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Athens City Guide 2021

At the very time of reading this guide, you will probably be flooded by contradictory feelings: joy, happiness, relief, fear of the unknown, stress, inconvenience, curiosity. Don’t worry, you are going to study in a totally different city in a foreign country, it’s absolutely normal to be happy and experience cold feet at the same time, we have all- well, almost all- been there!

First of all, congratulations! You have chosen a not only student-friendly but also tourist- friendly capital to study abroad and this capital will make sure your option will be worth it during every minute of your stay here. Studying in Athens gives a different taste to the experience of living here, the taste of freedom, simplicity and familiarity, as the Greek hospitality of the city itself makes you feel that you have always been part of it.

That’s why this guide is going to give you a bunch of life hacks when it comes to living in Athens so that you will not feel lost and desperate in such a big city.

Did you already get that sweet feeling of wanderlust? Now let me answer all your questions and solve your doubts about Athens. Let’s travel together to the city that will take your breath away.

  1. Before arriving in Athens
  2. How to get to Athens - Getting to Athens by train, plane, car, ship or bus
  3. Public Transport in Athens - Getting around Athens
  4. Cost of Living in Athens
  5. Save money in Athens - Tips for living in Athens on a student budget
  6. Accommodation for students in Athens - Top tips and advice
  7. Athens neighbourhoods - The most important districts of Athens
  8. Greek Cuisine - The gastronomy of Greece and traditional dishes
  9. Where to eat in Athens - Best restaurants in Athens
  10. Athens Nightlife - Nightclubs and going out in Athens
  11. What to do in Athens
  12. Top 10 must-see attractions in Athens
  13. Top 10 Festivals in Athens
  14. Athens Beaches - The best beaches in Athens
  15. Day trips from Athens - Places to visit and excursions around Athens
  16. Athens in three days- What to see in Athens in three days

Author: Nantia Morfoniou


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