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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
09.00-22.00
Fri - Sun
09.00-22.00
Reading Rooms & Public PCs
Mo - Thu
Temporarily closed
Fri - Sun
Temporarily closed
Parking
Mo - Thu
24/7
Fri - Sun
24/7

Dancing Fountains Operation

On Monday 29/11, the shows of the Dancing Fountains at the Canal will not be taking place due to the strong winds.

Lighthouse access

On Tuesday 30/11, the internal space of the Lighthouse will remain closed.
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How to get here

  • Restart of the shuttle bus service from 28/06.

    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.

  • Due to technical works, tram stop is temporarily closed.

    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

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
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Schools at the SNFCC

The SNFCC welcomes the new school year with educational programs specially designed for all levels of education and for school groups of general and special education. School groups can take part in educational programs inspired by the themes of Sustainability, Public Space, Art and Sports & Wellness. Bookings can be made online, and the programs are conducted in Greek and English. Each school can book up to four programs. Bookings for January - May 2022 programs, will be available within the first ten days of December.   
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.  
Photo of maquette of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Tours

Guided tours at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center take place with a reduced number of participants and following all the necessary safety measures.
SNFCC Bikes - Εικόνα

SNFCC Bikes

Restart of the Bicycle Rental Service from 24/06.
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

Εστιατόριο Delta: Με πρωτοβουλία και δωρεά του Ιδρύματος Σταύρος Νιάρχος, το ΚΠΙΣΝ και το Δειπνοσοφιστήριον δημιουργούν έναν προορισμό υψηλής γαστρονομίας - Εικόνα

Delta Restaurant

OPENING HOURS

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

Tuesday - Sunday: 19.00-01.00

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Photo of the Restaurant Agora Bistro

Agora bistro

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 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- 23:00
Friday and Saturday : 08:30-24:00

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Konaki - Crepes & Waffles - Εικόνα

Konaki - 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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