Partners Program

The Detective

Athens is a city with a great past but also a vibrant present, a city full of life and diversity and since there is no better guide for a foreign visitor than a local, we have selected for you some Museums, places, neighborhoods that we think are worth visiting during your stay.

 As locals, we invite you to experience Athens as we do and make the best memories of it!

Partners Program for IOSCO Members

Suggestions for accompanying member excursions

Visit to the Vassilis and Elizas Goulandris Foundation

Visit to
Vassilis and Elizas Goulandris Foundation & Greek National Gallery

Date: May 25
Time: 10:00 - 14:00

- Visit to the Vassilis and Elizas Goulandris Foundation

Tour of the Foundation's permanent Collection, with individual audio tour devices with recorded information about the Collection's works. The Collection of the Vassilis & Elizas Goulandris Foundation is one of the most important private collections created during the second half of the 20th century. The Collection focuses on the newest and contemporary art of Greek and foreign artists, including rare works of art by big names who marked the 19th and 20th centuries such as Cézanne, van Gogh, Gauguin, Monet, Degas, Rodin, Toulouse-Lautrec, Botero, as well as works by important of younger and contemporary Greek artists, such as Parthenis, Bouzianis, Vassiliou, Hatzikyriakos-Gikas, Tsarouhis, Moralis, Tetsis, Stamos, Takis, Chryssa, etc.

- Visit to the National Gallery

Tour of the permanent collection of the National Gallery, where it hosts works of art from a variety of artistic eras, such as the Post-Byzantine Period, the Urban Order and its painters (1862-1900), European Painting, etc.

- Lunch at the AGORA Restaurant, near the National Gallery

Visit to the Acropolis Museum

Visit to the
Acropolis Museum

Date: May 26
Time: 18:00 - 19:30

(with the participants)

The Acropolis Museum is a thematic museum, whose collections include findings from a single archaeological site, the Acropolis of Athens. It was inaugurated in the summer of 2009 and offers a complete picture of the character and historical route of the Sacred Rock and its subsoils.

Excursion to Sounio

Excursion to Sounio

Date: May 27
Time: 15:00 - 20:00

- Excursion to Sounio: Visit to the Temple of Poseidon and a tour of the wider area of ​​Sounio Dinner

The temple of Poseidon in Sounio, built at the same time as the Parthenon, during the Golden Age of Pericles, was a place of worship of the god of the sea, while inside the temple, right in the center, there was an imposing statue of Poseidon with a height of more from 6 meters. Sounio is famous for the magical sunset with the Aegean as a background.

Athens Walking City Tour, Museum Visit & Lunch

Athens Walking City Tour,
Museum Visit & Lunch

Date: May 28
Time: 10:00 - 14:00

- Athens Walking City Tour

Walking tour of the historical center of Athens from the Academy to Plaka, the most central attractions.

- Visit to the Lalaounis Museum

The Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum is the only Museum for contemporary jewelry in Greece. The Museum is housed in a building complex, at the foot of the southern slope of the Acropolis and includes part of the paternal home and the old jewelry workshops of Ilias Lalaouni's company. The Museum space was renovated under the supervision of Vassilis Grigoriadis to designs by the French architect Bernard Zehrfuss and opened with the museological study of Ioanna Lalaounis, hosting 4,500 jewels and micro-sculptures, the archive of his designs, traditional and modern tools from his workshops, as well and research library.

- Lunch at the GH Attikos Restaurant restaurant

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