For those of you dreaming of the sea and still wishing to explore Athens, Palaio Faliro is just the right place to be! This is a seaside suburb of Athens, within close distance to the city center and still maintaining its serene atmosphere. It is located by Flisvos Marina, one of the finest marinas in Greece with stunning views to the sea and sunset. Whether you feel like swimming by the beaches of Athens Riviera or sipping on coffee with a view, this should definitely make it to your “to-do” list.
Palaio Faliro has been one of the most historic districts in Athens, as it connects the mainland to the sea and Piraeus port to the rest of the city. By the marina, travelers will have the opportunity to admire the luxurious yachts rocking gently in the water. A lengthy promenade offers the idyllic setting for everyone to take in the salty breeze. This is where Athens Tram passes by, providing you with smooth access to the city center or Glyfada and other seaside suburbs.
Besides the lovely café, Palaio Faliro boasts traditional taverns and places to enjoy contemporary Mediterranean cuisine. And let’s not forget street food options, with souvlaki and corn grilled by the sea. Have your pick and stroll along the promenade, whatever time of day. There is a large open-air chess board for those who wish to test their skills in concentration. In summer time, travelers have the chance to enjoy open-air cinema, as well. Last but not least, we should not forget Benaki Toy Museum in the area.
Lovers of the sea will love Palaio Faliro, as an introduction to the Athenian Riviera. However, this southern suburb of Athens is much more than that. With its own true colors, it will enchant travelers and allow them to spend precious moments of pleasure and relaxation.