Tour of ancient Athens

The archaeological walk is an unforgettable experience. The total distance of the archaeological promenade of Athens is about 5 km.
Europe’s longest pedestrian street (3 km long) is a unique walk to the most important archaeological sites of the city.

From Dionysiou Areopagitou Street (across from Hadrian’s Gate) to the crossing of Ermou and Piraeus streets (in the area of ​​Kerameikos), the ancient landscape is reborn to a large extent, as a vast region is relieved of the activities of the modern city. You will feel that you are crossing the ancient Greek world in a contemporary context.
Temple of Olympian Zeus – Hadrian’s Gate – Theater of Dionysos – Stoa Eumenes – Herodion – Acropolis – Altar of Nymphs – Observatory – Philopappou – Pnyka – Ancient Agora – Roman Forum – Kerameikos


A favorite spot of the Athenians and tourists alike, the traditional settlement under the Acropolis reminds scenic alleys of a Greek island and breaths of Greek culture. It is a scenic setting with cafes, traditional taverns, trees, stone paths that bring the Cycladic style to Athens.

National Garden - Zappeion - Parliament - Irodou Atticos Street - Panathenaic Stadium

Walk in the National Garden and Zappeion, a huge park in the center of Athens that still houses ancient ruins, mosaics and columns. You are next to the House of Parliament of Hellenes, where you can watch the change of guard of the Evzones (Presidential Guard), select soldiers, who are required to remain stationary during their guard duty. Continuing on the eastern side of the Parliament on Herod Atticus Street, a very beautiful street to walk, where you will see the Presidential Palace and Maximos Mansion (Prime Minister’s residence). At the end of the road there is the Panathenaic Stadium, where the 1st modern Olympic Games took place, built at the spot where, in antiquity, games of sport in honor of the goddess Athena where held.

Temple of Poseidon Sounio - Lavrio

At Cape Sounio, the Athenians built a sanctuary surrounded by a wall. The sanctuary included temples dedicated to the gods of the city. The main temple was dedicated to Poseidon, the god of the sea. It is a temple in Doric style and is the only temple that has survived to this day. Then you can enjoy yourself by swimming in the wonderful Aegean waters and continue to Lavrio for food and coffee. At Lavrio you have the opportunity to visit Lavrion Technological Cultural Park (TEPP), an organization that promotes scientific research, education, business and culture. It was founded on the site of the old Compagnie Francaise des Mines du Laurium in 1992, at the initiative of the National Technical University of Athens.

Flisvos Marina

For a romantic stroll by the sea, you will find yourself south of the city, at Flisvos Marina in Paleo Faliro. You can visit the Battleship Averoff, a Naval Museum, which is a living part of the modern history of the Hellenic Navy. You will also enjoy coffee and food overlooking the sea and yachts.

Lake Vouliagmeni

At the center of the Athenian riviera is the lake of Vouliagmeni, the hidden paradise of Attica. Integrated into the National Catalog NATURA 2000, it is located a few kilometers from the city center and is a rare geological phenomenon of global reach. Its present form is presumed to have been formed during the Hellenistic years. According to geologists, the roof of a large cave probably collapsed due to erosion by hot water. The emergence of the lake from the collapse of the roof led to the name “Vouliagmeni”, meaning “sunken” in Greek.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, located south of Athens, in Kallithea. In the premises, covering a total area of ​​210,000 sq.m., are located the National Library of Greece, the National Opera and the Stavros Niarchos Park. The design of the entire project is signed by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop of the distinguished architect Renzo Piano and was designed to be a multifunctional area for education, culture and entertainment.


The suburban suburb of southern Athens is haunting the world with its careful coastline and its permanent summer mood, the luxurious shops with infinite choices for shopping and entertainment. It is one of the most robust economic and cosmopolitan areas of the capital. It serves endless “summer” installments throughout the year, offering the visitor a seaview scenery, shopping and a variety of food and nightlife suggestions.

Piraeus - Microlimano

Mikrolimano, in the antiquity a naval port called Limenas Municia, is today a tourist site and is part of the wider district of Kastela. It is located to the northeast of the Piraeus Peninsula. You will walk by the sea enjoying the scenery from the cafes and restaurants of the sailing clubs.