Description of Northern Attica
The richest and the classiest suburbs of Athens are situated in the Northern part of the region of Attica. Most of these suburbs used to be the summer resorts for the wealthy Athenians. Nowadays, there are significant shopping districts with restaurants, cafes and bars like Maroussi, Agia Paraskevi, Chalandri and Kifissia where there are also luxury hotels for your accommodation if you want to avoid the busy centre of Athens.
How to get to Northern Attica
Starting from Athens take Kifisias avenue with direction to Kifissia.
Useful telephone numbers in Northern Attica
Train Schedules: 1110
Bus routes: 142
Police Departments: 1033
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