Professional Guide For Conferences in Greece

Attica - Athens: A historical & vibrant city a must see meeting destination


Athens is the capital and the political, financial, industrial and cultural center of Greece. Named after the Goddess Athena, Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world with a recorded history of at least 3.000 years.

The Athens Metropolitan Area has a population of around 4 million inhabitants and consists of 73 municipalities that extend in virtually all directions, north & south and east & west.

Being a melting pot of many different architectural styles, ranging from Ancient Greek to Greco-Roman and Neo-Classical to modern, Athens is a city with different aspects where history and contemporary society coexist to create an exciting city environment. Many of the most prominent buildings of the city are built in either Greco-Roman or Neo-Classical style.

Famous for its vibrant nightlife, Athens offers a vast variety of choices to satisfy any demanding visitor.

Theaters, movie theaters, unique open-air summer cinemas, clubs, bars, discos, as well as restaurants, taverns, cafes, ouzeri, etc. are at your service to choose from.

Enjoy all types of cuisine, from Greek and Mediterranean to International in budgetary and luxurious places. Also visit museums, galleries and archaeological sites, with Parthenon on Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum a must. Moreover just minutes away, amongst other possibilities, are the temple of Poseidon at cape Sounio and Aegina Island.

Surrounded by mountains and beaches with crystal clear waters that have been awarded the European Union Blue Flag, Athens is an exciting destination for any event.
This fascinating city has world-renowned archaeological sites and museums, modern art galleries, luxury hotels and spas, fashionable shops, restaurants and bars, modern theatres, cinemas multiplexes and outdoor cinemas.
And there are more than 60 conference venues to ensure variety and the success of any event.