Athens is the capital of Greece. Athens glorious evolved, especially in ancient Greece, is inhabited by humans since the Bronze Age and governed until around 1000 BC Ionian kings.
Acropolis in Athens was placed in 1987 on the UNESCO world cultural heritage list.
Athens was originally inhabited about 6,000 years later pelasgieni and Ionians who settled in this natural fortress, the great rock of the Acropolis or the city from above, as the Greeks call it. The city has developed and been recognized the goddess Athena. He saw the first flowering of the Mycenaean era (1600-1100 BC).
Glyfada is a suburb of Athens, situated in the southern parts of the Athens Metropolitan Area. The area, which is home to many of Greece's millionaires, ministers and celebrities, stretches from the foot of the Hymettus mountain to the Saronic Gulf. It is the largest of Athens' southern suburbs. This fashion-conscious suburb is known in Greece for its upmarket cafes, well-known restaurants, boutiques and cosmopolitan summer clubs.
In the last few years more tourists have discovered the southeast coast of Athens, and many were delighted to find that they could stay right on, or within easy walking distance of the sea and still have access to the Acropolis and the museums and archaology sites of the city by public transport.
Attica is one of the 13 regions of Greece, being subdivided into 4 prefectures: Athens, Piraeus, East Attica and West Attica. The capital of the province and Greece is the city of Athens.
Athens port of Piraeus is old and still works as the chief exit point from the big city destinations including the Aegean Islands and elsewhere in the eastern Mediterranean.
Piraeus flourished in antiquity, but over the centuries, and only declined in the nineteenth century, when Athens was declared capital of Greece and especially after the end of the Second World War this port city has regained its glory for once, even surpassing it, becoming one of the most important ports in the world.
The hill is located Kastella Veakeio Theatre, a popular amphitheater for performances during the summer and that of offering splendid panorama over the Saronic Gulf.
Kineta is situated on the northern coast of the Saronic Gulf, south of the Geraneia mountains. The rocks of Kakia Skala lie to the east. The nearest towns are Agioi Theodoroi (8 km to the southwest) and Megara (12 km to the east). Corinth is 25 km to the west, and Athens is 45 km to the east.
Nea Makri is a region in the Attica region of Greece, located on the coast of the Petalian Bay on the Aegean Sea.
The town of Poros is built amphitheatrically over two hills. In ancient times consisted Poros actually two islands, Sphere and KALAVRITA, but the last volcanic explosion in 273 BC Méthana area morphology changed.
Rafina is just 28 kilometers away from Athens and 10 km from Athens Airport. It is considered to be one of the most important cities important for the region of activity, therefore it continues to be a permanent attraction for beautiful beaches and abundant greenery. Rafina port is possible to unload a passenger port after Piraeus for the shuttle to Cyclades and Evia. Also, through the port portul is faced with the mainland by ship and through the tourism of the ship the Greek islands: Cyclades, Limnos, Chios or Lesvos. The closest islands to Rafina are Evia, Tinos, Mykonos, Paros and Skyros.
Mati is a village in Greece. The village is located on the coast of the Attic region, 29 kilometers east of Athens and is a popular holiday resort.
Mati can be seen at the mention of Penteli, Marathonas Boulevard, north of Rafina and south of Nea Makri.
Alimos is situated on the Saronic Gulf coast, 11 km south of Athens city centre.
Palaio Faliro is a seaside town and a municipality in the southern part of the Athens agglomeration, Greece. Palaio Faliro is situated on the east coast of the Phalerum Bay, a bay of the Saronic Gulf, 6 km southwest of Athens city centre. It is surrounded by other suburbs of Athens: Kallithea, Nea Smyrni, Agios Dimitrios and Alimos. The Pikrodafni stream flows into sea on the border of Palaio Faliro and Alimos.
Marathon is a town in Greece, the site of the battle of Marathon in 490 BC, in which the heavily outnumbered Athenian army defeated the Persians. The tumulus or burial mound of the 192 Athenian dead, also called the "Soros," which was erected near the battlefield, remains a feature of the coastal plain. The Tymbos is now marked by a marble memorial stele and surrounded by a small park.
Spetses (Spetsai) is located at the foot of Peloponnese, Greece, and it is among the best islands near Athens. A small island full of pine trees and beautiful beaches, ideal for short or weekend escapes near Athens due to its close proximity to the capital, Spetses offers a great variety of choices despite its small size.
Vouliagmeni is famous for a wooded area with two small peninsulas, Kavouri and Lemos, which have some very nice pay beaches, a couple decent free beaches, some nice swimming areas off the rocks (if you are a good swimmer) and some of the most beautiful resort hotels on the mainland.
Voula is a southern suburb of Athens, 16 km south of the city centre. It is located on the Saronic Gulf coast, at the southwestern foot of the Hymettus mountain. Adjacent coast towns are Glyfada to the northwest and Vouliagmeni to the south. The Greek National Road 91 (Athens - Sounio) passes through Voula.
Itea proper is situated on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth, 2 km (1 mi) west of Kirra, 8 km (5 mi) southwest of Delphi, 11 km (7 mi) south of Amfissa and 52 km (32 mi) east of Naupactus. The Greek National Road 48 connects Itea with Naupactus, Delphi and Livadeia, the Greek National Road 27 with Amfissa and Lamia.
Drosia ( Greek: Δροσιά , which means " dew " before 1947 : Ρωσσοχώρι - Rossochori ) is a suburban city in Attica , Greece . Since the 2011 local government reform is part of the municipality of Dionysos .
Grand Resort Lagonissi welcomes you to enjoy a seafront paradise, set on a 72-acre verdant peninsula. Boasting twenty exclusive sandy beach coves and lush natural beauty the resort is nestled in a magnificent private peninsula offering breathtaking sunsets and views to inspire.
Anavyssos is a town and a former municipality in East Attica, Greece. It is situated near the Saronic Gulf coast, at the foot of the Olympos hill (487 m). It is 2 km north of Palaia Fokaia, 4 km east of Saronida, 10 km west of Lavrio and 34 km southeast of Athens city centre. The Greek National Road 91 (Athens - Sounion) passes south of the town, along the coast.
Kifisia is one of the most expensive northern suburbs of Athens, Greece, mainly accessed via Kifissias Avenue, running all the way from central Athens up to Theseos Avenue in the suburb of Nea Erythraia. It has traditionally been home to the major Greek political families.
It is the largest mountainous village of the district of Trikala and the most touristic of them all. If you are into winter sports or relaxation in the midst of the mountain, Elati is the place for you. At a distance of only 34km from the city of Trikala and perched on the slopes of Mt Koziakas at an altitude of 950m, the village offers all the joys and benefits of a mountain holiday.