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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 pro shop, golf academy, changing rooms, bar and restaurant in addition to the 18- holes golf course. One can also hire carts and equipment on rent.
Address: Chrysostomou Smyrnis Street, Athens, 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 the 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 Street, Vouliagmeni, Athens 16671, Greece.
Tel.: +30 210 890 2000
  • 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 till 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. Main rival temas 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 Olympiako Stadium in Marousi and the Olympiakos Athens football team stands at the Karaiskaki Stadium in Piraeus.