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Athens, Greece

Greek love
Athens, Greece

Zack Cahill walks the city where gay was invented: the one and only Athens. The 2006 movie 300 – an explosion of CGI bloodshed a...
Paris Koutsikos Athens

Art and optimism
Athens, Greece

Much of Western civilisation was born in Greece. On a visit to the eastern Mediterranean country, Zack Cahill gets down and arty in its...
Attica, Athens, Greece

Dionysian legacy
Athens, Greece

Uwern Jong experiences the wines of Attica – one glass after another. Like almost all Athenian stories, this one inevitably star...

Hotels & resorts

Periscope Hotel Athens Greece

Periscope Hotel, Athens, Greece

If you want to be seen in Athens, then the posh neighbourhood of Kolonaki is certainly the place. What we liked most about our stay at the P...
Grand Bretange Hotel, Athens, Greece

Grand Bretagne, Athens, Greece

You mustn’t miss the Grande Dame of Athenian opulence. A Starwood Luxury Collection Hotel, this historic property is where Downtown Abbey me...
The Margi, Vouliagmeni, Greece

The Margi, Vouliagmeni, Greece

Situated in the most exclusive area of the Athenian Riviera, Vouliagmeni, this discreet property has a distinctly Mediterranean ambience, an...
InnAthens Hotel, Athens, Greece

InnAthens Hotel, Athens, Greece

A stylish, recently opened pad, representative of a new breed of super-hip, urban, design-conscious boutique properties that are making an a...
Fresh Hotel, Athens, Greece

Fresh Hotel, Athens, Greece

Fresh Hotel offers zesty splendour – its bold design working seamlessly and surprisingly with its more traditional location. A self-proclaim...
NJV Athens Plaza, Greece

NJV Athens Plaza, Athens, Greece

The NJV Athens Plaza hotel is known as the city’s most exclusive address for the discerning traveller, so we just had to check it out. With ...
Alice Inn Athens Greece

Alice Inn, Athens, Greece

This eclectic, micro, boutique-B&B is owned and run by Greek-Irish architect John Consolas. Named after his grandmother, it’s a really h...
AthensWas, Design Hotel, Athens, Greece

AthensWas, Athens, Greece

This slick, new member of Design Hotels is found in the historic heart of Athens, a stone’s throw from all the sites and with a killer, up-c...
New Hotel Athens

NEW Hotel, Athens, Greece

You can tell that when art collector Dakis Joannou took on the challenge of reinventing the tired Olympic Palace, he had a vision of an Athe...