23/10/2020
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Attica “invades” the cinema theatres of the world!

Attica being a natural and safe cinema studio that offers a multitude of locations and landscapes for every director’s need and cinematic purpose, it is not surprising that ever more
30/09/2020
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Nikolaos Politis: “Attica’s vineyard outmatches other world-famous regions of Europe because it is located literally next to historical sites of great archaeological interest in the outskirts of Athens”

Interview with the sommelier and member of “Acropolis” Chefs’ Club of Attica, Mr. Nikolaos Politis:   “Attica’s vineyard outmatches other world-famous regions of Europe because it is located literally next
30/09/2020
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Konstantinos Kotsanas: “Athens and the wider region of Attica is a rare blend of experiences with the potential to fascinate every visitor”

Interview with the initiator and founder of the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, Mr. Konstantinos Kotsanas:   “Athens and the wider region of Attica is a rare blend of experiences
23/09/2020
Region_of_Attica_Gastronomy

Eating healthy in Attica

The Greek diet has become synonymous with the Mediterranean diet, widely known as one of the healthiest in the world. Already since antiquity, the “Father of Medicine”, Hippocrates, spoke of
23/09/2020
Region_of_Attica_Salamina

10 reasons to visit Salamina!

On the occasion of the 2500-year anniversary since the legendary Battle of Salamis, we set out on a tour on the biggest island of Attica, accessed in just 15’ by
07/09/2020
Region_of_Attica_Aegina_pistachio

The Aegina Pistachio – the gastronomic treasure of Attica!

It has a delicate flavour and fine aftertaste. It stands out for its quality and is considered the best in the world. It is a superfood and true treasure for
07/09/2020
Region_of_Attica_Eleusinian_mysteries

Eleusinian Mysteries: “Initiation” to the most sacred and secret ritual of Attica!

For among the many excellent and indeed divine institutions which your Athens has brought forth and contributed to human life, none, in my opinion, is better than those mysteries. For
07/09/2020
Region_of_Attica_Acropolis_Museum

10 beautiful cafés in Attica’s museums and cultural centres

You are in one of the numerous museums of Attica and marvel at the world-famous exhibits that reflect the rich ancient and modern culture of this land. It’s time for
20/07/2020
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Saronikos: a destination for all seasons in Southeast Attica

The Municipality of Saronikos in Attica is the bridge between Mesogeia and Lavreotiki. Its inland borders start just 2 km away from Markopoulo, while on the seaside they start from
20/07/2020
region-of-attica-love-island

10 unknown – or lesser known – destinations in Attica

Attica boasts several hidden treasures that few people know about, and has in store a number of wonderful surprises for its residents and visitors who decide to explore it. Join
16/06/2020
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Marina Vernicos: “The eternal, imperishable light and the energy reflected by the Acropolis monument move me afresh, every time I look at it…”

Interview with the awarded Greek photographer, Mrs. Marina Vernicos:   “The eternal, imperishable light and the energy reflected by the Acropolis monument move me afresh, every time I look at
12/06/2020

Asimakis Chaniotis: “Attica’s visitors should definitely take Savatiano wine, thyme honey, tarhana, olives and Aegina pistachios back home…”

Interview with London’s youngest Michelin star chef, Mr. Asimakis Chaniotis:   “Attica’s visitors should definitely take Savatiano wine, thyme honey, tarhana, olives and Aegina pistachios back home…” Born and raised
10/06/2020

Dimitris Chronopoulos: “What enchants me in Attica is that almost every corner of the region has something unique to offer…”

Interview with the awarded Greek chef patissier-chocolatier, Mr.Dimitris Chronopoulos:   “What enchants me in Attica is that almost every corner of the region has something unique to offer…” Dimitris Chronopoulos
14/05/2020

Elena Votsi: “Blue, lines from the shores and the mountain tops, white from the marble of the temples…”

Interview with the prominent designer Elena Votsi: “Blue, lines from the shores and the mountain tops, white from the marble of the temples…” Born in Hydra, which is her never-ending
23/04/2020

The enchanting myths of Attica

In every step you take in Attica, you are accompanied by the age-long history of the place that evokes awe and wonder, as well as Greek myths that enchant children
03/04/2020
Attica stay home

We stay at home today so we can travel to Attica tomorrow!

