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Theaters in Athens


The outdoor Lykavittós theatre hosts a range of plays and concerts throughout the summer.

Address Lykavittós Hill, Athens, Greece

Telephone: 210 722 7209.

National Theatre of Greece

The National Theatre of Greece encompasses five theatre groups.

Address Agiou Konstantinou 24-26, Athens, Greece

Telephone: 210 528 8100.



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Nightlife in Athens

Athens has a lively nightlife scene that takes place in the hundreds of bars, tavernas and clubs, as well as in the streets. The most ‘happening’ area of town is Gazi, thanks to the opening of Kerameikos metro station, which has made it infinitely more accessible. Closer to the centre, Psirri caters for more mainstream tastes. To rub shoulders with the Athenian elite, try the upmarket area of Kolonaki. Or for a drink under the stars with an Acropolis view, head to the open-air cafés lining Apostolou Pavlou in Thissio and Adrianou near Monastiraki. Travel tips

Nightlife in Greece

Greece’s nightlife is centered in main towns and resorts with late-night bars, dance clubs and live concerts. Athens’ nightlife is among the best in Europe, with many local tavernas, particularly in the Plaka area, and ouzeris (typical Greek bars), plus a plethora of trendy bars and small clubs in the fashionable night-time districts of Psirri and Gazi playing international music.

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Health & Safety

In order to have access to necessary health care, tourists from member states of the European Union (EU) wishing to visit Greece must be holders of the European Health Card (EHIC) or any other legal Community document issued by their competent social security agency.

In these cases, the necessary treatment in Greece is provided by:

• The social Security Institute Health Units (polyclinics) or doctor’s offices in the region;

• Regional clinics (former rural clinics) or the Health Centres of the National Health System; and

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Shopping in Greece

Special purchases include lace, jewellery, metalwork, pottery, knitwear, rugs, leather goods, local wines and spirits, olive oil and objects made from olive tree wood. Athens is the centre for luxury goods, and local handicrafts and international brand names and high street stores. The Sunday morning flea market in Monastiraki, below the Acropolis, is crowded in high season. Athens’ Central Market, a series of halls lined with colourful stalls plying fresh seafood, meat, fruit and vegetables, is also well worth a look in. Travel tips


Please do not forget to bring with you

Your Camera after you empty the memory.

Beach towel and bathing suits.

Warm jumper and waterproof jacket for cool evenings.

Sunglasses and something to cover your head.( hat, cap, etc.)

Your bathroom items (flannel, toothbrush etc.)

Good water proof sun cream and after sun lotion.

Please take a health insurance with you if you are not EEC citizens.

Do not take hard suitcases with you. Take soft luggage that is easy to carry.

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