Activities in Glyfada
The captivating suburb of Glyfada stretches along the Saronic Gulf coast often referred to as the "Athenian Riviera".
Glyfada is a 30 minute drive from the Domestic and International terminal of Athens Airport and 20 minutes from the centre of Athens. The distance in kilometres from the centre of Athens by car (or bus) is 15 km and 12 km from the port of Piraeus. The ancient temple of Poseidon at Sounion is 45 kilometers away. Distanced about 40 minutes by car from the hotels is the Attica Zoological Park. You can spend a great day there observing Greek and International Animals.
Glyfada is an absolutely delightful holiday resort and features the most modern tourist facilities. The visitor can combine relaxation, entertainment and bustling nightlife. Apart from the sparkling blue sea of the Saronic Gulf and the rolling shoulders of the mount Hymettus, some of the best sandy beaches in Attica ideal for swimming and water sport are found here. Taking a walk along the sea front, the visitor will admire hundreds of yachts moored in marinas, or enjoy lunch or dinner by the seaside restaurants and taverns. For keen golf players, Glyfada’s beautiful 18-hole golf course, open from morning till sunset is but a few minutes walk from the Palmyra Hotel.
Glyfada Square features a wide variety ofshops and boutiques and a string of modern shopping malls. Restaurants, cafes and taverns are spread all over town whilst popular bars, nightclubs and bouzouki houses create a beautiful aura at night and promise a great time!
For those who like history art and cultural events we recommend a visit to "the remains of the Byzantine Church, the municipal "sculpted theatre of Exoni" and the municipal "Melina Merkouri Theatre".