Athens! One of the most fascinating and oldest cities in the world! Thrilling and exhilarating, stimulating and stunning, exciting – no wonder everyone wants to visit! It’s the cradle of civilization, the birthplace of the Modern Olympic Games, the Parthenon, and democracy, home to the Greek gods and goddesses, and so much more!
A captivating city flowing with history; museums filled with magnificent artifacts, a plethora of restaurants, bars, nightclubs and cafes, gorgeous beaches, and breathtaking historical monuments - Athens has something to satisfy all your senses.
Start your day in Syntagma Square, in front of the landmark Neoclassical Parliament building and see the changing of the guards, then go on a shopping spree down fashionable Ermou Pedestrian Street or head up to posh Kolonaki Square for haute couture.
If you’re dying to see the Acropolis make your way through Monastiraki, the timeless flee market of Athens, and stroll through historic Thiseio with jaw dropping views of the Parthenon in Athens and explore the Ancient Agora where Socrates and Plato would saunter, teach and philosophize....read more