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Current Opening Hours

Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun
Stavros Niarchos Park
Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun
Lighthouse, Running Track
Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun
Visitors Center
Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun
Reading Rooms & Public PCs
Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun
Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun

Lighthouse availability 16/10

On Wednesday 16/10, the interior space of the Lighthouse will remain closed all day.

How to get here

  • For convenient access to and from the SNFCC, transportation by shuttle bus is available daily to visitors, free of charge.

    Find the timetable and the route here.

  • By bus:

    • 130: Piraeus – Nea Smyrni  (Tzitzifies Stop from Piraeus; Delta Stop to Piraeus)
    • 217: Piraeus – Dafni Station (Tzitzifies Stop from Piraeus; Delta Stop to Piraeus)
    • 550: Kifissia – Palaio Faliro (Evgenideio Stop, Syggrou Avenue northbound, Onassio Stop southbound)
    • 860: Palaio Faliro – Schisto (Tzitzifies Stop from Piraeus; Delta Stop to Piraeus)
    • Α1: Piraeus – Voula (Tzitzifies Stop from Piraeus; Delta Stop to Piraeus)
    • Β1: Piraeus - Ano Glyfada (Tzitzifies Stop from Piraeus; Delta Stop to Piraeus)
    • Β2: Academia – Agios Kosmas (Evgenideio Stop, Syggrou Avenue northbound, Onasseio Stop southbound)


    By Trolley

    Line 10 from Chalandri Square to the Epaminonda stop. Walk towards Peisistratou and Sahtouri street and you will find the entrance of the SNFCC through its parking.

  • From the “Τzitzifies ” stop, walk towards the Navarhou Votsi street and then turn right at Peististratou street. At Peisistratou and Sahtouri street you will find the entrance of the SNFCC through its parking.

  • Bicycle parking spaces are available at the entrance of the parking of the SNFCC (Peisistratou and Sahtouri Street) as well as the Visitors Center (Eyrypidou and Doiranis). The parking of bicycles in these areas is under the responsibility of the owner / holder for any damages arising (theft, damage, etc.).

    Find the map of the SNFCC.

  • The following entrances are open for entering the SNFCC:

    • Evripidou & Doiranis (entrance for the SNFCC Visitors Center)

    • Evripidou & Irakleous

    • Evripidou & Dimosthenous (entrance for the Running Track)

    • Peisitratou & Sachtouri (entrance for the Parking of the SNFCC)

    • Esplanade Pedestrian Bridge

    Find the map of the SNFCC.

Services & Practical Info

Σιντριβάνια στο Κανάλι - Εικόνα

Dancing Fountains

The Dancing Fountains at the SNFCC Canal include 59 vertical water jets in line with the architectural design by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, together with 10 swiveling fountains, forming a powerful light, sound, and water display that captivate visitors day and night: Special LED lights are installed underwater. The Dancing Fountains have been constructed thanks to the initiative and funding of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).
Φωτογραφία από το ΚΠΙΣΝ που απεικονίζει ένα αμαξίδιο


The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is fully accessible the public, always striving to ensure that everyone is welcome and has access to the programs and services offered.  
Regulations - Εικόνα


Recording - Photoshoots inside the SNFCC Recording and Photography for personal use
Photo of maquette of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center


In 2017, more than 1,800 free guided tours were organized in Greek and in English at the SNFCC and the Stavros Niarchos Park for more than 32,000 visitors from Greece and abroad.
Water Jets - Εικόνα

Water Jets

Enjoy fun water games at the Water Jets of the Stavros Niarchos Park daily at 10.00-13.00 and at 17.00-22.00!    
Spyros Louis Cup - Εικόνα

Spyros Louis Cup

Conceived and designed by Michel Bréal for the champion of the first Marathon race – the Greek runner Spyros Louis – the Silver Cup was awarded at the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896; today, it is on permanent display at the SNFCC.


Committed to sustainable mobility, SNFCC fosters a bicycle culture, encouraging the use of bicycles as a means of transport, exercise and recreation.
SNFCC Store - Εικόνα


The SNFCC Store offers a broad and constantly evolving collection of design objects. SNFCC Members enjoy a 10% discount. Opening hours: 09.00 – 22.00 daily (+30) 213 08 80 200
Pets  - Εικόνα


Pets are welcome at all SNFCC’s outdoor areas except the Great Lawn, the Labyrinth, and the playgrounds. Pets must always be accompanied by their guardian, who must keep them under direct and constant supervision and clean up after them.

Food & drink

δ / Delta Restaurant - Εικόνα

δ / Delta Restaurant


BRUNCH MENU: from 01/09 and every Sunday 11.00-16.00
À LA CARTE RESTAURANT: every Sunday 16.00-00.00

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Photo of the Restaurant Agora Bistro

Agora bistro


Opening hours: 08.00-00.00 daily

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Photo of the focal point Park Kiosk at Stavros Niarchos Park

Park Kiosk


Monday - Sunday 08.00-00.00

Park Kiosk - Souvlaki (at the Great Lawn) Monday - Sunday 12.00-22.00

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Photo of Pharos Cafe at the SNFCC Lighthouse

Pharos Café


Monday–Sunday 09.00-00.00

Pharos Café's operating hours may change depending on events taking place at the Lighthouse

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Photo of the focal point - cafe Vans on Tour at the SNFCC

Vans on Tour


Coffee Van Monday - Sunday 09.00-21.00
Juice Van Monday - Sunday 09.00-22.00
Ice-cream Van: Monday– Friday: 10.00-22.00, Saturday- Sunday: 11.00-23.00
Hot-dog Van: Saturday- Sunday: 13.00-00.00

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