Athens is one of the most historical cities in the world, making it the best destination in Greece for sightseeing and discovering the famous Greek history. The city is full of culture, from its ancient ruins to fascinating museums and beautiful beaches!
There is so much to visit when in Athens. The Acropolis is a must see, famous for the Parthenon temple, you will be greeted with phenomenal views of the all famous ancient Greek monument. Another tourist hot-spot is the Plaka and Anafiotika Neighborhood, known for its historic charm and lovely ambience. You will find a countless amount of authentic Greek taverns with welcoming terrace seating, nestled into the hills of North of Acropolis.
Activities & Nightlife
There is so much to do when visiting Athens. Why not explore the city by bike, you could either explore at your own leisure, or there are plenty of guided tours available! We would highly recommend looking into doing a boat trip, whether it be renting your own charter boat, or a group boat tour, the experience is definitely worthwhile. Athens has some pretty good nightlife. Whether you are looking for a luxurious night out, visiting the very best cocktail bars, or you want to hit the clubs with the local Greeks. There is plenty for you to do in Athens. Psyrri is a fun area where you will find a countless amount of bars and nightclubs. However, if you are looking for something more sophisticated, why not try Kolonaki, a luxurious area in central Athens.
There are many beautiful places to eat when on your trip to Athens. From traditional greek dishes, to fresh seafood, there is definitely something for everyone! One of our personal recommendations would be, GB Roof Garden, where you are greeted with a tranquil atmosphere, amazing food and drinks, whilst looking out over the spectacular view of the Acropolis. Another recommendation would be to visit the Electra Roof Garden. The not only is food here is amazing but the views from the restaurant are just incredible.
The beaches in Athens are located near the city centre, making them easily accessible for tourists. The beaches offer crystal clear waters and sand shorelines, making them truly beautiful. One of our personal recommendations would be to visit Yabanaki Beach, near Varkiza. You will find one of the largest beach clubs on the riviera, offering a selection of restaurants and other facilities such as a children's water park, wellness and massage area, as well as water sports! Making the beach an ideal day out. On the more pricey side of things, we would recommend visiting Astir Beach club. This beach club is one of the most exclusive, set on the crystal blue waters of the beautiful Laimos peninsula.