travel info
City of Athens Official city’s site.
Open Seas The ideal site to find out or book everything about your visit to islands. Ships’ prices, timetable and accommodation.
Key Tours  Leading travel agency if you want to book a tour by bus in or outside Athens.
Amphitrion  Another big travel agency for everything you may need.
City Sightseeing  This is the well known company with HOP IN red busses, if you feel that the heat is not helping you to walk around the centre.
Athens Metro Athens metro site. Find info for tickets, map e.t.c.
Athens Happy Train  A touristic trap, but if you are exhausted from the heat, you can go around main sites of the city.
  You should also check Tina’s leaflet for walking or food at alternativeathens@gmail.com
museums
National Museum National museum’s site.
Acropolis Museum Acropolis New museum. Do not leave without visiting it. Check also the video I created from the opening day. Do have in mind that, every Friday evening, the museum and resteurant which faces Acropolis are open until late at night (check the site for info).
YouTube video
Benaki Museum The second best museum in Hellas (as we call our country).
War Museum For those interested in war history.
Navy Museum The navy museum which is next to our house. You can see a couple of WW I battle ships and a life size replica of an ancient ship
Hellenic Cosmos Modern technology meets ancient history. A must have virtual reality trip. Check also “Tholos” activities. Close to our home.
 art
 Eugenides Foundation Perhaps Europe’s most sofisticaded planetarium. A 360 degrees view cinema trip from Ancient Hellas’ astronomers to nowdays.
 Onassis Cultural Centre  Athens is the capital of theatre and music after London and Vienna. This is a new beautiful building close to our home, with a restaurant with fantastic view to Acropolis. The majority of performances (theatre, dance, music, lectures) are also in English.
 Greek Festival  During summer, Epidaurus and Herodeio (the theatre under Acropolis) are hosting some major world theatrical, music as well asdance productions. Ancient Hellenic or Japanese thatre, Bejart/Alvin Ally ballet dancers, Stomp or Hatzidakis music groups.

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