Nicholas Pisaris: Psyrri’s Soul Revealed | Athens Insider

Psyrri Insider Nicholas Pisaris has the ultimate guide on the storied Athens neighborhood and reveals the charms and quirks of this underappreciated area.I purchased my flat in 2001, and Psyrri has changed a great deal since then.  I likened it to TriBeCa in NY; it had light industrial and some retail by day, but it was a section of Athens …

Changes to Athens metro airport line as of November 1st | Greek City Times

Anyone traveling on the Athens Metro Line 3 going to or from Athens International Airport (AIA) will have to switch at the Doukissis Plakentias stop as of Thursday, November 1st. Up to now, trains to and from the AIA travelled the full length of the line without a need to change trains. Stasy said travellers who board in Athens stations will disembark at Plakentias and wait …

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 …