If the vacation is over and there are no times for excursions away from the city, you do not need to stay indoors and wait for the next vacation opportunity. You can feel for a while a tourist even in your own city. How; Vacationing in Athens, even if you do not have a permit.
The way is simple and checked. All it takes is for you to be in the mood and not get bored. A! Maybe a comfortable pair of shoes would be helpful.
So we have and we say! When you go to an unknown city or country you have the tendency to walk it, to discover its alleys, to explore it, to go to cultural centers or museums, to exhibitions, festivals, boys. But in your own city? How many of these have you done in Athens?
The capital of Greece is a popular destination for foreigners who come to our country and spend days discovering this city. This tourist diamond that bears the name of Athens is full of cultural beauties and it is time to discover them. Holidays in Athens, then, will say culture, history, but also fun and you will immediately understand what I mean.
What to do in Athens even if you do not have a permit?
Put on comfortable shoes and start walking starting from the center and not the suburbs. Monastiraki, Plaka, Anafiotika, Psyrri, Dionysiou Areopagitou, Roman Agora are just some of the most famous places worth passing or not making a stop for coffee or food.
Continuing, take a coffee or an ice cream in hand and go up to Thissio, which even with the people is beautiful. You will feel like a tourist in your own city for a while.
Make a visit the Parthenon and enter the Acropolis Museum. If you have done these before, then choose something from the following: Museum of the Hellenic World, Goulandris Museum of Natural History, Museum of Cycladic Art or even better, if you do not have children, go to the Benaki Museum of Toys.
The trip to culture, but it does not end here, because there are two more important stops. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center and the Eugenides Planetarium, which will be loved by the whole family and offer special events and activities for children. Even if your educational activities seem boring, in this way you will have fun and spend your time happily, learning something.
Others choice for play and fun? The zoo, but also the parks of Athens, which are green oases and do not resemble the bustling city.
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If you like to do walk overlooking the sea, do not hesitate to reach Sounio and – why not? – to take a dip in one of the beaches of Attica, depending on the weather and your tastes.
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What else to do in Athens? Go for food either in a restaurant or for street food, go out at night in Gazi, Monastiraki, Piraeus, Glyfada, even on rooftops and parks, go to the cinema, discover beautiful sidewalks with a drink in hand, go out for a little in places you have not thought about again and asked like a tourist.
And all this of course in your free time, on your breaks, on the weekend, after work, in moments when you will be more relaxed. For example, you can do all of the above together in one SK, but you can also choose from each week, thus killing your routine and rejuvenating your body and mind. With these tips for Athens, you will not constantly miss your vacation, nor will you wait to get permission to have a good time.
Do not forget that the joy is in the small, everyday things and we do not suggest you anything sophisticated other than a different walk in your city, accompanied by your smile. How hard is it ;!
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