"Attica Coast" Prefecture of Attica by janetanne

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Day Trip from Athens to Sunion

One of the most beautiful coast lines in Greece is just 45 minutes from the centre of Athens. From the suburb of Vouliagmeni, famous for its spring-fed mineral lake, to Varkiza, where the road opens up to a spectacular drive along the coast all the way to the temple of Poseidon in Sunion. This drive, whether on a cold rainy day in winter, or the sunniest, hottest day in summer, never fails to present views of everychanging beauty.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Easy Day Trip from Centre of Athens
  • Cons:No Congested Traffic Jams?
  • In a nutshell:That which is essential is right in front of our everyday eye !
  • Last visit to Prefecture of Attica: May 2004
  • Intro Updated Jan 4, 2005
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  • eden_teuling's Profile Photo
    Jan 2, 2012 at 8:06 AM

    The Vouliagmeni Lake souncds great!
    With love,
    elisabeth

  • travelgourmet's Profile Photo
    Aug 27, 2010 at 7:15 PM

    Janet, the Vouliagmeni Lake sounds like I need it and the Papagianakos wine, I need as well. lol Kalamari, tzadziki, and Marithes with the wine sounds fine. Larry

  • gkitzmil's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2009 at 6:49 AM

    looks very beautiful

  • DAO's Profile Photo
    Aug 25, 2008 at 10:36 AM

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY JANET !!!!

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Jul 8, 2008 at 12:10 PM

    Thanks Janet for bringing back sweet memories about this beautiful area! I believe you became a young girl after swimming in the Vouliagmeni Lake, ha-ha!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Jun 20, 2008 at 7:39 PM

    The pomegranates look wonderful. Enjoyed all the "water" escapes. So sorry about Lucy. Such a sweet, loyal pet. The Plaza looks and sounds just wonderful. Incredible writing style certainly entices the readers, Janet.

  • mavl's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2008 at 2:46 AM

    yup, i agree! i've checked a few others out but i keep coming back here!

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Dec 19, 2007 at 1:31 PM

    Hi Janet, nice to visit some more of yr Greek pages - if im not a usual run of the mill tourist whens a good time for me to visit Greece, special festival?etc to aim for. or come for Easter?Merry Christmas and all the best!

  • penumbra's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2007 at 4:56 PM

    The hot springs by the ocean looks very inviting. We have some hot springs in the mountains near Calgary but swimming in a lake next to the ocean would be a treat.

  • Oct 4, 2007 at 12:02 PM

    This gym is very overpriced, currently 110 euros a month! Also broken dumbbells never replaced. Broken machines take weeks to be repaired. Air quailty is poor The floor staff does not tidy up. They do not provide towles in case you forgot yours.

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