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Summer cinemas across Greece offer an artistic experience with new dimensions

Enjoy movies under the stars

  • June 15, 2019 20:00
  • Author Monika Dimitrova
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Open-air cinemas are an excellent place which very few countries can offer all year-long. In Greece, watching a movie at a summer cinema might be a regular habit, but for visitors it is a one-off experience. A date at the movie theater under the stars is much more romantic. It is a Greek summer tradition that has truly taken on a life of its own.

Almost every Greek neighbourhood has a cinema of this kind, some of them are with stunning views of the Acropolis or of the sea. For example, Attica has over sixty open-air cinemas. The summer cinemas across the country open every May. Black and white movies are a must for open-air movie theaters, which the audience can relive together.

With two films per night running, usually one at 21:00 and the other at 23:00, you can buy your tickets just 20 minutes before the performance, and you are also allowed to get a drink or a snack on site. It is one of the most affordable means of entertainment, enchanting Greeks and summer visitors alike every year.

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