||onys|ou /reopag|Lou SLreeL, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 923 3760
|nLerneL. www.lreskoyogurLoar.gr
vezene
|l you have Lrouo|e dec|d|ng where Lo eaL Lhen Ve.ene
g|ves you Lhe opL|on Lo choose oeLween a greaL sLeak or
de||c|ous sealood. The seLL|ng and Lhe lood qua||Ly |s
exce||enL, |L |s hard Lo sLop eaL|ng aL Lh|s |ove|y resLauranL.
/ddress. Vras|da II SLreeL, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 723 2002
|nLerneL. www.ve.ene.gr
Þiazza Duomo
|ven |n /Lhens you can oe |n Lhe mood lor |La||an. |ere
you can en,oy pasLa, moussaka and p|..a. The sLa1 |s
lr|end|y and we|com|ng and |n como|naL|on w|Lh Lhe lood,
||a..a |uomo |s a greaL p|ace lor a romanL|c d|nner.
/ddress. N|Lropo|eos b2, SynLagma, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 323 I290
360 Degrees
|ow does an ama.|ng v|ew over /cropo||s, a coo||ng
Sangr|a and LasLy lood sound7 Book a Lao|e or ,usL drop oy
aL 360 |egrees lor a re|ax|ng even|ng.
/ddress. |la|sLou 2, NonasL|rak|, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 32I 0006
LAFL5
|hoLo. premshree
/Lhen|ans |ove Lo s|L |n a kalene|on, s|pp|ng 0reek co1ee
or lrappe, |ced co1ee. BuL Lhese days Lhe new lash|on lor
ca1e |aLLe and cappucc|no |s ga|n|ng ground. Try a|so an
ou.er|e· an esLao||shmenL spec|a||.|ng |n sma|| d|shes
(me.es), mosL|y served w|Lh greek ou.o, hence Lhe name.
They are noL LhaL common any more, usua||y Lhey come |n
como|naL|ons such as me.edopo||o·ou.er|e (more ||ke a
resLauranL), Cale/ou.er|es or kalene|on·ou.er|e (serv|ng
co1ee and ou.o). The s|gn ol an auLhenL|c ou.er|e w||| say
ou(epi.
ÞIaka
/round Lhe cenLra| square |n ||aka, Lhere are |oLs ol s|m||ar
cales where you can have a lrappe, read a newspaper and
waLch Lhe wor|d go oy.
/ddress. |ydaLh|neon, /Lhens
Laffe Þeros
Ca1e |eros |s |o|onak| Squares cenLra| po|nL, where
sooner or |aLer everyone you know w||| pass oy. / p|ace lor
|ad|es and genL|emen parLak|ng ol co1ee under a canopy.
/ddress. 7 |o|onak| Square, /Lhens
0pen|ng hours. 0pen a|| year
|hone. ·30 2I0 364 b068
Joker´s Loffee & LockIaiI Bar {1he)
Th|s popu|ar cale o1ers co1ee, cockLa||s and homemade
p|es. Joker has a |ove|y decor where Lhe wa||s are
decoraLed w|Lh |o|||ng SLones posLers and Lhere |s a|so a
,ukeoox'
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/ddress. 7 Vou||s SLreeL, /Lhens
|uo||c TransporL. Tra|n. SynLagma meLro
|hone. ·30 2I 032I 922b
GIykis
0|yk|s |s an ou.er|e |n a co.y s|desLreeL |dea| lor coo||ng o1
on a hoL summer day. You can have an ou.o |unch and
samp|e a var|eLy ol sma|| d|shes (me..e), a|so n|ce lor
dr|nk|ng co1ee. 0|yk|s |s olLen v|s|Led oy |oca|s and
sLudenLs.
/ddress. /nge|ou 0eronLa 2, /Lhens
|uo||c TransporL. NeLro sLaL|on. NonasL|rak|
|hone. ·30 2I0 322 392b
Museum lnIerneI Lafe
/n |nLerneL cale |s a greaL way Lo keep |n Louch w|Lh
peop|e aL home dur|ng your vacaL|on. Nake Lhem ,ea|ous
w|Lh your gorgeous p|cLures' Nuseum |nLerneL Cale was
Lhe lrsL |nLerneL cale ever opened |n 0reece. They o1er
good serv|ce and |nLerneL connecL|on. |n add|L|on, Lhey
o1er a var|eLy ol co1ee, |ce cream, oeer and relreshmenLs.
/ddress. |aL|s|on /venue 44, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 883 34I8
Nore |nlo. NexL Lo Lhe /rchaeo|og|ca| Nuseum.
