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The Long-Ignored Athens Waterfront Is Being Revived

George Dimopoulos, 72, remembers when the sea was a lot closer to the site of his car dealership. But that was before Athens’s coastal highway was constructed, a raised six-lane artery carrying traffic between Athens and the port of Piraeus, cutting off access to the water and leaving a large …

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Five Places to Visit on the Athens Riviera

The southern coast of Athens, a 35-mile stretch of pine-speckled beachfront, is gaining in popularity for travelers keen on exploring the ruins in the city’s historic center, and then ditching the urban sprawl (it’s a mere 25-minute drive from the Acropolis) for the charms of the Aegean Sea. The ambience …

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