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Strofi Restaurant Athens Greece
April 2, 2019

Strofi Restaurant Athens Greece

It’s a long drive from Athens to Perama, the westernmost terminal of the port town of Piraeus, and the payoff is, at first sight, minimal. To the left is the port’s industrial zone – a forest of blue and orange cranes that tower over the sea. To the right is a stretch of industrial wasteland: old electricity plants, derelict factories, walls with enormous graffiti…

Olympics in Athens Greece
March 20, 2019

Olympics in Athens Greece

Kiribati and Timor Leste entered teams for the first time, although athletes from Timor had competed at the Sydney Olympics as individual Olympic athletes. Iraqi Football Despite continuing warfare back home, the football team from Iraq qualified for the Olympic tournament and made it to the semifinals. United Arab Emirates Double trap shooter Ahmed Almaktoum…

History of Athens, Greece
March 10, 2019

History of Athens, Greece

Athens was named according to the Greek mythology from competition that the goddess Athena had with Poseidon about who will become protector of the city. The myth says that Poseidon gave a spring with sea water whilst Athena offered an olive tree as she touched the ground of the sacred rock of the Acropolis. The people of Athens choose Athena as their protector…

Flights from Athens to Corfu Greece
December 8, 2018

Flights from Athens to Corfu Greece

Getting a cheap deal on your trip sets the tone for the perfect holiday. And with Expedia.ca, you know you can travel from Athens to Corfu on the cheap, with enough money left over for a stellar time in the city. That could mean more tours with the kids, more concerts with the spouse, more dessert amongst co-workers, or even front row seats to a sports game if…

Sunset times Athens, Greece
August 22, 2018

Sunset times Athens, Greece

Hi Nicholas, To the best of my knowledge, at the end of September the sunset in Athens/Attika/Sounio Cape will be at around 7.15 p.m. The last public coastine bus by KTEL will be leaving at 8.00 p.m. and it will take about Hi Nicholas, To the best of my knowledge, at the end of September the sunset in Athens/Attika/Sounio Cape will be at around 7.15 p.m. The…

Six Dog Athens Greece
August 10, 2018

Six Dog Athens Greece

If you visit Greece, you will see plenty of cafés packed with people laughing, chatting and socializing around the city. For Greeks, drinking coffee is much more than just drinking coffee. It is the local way of socializing, of going out to catch up, discuss about current events and relax. It is also a great way to enjoy the sun and the hot weather outside. Here…

Flights New York to Athens Greece
August 2, 2018

Flights New York to Athens Greece

Never miss another flight deal! Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter & Instagram, and subscribe to our Newsletter! Update: Also available from Los Angeles and San Francisco for $685! Great fares on Delta direct, round-trip flights from New York to Athens, Greece for only $556! Flights are available everyday in April ’16! This is an incredible deal…

Athens Studios, Greece
July 16, 2018

Athens Studios, Greece

Enjoying a very central location, Athens Studios is 100 metres from the Acropolis Metro Station, 150 metres from the New Acropolis Museum and 500 metres from the entrance of the Acropolis. The property has a rooftop area with Acropolis view, and 2 bars. Free WiFi is available throughout. All air-conditioned rooms, studios and apartments at Athens Studios are…

Athens Greece Tourism
July 8, 2018

Athens Greece Tourism

Athens alone is expecting to see 4.5 million visitors this year. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images Worries about Turkey and north Africa have seen healthy, and rising, visitor numbers to Greece. Which is welcome in a sector that provides a fifth of all jobs It’s been a busy winter in downtown Athens, where scaffolding, tarpaulins and dust have been symbols…

Athens Greece Best Restaurants
July 4, 2018

Athens Greece Best Restaurants

Tudor Hall Restaurant Overlooking the magical Acropolis at the top of King George Hotel and in the heart of the city, Tudor Hall Restaurant welcomes you with its unique neo-classical decor and a romantic atmosphere. Immerse yourself in nostalgia and emotion through an innovative yet timeless cuisine and top off your meal with some unforgettable moments. Hytra…

Athens Greece History
June 26, 2018

Athens Greece History

Athenian democracy was made up of three important institutions. The first was the ekklesia, or Assembly, the sovereign governing body of Athens. Any member of the demos–any one of those 40, adult male citizens–was welcome to attend the meetings of the ekklesia, which were held 40 times per year in a hillside auditorium west of the Acropolis called the Pnyx…

Japanese Restaurant Athens Greece
June 22, 2018

Japanese Restaurant Athens Greece

Between Syntagma Square and the Plaka are two streets that host some of the most interesting new businesses in the city as well as some older businesses that have managed to hang on through the hard times. Nikis Street and Voulis Street run parallel to each other starting a block below Syntagma Square and intersecting Ermou Street, Athens main shopping street…

