Let’s celebrate Christmas at the Megaron, with a Cinderella as you have never seen before! From 21 to 29 December we are in awe of the famous classical ballet company of the Principality of Monaco in a most impressive version of Cinderella, our beloved childhood fairy tale! Founded more
The Olympic Hall’s Christmas Theater holiday program kicks off the new year with the Franz Lehar Orchestra of Vienna and dancers from the Vienna Opera performing a selection of waltzes. Don’t miss this spectacle taking place in Athens 1-3 January!
The magic of Christmas comes to the National Theatre of Greece in a thrilling musical version of Charles Dickens’, A Christmas Carol by the dynamic young Greek director Giannis Moschos, who invites us into the world of dreams and imagination, revealing the true meaning of Christmas. The play is performed in Greek, with English subtitles available daily.
Though not really Christmassy, a new and immersive exhibition worth visiting, ‘Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius’ allows visitors to explore the life and work of this great artist and inventor, 500 years after his death. Until 30 March 2019 masterpieces, inventions, codices, and drawings from the Renaissance master come to life in an experience that is simultaneously enchanting, entertaining and educational. The exhibition uses experiential SENSORY4 ™ technology, a unique system that combines multichannel motion graphics,
Most probably you have already heard of Lycabettus hill, the highest peak of Athens, which overlooks the capital from 277 meters. Suitably it is considered as one of the most romantic places while it certainly stands out for its panoramic view of the beautiful city. The most beautiful images fill the eyes of every visitor, facing the Acropolis to Piraeus and the Saronic Gulf. At this point, Orizontes is one of the best restaurants in Athens. It is popular owing to its distinctive sophisticated service,
If you feel a little more active, at the heart of the SNFCC Christmas World, situated on the Canal in front of the Agora, is the SNFCC Ice Rink. Until January 31, it will be welcoming ice-skaters of all ages. The ice rink will be open daily, from
For those spending some days in Athens with children, we recommend a visit at The Mall Athens for a wide variety of little events and activities, all for free! Here you can enjoy festive shopping with spectacular intervals of great shows and countless interactive gigs for kids, where they can build the largest Christmas tree with LEGO® bricks, have their photograph taken inside the Grinch’s huge snowball or even sit on Santa’s throne!
Last but not least, at the Christmas Factory in Technopolis – Gazi, until January 6, you will meet friendly and adorable elves, keeping your entire family entertained with their dancing and singing, then they’ll join you at the Carousel and engage in lots of fun games and activities with you!
Cinderella @Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall
Christmas Theater Viennese Waltzes @Galatsi Olympic Hall
“Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf?” @Onassis Cultural Centre
Christmas Ice Rink @Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
Leonardo daVinci – 500 years of Genius @Old ‘OSY’ depot, Gazi
All year round, daily 9am-2am (Sunday 9am-12am)
Orizontes restaurant @Lycabettus hill
Aristippou 1, Athina 106 76 (funicular)
The Mall Athens
Christmas Factory @Technopolis-Gazi
National Theatre of Greece