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Athenian Riviera

Stretching from the Acropolis to Cape Sounio, the Athenian Riviera offers an abundance of sightseeing attractions, cultural venues, shopping districts and opportunities for daily excursions. The Grand Resort Lagonissi on the south suburbs of Athens in Greece offers the perfect base to explore this region of Attica whilst enjoying your summer holidays in a world of 5 star luxury, recreation and wellbeing.

Sightseeing

Gaze in Awe

The Athenian Riviera offers some of the most significant sightseeing sites of Athens worth visiting while on holidays at the Grand Resort Lagonissi.

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Sightseeing

National Gardens

Established in 1923 the National Gardens offer an oasis of relaxation and repose away from the bustling city centre with a vibrant plant life and a selection of statues adding an extra touch of timeless appeal.

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Sightseeing

New Acropolis Museum

Featuring the largest collection of Greek architecture and ancient sculptures accounting in total to 4000 artefacts, the New Acropolis Museum on the foot of the Acropolis Hill is definitely worth the visit.

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Sightseeing

Vouliagmeni Lake

Situated on the south coast of Athens, Vouliagmeni Lake is without a doubt one of the most amazing natural sights in Attica and well known for its therapeutic values and its rare geophysical formation.

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Monuments

Shadows from the Past

The monuments of the Athenian Riviera are world renowned for their longevity, architectural splendor and historical importance.

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Monuments

Parthenon, Acropolis

Dating back to 447 BC and designed by Phidias, the Parthenon was built in honour of the goddess Athena Parthenos, patron of Athens and it is one of the most recognized monuments in the world.

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Temple of Poseidon

Perched on a rocky hilltop overlooking the sea the Sanctuary of Poseidon in Sounio is an iconic landmark dating back to 44 B.C. The view to the sunset will take your breath away!

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Temple of Olympian Zeus

Dedicated to Zeus Olympios, the Temple of Olympian Zeus is one of the largest temples in Greece dating back to 515 BC. Today only 15 out of the 104 huge column stand as a reminder of Greek history.

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Culture

Echoes of the Arts

Marvel some of the greatest achievements of the Greek civilization through the vivid memories and the timeless values of the Greek culture.

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Culture

Odeon of Herod Atticus-Herodeion

Built around 161 A.D. by Herodes Atticus at the base of the Acropolis, Herodeion is world renowned for its acoustic sound. It is a semi-circular amphitheatre with 38 meter radius that can host up to 6000 people to attend some of the most exceptional concerts, theatrical performances and Greek tragedies under the open sky.

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Athens Concert Hall-Megaron

Megaron opened its door to the public in 1991 and since it has become one of the most important cultural centers in all of Europe, due to its superb acoustics and world renowned performers. The Athens Concert Hall hosts many art events and performances by some of the most famous artists, composers and conductors in the world.

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Greek National Opera

The Greek National Opera is a cultural institution promoting the Lyric Theater since 1940 with opera projects, ballet performances, musical theatre, operettas and concerts as well as education performances for children and students. Soon it will be transferred to its new home, a multi-use venue touted as an architectural marvel.

 

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Shopping

Fashionize your summer

The cosmopolitan Athenian Riviera is a point of reference for fashion enthusiasts seeking for designer’s clothes and cultural fanatics in search of authentic Hellenic products.

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Shopping

Glyfada

Blending its glamorous ambiance with its stylish lifestyle, Glyfada boasts some of the most exceptional design boutique stores and specialty shops on the Athenian Riviera. Fashionistas visiting the shopping district of Glyfada will certainly be pleased with the great selection of renowned international brands available within its stores.

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Shopping

Athens Downtown

Stroll amidst the picturesque streets of Athens downtown and shop till you drop in the chic neighbourhoods of Kolonaki and the bustling streets of Ermou, Panepistimiou and Voukourestiou featuring everything from home ware to traditional Greek products and famous fashion brands.

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Excursions

Travel through Time

Embark on a thrilling journey to the most majestic nearby destinations and discover the magnificence of the past through the sights, ancient ruins and natural beauties you’ll encounter on the way.

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Excursions

Nafplion

The Grand Resort Lagonissi organizes daily excursions to Naflion where travellers are given the opportunity to explore the first capital in Greece, climb the 999 steps to the fortress of Palamidi and marvel the magnificent views to Bourtzi in what is considered the most beautiful city in all of Greece.

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Corinth

Discover the lakes, the volcano, the caves, the beaches and high mountains of Corinth on your way to the ancient city. Marvel the grandeurs of the past through the remains of the arches and entryways as well as through the ruins of the acropolis.

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