Named after the ancient goddess Athena, Athens, the sprawling capital city of Greece, offers you the opportunity of reliving the classical era through its numerous monuments and art works, the most renowned being the Parthenon. Athens is home to countless number of museums and neoclassical buildings which include two UNESCO world heritage sites; the Daphne Monastery and the Acropolis of Athens. Also in Athens is the museum featuring the world’s largest collection of Greek antiques, the National Archaeological Museum. So, don’t miss out on a chance to visit this classical city and book yourself cheap flights to Athens.
Athens is not just limited to museums and monuments; there are a lot of exciting events as well that liven up the city. This March, get ready for a movie marathon with both the Athens International Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival and the Screamin' Athens Horror Festival scheduled. Relish the best of the fantasy and the horror world only at Athens. As if this weren’t enough, there’s also the Athens French Film Festival, on from 31st March to 8th April, 2012. Enjoy the best of French movies of the year gone by along with the retrospectives of some big-shot French directors. If you are into non-fiction films, then you can attend the annual Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival from March 9th to 18th, 2012. So, book in advance and get inexpensive flight tickets.
Athens is the place to be in March this year for art lovers, with the Cheap Art Exhibition, on from March 1st to 24th, 2012. This exhibition features art for visual relishing as well as for purchase. The gallery in the vicinity of Exarchia has an annual exhibit showcasing the works of over 250 budding artists. Cheap Art is a one-of-its-kind concept which is also an organized artistic movement and hence, simply cannot be missed.
If you love comics, then you cannot miss out on the Comicdom from 30th March to 1st April, 2012. This is a festival devoted solely to comics and features both international and independent artists from the world over. Take part in workshops and discussions and buy yourself the latest editions of your favorite comics. There is also an exclusive exhibition for comics. The fun fiesta awaits you at Athens, so rush and book a flight to Athens.
There’s no dearth of entertainment opportunities in Athens. Soak in the fun at the annual Athens Carnival in March which is a fun-filled event full of music and dance. Sway to the tunes of a mandolin or dance away your blues with traditional Greek dancing; there are opportunities galore to soak up the festive spirit at the Central Square.
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