Your ultimate guide to Greece

The best things to do selected by the Athens Voice team

An open palm gesture that does NOT signify love

A crash course into the modern Greek experience (with a humorous twist)

Greece is one of the world’s oldest wine-producing region

Don't be offended if you are the centre of attention

Three relaxed ways to tour all the must-see attractions around the city

Athens has its fair share of green oases

And chill out

It represents a number of different periods of Athenian history

First Cemetery & Commonwealth War Cemetery

Best beaches on the island

Take the tram from Syntagma sq. to Flisvos Marina.

Every Friday afternoon you will come upon an impressive sight outside Thissio Metro station: hund

A "home-like" experience extremely close to the Acropolis and the Acropolis museum

Comfortable hotel, ideal choice both for businesspeople and leisure visitors

Food inspired by contemporary art

Traditional sweet tastes since 1908


Vespa friendly and always ready to throw a party

All-day café/bar restaurant with versatile fun space

Jewellery to combine chic looks and rock attitude, with an extra attention to detail

Casual-chic watches, in pop colours, and a Premium line with luxurious design