Day Trips from Athens

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Some days I just don’t feel like being in the city.  That’s when we like to take an hour drive somewhere.  This category takes a look at a few destinations worth exploring that are just an hour or so drive from Athens.

The Best Day Trips from Athens

Greek history spans over centuries as findings of excavations show that the first settlement in Ancient Greece dates from the Palaeolithic era (11,000-3,000 BC). In the 8th century BC, the civilization of Ancient Greece appeared in the light of world history. Throughout the ages, the Greeks have been building and leaving history behind them in […]

A Great Day Trip from Athens

If you are looking for a great day trip from Athens you can either take a road trip or hop on a ferry.  Here are my recommendations.

Horse Riding in Athens: Kouvaras Equestrian Club

Love the thought of horse riding in Athens? Plan for a family day trip at the Kouvaras Equestrian Club.

Top 10 Things to Do in Piraeus

Here’s a list of the top 10 things to do in Piraeus, the Greek capital’s port city.

Tour Cape Sounio and the Athens Riviera

Cape Sounio is must see sight on an Athens Riviera tour and even better when the sun goes down. That’s where we headed with Experience Taxi Tours one weekend afternoon, checking off the must-see spots on the city’s coastline to make our way to Sounio in time for sunset. Here’s where we went…

Greek Wine and Cooking Class: Domaine Costa Lazaridi

One of the best places to take a Greek wine and cooking class? Why, a Greek winery! Several fine wineries, perfect for any oenophile to discover Greek wines, dot the country.  Domaine Costa Lazaridi’s Oenotria Gi estate, located about an hour drive outside of Athens, is one of them.

Photo Tour: Day Trip to Oropos

Our day trip to Oropos gave us a lovely change of scenery from Athens. Here’s a photo tour of what we experienced at this quiet beach side town.

Semeli Winery Tour in Nemea

The Semeli Winery tour offered us great views of Nemea’s lush vineyards and insight into their top wine production.

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