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    Beaches can be found at Lagonisi, Saronis and Anavissos. You’ll start to feel the open Aegean as you approach the delightful beach and tavernas at Sounion.

    For less developed and less crowded beaches, head along the Marathon coast of eastern Attica. Buses leave from Mayromateon Street in Athens and take about an hour to the area of the famous battlefield.

    Along the coastline you’ll find numerous seafood tavernas. Other buses run to Nea Makri and Agios Andreas, or alternatively you can take a ferry from Rafina to the island of Euboea (Evia).

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    Like most of Attica, the area which is located inland between Athens and Sounion is very dry, and you should be particularly careful here with matches and cigarette butts. In summer, the wind can turn the tiniest spark into a roaring inferno in a matter of minutes.
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    Sailing: sailing clubs throughout the country organize international regattas every year. For more information try the Sailing Federation. http://www.eio.gr/

    Yacht Charters: cruising the Aegean islands is a magnificent experience. To find a reputable broker, make enquiries at the National Tourist Organization. There are ads which are placed in the English-language newspapers available here, or alternatively try the Hellenic Professional Yachting Association. https://www.gya.gr/

    Skin Diving: the National Tourist Organization (EOT) or many amateur places in Piraeus carry up-to-date information. Snorkeling is not very good along the Attica coast.

    Water-Skiing: The best place to ask about facilities is at your hotel desk, as they will know the local schools.

    At times a ski school operates at Astir, but at Vouliagmeni it’s a speciality!  The Saronic Gulf islands also offer some good water-skiing.

    Tennis: there are tennis courts at all the GNTO public beaches, as well as at many municipal athletic centres, and at the Agios Kosmas athletic centre, where you can rent racquets.

    You can also play water polo, do horse riding: there are various riding clubs in the area. Mountaineering: at Bafi (altitude 1413m or 4636ft) on Mount Parnes, an alpine refuge hut offers accommodation for up to a hundred people at once. Snow Skiing: winter sports facilities, including a ski-lift, are located on Mount Parnassus. 

     

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    • Attica Zoological Park
      8.36 Km from Attica
      Attica Zoological Park, is a 20-hectare (49-acre) private zoo located in the Athens suburb of Spata, Greece. The zoo is home to about 2000 animals representing 400 species, and is open 365 days per year. Attica Zoological Park is a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA).
    • Badminton Theater
      9.89 Km from Attica
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    • Vorres Museum
      10.47 Km from Attica
      The Vorres Museum is a diachronic museum of folk and contemporary art in Paiania, East Attica, Greece. Its grounds cover 80 acres (320,000 m2) including several buildings, gardens and courtyards. Its collection includes over 6000 pieces covering 4000 years of Greek history and art. The museum has been donated by the Vorres family to the Greek state. Its President and Founder was Ian Vorres (1924 - 2015), who studied in Canada at Queen's University and Toronto University.
    • Folk Art Museum of Acharnes
      10.88 Km from Attica
      The Folk Art Museum of Acharnes is a museum in Acharnes, a northern suburb of Athens, Greece. It was founded in 1977 by the local Greek Mountaineering Society, which also formed the Historical and Folklore Association in 1981, to which it bequeathed the museum in 1982. The archaeological part of the collection was then separated from the historical and folklore material and was given to the Hellenic Ministry of Culture. Former Minister Melina Mercouri founded for it the Archaeological Museum of ...
    • National Gallery (Athens)
      12.35 Km from Attica
      The National Art Gallery and Alexander Soutzos Museum (Greek: Εθνική Πινακοθήκη, Ethniki Pinakothiki) is an art museum in Athens devoted to Greek and European art from the 14th century to the 20th century. It is directed by Marina Lambraki-Plaka.
    • Titania (Hotel)
      13.17 Km from Attica
      Titania Hotel is a 4 star historic hotel in the center of Athens, Greece. It is located on Panepistimiou Street, in the heart of the historical and commercial centre of the Greek capital, between the two major squares, Syntagma and Omonoia. Titania has been renovated in 2004 and 2007, is decorated with Pentelic marble, and exquisite inlaid mosaics with themes from Greek history. Titania has two of the largest conference centers in central Athens, the "Europa" and "Ouranos", h...
    • Marathon Dam
      14.08 Km from Attica
      The Marathon Dam is a gravity dam on the Charadros River, near its junction with the Varnavas Stream, 8 km (5 mi) west of Marathon and 45 km (28 mi) northeast of Athens in Greece. The dam created Lake Marathon for the primary purpose of municipal water supply. Constructed between 1926 and 1929, it was the sole supplier of water to Athens until 1959. The dam is often cited for its role in the modernization of Greece and the first recorded case of seismic activity associated with reservoir inundat...
    • Ano Liosia Olympic Hall
      15.56 Km from Attica
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    • Terra Vibe Park
      21.03 Km from Attica
      Terra Vibe is a park in Attica, Greece, which is used as a venue for large-scale outdoor events, such as concerts and festivals. Opened in 2004, it has hosted events such as the Rockwave Festival and Terra Vibe Festival, and covers 40 acres (160,000 m2). In 2010, the Sonisphere Festival took place and the Big Four of thrash metal performed with headliners Metallica. Mötley Crüe were due to play Rockwave in 2009 as part of the Crüe Fest tour but due to heavy rain in the Malakasa area, the venue w...

