Hello Stranger

Welcome to Athens, one of the world’s oldest cities and one of the greatest’s cucltural centers.

Use this site to discover the city and enjoy your exploration!!!

 

Top 10 tourist attractions!

  • Acropolis museum, 15, Dionysiou Areopagitou St., Athens
  • Parthenon, Acropolis, Acropolis, Athens
  • National Garden, 1 Amalias St., Athens
  • Diomidous Botanical Garden, 403 Iera odos St., Chaidari, Athens
  • The path from Thisio to temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Commercial Triangle (Plaka, Thisio, Monastiraki area)
  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation, 364, Syggrou Ave., Kallithea, Athens
  • Benaki museum (New building), 138, Pireos St., Gazi, Athens
  • Technopolis city of Athens, 100, Pireos St., Gazi, Athens
  • Onasis cultural center, 107, Syggrou Ave., Athens
  • Panathenaic Stadium,  Vasileos Konstantinou Ave., Athens

General

  • Telephone Directory Info T. 11888
  • Hellenic National Meteorological Service T. 14944
  • Time Info T. 14844
  • National Calls info T. 139

Transit tickets

There is a single ticket  which is valid for all public means of transport (bus, tram, metro, electric railway, trolleys). It costs 1.40 euros for 90 minutes.

The ticket to and from the airport costs 6.00 euros.

The daily ticket for all means of transport (except airport services) costs 4.50 euros

All tickets can be purchased from vending machines issuing tickets at metro stations, electric railway and tram and other 1500 points (shops, kiosks etc.)

Athens Info Guide

  • Greek National Tourism Organization T. +30 210 8707 000 • www.gnto.gr
  • Hellinic Assosiation of Travel and Tourist Agencies (ΗΑΤΤΑ) T. +30 210 9223 522 • www.hatta.gr
  • Greek Tourism Confederation T. +30 210 3217 165, +30 210 3217 167 • www.sete.gr
  • Athens, Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Assosiation T. +30 210 3235 485 • www.all-athens-hotels.com
  • Hellenic Retail Business Association (ΣΕΛΠΕ) T. +30 210 6727 385 • www.selpe.gr
  • Athens Tourism T.  210 3253 123 • www.athenstourism.gr
  • Region of Attica, Athens • www.athensattica.gr

Emergency

  • Police, T. 100
  • Ambulance, T. 166
  • Fire department, T. 199
  • Athens International Airportt, T. +30 210 3530 000
  • Tourist Police, T.  171, +30 210 6977 386
  • Airport Police, T. +30 210 3536 919
  • Piraeus Port Authority, T. 14541

Taxi

All main landmarks and public squares are also taxi stations. Ypu can also hail a taxi on the street as long as its taxi sign is lit. For fixed appointments you can use the “taxi beat” application or there plenty phone numbers available from various info points.

  • Cosmos, T. 18300, +30 210 5200 020
  • Hellas, T. 801 1157000, +30 210 6457 000
  • Enotita, T. 801 1151000, +30 210 6459 000
  • Hermis, T. +30 210 4115 200
  • Ikaros, T. +30 210 5152 800
  • Europe, T. +30 210 5023 783
  • Express, T. +30 210 9943 000
  • Athens, 1 T. 1203, +30 210 9212 800
  • Apollon, T. +30 210 3636 508
  • Asteras, T. +30 210 6144 000
  • Protoporia, T. +30 210 2130 400
  • Glyfada, T. +30 210 9605 600
  • TaxiBeat, T. 210 3603 148  taxibeat.gr