In these extraordinary times, the message is Stay Home – Stay Positive – Stay Safe. We will come out of this stronger than ever and when time comes, Attica will
24/03/2020
Chef Konstantinos Mouzakis

Konstantinos Mouzakis: “The whole Attica region is a culinary map…”

Interview with the President of the “Acropolis Chef’s Club of Attica”, Mr. K. Mouzakis:   “The whole Attica region is a culinary map…” Konstantinos Mouzakis is President & Founding Member
24/03/2020
Doya Karolini Attica

Doya Karolini: “Salty island drops, powdered mountain snow, the green of the forests… this is Attica”

Interview with the journalist, digital content creator and blogger, Mrs. D. Karolini: “Salty island drops, powdered mountain snow, the green of the forests… this is Attica.” Doya Karolini has worked
24/03/2020
instructions virus caution

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Useful Info

I want to travel to Greece. Can I? How safe will I be in Greece? What should I do during my vacation if: -I have symptoms of Covid-19? -I ‘ve
12/03/2020
Street Art Athens

The stunning Street Art of Athens!

Athens is no ordinary European capital. It is a city with extraordinary images and character. Here, ancient monuments co-exist with contemporary urban culture and Greek folk tradition goes side by
06/03/2020
Festivals Attica Culture

Attica’s cultural festivals… at a glance!

The journey to Attica becomes even more majestic when it is combined with a journey in culture and arts, with routes full of music notes, theatrical expression, cinema frames and
20/02/2020
Hellenic, Children’s, Museum, HCΜ, Attica

Creative learning and endless fun for the whole family at the museums of Attica!

In the museums of Attica, activities for the entire family and educational programmes that thrill visitors of all ages never stop! In Attica, ancient culture and local traditions, art and
30/01/2020
Γυναίκα, Ακρόπολη, Αττική

What do visitors love about Attica?

From the minute you arrive in Attica, you cannot help but fall in love with it. Why? For a number of reasons… as many as Attica’s destinations! It is multidimensional
29/01/2020
Honey, Attica, Local, products

The unique local products of Attica land

The mainland and islands of Attica do not stand out just for their extraordinary historical and cultural richness. The whole of Attica offers an invaluable primary production and a wealth
27/12/2019
Ακρόπολη, Φιλοπάππου, Τρέξιμο

The best places for jogging and running in Attica

Many people’s favourite pastime, a feeling of freedom, health and contact with nature or the city: in Attica jogging and running become a true pleasure, whether in the lush green
27/12/2019
Attica, Karyatis, Cinema

Attica: the ultimate film-friendly destination

With a unique cultural and natural environment “under its belt”, Attica offers countless possibilities for the attraction of international audiovisual productions. From classical Athens, the mountainous mainland and the extraordinary
27/12/2019
Stavros Niarchos, Cultural Centre, Winter, Athens, Destinations

10 Things you must do in Attica in winter!

For those who believe winter is a season that… confines them and does not allow people to enjoy their favourite activities, have fun and go out for walks in the
30/10/2019
Autumn, Monastiraki, Acropolis

10 Things you must do in Attica in autumn!

The mellow weather, the beautiful colours and intoxicating aromas of autumn form the ideal setting for unforgettable short breaks in the mainland and islands of Attica. We recommend 10 out
30/10/2019
medicine, doctor, services

Health and wellness in Attica

In Greece, the land of Hippocrates – father of modern medicine – and in Attica, the land of Asclepius – the healer that was worshiped as god – concepts such
25/09/2019
Kythera, Waterfall

Biodiversity and protection of wildlife in Attica

Attica features rich biodiversity and a natural environment that astonishes up to this time, since new species are constantly discovered! National forests and parks, natural reserves and protected areas with
10/08/2019
Flora, Attica, Unique, Plants

Discover the incredible nature of Attica, its ancient secrets and fascinating myths!