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    • Agiou Andreou
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      Agiou Andreou, Athina 115 27, Greece
    • Mount Lycabettus Viewing Area
      For spectacular views of the city, take the cable car at the end of Ploutarchou in Kolonaki.
      Mount Lycabettus Viewing Area Parthenon,, Athina 114 71, Greece
    • Nuru Massage
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      Nuru Massage Ipsilantou 18, Athina 106 76, Greece
    • Byzantine And Christian Museum

      Vas. Safias 22’ Open 8.30am-3pm, closed Mon. Large collection of cons, panel paintings, Byzantine art and artifacts. Description are given in Greek and French.

      Housed in a Florentine villa, the Byzantine Museum presents an impressive collection of icons, panel paintings and sculpture from the 9th to the 15th centuries. The religious artifacts – carved reliquary boxes, bronze and ivory pastoral staffs, gold-embroidered vestments, jewellery and silverware – are splendid.

      Byzantine And Christian Museum Leoforos Vasilissis Sofias 22, Athina 106 75, Greece
    • National Archaeological Museum

      THE Archeologikon Mousion holds more masterpieces of ancient art than anywhere else. Spanning perhaps 7,000 years, exhibits represent every period of ancient Greek history and every site underneath from the world of the ancient Greeks.

      Located at Patission 44. Open Mon 12.30am7pm, Tues-Fri 8am-7pm, Sat-Sun 8.30am-3pm. Marble and bronze statues, vases and archaeological treasures from prehistoric times to the Byzantine era, including the acclaimed Minoan frescoes from Santorini. The best museum of Greek artifacts.

      You will want to dedicate at least half a day to browsing through the fabulous treasury of sculpture, frescos, vases, jewelry, figurines, coins and everyday implements, and no matter how

      National Archaeological Museum 28is Oktovriou 44, Athina 106 82, Greece
    • Museum of Cycladic Art

      The Museum of Cycladic and Ancient Greek Art is devoted to the Bronze Age art of the Cyclades Islands, and also has Greek works dating from Minoan to Roman times.

      Contains Cycladic and Ancient Greek Art. Neophytou Douka 4; Open Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 10am-3pm; closed Tues and Sun. Free on Sat. Bronze Greek art from Minoan to Roman times.

      The Cycladic marble figurines, which date from during the 3rd millennium BC, are a rare phenomenon in prehistoric art; yet the simple, minimalist features look simple, minimalist features look strangely modern. This rich collection was amassed by the Goulandris Foundation and housed in a cool, modern building. Special exhibitions are also presented here.

      Museum of Cycladic Art Neofitou Douka 4, Athina 106 74, Greece
    • Benaki Museum

      Ancient Greek and Byzantine art, jewellery, icons, costumes, skills and tapestries.

      The Benaki Museum (located on on Vasilissis Sofias and Koumbari Streets) features the handsome private collection of a wealthy Greek art lover in his family mansion. It includes ancient gold and silver jewellery, as well as Byzantine art, traditional Greek costumes, ceramics and icons.

      Benaki Museum Koumpari 1, Athina 106 74, Greece
    • Numismatic Museum of Athens
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      Numismatic Museum of Athens El. Venizelou 12, Athina 106 71, Greece
    • Eleftheriou Venizelou

      Panepistimiou (also called Venixelou), with several 19th-century neoclassical buildings, runs parallel with Stadiou.  Either are a great way to walk from Syntagma Square to Omonia Square and catch some sights.

      The first building you’ll pass is the former home of German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann (1822-90), who found the ancient palace of Troy and underneath the tombs at Mycenae. Up under roof you’ll see engraved ‘IIiou Melathron’ (palace on troy).

      Further along you’ll find the Academy of Arts, the University and the National Library. Their sculpted, gilded facades mimis the classical style. Athena and Apollo stand atop the Ionic columns at the Academy, while Socrates and Plato sit at the entrance. The Library has nearly a million books and manuscripts, including amazing hand-illuminated Gospels of the 19th and 11th centuries.

      Eleftheriou Venizelou El. Venizelou, Athina, Greece
    • Hellenic Parliament

      Bronze shields on the marble retaining walls commemorates modern Greek military victories. There’s also an engraved epitaph from Pericles’ funeral oration (430 BC), honoring the Athenians killed in the first year of the Pelopontombs lie underneath Building occupies and upper corner of the sprawling National Garden (Ethnikos Kipos).

      Hellenic Parliament Athens 105 57, Greece

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    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan 9.3 82.8 48.7 32.6
    Feb 9.8 61.7 49.6 24.3
    Mar 11.7 53.1 53.1 20.9
    Apr 15.5 30.1 59.9 11.9
    May 19.8 26.7 67.6 10.5
    Jun 23.8 16.3 74.8 6.4
    Jul 26.8 6 80.2 2.4
    Aug 26.8 9.3 80.2 3.7
    Sep 23.3 25.1 73.9 9.9
    Oct 19.1 59.9 66.4 23.6
    Nov 14.6 79.8 58.3 31.4
    Dec 11.3 92.9 52.3 36.6

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