Vouliagmeni Travel Guide

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Vouliagmeni Things to Do

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    by Mozumbus Updated May 10, 2010

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    Borrowed from wikipedia:

    Immediately to the south of town and very close to the sea, a rare geophysical formation is to be found that gave the suburb its modern name: Lake Vouliagmeni (Sunken Lake), a small fresh-water lake fed by underground currents seeping through the mass of Mount Hymettus. It was once a large cavern that collapsed following an earthquake, probably during the early Middle Ages.

    The outline of the collapsed cavern roof can be clearly discerned from a distance. The lake stands at a 40 cm elevation, and its water maintains a constant 24 degrees Celsius temperature year round. It continues deep inside the mountain in an underwater cave never fully explored, as its end seems impossible to trace even by employing sonar detection. Many underwater expeditions have been carried out in order to chart it, and a few amateur divers have drowned trying. Because of its constant and comfortable water temperature, the lake functions as a year-round spa.

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    by thanalik Written Mar 1, 2007

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    This is one of my favorite places,all over the city. Right infront of the Vouliagmeni Dock and over the sea level,is a 2 floor building with outstanding sea view. On ground level there is the Moorings restaurant with very nice mediteranean and seafood,also with reasonable prices, but the main reason i brough you here.
    On first floor there is the almost open deck of moorings.With 3 sides view, one overlooks a small bay,the other overlooks Aegeon sea and the third, the luxurious and huge boats of Vouliagmeni citizens, makes you believe you are sailing with one of those.Try one of the front sofas and i'm sure there will be hours past before you leave from there

    the frond sofas overlooking the sea what a view... restaurant on first floor Detail of the cafe's only wall...
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  • Vouliagmeni Hotels

    2 Hotels in Vouliagmeni

Vouliagmeni Hotels

  • Divani Apollon Suites

    11 Agiou Nikolaou, Vouliagmeni, 166 71, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Hera

    1 Iassonos, Vouliagmeni, 166 71, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 2 out of 5 stars

Vouliagmeni Restaurants

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    by xstacey Written Jun 26, 2009

    Located in the Westin Athens. The restaurant has gorgeous views of the water and is very elegant (Dress code: smart-casual). Kind of pricey and smallish portions - as is true with most modern cuisine, it seems.

    On the particular night that we were there, the staff seemed slightly overwhelmed and understaffed, so we waited a bit to receive menus and place orders, but the waitstaff was very kind.

    Favorite Dish: We had the Sea Bass and Filet of Beef - both were excellent.

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Vouliagmeni Transportation

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    by Mozumbus Updated Jun 24, 2009

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    Getting to Vouliagmeni is a bit tricky but worth it. From Syntagma Square, Bus # E22 goes direct to the Vouliagmeni stop, this is an express bus and I learn (after using the bus) that this is not covered in 3 euros 24 hours Athens transporation pass. Anyhow, we actually took a tram from Syntagma that was terminated at Voula (Glyfada is 4-5 stops before Voula), it took us more than an hour as the tram is slow and has lots of stops. From Voula, we traced out that Buses # 114, 115, and 116 go to the beach, none of them showed up in the next 30-40, minutes and somone told us to get onto Bus # E22, which we did and got there in like 10 minutes. We used the same E22 bus to get back to Syntagma, which is fast and direct. Note that there are very few people in Athens who are aware of Vouliagmeni and the transporatation options so it will be all your skills. One last thing, it became a treat for us as we were expecting a fee but the beach was absolutley free! Good Luck and enjoy!!

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Vouliagmeni Tourist Traps

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    by thanalik Updated Feb 27, 2007

    Perfect location and well known to a lot of people worth a visit,but try to avoid the coffee-restaurant.They charge ever the air you breath.You can get there see the thing and get out of there...

    Unique Suggestions: Spend some time for the view and then crossing the street you will find Agnanti cafe where you will have perfect seaview and sunset and better and younger crowd.

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