From Acropolis’ acanthus to Attica’s crocus and Venus hair fern, the precious flora kingdom of Attica boasts impressive diversity, beauty, colours and fragrances, wonderful stories and untold secrets. Attica has
23/07/2019
Breakfast, Cheese, Olives, Tomato, Bread

Greek Breakfast: the best way to start your day in Attica!

Imagine waking up in the bright sun while in Athens, in the beautiful countryside or on the majestic islands of Attica, and be greeted at your hotel’s buffet by a
23/07/2019
Aeschylia, Festival, Institution

Aeschylia Festival in Elefsina

An indisputable institution in the cultural scene not only of Attica but of the entire country, Aeschylia Festival is organised every year in the town of Elefsina, consistently offering a
23/07/2019
Epidaurus Festival, Attica

Athens & Epidaurus Festival

Greece’s foremost cultural festival and one of the oldest performing arts festivals in Europe… is happening in Attica! Every summer, from June until August, the Athens & Epidaurus Festival hosts internationally
12/07/2019
Savvatiano, variety, grapes, wine

Savvatiano variety: the taste of Attica’s sun and sea in your glass!

You are in Attica, the region that boasts the most vast and ancient vineyard in Greece. The place where vine and wine are connected to people’s history, mythology, tradition and
08/07/2019
Evzones, Guard, Presidential

Evzones: the Presidential Guard and potent symbol of Athens, Attica and Greece!

At the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Syntagma, on Vassilissis Sofias street, at the Presidential Mansion and on the Acropolis, the Evzones astound passers-by, both Greeks and foreign visitors
14/06/2019
spring, trips, countryside

Springtime in Attica: the celebration of nature!

The advent of spring whets our appetite for day trips to the countryside. We enjoy the wonderful sunny days at the parks and groves in and out of Athens, for
24/05/2019
Γαλάζια, Σημαία, θάλασσα

Blue Flags of Attica 2019

Crystal blue waters and golden beaches for all-day fun! Amazing blue sea and crystal clear waters – this is, without a doubt, the trademark of Greece! Attica, the most prominent
17/04/2019
Vouliagmeni, Lake

Attica for travellers who are young at heart!

It’s time to choose the destination for your upcoming holidays. You know what you want: to relax and experience authentic moments, with comfort and safety, in a beautiful place, easily
06/03/2019
Sunset

Destination Weddings Live the happiest moment of your life in Attica!

Have you made the big decision and it’s time to plan the wedding of your dreams? Are you newlywed and seek the ideal destination for your honeymoon? Do you wish
06/03/2019
LGBTQ , Rainbow

Rainbow Attica: friendly, hospitable and exciting!

Attica is a progressive and open-minded place, welcoming to all! In a country that embraces the European legislation and mentality regarding the rights of the LGBTQ community, Athens capital city,
11/12/2018
Christmas, Acropolis, New, year

Magical Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Athens

In Athens and in the whole of Attica, the role of family has always been particularly important, and children have always had a special place, receiving great love and attention
11/12/2018
Children, Travel, vacation

Unforgettable multigenerational vacation in Attica!

In Athens and in the whole of Attica, the role of family has always been particularly important, and children have always had a special place, receiving great love and attention
16/11/2018
greek, food, Cuisine

A feast invitation… to all foodies around the world!

Gastronomy is “the art of preparing and serving fine food” and Attica definitely masters this art! The last 15 years have seen a spectacular evolution in Greek gastronomy: Greek chefs
19/10/2018
Stegi, SNFCC

Cultural routes in Athens

It goes without saying that the main tourist attractions in the city of Athens are the sacred Rock of the Acropolis, the Parthenon and the Acropolis Museum. Myriads of foreign
07/02/2018
Poros island Sfera Kalavria

Salamina, Poros, Spetses

Tourism in Salamina, Poros and Spetses Salamina: a nostalgic paradise Just a stone’s throw from the coast of Perama, internationally known for the famous naval battle that took place here
07/02/2018
Christmas , Athens, tree

Christmas in Attica

There is no a better place to spend Christmas holidays than in Attica: festive mood, carols, mild nights, sunny days, impressive customs, delicious traditional pastries, shopping, a range of indoor
07/02/2018
Acropolis, Museum, Exhibition

Selected Museums in Athens

The Acropolis Museum With exhibition space of more than 14,000 square meters (150,000 square feet) and a full range of modern visitor amenities, the New Acropolis Museum, designed by the
07/02/2018
Children, Museum, Holiday

Visiting Attica with children – Endless holiday fun!

