Athens, the capital of Greece, is often called the “New York of the Balkans.” It’s a large urban area, with a permanent population of over 5 million inhabitants, and culturally in the midst of three worlds- Western Europe, the Eastern Med and the Balkans. Athens is mostly known as a tourist destination and also as a place with good weather and exquisite seaside. Undoubtedly, the city of Athens is an open air museum of tremendous interest. Every step brings you closer to a piece of its history: world heritage monuments, archaeological museums, art galleries – this city is overflowing with cultural stimuli. The first iconic encounter you’ll have with Ancient Greek civilization will convince you: discover the Acropolis, and the world-renowned Parthenon. Experience the magic of the New Acropolis Museum, one of the best archaeological museums in the world and particularly impressive, not just for its cultural treasures on exhibit, but for the modern architecture and design of its building.
Throughout Athens, including the areas in and around the historic centre, from Thiseio to Pnyx Hill, the pedestrian avenue of Dionysios Areopagitou, Plaka, Anafiotika, and Monastiraki, you’ll admire archaeological sites, temples, ancient and Byzantine monuments, as well as, magnificent neoclassical buildings of historical and architectural significance: the impressive Old Parliament House.
Luxury lifestyle and activities in the upper class sea side district of Athens
Moreover, the Southern Suburbs of Athens have gained in popularity and they are well known as “the Athens’ Riviera”. Undoubtedly, some of the most luxurious properties for sale are located there. The Athens Riviera, with new public constructions currently under development, is destined to become one of Europe’s most desirable and elite sea sides to visit for tourists, investors and travelers. Areas, such as Vouliagmeni and Varkiza, located on the beach side, and Voula, Glyfada and Elliniko which are connected to the center of Athens by Tram and Metro, also located on the beach boulevard, have become investor’s real estate paradise.
Activities available in the area, such as shopping in luxury boutiques, dinning in awarded restaurants and enjoying a rich night life in cocktail bars, as well as relaxing in organized luxurious beach resorts and golden sea shores in Vouliagmeni and Varkiza have become a cosmopolitan attraction for travelers and entrepreneurs who wish to combine business and leisure in the upper class sea side district of Athens.
Residentially, these areas also provide luxury villas and apartments with unique modern architecture and panoramic sea views, suitable for investment or inhabitation for VIPS from Greece and from all over the world.