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The 3 Hidden Neighbouring Treasures of Athens: Monastiraki, Thissio, Psirri

Set amidst the historical and commercial centers of Athens, these three neighbouring areas, Monastiraki, Thissio and Psiri, are a hidden treasure, waiting to be discovered by the visitor. A walk through each and every one of them will soon convince … Continue reading

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“Plaka” and “Makriyianni”: The most picturesque neighbourhoods of Athens

Discover the most beautiful and picturesque corners of Athens, by visiting these two neighbouring areas, the “Plaka” and “Makriyianni” (or “Makriyanni” or “Makrigianni”). Plaka, occupies the area right underneath the Acropolis, set among Syntagma sq., Monastiraki , the Ancient Agora … Continue reading

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About… Greek rusks!

There’s only one country in the world, where something so humble, like the traditional hard, double-baked rusk, is considered a delicacy! This country is Greece!

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Thissio – the elegant neighbour of Acropolis!

On the north-eastern slopes of the Acropolis, lies the beautiful area of Thissio. Thissio got its name from the frieze on the Temple of Hephaestus, which is located within the beautiful archaeological site of the Ancient Agora. The frieze represents … Continue reading

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The Delicious Greek Pies – Traditional Cheese Pie Recipe

“Spanakopita” nowadays has become an international dish because all people who visit Greece try it and love it! Of course “spanakopita” is the top of the iceberg because all over Greece there are hundreds of different recipes for pies!

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Discover Athens in the Summer!

Whether on a short City break, or between airports and ports, to visit some of the famous Greek islands, a visitor should never forget the one and only truth about Athens: It has so much to offer! And you will … Continue reading

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The Athens & Epidaurus Festival

Every year, every summer, unique events and performances take place in various Athens’ venues and also in  the wonderful Epidaurus Theatre. Drama, Comedy, Dance, Live concerts, are being performed in some of the most beautiful and atmospheric  ancient theatres, such … Continue reading

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Water: Nature’s Present

Whether on a lovely Athens Walking Tour, or while strolling the main streets of Athens, or by climbing the mountain slope of Delphi, or even during your swim at the beaches of Hydra while on a one day cruise, there … Continue reading

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Evzones or Tsoliades

Evzones, or, as we Greeks like to call them, “Tsoliades”, are the pride of our army! If you join our Historical Athens Walking Tours, you will have the opportunity to see them guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, right … Continue reading

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New Bus Line connection Piraeus port to Syntagma (X80) enables you to join the Athens Walking Tours!

The connection Piraeus port to Athens centre has now, become even more easy! There is a brand new public bus line available, designed to serve cruise – ship passengers who wish to travel to Athens centre: The Express line X80! … Continue reading

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