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Current Opening Hours

Mo - Thu
Fri - Sun
Stavros Niarchos Park
Mo - Thu
06.00-24.00
Fri - Sun
06.00-24.00
Lighthouse, Running Track
Mo - Thu
06.00-24.00
Fri - Sun
06.00-24.00
Visitors Center
Mo - Thu
10:00-14:00 & 17:00-21:00
Fri - Sun
10:00-14:00 & 17:00-21:00
Public PCs
Mo - Thu
09.00-24.00
Fri - Sun
09.00-24.00
Parking
Mo - Thu
09.00-24.00
Fri - Sun
09.00-24.00

Sports activities

Due to the weather conditions, stay tuned at snfcc.org or contact us at 216 8091000 for updates.  

Lighthouse Access 03/10-06/10

From 03/10-06/10, the interior & exterior space of the Lighthouse will remain closed.
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05/10

How to get here

  • For convenient access to and from the SNFCC, transportation by shuttle bus is available daily to visitors, free of charge. A minibus bearing the SNFCC logo departs from Syntagma, makes a stop at Syggrou-Fix Metro station (Syggrou Avenue), and arrives at the south side of the SNFCC Canal (near the GNO building) and vice versa.

    Read more about the timetables

  • 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: Syggrou-Fix – 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.

  • Tzitzifies & Epaminonda Station.

    Check the routes

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

    View the map here

  • Open entrances for the visitors:

    • Evripidou & Doiranis (entrance for the SNFCC Visitors Center)
    • Evripidou & Irakleous
    • Evripidou & Dimosthenous (entrance for the Running Track)
    • Peisitratou & Sachtouri
    • Esplanade Pedestrian Bridge

    View the map here

Services & Practical Info

Photo of maquette of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Tours

Explore the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) with the tour type that works for you!
Schools at the SNFCC - Εικόνα

Schools at the SNFCC

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is once again welcoming students of all classes throughout the academic year. Join us at the SNFCC to participate in educational programs, anniversary events and explorations, and to enrich your school field trip with fun leisure activities. You can also watch our digital programs through the SNFCC Class platform. Registration for school programs, walks and activities takes place online.  The registration platform for activities of the first trimester of the 2022/23 school year opens in mid-September. 
Αμαξίδιο μπροστά από την είσοδο της Εθνικής Βιβλιοθήκης της Ελλάδος. Από τη γυάλινη πρόσοψη φαίνεται τμήμα του εσωτερικού χώρου του κτιρίου με τον Πύργο Βιβλίων να ξεχωρίζει.

Accessibility

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.  
Power Banks - Εικόνα

Power Banks

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's visitors are welcome to charge their devices (mobile phones, cameras, tablets) through the charging service. Power banks are available upon request in the Visitors Center, daily, 10.00-13.45 and17.00-20.45, and at the SNFCC Lobby, daily, 09.00-20.45.
Dancing Fountains at the Canal - Εικόνα

Dancing Fountains at the Canal

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 constructed thanks to the initiative and funding of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).   Dancing Fountains' Schedule
SNFCC Bikes - Εικόνα

SNFCC Bikes

SNFCC bikes are available to rent for kids and adults, while there are also three Βike Repair Stations, which can be used easily and free of charge.
SNFCC Store - Εικόνα

SNFCC Store

The SNFCC Store offers a broad and constantly evolving collection of design objects. SNFCC Members enjoy a 10% discount. Opening hours: 10.00 - 22.00 daily (+30) 213 08 80 200 Τhe SNFCC Store operates in strict compliance with the Hellenic Public Health Organization protection measures. info@snfccstore.com
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.
Κανονισμός Λειτουργίας - Εικόνα

Regulations

Recording - Photoshoots inside the SNFCC Recording and Photography for personal use
Water Jets - Εικόνα

Water Jets

The Water Jets are open for our visitors. Enjoy fun water games at the Water Jets of the Stavros Niarchos Park daily at 09.00-15.00 and at 17.00-22.00.
Pets  - Εικόνα

Pets

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

Opera Bars - Εικόνα

Opera Bars

OPENING HOURS

The SNFCC food & beverage spots are open in strict compliance with Hellenic Public Health Organization protection measures.

The opening hours follow the program of the performances.

The Opera Bars open 90' before each performance and close 60' after the end of the performance.

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Delta Restaurant - Εικόνα

Delta Restaurant

OPENING HOURS

The SNFCC food & beverage spots are open in strict compliance with Hellenic Public Health Organization protection measures.

Monday - Sunday: 19:00-01:00

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Photo of the Restaurant Agora Bistro

Agora bistro

OPENING HOURS

Monday - Sunday : 08:00 - 24:00

Contact & reservation phone: 216 8091280

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Photo of Canal Cafe at SNFCC

Canal Café

OPENING HOURS

The SNFCC food & beverage spots are open in strict compliance with Hellenic Public Health Organization protection measures.

Sunday - Thursday: 08.30-24.00 
Friday and Saturday: 08.30-01.00

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Crepes & Waffles - Εικόνα

Crepes & Waffles

OPENING HOURS

The SNFCC food & beverage spots are open in strict compliance with Hellenic Public Health Organization protection measures.

Monday - Sunday: 08.00-24:00
 

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Photo of the focal point Park Kiosk at Stavros Niarchos Park

Park Kiosk

OPENING HOURS

The SNFCC food & beverage spots are open in strict compliance with Hellenic Public Health Organization protection measures.

Monday - Sunday: 08.00-00.00
 

 

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Photo of Pharos Cafe at the SNFCC Lighthouse

Pharos Café

OPENING HOURS

The SNFCC food & beverage spots are open in strict compliance with Hellenic Public Health Organization protection measures.

Monday - Friday: 11.00-21.00
Saturday - Sunday: 11:00 - 22:00.

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

Vans on Tour

OPENING HOURS

The SNFCC food & beverage spots are open in strict compliance with Hellenic Public Health Organization protection measures.

Monday - Sunday: 08.00-22:00

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