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Holiday in Athens is fun!

Golf, football, and hiking are a few of the activities enjoyed by the local residents of Athens. Water sports can be enjoyed at the beach clubs. Moreover, there a lot of tourist companies offering excellent options for activities to the tourists.

Glyfada Golf Course

Built-in 1962, Glyfada Golf Course is one of the famous golf courses of the city. The place offers a pro shop, golf academy, changing rooms, bar, and restaurant in addition to the 18- holes golf course. One can also hire carts and equipment for rent.

Address: Kon/nou Karamanli, Glifada 166 10, Greece
Karavi Beach Club

An exclusive beach club located at the Posidonos Avenue, Karavi is about 35 miles away from Athens. One of the popular relaxation spots among the local residents, the place encloses a soft and quiet sand beach within itself. Visitors enjoy the water skiing and windsurfing lessons taught here. Moreover, Karavi Beach Club also offers a beach volleyball court for volleyball lovers.

Address: 198 Posidonos Avenue, Schinias, Athens, Greece.
Astir Beach Club

Located at Apollonos Street, Astir Beach Club is one of the best places to enjoy a holiday. Laid on fine sand, the club offers an exciting choice of water sports.

Waterskiing, jet skiing, and windsurfing are truly enjoyed by the visitors. Furthermore, the place also offers a snack bar, volleyball court, beach chairs, and umbrellas along with changing rooms, lockers, and showers.

Address: Apollonos 40, Vouliagmeni 166 71, Greece
Mount Parnitha National Park

Located around 20 miles to the north of Athens, visitors can enjoy hiking and gambling over here. There is a cable car that picks the visitors from the base of the mountain and leads them to Hotel Mont Parnes casino situated at the summit. Hiking starts at the base of the cable car to the Moni Kliston Monastery.

Address: Aharnai, Athens, Greece
Football / Soccer

Locals adore the football season held in Athens from September to May every Wednesday and Sunday. The main rival teams of Athens football, Olympiakos and Panathinaikos, form the main debate topic among the people during this season. The Panathinaikos Athens football team stands at the Olympiakos Stadium in Marousi and the Olympiakos Athens football team stands at the Karaiskaki Stadium in Piraeus.