Time in Athens, Greece
The exact time in Athens is based on the time zones for Athens. We will always try to give you the exact time for Athens. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for Athens might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in Athens are usually done to adapt citizen and tourist activity to the solar cycle. This allows for greater usage of daylight, reducing dependency on electricity. That is why the time is sent ahead one hour in the spring for Athens, and falls back one hour in the fall for Athens. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps Athens to improve its tourism and depend less on Athens's electricity supplies.
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Time changes DST in Athens
Each country perform its time change according to the Daylight Saving Time rules on a different day of the year, which can or not match with the beginning of the summer. That is why we recommend you to check out the time change dates to stay up to date.
These are the time change dates in Athens during 2019:
- Daylight Saving Time in Athens starts on:: Sunday 31 March 2019 02:00 (DST) UTC/GMT +3h
- Daylight Saving Time in Athens ends on: Sunday 27 October 2019 03:00 (STD) UTC/GMT +2h
Sunrise and sunset times in Athens
Sunrise in Athens is at 07:10:33 and sunset time in Athens is at 19:26:52.
- Length of the day in Athens is 12:16 hours
- Civil twilight begins at 06:44:20 and ends at 19:53:05 hours
- Nautical twilight in Athens begins at 06:13:31 and ends at 20:23:54 hours.
- Astronomical twilight in Athens begins at 05:42:10 and ends at 20:55:16 hours.
Athens coordinates and location in the world
Which are latitude and longitude coordinates of Athens in the map of the world?
- Athens's latitude: 37° 58' N
- Athens's longitude: 23° 43' E
Hotels to stay and book in Athens, Greece
If you are travelling for vacations to Athens and looking for to book a hotel at a good price, click on the hotels links below to find more information and details. You will find hotel rooms prices, payment methods, location and opening hours, that will help you booking the best hotel in Athens for your budget during your vacations.