The Athens Carnival, also known as "Apokries" is a 3 week period of festivities. It really shows the culture, tradition and high spirits of the Greeks. During Apokries people of all ages dress up in disguises and masks (often outrageous!) and visit the houses of friends and neighbours who try to guess the identities of the masqueraders. You can even see masqueraders at the town taverns, cafe and b...