Glyfada Tourism

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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 61.42 (High)
    • Water Pollution 32.98 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.07 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20.97 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 66.87 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 49.19 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 78.83 (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 54.6 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 47.35 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75.18 (High)
    • Car Stealing 38.9 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.87 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.03 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.83 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.69 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.72 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.47 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.43 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.06 (Moderate)
  • Living in Glyfada - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Glyfada is 109.99 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 50.44 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.22 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 62.74 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.76 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 64.59 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 51.09 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.68 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 42.27 (Very 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 0.41 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 97.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 91.41 USD

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

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