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5 of the best parks, gardens & green spaces in the center of Athens

Acropolis of Athens at sunset, Greece

Apart from the well-known ancient sights and museums, Athens may seem like a concert jungle overflowed by traffic jams and shabby apartment buildings. But when you look closer, you’ll discover many beautiful parks and gardens in the center of the city offering an easy escape from the urban hustle. But don’t expect to see anything …

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10 of the best hikes near Athens (by public transport)

Best hikes near Athens

Hiking is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Athens or Greece as a whole. Thanks to its beautiful coastline, charming islands, never-ending sunshine and delicious cuisine Greece become the synonym of relaxed summer holidays. But with around 70 percent of its surface covered with mountains and hundreds of kilometres …

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