BAR5 & NlGH1LlFL
|hoLo. Lre||kard|a
/Lhens |s noL rea||y a c|Ly ol lne oars - lor LhaL you shou|d
v|s|L some ol Lhe |nLernaL|ona| hoLe|s. 0n Lhe oLher hand,
Lhere are |oLs ol como|ned oars/cales LhaL serve ooLh.
0lLen como|ned w|Lh some lood, as |L |s Lhe 0reek cusLom
Lo eaL a ||LL|e snack Lo go w|Lh dr|nks. |n Lhe summer, much
ol Lhe n|ghL ||le moves ouL Lo 0|ylada and Vou||agmen|s
a|ong Lhe coasL.
Grand BreIagne
Th|s oar |n Lhe c|ass|c o|d hoLe| has a genu|ne
Lurn·ol·Lhe·cenLury, we||·Lo·do lee|, and has had a lace||lL,
mak|ng |L one ol Lhe Lop meeL|ng p|aces |n /Lhens.
/ddress. ConsL|LuL|on Square, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 333 0000
|nLerneL. www.grandeoreLagne.gr
Þsyrri, Gazi, Rouf
The area oeyond NonasL|rak| has ||vened up w|Lh many
resLauranLs, oars and c|uos go|ng on we|| |nLo Lhe n|ghL.
|ook ouL lor /sLron, Tak| 3, or Bee.
/ddress. N|aou|| & Them|dos, /Lhens
Lxarchia
The area around Lhe Techn|ca| Un|vers|Ly has goL rock
c|uos such as /n, So|omon I3 and |odon, Narn| 24. |ere
you can lnd good pr|ces |n Lhe oar.
/ddress. |xarch|a, /Lhens
ÞaIenque
|ven |n /Lhens you can geL |n Lhe mood lor |aL|n mus|c. |l
you do Lh|s |s Lhe p|ace Lo oe, Lhey even o1er dance
|essons.
/ddress. |aranLaLon 48, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I0 77b 2360
|nLerneL. www.pa|enque.gr
GazarIe
0a.arLe we|comes you Lo a cosy env|ronmenL w|Lh solL
||ghLn|ng, comlorLao|e couches and n|ce lnger lood. Try
Lhe|r cockLa||s, a lus|on ol lresh lru|L and |nLeresL|ng
sp|ces.
/ddress. VouLadon 34, /Lhens
|hone. ·30 2I 0346 0347
|nLerneL. www.ga.arLe.gr
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5HDÞÞlNG
|hoLo. a|exandra..
The oesL shopp|ng sLreeLs are VoukouresL|ou, |aLr|arhou
|oak|m, Skoula, Tsaka|ol, |anar| and Lhe s|de sLreeLs
around |o|onak|. There are many des|gner c|oLhes,
expens|ve oouL|ques and ,ewe||ers. Try, lor examp|e,
|mpor|ko CenLro, an exc|us|ve ga||er|a ol severa| loors
w|Lh go|d, L|es, c|ocks and waLches, g|asses and a 0ucc|
oouL|que. |n Lh|s area |s a|so 0|d /Lhens-a shoe and
handoag shop w|Lh a I960s lavour, when |ad|es wore
g|oves and pear| neck|aces a |a Jack|e 0 and Nar|a Ca||as.
The shop owner was a lash|on ed|Lor oelore seLL|ng up on
h|s own, puLL|ng 0reek handmade accessor|es on Lhe map.
|n Lhe m|dd|e ol /Lh|nas sLreeL wh|ch runs oeLween
NonasL|rak| and 0mon|a square |s Lhe covered markeL ha||
wh|ch occup|es a who|e o|ock, w|Lh a lsh markeL |n Lhe
m|dd|e. /|| around are ouLchers and sp|ce shops, and
around Lhe markeL are severa| s|mp|e ouL good p|aces Lo
eaL. ||ke on|on soup |n Lhe |ar|s markeLs, here you eaL
paLsa or Lr|pe soup Lo ease Lhe e1ecLs ol ou.o. You w|||
a|so lnd ||LL|e shops se|||ng spec|a|L|es ||ke |asLourma (a
k|nd ol |asLram|) and /rmen|an and |uss|an spec|a|L|es
oroughL here oy Lhe 0reeks who once res|ded |n Lhe B|ack
Sea reg|on and now oe|ong Lo Lhe 0reek cu|s|ne. Th|s |s
Lhe area Lo go |l you are a lood|e.
