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Glyfada (Greek: Γλυφάδα, pronounced [ɣliˈfaða]) is a suburb of Athens, situated in the southern parts of the Athens Metropolitan Area. The area, which is home to many of Greece's millionaires, ministers and celebrities, stretches from the foot of the Hymettus mountain to the Saronic Gulf. It is the largest of Athens' southern suburbs. This fashion-conscious suburb is known in Greece for its upmarket cafes, well-known restaurants, boutiques and cosmopolitan summer clubs; Glyfada has also been called "Knightsbridge-on-Sea", "Hellenic Hamptons", or the "Beverly Hills of Greece". On the quay at Glyfada is a rescue and rehabilitation centre for sea turtles, run by ARCHELON, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece. The staff there provide free educational tours of the facilities and treatments for visitors.


A place in Greece, Glyfada is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. Glyfada is located at a short trip away from Mykonos a major city in Greece. Take a short trip from Glyfada and set some time aside to explore the Mykonos. Dotted with places like Acropolis, Parthenon, Acropolis Museum; it will definitely be a good idea. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Mykonos Island National Airport. Popular vacation packages of Glyfada are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Glyfada*

  • Pollution Statistics in Glyfada

    Know the pollution level of Glyfada before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 58.58 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 31.48 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.78 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 66.92 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 19.58 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 65.96 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 44.16 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 76.05 (High)
  • Glyfada: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Glyfada for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Glyfada.

    • Burglary and Theft 53.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 47.19 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 42.04 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 74.84 (High)
    • Car Stealing 37.73 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.76 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 39.64 (Low)
    • Drug offense 54.46 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.23 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.76 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.53 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.12 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55.75 (Moderate)
  • Living in Glyfada - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Glyfada is 124.56 (High)

    • Safety Index 51.26 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.22 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 59.81 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.33 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 59.54 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 53.15 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.44 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 52.14 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Glyfada

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Glyfada

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.43 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 84.4 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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