Lassithi

Any place in Crete is sure to fascinate visitors. The island is reputed for its amazing mosaic of landscapes – each one, however, retaining its own character, its own identity and beauty. The eastern part of Lassithi is considered to be the low-key aspect of Crete, one of peace, quiet, things being done in a relaxed way, hospitality. It is the corner of Crete with the even-tempered mountains, the “smiling shores”, the fine beaches and the countless Blue Flag beaches. Not to mention the dunes... διαβάστε περισσότερα

The Old Market of Komotini

The old market of Komotini presents a special interest. Bounded by the roads Orpheos, Syntagmatos Kritwn, Vas.Pavloy, Pl. Ifaistou, Kanari, Kilkis, Androutsou, Gravia, Xenophontos and Venizelou. The market dates back to the Ottoman era, and is included in a Hippodameios planning system with small streets and beautiful pergolas built by the Municipality of Komotini in the 1990s. A special characteristic is the extremely small area of the shops. Here you will find every kind of shop from antique... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Entertainment in Syros

The cosmopolitan island of Syros is a picturesque island offering various choices of entertainment for all tastes and preferences. From the atmospheric cafés and bars in the capital, Ermoupolis, to the beaches of Galissas, and Poseidonia all the way to Ano Syros with its romantic pool bars overlooking the endless Aegean Sea, Syros is an island with an effervescent character. With the clubs in the heart of the city and the timeless nightlife, Syros promises to elevate the mood of all visitors. For every... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Athens Spotlighted

Athens International Airport with the support of the city guide magazine "Athinorama", welcomes you to the "athenspotlighted" programme! [su_video url="http://www.athenspotlighted.gr/userfiles/athenspotlighted/video/Athens_Spotlighted_newCard.mp4" width="680" height="360" autoplay="yes"] Be on the Spot and discover the unique character, history and cosmopolitan atmosphere of our city through ideal deals! Through "athenspotlighted" programme you are provided with a free discount city card, which... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Psyrri

First mentioned in 1678 by the traveller Spohn as one of Athens’ eight original neighbourhoods, Psyrri is one of the city’s oldest and most historic areas. Framed by Athinas, Ermou, Pireos, and Evripidou Streets, it was established under Ottoman occupation, after Athens was selected as the capital of Greece. ΠDeveloped by wealthy aristocrats who settled here in neoclassical, two-storey homes, the area later began to attract a new crowd, including members of the koutsavakides, a notorious... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Piraeus

The sea breeze has always made Piraeus a special place to visit. Greece’s largest port is well worth exploring, and there’s no better way than by strolling along streets of Peiraiki, Freatyda, Pasalimani and Kastella. In neighbouring Zea, home to some of Attica’s most lavish yachts and sailing boats, you can enjoy an afternoon coffee or ouzo. Within short walking distance of Zea, the picturesque port of Mikrolimano, with its waterfront tavernas serving the freshest fish dishes, will give... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Exarheia

Formed after the liberation of Athens from the Turkish occupation, Exarhia was one of the first new districts established in the city. Located at the foot of Strefi hill, the district is bounded by Ippokratous, Kallidromiou, Bouboulinas and Solonos Streets. Previously known as Pytharadika, after the laboratories on the banks of the Kyklovoros River, the area later adopted the name of Exarhos, from a respected grocer from Epirus who ran his business here on Themistokleous Street for many years. In... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Kifissia

This prestigious district near the terminus of the metro line has always been one of the city’s most important commercial districts. Located 15 kilometres north-east of Athens, this suburb was established in the late 19th century as a countryside resort for the Athenian upper class. Since then it has become the preferred residential area of entrepreneurs, artists and statesmen. With a number of open green spaces and recreational sites like Kefalari and the Alsos Green, Kifissia offers a uniquely... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Glyfada

Known in ancient times as Aixone, Glyfada was renowned for the red-mullet fishing off the coast. Located 15 kilometres southeast of Athens, the coastal suburb of Glyfada is one of the region’s major marketplaces. Lying parallel to the tram lines, the central commercial district is surrounded by a number of important businesses. In this stunning seaside locale visitors will find major shopping centres offering brand-name clothing, footwewar, cosmetics and accessories. Easily accessible by bus and tram,... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Kolonaki

Just a five-minute walk from the Parliament Building, Kolonaki Square is set in one of Athens’ oldest and most prestigious districts. Attracting a host of locals, tourists and business people, Kolonaki is the main hang-out for politicians, journalists and high society. With stores offering brand-name and designer products, Kolonaki Square is at the centre of Greece’s luxury market. Visitors will find all major couture brands and showrooms, as well as shops specialising in designer products,... διαβάστε περισσότερα