Even if it is a hot Summer in Greece or a cold Winter these options are always free for you to do.
1. Take a walk or Enjoy a variety of free activities in Stavros Niarchos Foundation cultural center. It is located 4.5 km south of the center of Athens, on the edge of Faliro bay and is designed as multifunctional art, education and entertainment complex
What will you see? The Stavros Niarchos Park offers to its visitor’s many surprises, except for an amazing scenic and park with a wide range of trees, plants water fountains, paths and playgrounds, in Snfcc you can also see the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera
If you arrive at the park from the streets of Kallithea to the north you will be greeted with the sound and the movement of water jets, you can rest at the specially designed seating areas or explore the nearby circular labyrinth.
Visit the National Library of Greece with over 4,500 manuscript codices from the 9th to the 19th century and a rich variety of important historical documents and archives, the nearly 24,000 m2 building combines traditional with technological innovation, conservation with information and communication.
Have a quick glance at the new home of the Greek National Opera, the new 28k m2 architectural jewel, designed to enhance the opera experience for patrons and artists alike. The building is a multi-use venue capable of hosting a variety of performances and events, its stages will accommodate opera productions, musicals, theater performances and concerts
Address: Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, 364 Syggrou Avenue, 176 74 Kallithea
2. Since we begun south, let’s continue there. Next stop Flisvos marina, the mega-yacht destination in Greece. Few km away from Snfcc this beautiful marina is the perfect way to escape the buzz of the city and enjoy the sea and the surroundings, full of restaurants and shops, this marina is ideal for your night walk. See and experience a different side of Athens on a quiet night staring the stars or strolling around in its beautiful routes
Address: Lamda Flisvos Marina, Paleo Faliro 17561
3. Hit the beach, it might not come with an infinity pool or sezlongs but Athens has some pretty great beaches to enjoy. You can grab a beer from the many small shops nearby relax, swim and enjoy the view. Catch a spot by the sea and chill in the sun or at night with a unique scenic. There are many beaches that you could explore starting from Agios Kosmas till the most southern part of Athens Vouliagmeni, Lagonisi. Everything depends on how many days you will spend at the city and of course what you will want to see and your priorities