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Athens Marathon is the main event of the city, at least for November. The city welcomes tens of thousands of guests on November 10th 2019. The 2019 runners number is up to 60,000 people which is a remarkable number for the city that named the race. What a Marathon visit can do in Plaka and...
Athens Flying week at Tanagra airport 2019 Are you tired from classical Plaka routes? Are you looking for something really unique while in Athens? Here is a proposal that will blow your mind, since between September 21-22, Athens Flying Week is happening in Tanagra Air base, just one hour drive from Athens! And you regret...
Plaka Running? Well, if you are a runner, maybe Plaka streets disappoint you, maybe not. The good news is that all around Plaka there are either few or no cars, so no worries about traffic, lights, etc. The bad news are that there is no real track you can enjoy running, like these that exist...
Saronikos is not that famous as Acropolis and Plaka in Athens, but it is a must if you want to spend more days in Greek capital. Besides mountains and  even lakes, Athens offers really many options for someone to explore cultural and historical places by the sea. There are many options regarding the way you...
August full moon in Athens An experience for all of those who are in Greece during summer. For some, visiting Athens for the full moon is a must, but the lucky ones are also those who are everywhere around the country, since the Ministry of Culture celebrates with events. If you are near Acropolis, a...
Plaka, Athens and prices Coming to a new city bears questions regarding how much some products, tickets or services cost. Even if Athens is not such an expensive capital compared to other European ones, here are some prices as a guide to use it while walking to Plaka’s streets.   Food & drink  Water (half...
Need 24/7 monuments? Ok, Athens is full of sites and monuments.Still, If you are in Athens when the Acropolis entrance or the museum are closed, here is a top-5 list with top-monuments you can visit anytime. Lysicrates monument at Plaka. One of top attractions, the monument of Lysicrates marking the most ancient street of Europe is...
Looking for a theater or a theatrical play for children while in Athens? “Medea and other friends I made in Athens” is the only theater show performed in English in Athens, specially written for visitors of the city who wish to complete their experience of Greece. The play follows the adventures of a present day...
Who hasn’t read about the battle of Salamis between the Greeks and the Persians, that gave Greece its independence and global glory? This ship that General Themistocles based his strategy was trireme.  Athenians built their global trade routes but also their defence on these ships. Do we know how they were? The answer is yes....
All those who visit Plaka, make a pass from Anafiotika, that are considered a must visit while in Athens. Why there are so astonishing? it is a combination actually from characteristics They are built ON the rock. Seriously. Just like that. It is quite obvious and interesting observing such buildings today. They look like Aegean’s...
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