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


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.


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.

Hailing from the Roman times, it is the main venue of the Athens festival

A look at Earth’s most spectacular and revealing secrets of survival

Follow the rabbit to a charming yard, 2’ from Syntagma Square through the Merchants’ Passage for

Take the tram from Syntagma sq. to Flisvos Marina.

Comfortable aparthotel just a few minutes away from the National Gallery

The hotel is an ideal base for exploring the town 

Delectable dishes in the green oasis of Glyfada’s Golf Club

The dining experience that will make you feel truly lost ‘at sea’... 

The oldest rock club in Greece


Excellent cocktails, tasty Mediterranean cuisine and a varied wine list

Must-have items of luxury

Items for women and funny and “serious” socks for kids and men