Welcome to Athens! Here you will find everything you need for your visit and your stay here.
Athens is the capital and the larger city of Greece, one of the oldest cities of the world, with the recorded history reaching up until 3.200 BC. Acropolis is one of the most famous locations of the world, while the history and the civilization of the country conbinded with good weather, entertainment, the beaches of Ahens riviera- they really are endless and magical- and the traditional greek cuisine are just some of what Athens has to offer.
Athens is worth of your attention and definitely need 2-3 days to visit the highlights of the city. Besides the ancient monuments, there are lots of monuments of Byzantine and the subsequent season (19th century), and, also some of the best museums of the world, the National Archaeological Museum and The Acropolis Museum. Also, it has great natural beautiful areas, especially in the suburbs. Except the traffic in down town Athens, a walk in Kolonaki city, Syntagma square and Plaka is requared, the cafes, the taverns and the small streets of Plaka highlight the picturesque village in the heart of Athens. Athens has some of the best restaurants in the country, rich night life while it remains on the most important cultural centers of Europe.
Your visit in the crandle of democracy is sure going to be an unforgettable experience!
Europe Emergency Number
accessible by phone or mobile even without SIM card) 112
Police – Emergency Service
Coast Guard 108
Forestry Fire Protection Department
Hospitals on Duty 14944
SOS Medicine 1016
Poison Control Centre 2107793777
Tourist Information 172
Routes Information 14944
Social Welfare 197
WHITE PAGES - Directory Enquiries 11888
Athens International Airport
Athens Urban Transport Organization
Piraeus Port Authority +30 2104593000 www.yen.gr
Interurban Bus Station (ΚΤΕΛ)
210 5124910 www.ktel.org
Greek Railways (Ο.Σ.Ε)
The Greek Ombudsman 210 7289600 www.synigoros.gr
Consumers Information Service 1520 www.ypan.gr
Citizens Information Service
800 11 82000
Information Office about European Union
HELPA - Road Service
EXPRESS SERVICE - Road Service 1154
HELLAS SERVICE - Road Service 1057
INTERAMERICAN - Road Service 1168
INTERSALONICA - Road Service 11655
Greek National Tourism Organisation +30 2108707000 www.eot.gr