Overlooking the emblematic Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill, Mets is a lovely suburb in the center of Athens. As you will come to realize, there is something special about it that makes it unique. It seems as if you enter a time loop and travel back in an era far away, an era where romance and innocence prevailed. No wonder why so many artists have found their natural shelter here in Mets, getting inspired and expressing this inspiration in the most vibrant and extraordinary manner of all.
Neoclassical mansions and old buildings with a long-lasting history adding to their character, stone paved pathways and friendly neighborhoods. Some might compare Mets to Montmartre, the charming hilltop district in Paris. Although they bear several similarities, both these districts boast their uniqueness and stand out among the rest. Once you reach Mets, you will know. You will fall in love with every nook and cranny. You will gaze at the fabulous views, expanding from Athens historic monuments to the sea. A timeless panorama, filling you with hope and dreams.
Only a few minutes from all the attractions and sights travelers look for in the city tour, this is an ideal starting point for your Athens tour. The only problem is that you will not want to leave. Chances are that you will spend an entire afternoon walking up and down the quaint streets of Mets, in pursuit of the most artistic corner of the suburb.
And if you are a History buff, then you should know where its name comes from. Back in the day, there was a brewery called Mets, owned by Charles Fix. Metz (which is pronounced as Mets and hence the Greek name) is a French city, which was a direct reference for the brewery. You can see how France and Greece, Greece and France are connected, can’t you?