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.

A monument in honour of the founder of the nearby Theatre of Dionysus

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

A heaven on earth for the compulsive shop-goer

Hi-tech, sophisticated and sleek

Delicious mezedes in really low prices 

Healthy, tasty burgers made from organic ingredients

Multi-space concept sowing the seeds of good house music in Athens


Trendy gay bar

Greek natural cosmetics brand that has gone global

A virtual “dive” into the pages of WallPaper magazine