Tours and Activities in Athens
Walking and Cultural Tours in Athens
Food and Wine Tours in Athens
Getting to know Athens
Athens is the capital of Greece as well as its largest city. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe thus it represents the historical capital and cradle of modern civilization. Here, you will witness the immortal beauty of ancient city and culture through preserved legacy of many archaeological wonders. What makes this city immortal over time is the young spirit of its people that keep it lively and vibrant. Bright sunny days, deep blue Aegean sea, fascinating ancient history and exciting daily life make this city a must visit destination in Greece.
What to see in Athens
Syntagma Square is the central square of Athens. It is located in front of the 19th century Old Royal Palace, housing the Greek Parliament.
At the footsteps of the Acropolis, Monastiraki is known for its iconic landmarks and its lively Flea Market.
Full of life, Psyrri is the gastronomic hub of the city center surrounded by taverns, bars, shops and more.
The Acropolis of Athens
Surely one of the most famous architecture treasures in the world and a true landmark of Athens is the Acropolis.
Plaka neighbourhood represents one of the historic centres of Athens.
As the cradle of democracy, each historic monument has a different story to tell each more interesting and important than the other.
Getting Around Athens
Athens is the biggest city in Greece, with a variety of things to do and see. The best way to get around in Athens is on foot since most of the archaeological sites and monuments are located in the center of the city within a small distance from one to another. However, there are several other options visitors can take to get around Athens which include using the metro, bus, tram, taxi or train for specific locations such as the airport or port. Click read more to learn how to purchase tickets and insider’s tops on how to use each means of transportation.
How to Get to Athens
Food in Athens
One thing that is certain when it comes to Greek destinations and cities is that the food never disappoints. Greek food differs from area to area and each one has its own specialties. Same goes for Athens this culinary capital of Greece that offers a plethora of Greek dishes such as mousaka, pastitsio, gemista, and of course fish soup made from local catch of the day. You can find all these dishes and more at about any tavern. Being the capital of Greece, Athens has something for everyone, from international street food, to high class gourmet restaurants to everything in between, you will not be disappointed by the endless options of places to eat! To learn more about which Greek dishes to try have a read on our Top 10 Greek foods in Athens here.
Fun facts about Athens
Athens sprawls across the central plain of Attica that is often referred to as the Athens or Attica Basin. The basin is bounded by four large mountains: Mount Aigaleo to the west, Mount Parnitha to the north, Mount Pentelicus to the northeast and Mount Hymettus to the east.
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Make sure to add Acropolis at the top of your Athens bucket list when planning your trip! But before you witness for yourself the grandeur of the Athenian Acropolis, take a look at these useful tips that you’ll need to know before visiting the Acropolis.