Useful Links

Accessibility and local transportation

Athens is easily accessible from all European countries and most international destinations around the world.

Culture and Entertainment

Museums

The Archaeological Collection in the Metro

  • The biggest excavation ever in Greece was dug at the time of the construction of the metropolitan railway of Athens (1993-2000). Some of the approximately 50,000 finds that were uncovered in these excavations are exhibited in specially designed spaces in the metro stops "Panepistimio", "Syntagma", "Akropoli" and "Evangelismos".

Archaeological sites

More information about museums and archaeological sites in Athens can be found at http://odysseus.culture.gr/index_en.html or visit the Cultural Map of Greece http://odysseus.culture.gr/map/CulturalMap_en/cultural_map_en.html

Festivals

  • Athens – Epidaurus Festival
    Since their institution in 1955, the Athens and Epidaurus festivals have been considered the premier cultural event of the Greek summer.

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