Your ultimate guide to Greece

The best things to do selected by the Athens Voice team

The most common offensive verbal abuse in Greek

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

They adorn Athens' city walls, buildings, statues, almost everywhere possible

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

For drinks and bites

Hip bars and cafes at the heart of the city

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

Athens has its fair share of green oases

Showcases contemporary international art

Named after the celebrated late actress and politician Melina Mercouri


It All Tastes Greek To Me

An oasis of green in the heart of the city.

"I Orea Hellas" (Beautiful Greece), in the Greek Cultural Centre, inside the Pandrosou Gallery.

Located on the coastal avenue, close to the Alimos marina

Comfortable aparthotel just a few minutes away from the National Gallery

The most acclaimed restaurant in town

Delicious mezedes in really low prices 


Soul/jazz/funk/reggae soundtrack and 30someting “easy” crowd

It has entertained numerous famous artists over the years

Beloved artistic jewellery gallery with a permanent showroom for Greek and foreign designers

Diamonds and blues