A Perfect Sunday In Athens - 10 Things To Do

  • by XpatAthens
  • Thursday, 04 May 2017
A Perfect Sunday In Athens - 10 Things To Do
Author and travel blogger, Marissa Tejada from Travel Greece Travel Europe, shares her secrets to making Sundays in Athens great. While many businesses close on Sunday, Tejada gives us her local insight, giving us plenty of options for a fun Sunday!

Go to a Rooftop Café in Monastiraki

Located in the shadow of the Acropolis, Monastiraki is a part of what is known as Old Athens. The neighborhoods surrounding the ancient monument are just as ancient and full of charm.

Go Walking and Shopping in Plaka

Plaka is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the world. While you could consider it a touristy section of town — it is totally picturesque and a great place to walk and shop.

While the retail shops are closed on Ermou Street and other retail districts on Sundays, Plaka’s family owned shops are open. So, if you are walking around Plaka during your Sunday in Athens, you can shop for some quality Greek goods.

Greece’s Presidential Guard Ceremony

On Sundays at 10:30 a.m. in Syntagma Square, the presidential guard marches from their barracks to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. A good photo opportunity to snap photos of the traditionally dressed evzones.

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