L55LN1lAL lNFDRMA1lDN
|hoLo. roowa||ace
AirporI
||elLher||os Vern|.e|os |s aL SpaLa, 33 k||omeLres (20
m||es) souLheasL ol /Lhens. / Lax| r|de Lo Lhe cenLre w|||
cosL a laL raLe oeLween b am and m|dn|ghL. The lxed lares
|nc|ude Lhe oas|c lare, V/T, exLra |uggage charges and
road Lo||s.
The NeLro goes Lo Lhe cenLre. The ,ourney Lo SynLagma
Lakes 27 m|nuLes. There are a|rporL ouses Lo SynLagma
(X9b) and ||reaus porL (X96). Trave| L|me Lo SynLagma
Lakes around I hour, Lo ||reaus porL around I,b hours.
There |s no d|recL meLro connecL|on Lo ||raeus lrom Lhe
a|rporL.
|hone. ·30 2I0 3b3 0000
|nLerneL. www.a|a.gr
ÞubIic 1ransporI
The new NeLro sLaL|ons are we|| worLh see|ng, and are
kepL spoL|ess|y c|ean. /L Lhe SynLagma and /cropo||s
sLaL|ons you w||| lnd a |arge co||ecL|on ol anL|qu|L|es on
d|sp|ay. There |s a Lram lrom Lhe cenLre (SynLagma)
runn|ng a|ong Lhe coasL Lo 0|ylada (b0 m|nuLes) and Vou|a
(60 m|nuLes).
Buses, Lro||ey ouses and Lhe NeLro run unL|| around
m|dn|ghL. The Lram runs oeLween b.30 am and I am and
unL|| 2.30 am on |r|day and SaLurday. /|rporL ouses a|| run
on a 24 hour schedu|e. The a|rporL ous L|ckeLs are noL
va||d on oLher puo||c LransporL serv|ces ouL on|y lor a
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s|ng|e ,ourney.
|err|es ouL Lo Lhe |s|and |eave lrom Lhe haroor |n ||raeus
or lrom |alna. BoaL L|meLao|es aL www.gLp.gr.
|nLerneL. www.gLp.gr
1axi
There are |oLs ol Lax|s, ouL |L |s norma| Lo share a Lax|, so
donL oe surpr|sed |l Lhe dr|ver p|cks up add|L|ona|
passengers a|ong Lhe road who are go|ng |n Lhe same
d|recL|on. The dr|vers have Lax|meLers and lxed pr|ces.
ÞosI
SLamps can oe ooughL |n mosL Looaccon|sLs and k|osks
se|||ng posLcards.
Þharmacy
|ocLor on duLy, pharmacy I434
LIecIriciIy
230 vo|Ls
1eIephone
CounLry code. ·30
/rea code. 2I0
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||m|Lrakopou|ou N. /4 B3 B4 |agoum|L.| /4 Skoula |I
||molonLos /2 |eol. |anep|sL|m|ou CI C2 Solok|eous BI
||mokr|Lou |I |2 |eol. Syngrou /ndrea /4 B4 C3 SokraLous BI
||onys|ou /eropag|Lou B3 |eol. Vou||agmen|s C4 So|onos CI |I
||py|ou /I BI |eokor|ou /2 B2 Spels|ppou |2
|ompo|| |4 |eon|dou /I SLad|ou CI C2
|oxapaLr| |I |yse|mach|as B4 SLoa /LLa|ou B2
|rakou B3 B4 |ys|ou B2 C2 Th. 0eomeLrou B4 C4
|yovoun|oLou /4 Nakryg|ann| C3 Th. VresLhen|s C4
|ldoxou C4 Nassa||as CI |I Tha|ou C3
|kaLa|ou C4 NaLro.ou /4 Tharypou B4
DesIlnaIlon: AIhens
Pub|lshlng daIe: 2013-06-24
Them|sLok|eous CI Tr|von|anou C4 |4 Vou||s C2
Theonos C4 Troon /2 /3 Vourvah| C3
Theor|as B2 B3 Tsam| B3 B4 Vyronos C3
TheoLok| N. |3 Vas. |onsLand|nou |3 Zahar|Lsa B4
Thermopy|on /I Vas. 0|gas C3 |3 Zappe|on |3
Th|ss|on /2 Vas. Solas |2 Z|nn| /. B4
Tr|podon C2 C3 Ve|kou /4 B3 B4 Zoodochou ||g|s CI |I
DesIlnaIlon: AIhens
Pub|lshlng daIe: 2013-06-24