September marks the arrival of the autumn, but that is only on your calendar if you are in Greece, where the sun keeps on beaming from above, the sea keeps on casting its blue and green spell on people, and the atmosphere keeps on dressing in dazzling red and orange clothes throughout the day.
The autumn Sales in Athens, Greece in the retail sector will be from Friday, 1st November to Sunday, 10th November 2013!
This Christmas, all the artistic forces of the city of Athens become the "spirit of the city" and work together to prepare festivities. Ten theme festivals give the pulse of this holiday season for the next 30 days and nights in all main squares of the city: Syntagma, Klaythmonos and Kotzia. The celebrations will spread at the same time in 17 different neighborhoodsof the city
New up market department stores, shopping complexes and malls are the latest additions to Athens' dynamic shopping landscape. They can be found in Syntagma, Psyhico, Marousi, Kifissia and Glyfada. All offer tempting wares and fashion finds that are hard to resist. Make sure you ask about TAX FREE shopping available at most retail outlets.
There is so much to see and enjoy in Athens. Two days in Athens is certainly better than one, but three days is the minimum we recommend you stay. There are ancient historic sites, many museums, a vibrant nightlife, delicious food and such a friendly atmosphere that your trip here is sure to inspire you for years to come. If you are following this guide, you plan to visit the Acropolis on Day 1. Our Day 2 itinerary is a delightful potpourri of things to see and do in the center of Athens, perfect for the visitor in for the weekend or for a short stay.