FESTIVE MOOD IN ATHENS
From the traditional ornamental boats decorated with lights and the lovely smell coming out of bakeries, to the holiday greetings “Chronia Polla”, “Kala Christougenna”, “Kali Chronia” by locals everywhere you go will get you sooner than later feeling the Christmas vibe of the city.
The cozy cafes and extraordinary bars are Athens’ highlights. Do not miss to sip a hot chocolate or a nice cup of coffee accompanied by a piece of cake at Little Kook in Psyrri. It’s an inside-out Christmas land, fully covered with lights, ornaments, snowflakes and everything! Moreover, at Fairytale in Nea Filadelphia, they welcome the most beautiful time of the year in an extra sweet way, satisfying your sugar cravings while rising up the holiday mood with eye candy decoration. Of course, we have to mention Noel – The holiday bar and as you can tell by its name it’s all about Christmas-inspired interior design, carol songs and signature cocktails. There, it’s always Christmas as they say!
And if you are not yet convinced, just go for ice skating at SNFCC or at Megaron Concert Hall. There are ice rinks set up at many malls and markets. Or you could visit “The Christmas Factory” at Technopolis which brings cheers both to kids and adults. On top of that, the first thematic Christmas Theater of Athens is coming this year in Galatsi, from November 23 to January 6.
Now that you know all the festive tips, let the holidays begin in Athens!