ALIMOS

ALIMOS

A seaside suburb, 11 km from Athens. In antiquity, every year in the area of ​​Alimos was made the Thesmophoria, a feast dedicated to fertility where only women participated. The Alimos coast is an organized by EOT beach, with sports and facilities for tennis and basketball. You can rent water bikes and canoeing.

At the beach of Alimos there is the largest marina in Greece. The Marina of Alimos, on the west side of its beach, offers great services in marine recreation with private boats. Of the 2,850 seats for recreational craft, with a total of Attica marinas, 1,000 are in Alimos. At its limit one of the largest sports centers in the country. There are other sports facilities, while new ones are being prepared mainly in the coastal zone. At the eastern end of the Alimos beach, today is one of the most beautiful natural areas: the small harbor in which the amateur fishermen have their shelter. The small distance from the center of Athens, the easy road access and, of course, the sea and the opportunities for recreation in the coastal zone, are the main reasons for attracting new residents to Alimos. Alimos has a tradition in Culture. Arts find a wide range of supply and creation. The events all year round embrace artistic expression, from traditional to the most modern, with young people at the heart of every effort. There are many cultural clubs that are very active. The Municipality is also a leader in the cultural sector.

Alimos has two football stadiums, several basketball courts, as well as volleyball and tennis, and an indoor gym, which has grown into a hive for the great development that knows basketball and in the Alimos area with more and more successful hits, with a pioneer the ALFA team. The possibilities for sport will increase with the operation of the swimming pool. In 1996 the Municipality also founded the Sports Organization, a body active in the development of mass sport. Because he also believes that Sport is for everyone.