A taste of the good life on the Athenian Riviera

It’s the only capital city in Europe with its own stretch of fab beach resorts just a tram ride from the city centre.

I’ve visited Athens before, but on previous trips I’ve been lured by the iconic sights of the city centre. This time however I decided to give the city centre a miss and head, instead, for the Athenian Riviera.

For years, well-off Athenians — yes, there still are some — have favoured the resorts along the shores of the Attica for a relaxing break from city life.

And, as I discovered, some of those resorts can offer Blue Flag beaches, outstanding value for money and some great places to stay. They’re also easy to get to.

Read the full article on The Sunday Post

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