Stroll around the neighbourhood where you’re staying in Athens and find out what lies within its back-streets and squares. Follow the locals and experience the area just like an Athenian.
The Acropolis gets all the attention, but Athens has much to showcase beyond its historic centre. This vibrant metropolis is full of cool spots that most visitors overlook. The real Athenian scene takes place in the city’s diverse neighbourhoods, each with their own character and crowd. Ask a local to reveal the secrets of their neighbourhood. Discover the stories that have taken place in different parts of Athens, and how the city has evolved over the centuries.
Potential starting points are the Info point kiosk at Syntagma, or a subway station near the neighbourhood. Locals are non-paid savvy Athenians providing their personal opinions and not professional tour guides.