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.

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


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

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


The oldest bar on the square


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