Flight schedule Deauville - Athens
- On saturday from 8 april to 7 oct 2017
- On friday on 12 may 2017
- On friday on 19 may 2017
- On friday on 26 may 2017
- On friday on 2 june 2017
Flight Time Deauville-Athens : 03h05
Time difference: +1 hour
Things to see and do
Athens is a huge city busy, where about half the population of Greece (nearly 5 million). Athens is facing a big problem of congestion and pollution, especially when it's hot.
However, this is a fascinating place. It is one of the oldest cities of the world, and walking through its ancient Agora or on the Acropolis, you will feel that you are walking on a very large land if not sacred. The Athenians are now living better after that many aspects of the city have been improved for the Olympic Games. Among others, many buildings have been renovated, and major projects were carried out. The infrastructure of the city has been modernized with new highways, as Attiki Odos circulating Aspropyrgos to the new Spata airport via Athens and continues to the western suburbs of Athens.
Many historical sites of Athens were built for pedestrians as the entire area around the Acropolis, Dionysiou Areopagitou street to street and Keramikos Thission. Plaka is 90% and the pedestrian Ermou Street, main shopping street of Athens.
The port of Piraeus has been modernized as well with parking areas around the harbor with new docks for the Greek ferries and cruise ships.
To see: The first place you should visit in Athens is of course the Acropolis. Standing up there, on the sacred rock as the Greeks call it, you can almost feel the splendor of ancient Greece. However, do not imagine you'll be alone!
Other archaeological sites to see are the Agora, the market, with the Temple of Hephaestus still fairly well preserved, and the Temple of Zeus and the arch of Hadrian.
The museums of interest are, among others, the Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum, the Folklore Museum, the Museum of Ceramics (Keramikos), the Byzantine Museum, the Music Museum, the Museum of war, the Benaki museum and many others. Overall, there are about 50 museums in Athens. Plaka, just below the Acropolis is a popular place to shop or eat and drink. This area is considered a fairly touristy area, but the fact is that here you can get an idea of old Athens, with low buildings and narrow streets.
In Monastiraki there is a pretty amazing bazaar, located in the Hephaestou street near the square.
At Syntagma, you can visit the tomb of the unknown soldier. Here you can also see the guards (Evzones) in their impressive uniforms, and if you are lucky, you will see the slow evolution of the complex and changing of the guard. You can also feed pigeons here. It is interesting to know that there was the tomb of the unknown soldier in ancient Athens.
The opera, Megaron Mousikis, offers many wonderful performances, but the theater of Herodes Atticus just below the Acropolis is even more beautiful.
To do: Athens Belgium Bosnia Such a Variety of Things to Do That it is not possible to write Virtually everything. For example, you-have all the archaeological sights, museums and concerts, and theater plays to see. Then There are Many cinemas, intense nightlife, bazaars, fashion shops and super modern shopping malls. Get on Lycabettus Hill and get a wonderful view. You can aussi go to the "French Riviera" Athenian of Paleo Faliro to Kalamaki, Alimos, Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza to get some sun and swim. You can aussi visit the gardens of the National Park That are Located near the parliament on Syntagma.
Beaches: There are several beaches on the Athens seashores. Review: The most popular are in Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Nea Makri, Crysi Akti (Golden Coast), Lagonisi, Kavouri and Alimos. Most of Athens beaches are furnished and you must pay a small fee to access it, to keep it clean Because It Has Every summer millions of visitors.
Nightlife: You'll find everything here Such As jazz bars, discos, clubs, bouzoukia, heavy metal bars etc ... There are places all over Athens, aim the Most Popular Areas are Syntagma, Kolonaki and Glyfada. Almost in Every Part of Athens bars and cafes There Are Into That turns the night music bars with professional DJ.
Eating: Just like the bars and cafes, restaurants and taverns are everywhere in Athens. Plaka is Probably The Most picturesque, goal aussi the most visited by tourists. Stay tuned places frequented by Many Greeks (Applies That rule everywhere in Greece). In Syntagma and Kolonaki aussi There Are Many Places, and in Glyfada and Vouliagmeni you are close to the sea, and the atmosphere is usually a little more sophisticated. The area Psiri not far from Acropolis is very expensive, with many beautiful places to party and listen to live music. In Athens, you'll find plenty of fast food like McDonald's, Wendy's, the Greek chain Goody's, Pizza Hut, Starbucks, and Many Other channels, aim the famous fast food The Most typical is the Souvlaki of Greece. Goal I've Said, There is a place to eat in Every Corner of Athens and you can get absolutely everything you want.
Shopping: Being in the Greek capital, you'll find everything you want to shop in Athens. The main shopping street is Ermou, just off Syntagma square, Glyfada and Kolonaki are the exclusive quarters with their many shops and stores. In Plaka, you will find a lot of memories of all Greece, and the largest store is Vassilopoulos. In Monastiraki there is a flea market every day and many antique shops. Here are some examples, although there are shops everywhere. In Athinas street you will find many interesting shops selling herbs and many shops dried fruit and nuts. In the same street you will find the main markets of fish and meat of Athens, both worth a visit.