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Athens Sprays Streets to Curb Coronavirus Spread

The Municipality of Athens will disinfect the city’s streets and squares in efforts to limit the spread of Covid-19 as hundreds of Athenians return from their holidays.

Athens Grand Walk Project to Evolve as Archaeological Park

A walkway unifying Athens' main monuments and landmarks will be included in the ambitious “Grand Walk” urban project of the Municipality of Athens.

‘Grand Walk of Athens’ Project to Enhance the City’s Tourism Identity

Tourism stakeholders and urban development experts anticipate that the 'Grand Walk of Athens' project will further enhance the city's tourism identity.

Segments of Athens New City Walk Handed Over to the Public

Segments of a new pedestrian walkway and bike route in central Athens - dubbed "Grand Stroll" have been handed over to the public.

Athens City Walk Project Fine-tuned to Drivers’ Needs

Municipal authorities in Athens are looking into ways to facilitate commuting to the city center during a period of re-routing and road works to create a 6.8km city walk.

Works on Athens City Walk Project Begin with Road Closures

Priority zones for pedestrians and cyclists are set to be announced in the coming period as works for the ambitious Athens city walk project are set to begin.

Athens Closed Off to Cars for Three Months

A large part of Athens' center will be closed off to cars after Greek authorities decided to restrict traffic to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Athens’ Landmark Omonia Square Reopens to the Public – Video

The landmark Omonia Square in Athens has reopened to the public after extensive renovation and upgrade works.

Athens Municipality Suspends Operation of Culture, Sports Venues

The Municipality of Athens has suspended the operation of the city's indoor sports facilities and cultural venues for 15 days, aiming to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Athens Moves Ahead with Major Graffiti Cleanup Drive

The City of Athens is moving ahead with a graffiti cleanup project after the completion of works on the Pedion tou Areos Park.

Athens Ushers in Carnival Season 2020 with Color and Song

Athens is ready to welcome the carnival season with plenty of song, dance and fun that will run for two weeks through to March 2.

Athens Heads for €270 Million Revamp

Athens is set to undergo a €270 million revamp with works to focus on improving the everyday life of citizens and the overall experience of tourists.

Mayor Pledges Cleaner, Safer Athens, Revamped Omonia Sq by Christmas

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis has promised the city’s residents that by Christmas, central Omonia Square will open to the public, cleaner and safer than ever before.

Global Spotlight on Greece as ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2019’ Breaks All Records

Over 60,000 runners from 120 countries showed up in the Greek capital on Sunday, to participate in the 37th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event.

Greek, French Culture Blend for ‘Petit Paris d’ Athènes 2019’ Festival

The "Petit Paris d' Athènes 2019" festival, to be held in Athens during November 21–December 1, will combine Greek and French culture in a number of events.

Athens Mayor Calls on Residents to Get Involved, Improve City

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis is calling on the city’s residents to actively join upgrade efforts through the new “Adopt Your City” program.

Athens’ Trees are Up for Adoption

The Municipality of Athens has launched "Adopt-a-Tree", a pilot program to encourage stewardship of trees planted in the city center.

Cultural Heritage Towards Urban Regeneration Tops ROCK’s Athens Meet

Experts from the EU’s ROCK program were in Athens, last month to discuss ways of re-inventing historic city centers through culture and cultural heritage.

Athens Revamp Phase 1 Complete, Says Mayor

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis recently presented a series of completed city upgrade projects, which are part of the municipality’s multi-phase urban regeneration program. 

Athens Announces Plans for Smart Parking Project

The Athens Municipality has announced plans to install a smart parking system in the capital, as part of efforts to decongest the city center.