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What Will Your Athens Encounter Be'

Reliving the drama and glory of classical Athens along the Ancient Promenade

Savoring tender calamari under the stars at a lively taverna in Ano Petralona

Catching a flick alfresco from a moonlit rooftop terrace

Losing yourself in soulful blues in a dark and smoky rembetika club

Jostling through the colorful Athens Central Market - gastronomic highlight of the Athinas market district

Catching the sunrise on the beach after a hedonistic night in a glam Glyfada club

Discover Twice The City in Half The Time...

Full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation

Our expert author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops and entertainment

Unique itineraries, from keeping your budget under control to embracing the city while escaping the heat

Locals share their secrets: from the curator's take on the treasures of the new Acropolis Museum to a DJ's alternative Athens

Synopsis:

Athens is still fresh and invigorated after its Olympic face-lift: amble between crumbling temples, enjoy a frappe in a characterful Monastiraki cafe, then trawl the shops for traditional sandals and Byzantine rings. Dine at Piraeus for waterfront views or at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the luminous Acropolis. Raise a toast to Dionysus in a friendly barakia or dance until dawn. Your odyssey begins here.

Insider Information - our expert author reveals local secrets and hidden gems.

Sleep Soundly - hand-picked hotels; choose from chic designer rooms, grand palaces and charming family-run pensions.

Dine On Mezedes - our favorite souvlaki joints, old-style taverns and the latest hot spots.

Live It Up - the city's best live music and performance venues, clubs and neighborhood bars.

Navigate The City with our clear, comprehensive fold-out maps, itineraries, and walking tours.

Synopsis:

An insider's guide to Athens that offers more than just a trip to the Acropolis, this guide contains four unique walking tours of the city. Its clear, comprehensive maps have been retiled to take in the infrastructure changes following the 2004 Olympics.

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At Lonely Planet, we see our job as inspiring and enabling travelers to connect with the world for their own benefit and for the benefit of the world at large.

What We Do
• We offer travelers the world’s richest travel advice, informed by the collective wisdom of over 350 Lonely Planet authors living in 37 countries and fluent in 70 languages.
• We are relentless in finding the special, the unique and the different for travellers wherever they are.
• When we update our guidebooks, we check every listing, in person, every time.
• We always offer the trusted filter for those who are curious, open minded and independent.
• We challenge our growing community of travelers; leading debate and discussion about travel and the world.
• We tell it like it is without fear or favor in service of the travelers; not clouded by any other motive.

What We Believe
We believe that travel leads to a deeper cultural understanding and compassion and therefore a better world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781740598118
Publisher:
Lonely Planet
Subject:
Europe - Greece
Author:
Kyriakpopulos, Victoria
Author:
Kyriakopoulos, Victoria
Subject:
Athens (greece)
Edition Number:
3
Series:
Lonely Planet Athens Encounter
Publication Date:
20070301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English BISAC
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
197 x 106 mm

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Product details 128 pages Lonely Planet Publications - English 9781740598118 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Athens is still fresh and invigorated after its Olympic face-lift: amble between crumbling temples, enjoy a frappe in a characterful Monastiraki cafe, then trawl the shops for traditional sandals and Byzantine rings. Dine at Piraeus for waterfront views or at a rooftop restaurant overlooking the luminous Acropolis. Raise a toast to Dionysus in a friendly barakia or dance until dawn. Your odyssey begins here.

Insider Information - our expert author reveals local secrets and hidden gems.

Sleep Soundly - hand-picked hotels; choose from chic designer rooms, grand palaces and charming family-run pensions.

Dine On Mezedes - our favorite souvlaki joints, old-style taverns and the latest hot spots.

Live It Up - the city's best live music and performance venues, clubs and neighborhood bars.

Navigate The City with our clear, comprehensive fold-out maps, itineraries, and walking tours.

"Synopsis" by , An insider's guide to Athens that offers more than just a trip to the Acropolis, this guide contains four unique walking tours of the city. Its clear, comprehensive maps have been retiled to take in the infrastructure changes following the 2004 Olympics.
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