Category Archives: Modern Athens

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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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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10 Things solo travellers must do in Athens

Traveling alone is a luxury for many people so if you have the chance just grab it and enjoy it! Spoil yourself as much as you want and do the things that will offer you more joy without having to … Continue reading

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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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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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Christmas in Athens

Beautiful Christmas! Athens, the city where local and western tradition meets, awaits the visitor all dressed up in its most festive costume: Christmas decoration and lights in every corner, shop windows with bells and ribbons, Christmas trees, poinsettia flowers (our … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols in Greece

Christmas in Athens! Although Athens is not the typical Christmas destination can be surprisingly interesting for the guests who will decide to visit our city during the Christmas Holidays!

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Monastiraki and Flea Market of Athens

A visit to Athens cannot be complete without a visit to the Acropolis and its famous Parthenon. The “sacred rock” is the landmark of the city and one of the sights in the world that everybody should see once in his life. … Continue reading

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