Category Archives: Around Athens

The Wines Of Attica

To be enjoyed with all 5 senses Today I am going to write about one of my favorite subjects – wine. A master of wine told me that you have to enjoy wine with your five senses and I definitely … 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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Public Transportation in Athens

You are about to arrive in Athens and you are wondering how you will move in the city. Well, relax and get ready to enjoy your holidays! Everything is easy! Public transportation is well organized and user friendly. Just have … Continue reading

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How to use a Taxi in Athens

Like in all capitals of the world, there are plenty of taxis cruising the Athenian streets. However, it is important to be aware of a few things before one boards a taxi: All Athenian Taxis are yellow and carry the … Continue reading

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New Year Celebrations in Greece

This beautiful city which bursts with life, is an amazing amalgam of people, Greek and foreign. A mixture of well-preserved traditions with modern and foreign elements and this, is what I believe, makes New Year in Athens so special! If … Continue reading

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Christmas & New Year in Athens

10 Top Events in Athens from December 20th to January 2nd Being in Athens during Christmas holidays is a great chance to enjoy alongside the Greek Christmas spirit through interesting cultural events which will brighten your stay and will enrich … 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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