Nearby are the hill of the Acropolis with its new museum, the National Theatre of Athens,and many unique places and spots Interestingly as Lycabettus Hill, the area of Exarchia and the University, National Archaeological Museum, the old district of Plaka, the ancient market of Monastiraki and the fashionable district of Psiri with its picturesque tavernas, restaurants, cafes and bars.
The nightlife in Athens varies; from very lively to more sophisticated. From large clubs by the beach to trendy lounges in Kolonaki, Kifissia and Chalandri, to indie and intimate bars in Karytsi square, Psyrri and Panormou Street., Athens is a city that never sleeps! Apart from a few waterfront choices, you will find most places located in the center. There are also cosmopolitan bars or lounge cafés on the top floor of numerous hotels affording panoramic views of the city.
To get into the rhythm of the city, enjoy an early evening promenade in the old city center, where you can enjoy some early drinks during happy hour, followed by a late dinner. There are plenty of nice restaurants and typical Greek taverns where you can taste world-famous Greek cuisine. Keep in mind that if you don’t want to dine in a nearly deserted restaurant—or among other tourists only—plan to arrive in your chosen restaurant sometime after 9pm. There are also taverns with live Greek music especially in Plaka, Psyrri and Monastiraki. If you are in the mood for a Greek night out following your dinner plans, there are numerous options to choose from.
Visitors of all ages will welcome the occasion to see a different and less known view of Athens with outdoor activities in and around the city. Nature lovers will enjoy the parks and watching animals, walking in natural surroundings, bird watching, learning more about sea turtles and much more.
Sports activities include biking, tennis and riding, and various fun and educational activities for children are also available. Diomidous Botanical Garden in Haidari, with more than 2.500 kinds of plants from all over the world provides a wonderful occasion to enjoy nature at its best, The Hellenic Ornithological Society at the Tritsis Park and the Vravrona estuary offers a fascinating experience about birds, Parnitha National Park is ideal for walking, trekking, or even spending the night at one of the shelters, the Cultural Park in the area of Mesogeia is both exciting and educational with the excellent Museum of Ethnography, a visit to the Sea Turtle Protection Society at Glyfada is fun and informative about this ancient and endangered species, Allou Fun Park in Rentis is a popular destination for kids and adults offering many choices for entertainment and fun, Attica Zoological Park at Spata is the ultimate experience about animals in natural surroundings, Athens by bike offers the occasion to explore the city riding a bicycle, Athens Segway Tours is a fun and safe way to discover Athens, Scooterise offers specially designed tours that are entertaining and eco-friendly
1. Attica Zoological Park
2. Allou ! Fun Park
3. Mount Parnitha National Park
4. Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece
5. Athens Segway Tours
6. Athens by Bike
7. Scooterise Experience Tours
8. Cultural Park
9. Diomidous Botanical Garden
10. Hellenic Ornithological Society