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Athenian Riviera

 

Athens is a coastal city. The entire Attiki county, the core of which is Athens, is a region that is two thirds kissed by the Mediterranean sea that joins the Saronic gulfat the West coast. The coast of Athens typically begins at its oldest and most nodal port, Piraeus which is furthest point North within the limits of Athens city. From that point on, it is all coast to coast down south of Piraeus along the Saronic gulf that extends from the areas of Faliro, Kalamaki and Alimos before reaching the true Athenian Riviera areas of Glyfada, Voula, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza.

Varkiza
Varkiza
Varkiza
Varkiza
Athenian Riviera, Athens, Varkiza

Varkiza

Varkiza is the final location that can still be called part of the Athenian Riviera. It is located around 22 klms from Athens, although the coast does not end there. It continues south from Varkiza, to Saint Marina, Lagonisi, Saronida and finally the Cape of Sounio, which…

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Voula
Voula
Voula
Voula
Voula
Athenian Riviera, Athens, Voula

Voula

Voula is the next area you’ll find in the Athenian Riviera. Although it is mainly a residential area, it is one of the high profile areas to live in, featuring large houses usually taking advantage of the coast space layout. Here you…

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Vouliagmeni
Vouliagmeni
Vouliagmeni
Vouliagmeni
Vouliagmeni
Vouliagmeni
Athenian Riviera, Athens, Vouliagmeni

Vouliagmeni

Vouliagmeni is probably the most luxurious of all the Athenian Riviera locations; it is named after the natural lake that formed ages ago due to a landslide. The lake is now used as a freshwater swimming location and the people who use it…

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Glyfada
Glyfada
Glyfada
Glyfada
Glyfada
Glyfada
Glyfada
Glyfada
Glyfada
Glyfada
Athenian Riviera, Athens, Glyfada

Glyfada

Glyfada  Glyfada is the first area of the Athenian Riviera and extends about 25 klms to the south. It used to boast the old Athenian airport at Elliniko for over 60 years, since 1940 until a few years into the millennium, bringing in international…

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