Arguably the most vibrant time of the year, Carnival has finally arrived!
This year, carnival ends on 'Clean Monday', 19th February.
The city annually offers multiple, daily events ranging from the re-enactment of traditions to concerts and musical… More
Destini Price is a Project Editor at the Publications Office of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, located in Princeton, New Jersey. She was a student at the Arcadia Center during the spring 2010 semester. Upon completing her BA in Classics… More
Pagrati, the Athenian neighborhood where the Athens Center is located, is full of important people. Our Center is on the street of Embedokles, a well-known (if you lived in the 5th century b.c.e.) Pythagorean philosopher. I live on the corner of the street… More
Apokries, the Carnival season has begun and culminates with kite flying, music and Sarakostiana flavours on Monday the 27th February. Join any of the musical strolls, parade in costume in downtown Athens, and enjoy the celebrations:
Wednesday 15 February
Weaving your way through colorful, busy Athens can seem a challenge at first. Although you will become accustomed to navigating the city in no time, we have created this list to make things a little easier.
Wifi is available at most cafe and restaurants… More