Fast Food in Athens Greece
May 25, 2018

Fast Food in Athens Greece

Greece has long been a family holiday favourite with its beautiful blue waters, child-friendly beaches and abundance of flavour-packed fare. Make sure you sample all the country has to offer with our pick of delicious dishes… Don’t leave Greece without trying… Taramasalata A mainstay of any Greek meal are classic dips such as tzatziki (yogurt, cucumber and garlic)…

McDonalds Athens Greece
May 5, 2018

McDonalds Athens Greece

Cachoeirinha, Brazil: a vote of confidence Alex Bellos When Brazilian footballer Ronaldo and his wife Milene were choosing a name for their child they wanted something that sounded like the father s name but was a little different. We chose Ronald,says Milene, It fitted perfectly. And also, Ronaldo and I love eating at McDonald s. Since Ronald McDonald arrived…

Tampa to Athens Greece
March 26, 2018

Tampa to Athens Greece

Dates flexible? Here are the best fares found in the past 48 hours Prices are per person and are for e–tickets and include all taxes & fees in USD. Here s why: We’re not the seller. At KAYAK we don’t set the prices, so it’s not possible for us to guarantee what other companies are selling. We compile tonnes of data for you Our service lets you quickly…

Places to Visit Near Athens Greece
February 22, 2018

Places to Visit Near Athens Greece

1 The Romantic Seaside City of Nafplio The Romantic Seaside City of Nafplio In a sheltered bay, 139 kilometers from Athens, Nafplio is one of the most picturesque and romantic cities in Greece. According to mythology, this town was founded by the son of the god Poseidon and the daughter of Danaus. Nafplio s history dates back to the Argonautic Expedition and…

Best Burger in Athens Greece
February 18, 2018

Best Burger in Athens Greece

Burgers became popular in Greece during the ‘90s because of the various American fast-food restaurant chains. Since then the burger has really evolved and nowadays Greek burgers can be easily compared to the American ones. The following, are some of the spots where one can find a superb burger in Athens. The Burger Joint – The light one In the Glyfada and Psychiko…

Odeon of Herodes Atticus Athens Greece
January 29, 2018

Odeon of Herodes Atticus Athens Greece

Over the 52 years of the Athens Festival, the Herodeon has hosted almost all the leading lights of Greek and international post-War music, dance and theatre. More specifically, the first three decades of the institution opened up an irreplaceable, and thus priceless for its time, channel of communication between the Athenian public and the cultural scene of the…

Private Tours in Athens Greece
October 20, 2017

Private Tours in Athens Greece

PrivateToursAthens is a professional, fully licensed tour company based in Athens committed to making your Greek stay a memorable one. PrivateToursAthens is staffed by a team of the BEST English speaking drivers, licensed tour guides & archeologists who live in the city and every day inhabit her history and traditions in their present shape. We love to…

Boston to Athens Greece Flights
October 12, 2017

Boston to Athens Greece Flights

Dates flexible? Here are the best fares found in the past 48 hours Prices are per person and are for e–tickets and include all taxes & fees in USD. Here s why: We’re not the seller. At KAYAK we don’t set the prices, so it’s not possible for us to guarantee what other companies are selling. We compile tonnes of data for you Our service lets you quickly…

Astir Palace Athens Greece
September 22, 2017

Astir Palace Athens Greece

For almost six decades, Greece’s most exclusive resort opened its doors and shared Greek hospitality— in the most luxurious of ways— to thousands of guests from every corner of the planet. Saudi sheiks, royalty and business tycoons were regulars here, as were leaders of global business, heads of state— and countless diaspora Greeks who made this corner of Vouliagmeni…

City of Athens (Greece)
August 13, 2017

City of Athens (Greece)

As the soil was not conducive to large-scale agricultural programs, Athens turned to trade for its livelihood and, mainly, to sea trade. The early Mycenaean period (c. 1550 - 1100 BCE) saw massive fortresses rise all over Greece, and Athens was no exception. The remains of a Mycenaean palace can still be seen today on the Acropolis. Homer s and portray the Mycenaeans…

Best Spa in Athens Greece
August 4, 2017

Best Spa in Athens Greece

Athens, Greece Situated in the exclusive area of Vouliagmeni, Margi is a 5-star boutique hotel nestled among pine trees and just a few steps away from the sandy beach. “Friendly staff, amazing spa & massage, cozy w…h fireplace, fantastic pool area, great ambiance.” — Peter United Kingdom Athens, Greece Facing a tranquil green park in the Kifissia area…

St. George Church Athens Greece
July 11, 2017

St. George Church Athens Greece

Lykavittos is the highest hill in Athens, and is visible from all over the city. A funicular brings visitors to the top of the hill, which offers great views over the Acropolis and the city of Athens. The hill, also called Lykabettos, can alternatively also be climbed on foot or by car. Cars can t reach the top, so you ll still have some walking to do before…

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