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Athens Mayor, City Groups Unite to Curb Crime

Aiming to find ways to tackle inner-city crime, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis met with community groups, academics, police authorities and experts.

City of Athens, AEGEAN Focus on Supporting Tourism in Greek Capital

The City of Athens and AEGEAN have launched joint initiatives to support the Greek capital as a year round destination, as arrivals continue to rise.

Athens Pride Goes to Central Syntagma Square

The Athens Pride Festival will take place at Syntagma Square for the first time, aiming to raise awareness on issues that concern the LGBTQI community in Greece.

Bikers Ride from Athens to Kassel with documenta 14 Message of Solidarity

Within the framework of documenta 14, two cyclists began a ride from Athens to reach Kassel by June 10 and mark the beginning of the show's second part.

documenta 14 Art Show Opens in Athens this Saturday

The contemporary art show documenta 14 will open its doors in Athens on April 8 with events taking place in more than 40 different venues until July 16.

Documenta 14 Art & More to Take Athens by Storm

More than 40 venues around Athens will bring art closer to the people as the “documenta 14: Learning from Athens” art show is ready to kick off.
Posted On 22 Mar 2017

Athens Half Marathon Gathers Record Crowd, Gains Momentum

It was a sunny Sunday in Athens on March 19, when over 21,000 runners hit the streets to test their strength at the 6th Athens Half Marathon.

Greek PM, Athens Mayor to Cooperate for Safe, Sustainable Capital

Five key areas in Athens are to undergo major transformation works aiming to make the Greek capital sustainable, safe and a leading tourist destination.
Posted On 17 Mar 2017

Athens Springs into Action in March at 6th Half Marathon

Athens will spring to life on March 19 when thousands of amateur and professional runners test their mettle at the 6th Athens Half Marathon.
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

Documenta 14 Contemporary Art Show Ready to ‘Learn from Athens’

One of the world’s leading contemporary arts shows, the “documenta 14: Learning from Athens”, is set to kick off in Athens on April 8 and run through to July 12, bringing the Greek capital into the international spotlight.
Posted On 16 Jan 2017

Plans for Athens-Attica City Break Destination Underway

The Tourism Ministry is joining forces with the Municipality of Athens, the Region of Attica and public and private stakeholders, for the international promotion of the Greek capital and region as a city break destination.
Posted On 29 Nov 2016

History in the Making at 34th ‘Athens Marathon – The Authentic’ – Photo Report

The 34th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” made and marked history on Sunday, November 13, attracting thousands of athletes from across the globe to run the classic race from the seaside town of Marathon to the Greek capital.
Posted On 14 Nov 2016

Athens Run Ready for Action this Sunday

The time has come for amateur and professional runners to hit the streets for the 30th Athens Run this Sunday.

Athens Mayor Presents ‘Solidarity Cities’ in Response to Refugee Crisis

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis presented the municipality’s “Solidarity Cities” initiative during the Eurocities Social Affairs Forum held in Athens this week.

Minister Kountoura Teams Up With Athens Mayor for 365 Days of Tourism in Greek Capital

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is teaming up with Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis to give the Greek capital stronger promotion in 2017 and strengthen its image as a year-round destination.
Posted On 17 Oct 2016

Runners Take Your Mark… Countdown to 34th Athens Marathon

The Greek capital takes the international spotlight yet again for the 34th Athens Marathon - The Authentic set to draw in record numbers on November 13 for the historic sporting event.

Avis Donates Vehicle to Transport First Aid Supplies to Refugees in Athens

Avis has donated a van-type vehicle to the Municipality of Athens to be used for the transport of first aid supplies to refugees.
Posted On 29 Sep 2016

‘Athens Network Exchange’ 3-day Workshop Tackles Refugee Issues

The Municipality of Athens is hosting a three-day workshop starting Wednesday, September 7, in its Europe Direct hall aiming to tackle challenges and issues arising from the influx of refugees and migrants headed to Europe through Greece.
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

Modern Art Show ‘documenta 14’ Set to Take Athens by Storm in April 2017

The City of Athens is officially counting down to one of the art world’s most prestigious events set to take place in the Greek capital in April 2017: the contemporary art “documenta” exhibit.
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

Occupancy Down Across Athens Hotels for January-June, Hoteliers Express Concern

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association expressed concern on Tuesday after presenting data showing that the performance at hotels in the Greek capital took a tumble in the first half of the year.
Posted On 12 Jul 2016