Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Authentic travel is the name of the game nowadays. We propose some surefire ways to sync up with the local groove in Athens.

By Anthony Grant

a street at Pangrati in Athens
A bakery stand with all sorts of bread
People at Irodou Attikou Street in Athens looking at two Evzones
View of Athens from Ymittos Mountain
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens
A stand at an Athenian barbershop
View of the Acropolis in Athens from the Pnyx
View of Mikrolimano in Piraeus, Athens, over rooftops.