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Attica: A unique all year round destination

Attica is a destination appealing to cosmopolitan people seeking authentic experiences reflecting both contemporary life and the rich past of the area. To people looking for a different and insightful view, a special atmosphere. To the traveller who wants to experience true Athenian hospitality through its people, the most precious asset of Attica.

This is a region which combines many different people, and has hidden cultural trails, nature, and history in every corner.

It encompasses the port of Piraeus, a vast seafront, and the areas of Marathonas, Elefsina and Lavrio. The mountains of Penteli, Hymettus and Parnitha. Furthermore, there are the Saronic islands of Kythera and Antikythera with their unique character. And, at the same time, there is contemporary Attica featuring festivals, exhibitions, concerts and theatrical events throughout the year.

To combine all these different aspects of this unique, world-famous destination, the Region of Attica has adopted a new approach regarding the tourism promotion of the Region. An approach featuring a sustainable management of the tourism product through a Roadmap that includes the actions to be taken in the next 5 years, focusing on the comparative advantages of each and every Municipality of the Region. This is the approach to be implemented by the Strategic Plan for the Tourism Promotion of Attica for the 2016-2020 period.

Attica is an all year round destination expanding over 66 Municipalities. This is a Region that can offer infinite possibilities, satisfying even the most demanding guest: short breaks, conferences, gastronomy, culture, sea, sports. Attica includes a vast array of diverse destinations, offering multiple tourist experiences.

This is a unique place attracting travellers from all over the world.

One thing is for sure, visitors who experienced Attica and walked its paths, lived in Attica and met its people, will always return to it. They will return to live a new experience. To experience the same places under a different light and discover things they did not have the chance to discover before.

With these thoughts in mind, we are looking forward to seeing you in Attica this year, a unique all year round destination.

Web: http://www.athensattica.gr/

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Attica Regional Governor
Rena Dourou