Athens Sports & Outdoors

  • Football in Athens.
    Football in Athens.
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    The olympic stadium in Athens.
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    view from the top row
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Most Viewed Sports & Outdoors in Athens

  • 1. Olympics 2004

    The huge Olympic Stadium is the heart of the Olympic Centre OAKA. It offers a place to over 70.000 people, and is used to keep the flame of the Olympic fire and was the place of the opening and...

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  • 2. Tips to Help you avoid Unpleasant Surprises!

    These are some tips which one should consider to avoid unpleasant surprises that have to do with beaches, the cost of travelling, snacks, etc. • If you have...

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  • 3. Going to a football game in Athens.

    In Athen you have two big football clubs, AEK and Panathinaikos.And then you have Olympiakos in Piraeus which is not far either.These are all major european...

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  • 4. Lykavittos Hill

    Like the Acropolis, you see this hill from all around central Athens. On 25 December 2010, I decided the thing to do before breakfast would be to run to the top...

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  • 5. Football

    Athens is football crazy and supply 2 of the best-supported and most successful clubs in Greece, Panathinaikos and AEK, with giants Olympiakos next door in...

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  • 6. Panathenaiko Stadium

    It is also known as Kallimarmaro StadiumA real highlight. Although on the face of it there is not much to see or do, I spent over an hour there.It’s the stadium...

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  • 7. The Athens Marathon

    Marathons can nowadays be run all over the world, but the annual Athens Marathon has a special appeal and significance to runners world wide because of its...

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  • 8. The Acropolis Private City Tour

    The Athens Acropolis sightseeing tour and city tour is a combination of a city tour through the Syntagma area and Plaka, the old town of Athens, and a detailed...

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  • 9. The Olympic Stadium

    It was built in 1982, with a capacity of 70.000. It has hosted 3 european finals (1983, 1994, 2007) and one cupwinners' cup final in 1987 -in football- European...

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  • 10. Aegean Dive Centre/Shop

    Dived with Aegean twice over the years and enjoyed the dives but has probably changed a little since i was there last.Courses in...

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  • 11. Football Matches

    There are 5 major football teams in the Greek first division that are based out of Athens. The team I suuport is AEK Athens.If you are in Greece anytime between...

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  • 12. Athens - Other sports

    The General Secretariat of Sports, Panepistimiou 25 (tel: 21032 94227; www.sport.gov.gr), provides information on sport in Athens. Golf: There is a...

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  • 13. Athens - Football

    As if Athens' cultural and architectural achievements are not enough, the city can also boast the modern Olympic Games and the marathon among its lasting...

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  • 14. Olympic Games - Athens 2004

    In 2004 the Olympic Games returned to their ancient birthplace and the city of their revival. Athletes from all nations united in Greece to engage in noble...

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  • 15. Olympic Games - Revival

    Efforts for the revival of the Olympic Games in modern times reached a peak at the end of the 19th century with the instrumental contribution of the French...

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  • 16. Olympic Games - Fall

    The great historical events that took place in the passing of centuries within the Hellenic lands took their toll even on the athletic ideals of the Olympic...

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  • 17. Olympic Games - Events

    The Olympics were held, after the completion of four years during the month of July or August. The time in between two Olympic Games was called an Olympiad. In...

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  • 18. Olympic Games - Origin

    The origin of the Olympic Games is linked with many myths referred to in ancient sources but in the historic years their founder is said to be Oxylos whose...

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  • 19. AEK Athens

    Football team AEK Athens have Olympic Stadium for their home so it is a good oppurtinity to see both the great stadium and a nice football match. Fantastic...

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  • 20. Visit AEK!!!

    Pretty strange after five days of visiting Athens. I´ve seen so many beautiful things: monuments that are thousands of years old, statues, gorgeous landscapes,...

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  • 21. AEK

    During my first week in Athens Andreas - fan of AEK - took me with him on the stadium to support one of the leading football teams in Greece. Greeks love...

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  • 22. Olympiakos

    Olympiakos is by far Greece's most successful football club, one of the best-supported and also THE most hated. They are based near Athens in Piraeus and owned...

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  • 23. AEK

    AEK is a major football club in Athens with a great history and a large base of supporters. It has a very proud beginning and has been successful in the...

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  • 24. Panathinaikos

    Panathinaikos (pa-na-thi-na-ee-KOS) is the biggest football club in Athens and very well supported throughout Greece. They have been successful domestically and...

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  • 25. Basketball

    Basketball is very popular in Athens and Greece. Athens has some well-supported teams, including AEK, Panathinaikos, Panionios, Maroussi, and smaller clubs....

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