The 5 Most Beautiful Places to Walk in Athens | GreekReporter.com

Sometimes, our daily routine prevents us from understanding and admiring the beauty that surrounds us. Stressful jobs, work or family obligations along with the city’s rush all hide the beauty of places we already know or even live. But if we relax for a moment and think again, we will understand that Athens, a city of nearly four million people, …

Your Useful Guide to Exploring the Ancient Wonders of Greece | The Official Blog of visitgreece.gr

.entry-header Greece is known for its good food, friendly people, interesting archaeological sites, vibrant nightlife, and relaxing beaches. It is one of the world’s most popular destinations, raking in the top 20 most-visited countries. In 2016 alone, it welcomed almost 25 million visitors! The country has a long history. The first advanced civilizations to live in Greece were the Cycladic …

Attica Region launches new and improved website for visitors of Athens | Tornos News

Currently available in Greek and English, there are plans to also provide the website’s contents in another four languages, while users can follow the site via the main social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube) The new, improved Attica Region tourist website, www.athensattica.com, aims to become the go-to site for useful info and tips for visitors to Athens and Attica, presented …

Athens Becomes the Capital of Greece – September 18, 1834 | GreekReporter

When Athens was officially declared the capital of the newly established Greek State on September 18, 1834, it was a small village of 7,000 residents living around the Acropolis Hill. Following the assassination of Governor Ioannis Kapodistrias in the Peloponnesian city in 1831, Greece’s first politicians had to decide where the new government and first parliament would be established. At the time, Athenswas an area of ancient, Byzantine and …

Greece is more than just the islands | Neos Kosmos

Despite the fact that globally, the Greek islands are considered a leading tourist destination that guarantee warm weather, legendary natural light, pristine waters, delicious traditional Greek cuisine, endless cultural pursuits, breathtaking scenery and famous hospitality, Greece’s mainland is endowed with some of the most scenic and intriguing regions and towns waiting to be explored by those visitors who dare to …

New Athens Taste Sensations to Try – Athens Insider

With more and more innovative and internationally-flavoured culinary ventures opening in the capital each month – and catering for every appetite and budget – Athens has never tasted better. Amanda Dardanis shares half a dozen of the city’s hottest new dining addresses for you to make a date with. Flamingo Drinks & Food Stories Flamingo Drinks & Food Stories A …

3 Top Hikes to do around Athens – Athens Insider

Athens may seem like a concrete jungle sometimes. But it’s a city framed by hills and mountains. All of them harboring magnificent fauna and flora (there are 140 recorded species of wildflower alone) – plus the odd archeological marvel! There’s simply no better time of year to hit the trail and explore the capital’s rich natural wonders (while we wait …

Another award for “Greece-A365-Day Destination” | protothemanews.com

.entry-header The video has picked up numerous awards in the past six months .entry-excerpt The multi-awarded winning video “Greece-A365-Day Destination” received yet another distinction after it was awarded the second world destination prize and the first prize in Europe at the Golden City Gate festival of tourist films in Berlin, in the framework of the ITB International Tourism Fair, where …

The Athens metro takes us back in time! | protothemanews.com

.entry-header The exhibition of antiquities found in the Athens metro rail area is open to the public and free of charge .entry-excerpt Did you know that you can visit an underground museum in Athens with replicas of the famous sculptures of Parthenon, Athenian amphoras, ancient toys, funeral monuments and parts of one of the oldest bridges found in Attica? The …