Center of Athens

Kolonaki – Ampelokipi – Pangrati – Athens Center

If you want to live in the heart of Athens, there are apartments available in the area of Kolonaki as well as behind the Presidential Palace. The buildings are not modern but there are some wonderful penthouse apartments available with great views. There are also some modern furnished apartments available ideal for singles, business travelers or couples looking for a luxurious home away from home.

The centre of Athens is pretty condensed but very lively as it is close to offices, embassies, theatres, cinemas, shops and restaurants. It also offers the best access to the Metro line. Rents in Kolonakiare high and parking is with a special permit or one must rent a spot on a monthly basis. Apartments are also available in the Hilton area, Pangrati and Ampelokipi, at the top of Vas. Sophias avenue some within a few minutes walk to Kolonaki. Rents are lower than in Kolonaki and the neighborhoods are very lively and full of convenience stores and little coffee shops and restaurants in the local squares. Apartments can also be found in the old parts of Athens, Plaka or Monastiraki, Psiri, Thisio and Gazi, which have seen a revival over the past twenty years. There are some beautiful old buildings or newly designed lofts on both sides of the Acropolis and many good restaurants round about. However, the centre of Athens is not practical for the majority of foreign schools and nurseries.