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visit the birthplace of Democracy and Western Philosophy? Well, you are in the
It’s ancient and modern, unique and loud, cute and tense, all in the same pot.
Mythology, history, bistros, bars, coffee shops, street food, spice shops and hilltop views that make you ponder life’s biggest mysteries. Use Acropolis hill to get your bearings and venture out in a city of extraordinary divergence and charms that open up in every alley you turn!
Located above the hustle and bustle of the concrete city, Acropolis is a classical icon that dominates the Athens skyline for more than twenty five centuries. Athens is a fascinating setting where thousands of years old monuments coexist in harmony with the city’s modern infrastructure. Begin an exploration around the city center where many hidden century-old spots await!
Each neighborhood has its own vibe and each hour of the day its own mood. In Athens, staying outdoors and socializing is a way of life! In cozy squares, rooftop bars and balconies, friends & neighbors chit chat about the everyday life and sometimes, parties come to life with Greek music and dances, accompanied by loud cheerful voices!
If you are after a different vibe, escape the noisy streets of downtown area and enter a forgotten neighbourhood called Plaka. This place has remained unchanged for more than a century. Enjoy a journey in the past by exploring the coble stone alleys where cats snooze among the potted geraniums lined up outside crooked whitewashed cottages. Dig deep into the small alleys of Plaka and Monastiraki surrounding areas and you’ll find treasures like antique textiles, ceramics, leather sancals, marble sculptures, antiques and many other desirable curiosities!
When you feel peckish, check out a basement Taverna in Plaka area for all the Greek classics or choose a globally inspired restaurant, the choice is yours!
The southern suburbs of Athens are merged with the big blue where summer never ends! In just a short drive from city center, you will find yourself in a sparkling coastline where the urban landscape gives way to a unique seaside resort. This impressive stretch of blue water coastline, offers a variety of fully equipped beaches with many five-star resorts, spas, Yacht Marinas and Water sports. From April till October, the Athens Riviera makes you feel as if you’re on an endless Summer Vacation!