North Suburbs

The northern side of Attica is characterised by high mountains and lush greenery. Therefore, the northern suburbs have traditionally been the residential area of wealthy families that opted to live close to nature and away from the bustle of the cities.

A few kilometres from the city centre are the districts of Psychiko and Philothei. Home to a majority of foreign ambassadors, this area is famous for its many important attractions and an abundance of large parks and open spaces.

The undoubted centre of the northern suburbs of Attica is Kifissia, gathering together all the big names in Athens’ shopping, gastronomy and nightlife scenes. Surrounding Kifissia are the suburbs of Nea Erythrea, Ekali, Pendeli, Agia Paraskevi, Halandri and Amaroussion

NORTHERN SUBURBS MUNICIPALITIES

Papagou, Holargos, Neo Psychiko, Paleo Psychiko, Filothei, Ekali, Nea Erythrea, Kifissia, Nea Penteli, Penteli, Melissia, Maroussi, Vrilissia, Halandri, Agia Paraskevi, Nea Ionia, Iraklion, Metamorfosi, Pefki, Lykovrisi.

Recommended

Russian bay

Poros

The island’s western-most beach is marked by the ruins of the Russian Navy’s Mediterranean base...

Firi Amos

Kythera & Antikythera

Unique reddish sand and crystal-clear water characterise Firi Amos, the second largest beach on...

Dafni Monastery

Chaidari, West Suburbs

The Dafni Monastery is rumoured to have been built at the site of the ancient temple of Apollo...