athens-today.com by Demetrio Rizzo
Athens - Poseidonos Avenue

It is certainly the most panoramic avenue of the city. Along its 20km it has wonderful views over the Aegean Sea, Salamina Island and the charming peninsula of Castella (Pireaus). It's a great avenue that shouldn't be missed as it hugs the coastline of Athens starting from the Piraeus to the green and elegant seaside resorts of Vuliagmeni and Varkisa.

In recent years many interesting attractions have been created like the "esplanada", a unique raised promenade with breathtaking views and the Faliron Olympic complex with its ecological park and many quaint harbours with fashionable cafés, pubs and summer clubs. Poseidonos avenue and the splendid Athenian coastline can be reached on the modern tram that from Platia Sintagma splits into two lines (A which goes to Pireaus and B that goes towards the beach resort of Glifada).

Area served by Athens Metro Network:
Metrò L1
Faliro
Tram L1
Faliro / Glifada

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THE AUTHOR RECOMMENDS:
Official Site of
Athens 2004
Olympic Games
ODYSSEUS
Official Site of Hellenic Ministry of Culture
British Committee
for the restitution
of the Parthenon
Marbles
Hellenic Cosmos
Athens Cultural Center