Your ultimate guide to Greece

The best things to do selected by the Athens Voice team

The garden of the Presidential Mansion

© Eurokinissi 

Go through the black gate and experience the atmosphere of a bygone era

Bazeos Tower, Naxos.

Throughout its long history, Naxos Festival has maintained its orientation towar

Beach.

5 organised beaches to take a dive before the summer holidays

A boy relaxes on the beach.

7 free-entrance beaches to take a dive before the summer holidays

Summer in Athens.

Summer in Athens is in the mood for old-style taverns, coffee shops, fresh fish, ice cream and popcorn in open-air cinemas

Greek food

Athens has generated a vibrant dine-out urban culture that proudly exhibits the country’s lavish

So much more than just retsina. How to impress your friends.

Baklava.

A sweet philosophy of scented creams, crispy crusts and intriguing toppings

Whatever your shopping tastes and needs, in Athens you’ll find everything money can buy.

Showcases contemporary international art

It represents a number of different periods of Athenian history

In a self-service joint that goes by the name of Kokkinos Lotos.

Take the tram from Syntagma sq. to Flisvos Marina.

Conveniently located near Acropolis and Plaka, in a quite spot of the city

Roof garden with a breathtaking view to the Acropolis

Ark

Mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine with views to make your jaw drop

The restaurant of the design hotel “New” offers nice breakfasts

Bar

The oldest bar on the square

Bar

Dance to afro-jazz-latin sounds and grab bites from Greek “tapas” plates

A showroom with exquisite designed products for home, right in your laptop

The list of international design brands is pretty long but worth mentioning each entry