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Greece Reopening on May 14, Safely Welcoming Summer Visitors

It already smells like summer at the beach in Glyfada, as the strand is spruced up ahead of Greece reopening to tourists on May 14.

Massive Greek Flag Overlooks Athens For OXI Day

The mayor of the southern Athenian suburb of Glyfada installed a huge Greek flag on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, overlooking the capital city, for the celebration of the Greek national holiday of OXI Day. The 800-sqaure meter (8,611 square...

Athens Riviera Beach Gets Safety Facelift for Coronavirus Times

One of the most popular beaches near Athens has been transformed by the local authority to ensure appropriate social distancing, as required by the new rules in these coronavirus times. The council of Glyfada, south of Athens, has moved their...

Australian National Injured in Powerful Explosion in Southern Athens (video)

One person was injured and several cars were destroyed on Friday morning following a powerful explosion at an open-air parking lot in the southern Athens suburb of Glyfada. The explosion occurred at around 10 AM local time (0800 GMT) when...

Five Projects Which Will Change the Face of the Athens Riviera

Only a few kilometers from the center of Athens, much of Attica's coastline, from Mikrolimano in Piraeus to Sounio, is currently a construction site as the bold project to rejuvenate the spectacular seashore area is now under way. The coastline...

Row Between Municipalities Leaves Road Half-Paved (video)

A road in Glyfada was half-paved because it is on the border with the Municipality of Elliniko - Argyroupolis and administratively belongs to both municipalities. The row between the municipalities of the Athens' south suburbs broke out on Wednesday evening,...

88-Year-Old Athenian Shoots at Robbers

Two would-be thieves got more than they bargained for when a Greek pensioner shot and injured one of them during an attempted robbery in the suburb of Glyfada, southern Athens, on Monday. According to police, the 88-year-old man was attacked...

Athens' Street Artist Sonke Presents New Works in Glyfada

The Art Dose is a new arts venue opening its doors for the first time in Glyfada's Florida Mall on March 22. This area, which has been thought as an art gallery as well as art boutique, is the brainchild...

Reconstruction of 'Athens Riviera' on Track

The reconstruction of the wider Athens coastal front, or "Athens Riviera", is on track based on four pillars that will transform the area into a luxury seaside front. According to Insider.gr, the reconstructed coastal front will host several international luxury...

Athens Just Got Its Own Natural Hot Spring in Glyfada

Greek authorities have designated a stream in the southern Athenian suburb of Glyfada as being a hot spring, endorsing a decades-old demand of the local council. The Aixoni hot spring makes Glyfada the first Municipality of Attica with a recognized...