Posts Tagged ‘Athens’

Athens Acropolis Museum

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday on Wednesday March 25, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has announced free admission and access to special events. (more…)

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Greek tourism’s architecture of the last 100 years will go on display in March 2015 at the Acropolis Museum in Athens. (more…)

A City Guide: Destination Piraeus

Posted: December 17, 2014 by ACE of Greece in Uncategorized
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Piraeus has been the port of Athens since classical times, when Themistocles transferred his Athenian fleet from the exposed port of Phaleron (modern Faliro) to the security of Piraeus in the 5th century BC. It was eventually overtaken by other ports, and during medieval and Turkish times, it diminished into a tiny fishing village. Its resurgence began in 1834 when Athens became the capital of independent Greece. (more…)

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On Sunday, the 7th of December, dress up as Santa and help spread the joy by taking part in a symbolic race where everyone is a winner!  Santa Run is a famous race which takes place in several big cities around the world and comes to Athens for the first time. (more…)

Athens Acropolis Museum

On the occasion of European Heritage Days and World Tourism Day from Friday the 26th of September 2014 to Sunday the 28th of September 2014, the Acropolis Museum will present the famous bust of Aristotle discovered in 2005 during excavations of its site. (more…)

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A new service has launched in Greece that aims to guarantee a carefree family holiday for families with babies and young children. (more…)

City-of-Athens

Many has been the love affair kindled under the Aegean sun. But this summer is without doubt the summer of love for Athens. Forbes, the opinion-making American magazine, set the tone recently when it published its ‘10 Reasons to love Athens this summer’. And to judge by the number of tourists exploring the streets of the capital, Athens has emerged as a summer destination in its own right. To celebrate, the official Discover Greece has put together its own Top 10 of things to love about the capital. (more…)

As of 1 April, 33 leasing Greek museums and archaeological sites will extend operating/visiting hours until the end of the season and remain open from 8am to 8pm, seven days a week, through to the end of the season on the 31st of October 2014. (more…)

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The Acropolis Museum will offer free admission to the general public from 9am to 5pm on Tuesday 25 March in celebration of an annual national holiday. (more…)

Welcoming the Ambitious Hellinikon Development Project

The new face of the former International Airport in Hellenikon Athens is a fact. Hellinikon, situated on the city’s prime coastal location is situated 7 kilometers from the city center Athens. Definitively the most ambitious architectural project ever designed in the modern city that will change the face of the coastal area, bringing thousands of work positions and millions of tourists to Athens. (more…)