Great Athletic Events

Athens loves sports and the recent Olympic Games in 2004 enriched the city with modern athletic facilities, stadiums and training centres that allow the accommodation of athletic events that attract international interest. During the last years European championships, World Championships and international tournaments have been organized attracting a large number of visitors combining their visitors with vacations. Constant athletic events of global importance, attended by people from all over the world, are the Classic Marathon Race of Athens and the Acropolis Rally, which are organized every year.