Your ultimate guide to Greece

The best things to do selected by the Athens Voice team

Where to buy fresh produce

The most common offensive verbal abuse in Greek

An open palm gesture that does NOT signify love

The lifeblood of Greek society

On May 31, the Hilton Hotels brand worldwide celebrates its milestone 100th anniversary and the A

Beautiful gardens, blossomed courtyards and our favourite restaurants

Sip your drinks and overhear journalists' heated conversations

We took a walk round vintage Athens and here's what we found:

With this guide you’ll be able to live as a local and escape from your budget.


The first Greek House of Parliament, later turned into a museum

Nearly 3,000 paintings from leading 19th and 20th century Greek artists

A lifetime experience 

Take the tram from Syntagma sq. to Flisvos Marina.

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

Large and luxurious, located opposite the Temple of Zeus

Overloaded and tempting menu, courteous and helpful service, and good prices

Athens’ most chic and historical brasserie


Classy bar-restaurant, serves a stand-out burger and a delicious brunch on Saturdays and Sundays.


Authentic old-fashioned bar

Greek Rue Cambon.Chanel, Blumarine, Galliano, Tom Ford

Identified with the allure and elegance of the classic