Days Out: West Attica

Daphni Monastery
Byzantine monastery built in the 6th century AD. Museum and World Heritage site. Known for its mosaics. In Haidari.
Loutraki
City by the sea, near Corinth. Known for its thermal springs, casino, Osios Patapios monastery and archaeological site Heraion of Perachora. Hiking on Geraneia mountain. 80 kms away from Athens.
Pachi
Village near Megara, on the 41st km of the new national road from Athens to Corinth. Fish taverns and ouzeries. Atmosphere similar to the Aegean islands. Sandy beach.
Elefsina
Elefsina is known for its mysteries and its worship of goddess Demeter. The archaeological site with the ceremonial chamber and the Protoattic Amphora of Elefsina at the archaeological museum are worth visiting. Located at 23kms west of Athens.
Psatha beach
Beach below the mountain Pateras. View over the bay of Corinth. Situated near Villia, at around 60 Km to the west of Athens. Fish tavernas nearby.
Copa Copana
Waterslides. Swimming pools. Waterfalls. Playground. Cafe. Restaurant. Open every day from 10:00-02:00. Also winter activities. At the 12th km of Athinon avenue in Chaidari.

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