Prefecture of Attica Travel Guide

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Athens

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4474,10683,372

Piraeus

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104,387,25

Aegina Island

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145,482,31

Hydra Island

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201,601,17

Poros Island

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66,166,0

Spetses Island

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100,241,2

Sounio

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79,383,3

Glyfada

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15,52,20

Kythira Island

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46,120,0

Skala Oropou

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32,119,0

Lavrio

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21,97,0

Porto Rafti

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3,18,2

Artemida

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4,18,0

Kineta

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3,12,0

Methana

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3,14,0

Rafina

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10,15,2

Kalamos

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4,14,0

Halkoutsi

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5,17,0

Kythira

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0,6,0

Athens

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  • Acropolis

    Athens Things to Do

    To understand why the Romans were so in awe of the Greeks, one only has to look at the Acropolis, built 400 years before the Romans achieved anything similar in scale. Like with the Pyramids of Egypt, you can't avoid asking yourself the question: How could they have done it? Just walking up the Acropolis, carrying little more than a bottle of...

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  • Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury...

    Athens Hotels

    Every visitor to Athens cannot fail to notice this huge hotel. It's right on Syntagma Square,...

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  • Thanasis Kebab

    4 out of 5 stars

    Athens Restaurants

    There are many souvlaki/kebab places around Monastiraki square and they are always packed with people, mostly tourists of course because of the location (4’ walk from Acropolis main entrance. The main problem is that these eateries focus on these customers and not locals that will return if they are satisfied with food and service. But a friend...

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Piraeus

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  • Agia Triada - Holy Trinity Church

    Piraeus Things to Do

    This church can easily be visited while you wait for the next ferry as it is located 500m from the train station. Agia Triada (Holy Trinity) church was started to build in 1939 by the first mayor of Piraeus K.Serfiotis but completed in 1845 when they added tiles from Livorno at the yard. That church had 2 wooden bell towers but the most weird...

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  • Atel Phidias

    Piraeus Hotels

    This hotel has everything you could ask for. It is newly renovated so the rooms and the...

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  • +Ousia

    Piraeus Restaurants

    I was touring around Athens with two friends (from Malaisia and Korea, it’s a small world!) but they were interested to see Piraeus too so we took the subway down to the port and from there we headed to Terpsitheas square because they were hungry. I’ve chosen a small place that I never been before but it was suggested by some good friends in the...

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Aegina Island

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  • 10 plus one reasons for visiting Aegina

    Aegina Island General

    If you don’t know Aegina, you will love this Greek island and you’ll return back in every instance. So, ten plus one reasons for you to begin with!It’s at short distance from the city of Athens. Just 75 minutes by ferry and 45 minutes by flying dolphin.The island is easily accessible all year round and suitable for a day trip, a relaxing getaway...

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  • Hotel Rastoni

    Aegina Island Hotels

    We spent 3 amazing nights at Rastoni and our stay was so exceptional that exceeded our expectations....

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  • Visiting the town of Aegina

    Aegina Island Things to Do

    The town of Aegina is the biggest community and the capital of the island, located on the west coast. It is connected daily, throughout the year, to the Port of Piraeus by ferry and flying dolphins. This is the ideal holiday base, all year round, for those who want to discover the whole island. A town full of life, ready to offer unique...

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Hydra Island

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  • Cafe and sidewalk pub

    Hydra Island Nightlife

    Having walked around the town and island for a long hot, sunny day, the feet were tired and the belly was empty. The photo on my intro page to Hydra was taken from this spot to give you some sort of ambiance.While there is an indoor seating area, most people chose to sit outside. Maybe the inside is really used only when the weather is...

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  • Mistral Hotel Hydra Island

    Hydra Island Hotels

    Refitted mansion (the island has a strong naval history; many of these large houses were built by...

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  • Best lunch I had in Greece

    Hydra Island Restaurants

    (restaurant name is translated from the Greek sign since I can't enter Greek characters on this site) Tucked back down a quiet street, away from the busy waterfront, this little restaurant probably goes unnoticed by most visitors. But while dining out in the shade on the tiny little patio, of the white stucco building, watching a lazy cat nap on...

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Poros Island

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  • Clock Tower

    Poros Island Things to Do

    The landmark of Poros is the Clock Tower, built in 1927.It is the highest point of the island and to visit it needs a bit of climb.Unfortunately, we didn't visit it because it was a really hot day and we chose to go the beach.

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  • Giorgis Ship

    Poros Island Restaurants

    Our cruise included a lunch onboard. It was very enjoyable because it was delicious and accompanied with the live music. When we went onboard Giorgis ship in Pireaus we received red and blue cards which showed us when we had to have a lunch (for the first time or for the second time). First pic: my main dish. Secon pic: my dessert. Third pic:...

