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Athens Vacation

About Athens

One of the most ancient cities in the western world, Athens has come to be regarded as one of the most exciting tourist destinations in Europe. Combining an exceptional array of classical historical sites, a beautiful climate and a friendly, relaxed local atmosphere, it is little wonder that so many people flock from around the globe each year to visit. Pick your way through the noble monuments of Classical Greece, climb to the top of dusty hilltops for a spectacular view of the city or simply relax in any of the city's fantastic cafes and restaurants and get a taste of life in this true melting pot of Mediterranean culture.

Things to do and places to visit in Athens

There is so much to do in Athens that much of it will come down to the individual traveller. Possessing the finest classical architecture in the world, travellers can explore Acropolis that domiantes the skyline of the city and contains the Parthenon, considered one of the finest works of architecture in the western world. After flights to Athens, travellers can relax in the excellent local hotels and restaurants and sample the local cuisine, which combines elements of Mediterranean and Balkan cuisine. Greek art spans a period of over 3,000 years, and there are a fantastic variety of museums and galleries for those interested, as well as many pubs and nightclubs for those just looking for a good time.

When in Athens be sure to:

  • Visit the breathtaking Parthenon
  • Explore the Acropolis, an ancient citadel of Ancient Greece
  • Walk around the amazing Parnitha National Park
  • Learn about Ancient Greece in the National Archaeological Museum
  • Attend theatrical performances during the Athens Festival
  • Gaze at the stars in the incredible planetarium, one of the best equipped in the world
  • Explore the cemetary of Keramikos
  • Look out to sea from the stunning Temple of Poseidon
  • Immerse yourself in the city's way of life, in its narrow, constantly bustling stone streets
  • Enjoy the exceptional beaches and bright countryside
Athens

Airports in Athens

The city is served by Athens International Airport. It is the busiest airport in Greece serving approximately 20 million passengers per year. Aside from international flights, it is often used by tourists to quickly navigate Greece's complex network of islands.

  • Athens International Airport

    Top Carriers

    Top carriers that serve the airport include: Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and Ryanair.

    Location

    The airport is located 12 miles east of the city center on a very hilly stretch of road.

    Transportation

    There are both road and rail links joining the airport and the city. The Athens Airport Station is easily accessible from the airport terminal. The airport is also accessible from the Attiki Odos highway by car or bus. Car rental and taxi hire are available from the city center.

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