“Greeks love children and the country is especially child-friendly – making Greece the ideal location for an interesting and exciting family holiday.” The Telegraph. Children like myths and super-heroes and
07/02/2018
Attica, Shopping

Holidays in Athens and Attica; experience shopping at its best!

Shopping in Athens is a must – do The major shopping areas of Athens are gathered inside a triangle formed by Syntagma, Monastiraki and Omonia Squares. Monastiraki is the place
07/02/2018
Traditional, Greek, cuisine, Olive, Salad, Oil

Athens – Attica: A foodie paradise in a blessed land

«Greece left me breathless… The majority of the actors visiting Greece, we combine Greece with the food, because when in Greece the flavors come alive and they take you in
07/02/2018
beach, Attica, Blue, Flag

Is Attica really an island?

Well, almost! Attica is actually a sun-kissed peninsula, blessed with an extended crystal clear sea front! Most people get to know Athens, the capital of Attica, better. They are impressed
07/02/2018
Blue, Fag, Sea, Greece

Blue Flags of Attica!

Since the beginning of time, the amazing blue sea defines Greece! Attica is the most prominent region of Greece and Athens, its capital, is blessed by clear waters that surround
07/02/2018
Acropolis, Attica

Attica, the universal temple of culture! Living with history!

From Ancient times, Attica was a formation of communities, as satellites around the city of Athens. The center of administration and finance was Athens, the “kleinon asti”, as the Ancient
01/12/2017
Hydra, rock, Island

Hydra: as close to paradise as anyone could wish

“Hydra is almost a bare rock … a living rock, a diving wave of energy suspended in time and space, creating a pause of long or short duration in the
01/12/2017

Eleusis: a mystical archaeological site…

Eleusis: a mystical archaeological site in the heart of an industrialized town which has been proclaimed European Capital of Culture for 2021. “Among the many excellent and indeed divine institutions
01/12/2017
Smart, City, Wi-Fi, Free

Athens Smart City

Overcoming, successfully the challenges of the 21st century, the city of Athens and the Region of Attica deploy the technology to improve the lives of its people and its visitors
15/11/2017
Sport, Tourism, Greece, Bikes

Sports Tourism

Out into the open air Find fun, excitement and adventure in Attica, a major sports tourism destination Athens and its region feature a geographical diversity and a mild climate which
15/11/2017
Megaron, Alexandra, Trianti

Classical music and opera

Music is in the air Once you have arrived in Athens you will realize how much of a role music plays in Greeks’ daily life. Music is everywhere: in the
09/11/2017
Kythera, Island, Greece

Kythera: One of the best kept paradises in Greece

Kythera: One of the best kept paradises in Greece Just beyond the treacherous cliffs of cape Maleas, the island of Kythera keeps its own personality and mysteries. The Venetians, who
20/09/2017
Athens community welcome

The LGBTQI community is welcome in Attica!

Athens metropolis; a city hospitable to all Homosexuality is a very old story in Greece. In Antiquity, the issue of what gender one is attracted to, is seen as an
20/09/2017

Saronic Island hopping

Go off to explore the charming islands of the Saronic Gulf and discover their secrets. Swim in crystal clear waters; enjoy the relaxing atmosphere, dive into a rich historical past,
20/09/2017
Σαρωνικός εξερεύνηση

Hiking and climbing in Attica

When in Athens, don’t miss the wonderful outdoors opportunity offered by one of the very few capitals around the globe where a great number of hiking and climbing places are
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