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  • Boats Ferries To From Poros Island

    Poros Island Transportation

    From Pireaus to Poros, there are daily Ferry Boats. The trip lasts about 2h 15min.(Hellenic Seaways,Nova Ferries.) There are also flying dolphins. The trip lasts about 1h. From Galatas (Peloponnese) to Poros, during the summer period there are boats every half hour.

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Spetses Island

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  • Spetses House Facelift

    Spetses Island Off The Beaten Path

    Our famous 'Green Door' house has now become the 'Blue Door' house! On most of the islands in Greece, there are specific colours that the houses may be painted by order of the local authorities. On the island of Spetses, the colours are Blue or Green. With a new coat of paint, the house looks young and fresh with its periwinkle blue trimmings.

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  • Armata Boutique Hotel

    Spetses Island Hotels

    We went to the small island for 3 days Friday- Sunday. We stayed in Armata hotel, which is very good...

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  • CARNIVAL

    Spetses Island Local Customs

    Spetses has a very unique Parade on the last Sunday before Clean Monday. All the local groups, schools, private citizens construct floats and dress up in colourful costumes. There are always floats in the carnival parade with political satire and 2012 was no exception. As they say, 'A picture speaks a thousand words,' so please have a look at the...

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Sounio

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  • Pray for a Sunset

    Sounio Things to Do

    There is something about the stark majesty of the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon which just beg for a perfect sunset to be viewed through the columns. Unfortunately the custodians no longer allow visitors to access the temple itself (though I do believe if you are lucky and get a cold winter's evening the custodians might not be too...

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  • Grecotel Cape Sounio

    Sounio Hotels

    Vt friend, Tzina and I visited this wonderful hotel for an afternoon only to take photos and to...

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  • beaches

    Sounio Things to Do

    Cape Sounio is famous for the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon but many of us visit the general area for the beaches. You will see lot of them along the south coast of Attica as you drive from Athens to Sounio. Don’t forget that the area of Sounio is one of the most expensive in Greece with rich people having their upscale summer homes around...

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Glyfada

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  • Glyfada beach

    Glyfada Things to Do

    Everytime we visit Glyfada is for a nice café or to have dinner later in the evening but the beach is the main attraction for sure. From the former Athens airport of Elliniko to Asteria Glyfadas there are many free beaches along with 4 small marinas, although the beach isn’t special (flat pebble beach) it’s surprisingly clean considering the fact...

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  • Brasil Suites Hotel Apartments

    Glyfada Hotels

    4 Eleftherias Str, Glyfada, 16674, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Sahara Lounge Bar

    Glyfada Restaurants

    It’s the first time we visited a lebanese restaurant in Greece but our recent trip to Israel took us here, we knew all these countries have similar great foods. We took advantage of an online offer they had, for 28euro (for 2 people) you get the full menu including wine. We were there on Friday night, at about 21.30, the place was still half empty...

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Kythira Island

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Skala Oropou

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  • Statues And Monuments

    Skala Oropou Things to Do

    Ok you are at Oropos, you have the beach, you have the taverns, the cafés and the clubs but sometimes you want to see something. Unfortunatelly there’s not much to see in Oropos except some churches (Agios Andreas and Agios Georgios were the ones we visited near the port). But along the main road you may see some monunents and statues. Pics 1-2...

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  • Oropos Grill & Bbq

    Skala Oropou Restaurants

    As expected there are many souvlaki eateries in Oropos but recently a new comer arrived and changed the scenery with perfect souvlaki and good prices. OROPOS grill & bbq is located just a few meters away from the port opposite the KTEL bus stop and the road in front is always busy so not the most romantic place but we went there for the souvlaki...

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  • Epoca Cafe

    Skala Oropou Nightlife

    We’re not much into clubbing and especially in places like Oropos late in the evening we just need a nice place to enjoy a drink or two. Epoca is a café during the day that serves all the usual coffees, ice creams, fresh juices or what ever else but it turns into a nice bar later in the evening (usually with lounge music) when you can enjoy the...

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Lavrio

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  • Everest

    Lavrio Restaurants

    The famous fast food chain is at Lavrio too, located in front of Iroon square. One evening we took our nephews there for some ice cream. There was plenty of outdoor seating which is very handy on sunny days. As usual Everest has many different sandwiches, cheese pies, pizzas, crepes, desserts, several coffees (in good prices) etc Not much to add...

