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Saturday Night out

I'll be back to Athens for my 3rd trip next month (biz & pleasure), unusuallly, I'll be there for a Sat night, so; I'm staying at the Hermes, are there some cool cocktail bar type places with cool pre club music, or clubs for discerning 30somethings, within walking distance?

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1. Re: Saturday Night out

Hey and welcome bojangles:-) I can't name a specific venue, but it you walk towards Gazi, Psirri areas, you'll find a good selection of what you're looking for;-) Best.. and EnJOY!

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2. Re: Saturday Night out

Hello.Near you at Kolokotroni str. and at Karitsi square there are several bars.Many work as all day coffee shops, so you can check the vibe before and if they have live performances

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3. Re: Saturday Night out

Thx for the feedback.

Is there a 'travelcard' type facility I can buy, as I'll be using the metro a lot.

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4. Re: Saturday Night out

Our pleasure bojangles:-) A local will have to kick in re travelcards?! Am guessing like metro cards we have here in the US for a week.. or a pay as you go?! I don't believe they have something like that but think I do remember someone mentioning a day pass quite a while ago.. am sure someone in the know will kick in with accurate info for you;-) Keep enjoyin'!

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5. Re: Saturday Night out

bojangles you can see here. http://www.oasa.gr/content.php?id=tickets.

TICKET PRICES

Integrated Ticket : 1,40€ Reduced : 0.70€

This is valid for multiple trips on all public transport options, in urban zone (buses, trolleys, tram, metro, suburban railway), in any direction for up to 90 minutes). This ticket is not valid on express bus lines to the airport and on Varkiza-Saronida section of route E22.

One Way Ticket : 1.20€ Reduced : 0.60€

This is valid only on buses and trolleys for only one trip.

POINTS OF SALE:

at metro, tram, suburban railway stations

at blue/yellow ticket offices

at many newsstands.

VARKIZA-SARONIDA TICKETS

One Way Ticket : 1.60€ Reduced : 0.80€

24-hour Ticket : 4,00 €

Offers unlimited travel by bus (except for Airport and Saronida) , trolley, tram, metro and the urban section of Suburban Rail (Magoula-Peiraias-Koropi) for 24 hours from the time of validation.

POINTS OF SALE:

at metro, tram, suburban railway stations

at blue/yellow ticket offices

7-day Ticket : 14,00€

Offers unlimited travel by bus (except for Airport and Saronida) , trolley, tram, metro up to Koropi and the urban section of Suburban Rail (Magoula-Peiraias-Koropi) for 7 days from the time of validation.

POINTS OF SALE:

at metro, tram, suburban railway stations

at blue/yellow ticket offices

3day Tourist Ticket : 20,00€

Offers unlimited travel by bus, trolley, tram, metro up to Koropi station and the urban section of Suburban Rail (Magoula-Peiraias-Koropi), as well as provides for two trips, one from and another to the Airport either by Airport Express bus or metro.

POINTS OF SALE:

at metro stations

Airport 7-day Ticket : 50,00€

Offers unlimited travel by bus, trolley, tram, metro and the urban section of Suburban Rail (Magoula-Peiraias-Koropi), including Athens Airport by Express buses, metro or suburban rail for 7 days from the time of validation.

POINTS OF SALE:

at metro stations

at the Airport Ticket Kiosk

AIRPORT TICKETS

Airport Express Bus Lines Ticket : 5€ Reduced : 2.50 €

POINTS OF SALE:

from the drivers of the airport buses

at all metro and blue ticket offices

The above tickets can be used for only one trip from or to the airport.

Metro And Suburban Railway

Metro And Suburban Railway Ticket : 8€ Reduced : 4€

Return Ticket (within 48 hours): 14€

Group Ticket for 2 : 14€

Group Ticket for 3 : 20€

POINTS OF SALE :

at all metro and suburban railway stations.

The above tickets are valid for travel with all public transport means within 90 minutes.

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6. Re: Saturday Night out

.. so there is a 1, 3 and 7 day weekly travel pass available;-) Thanks for taking the time to post this extensive list aldro10.. should be a 'sticky';-) Enjoy all!

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7. Re: Saturday Night out

Thank you Litsa for the comment :-)

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8. Re: Saturday Night out

Wow Aldro, that is some list. Must have taken you ages to do it. Agree with Litsa it would be helpful to many as a sticky.

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9. Re: Saturday Night out

The hottest spot in Athens right now is Ag.Irini sq. between Monastiraki and Syntagma.

news.gtp.gr/2014/…

and a map

http://www.athens24.com/agia-irini.html

Edited: 24 February 2014, 20:06
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10. Re: Saturday Night out

Thanks (aldro, koutras, litsa et al)

You've all been very helpful, it's much appreciated!

Really looking fwd to the short trip, just want to see the Sun!