Discover the new hot street of the capital

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Between the busy Mitropoleos and Ermou Streets, the tiny Petraki Street is becoming a favourite spot with many Athenians. It all started with the opening of the “Heteroclito” wine bar (corner of 2, Fokionos Str. & Petraki Str.) opposite the Metropolis, which continues to gather the city’s intellectuals who want to have a glass of quality wine at the tables set on the pedestrian walkway. Just across the street, the “Cherchez la femme” (46, Mitropoleos Str.) opened recently, with a nostalgic mood for the revival of the old cafés of Athens. Read more

A hill in Athens turns into an “urban jungle”

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Villar A hill in Athens turns into an “urban jungle”

This summer, on the historic Hill of the Nymphs and the National Observatory of Athens, you can take a different walk, reminiscent of a tour around an “urban jungle.” The occasion is provided by the large-scale in situ visual installations “The Theater of Disappearance” by Argentinean artist Adrián Villar Rojas that spreads out on an area of 4,500 square meters and is presented by the “NEON” Culture and Development Organization until September 24. Read more

Aegio is the well-kept secret of the Achaean Riviera

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aigio Aegio is the well kept secret of the Achaean Riviera

If you’re looking for a low-profile destination just a short distance from Athens, then Aegio is made for you. The second largest city of Achaia, which goes by the nickname “Balcony of the Corinthian” thanks to the magnificent views of the sea, is now only 90 minutes from Athens after the recent inauguration of the Olympia Odos, while the thorough remodeling of the coastal front has brought some fresh air. Read more