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  • how to go there

    Lavrio Transportation

    Lavrio in southerneast part of Attica region, about 60km southeast of Athens and 12km NE from cape Sounio.On the pic you can see the map of Attica region where I highlighted LAVRIO, ATHENS, PIRAEUS, SOUNIO, RAFINA and the AIRPORT.By carWe usually drive there via Lavrio avenue but you can also go through Attiki Odos or the coastal highway...

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  • 'Foros' For Cheap and Cheerful Food

    Lavrio Restaurants

    I was taken to this little restaurant on the outskirts of Lavrio and was pleasantly surprised at the good food, the cheap prices and the great service. The owner's son, Ioannis, came and chatted with us and told us many interesting stories about his little taverna and some historical facts about the railroad that used to run in front of his taverna...

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Porto Rafti

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  • the town

    Porto Rafti Things to Do

    Porto Rafti is a typical seaside resort of Attica, nothing less nothing more, the visitor wont show any interested to anything else than the public beach of Avlaki and/or the café/clubs later in the evening. The last 15 years many Athenian live here permanently due to its close proximity with the airport(18km) and Koropi metro station (10km). The...

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  • Kiani Akti

    Porto Rafti Hotels

    40 Agias Marinas Ave, 19003

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 2 out of 5 stars

  • swim at the beach

    Porto Rafti Things to Do

    Apart from those who live in Porto Rafti the bus is usually full of people that go there to enjoy the beach/sea. You will see them ready with towels and other equipment getting off the bus and catching a good spot on the pebble beach. The beach is long, usually we stop wherever we find a free parking space along the seaside road. There are some...

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Artemida

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  • how to go there

    Artemida Transportation

    Artemida is located at at the east coast of Attica, 25km east from Athens, 9km east from Spata, 6km south from Rafina port.From Athens we just drive through K.Karamanli avenue that passes through Spata. When you reach the sea you can follow the coastal road on the left and try to find a free parking spot anywhere near the beach.Most people that go...

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  • the town

    Artemida Things to Do

    Ok, everyone comes here for the beach but what about the town? The center is full of numerous buildings of residence, most of them lack in architectural style (pic 1). The coastal avenue (pic 2) is full of stores, cafes and restaurants and during high season hundreds of cars trying to find a free spot for parking. Even at the bus stop you can see...

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  • swim at the beach

    Artemida Things to Do

    With a beach that stretches for many kilometers its no surprise everyone comes here to swim and sunbath at the sandy beach. The only problem is that during summer weekends thousands of people get packed, for me its pretty annoying trying to find a free spot, its also impossible to relax anywhere with people playing rackets all over the place etc…...

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Kineta

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  • how to go there

    Kineta Transportation

    Kineta is located on the old highway Athens Korinthos, 54km west of Athens, 34km W of Eleysina, 15km W of Megara, 8km E of Ayioi Theodoroi, 30km E of Corinth. We usually drive there on our way back from Corinth when we take the old highway but of course you can reach Kineta from the new one, just follow the signs (you have to turn where it was...

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  • swim at the beach

    Kineta Things to Do

    There’s only one attraction in Kineta, this is the beach of course. It’s a long beach covering a distance of about 6km. It is a white pebble beach that unfortunately gets packed during the summer months not only with swimmers but also their cars in some parts of the beach! It’s close proximity to the capital makes it popular but it seemed pretty...

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  • Mpousoulas

    Kineta Restaurants

    This is a small kiosk (made of stone) that worked fine for us but also for hundreds of people that were lying on the beach that hot day. They serve soft drinks, coffee, cold water and beers. We had a frappe (the popular coffee in Greece during summer months) and a beer. The costs was 4,30euro.

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Methana

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  • Walking Tours

    Methana Things to Do

    Methana is a great peninsula for hiking in the volcanic mountains. Green valleys, highplains, volcano tops & craters and about 60 km walking paths are ideal for excursions. If you want to share a guided tour with Tobias Schorr (german, greek and english speaking) who has been living on Metahan for more than 10 years, just visit his homepage...

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  • The volcano tavern at Kameni Hora on...

    Methana Restaurants

    A very nice tavern at the historic volcano of Methana, run by Theodoros Ioannou and his danish wife Dorte. Fresh specialities from the Greek Methana peninsula, nice vine and fresh food.

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  • Walking tours to the volcanic mountains

    Methana Things to Do

    Methana is a great peninsula for hiking in the volcanic mountains. Green valleys, highplains, volcano tops & craters and about 60 km walking paths are ideal for excursions. If you want to share a guided tour with Tobias Schorr (german, greek and english speaking) who has been living on Metahan for more than 10 years, just visit his homepage...

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