The Location

Kifissia, the most aristocratic district in Athens.
Kifissia is one of the most posh and elegant northern suburbs in Athens.

Conveniently accessible via Kifissias Avenue, it is a popular neighborhood known for its numerous shopping malls and small designer stores, upscale restaurants,  bars and nightclubs.

The Y Hotel is located in Kefalari, northern Kifissia. Here you can explore the district’s quaint streets and visit sites of cultural and historical interest such as the Goulandris Natural History Museum, the GAIA Centre for Environmental Research and Education, the Museum of Telecommunications and the Drossinis Museum (dedicated to the life and oeuvre of the leading Greek poet, novelist, and journalist Georgios Drossinis).

In the nearby neighborhood of Maroussi, visit the Spathario Shadow Theater Museum and the Yannis Tsarouchis Museum, the renowned Greek painter’s converted home which features a large collection of his work. Travelers visiting in early May shouldn’t miss the annual Kifissia Flower Show held at Kifissia Park. Finally, shopping in Kifissia is a treat thanks to a wide variety of stores and the trendy malls in Marousi: Avenue, Golden Hall and The Mall Athens.