CITY STORIES

8 travel bloggers from across Europe flew in Athens for 6 consecutive weeks in order to experience our selected ‘Athenian Moments’ and see our city through the eyes of a local. This is the place where they – and other city lovers – will be sharing their stories. Get inspired!

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15.Mar

FASMA FESTIVAL

From the 4th to the 7th of May, FASMA Festival 2017 unfolds its fourth edition with 40 international and local artists in 6 venues across Athens, aiming to bridge innovative music and electronic arts.

By FASMA FESTIVAL
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09.Jan

RUNNING ATHENS

There is some great running in Athens. We include a ‘runseeing’ tour of some of the city’s historic highlights. Other highlights include several wonderful parks, Mount Lycabettus, trails around the Acropolis, and even some seaside running. Many of our routes incorporate Athens’ historic and archaeological sites . Those who like running hills will find great options in Athens!

By GREAT RUNS
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13.Dec

MY FIRST ''THIS IS MY ATHENS'' MISSION

Meeting strangers from around the world and befriending them in no time, seemed like a great challenge. How to condense a whole city in just a few hours?

By KATERINA LYGKONI
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22.Aug

THE GUARDIAN: THIS IS MY ATHENS

Who better to explore a city with than an enthusiastic, knowledgeable local? Smartphone-based digital wizardry means finding the right guide or tour is now only a tap away.

By THIS IS ATHENS TEAM
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04.Dec

ATHENS IS A PARTY ZONE: TOP TIPS BY A LOCAL! PART 2

Within walking distance from Syntagma square you will meet Kolonaki, the cosmopolitan, and “aristocratic” neighborhood of the city center.

By VILLY MANOLIA
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25.Nov

ATHENS IS A PARTY ZONE: TOP TIPS BY A LOCAL! PART 1

With more than 18 different cool and vibrant areas to choose from, a creative cocktail, wine and microbrewery scene, clubs and bars that stay open till the morning light..

By VILLY MANOLIA
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11.Nov

72 HOURS IN MODERN ATHENS - THE MISUNDERSTOOD METROPOLIS

Bestowed with the glorious history of the ancients, yet fighting off a misunderstood contemporary persona, the identity of Athens is hard to describe..

By BECKI ENRIGHT
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08.Nov

HOW TO SEE ATHENS WITH A LOCAL

Dear Athens,
I realise now that I’d got you all wrong. I visited in the height of summer and stumbled (and, ahem, sweated) up your steep hills...

By ABIGAIL KING
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02.Nov

7 OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ATHENS

Athens is an unusual city. With its eye-watering place in world history, the olive-soaked Mediterranean air breezing through and the Acropolis shining on a hilltop...

By ABIGAIL KING
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