Ilioupoli is a popular place to head to while you are in Athens as a large number of the area’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s list is the wonderful Alimos Marina and the ever-popular Athens Planetarium. Two other popular spots that are within a short distance of Ilioupoli are Flisvos Marina and the Museum Ship Averof.
Coming from here, it is just 3 miles (5 kilometers) to one of the city's most talked about sights, Acropolis.
Visitors to Ilioupoli, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should make tracks to the nearby cultural attractions. Stroll around and enjoy the atmosphere of Benaki Museum, the New Acropolis Museum and the National Historical Museum. Pay a visit to the Goulandris Museum of Cycladic Art, the Athens National Art Gallery and the Greek Folk Art Museum, to get your fill of art. To catch home-grown and touring acts, reserve seats at the Athens Concert Hall and the Odeon of Herod Atticus, one of the region’s great live concert venues.
If the sun is shining, follow the locals and make the most of the local natural destinations. Admire the trees and flowers, throw a frisbee, or just enjoy the fresh air at the Athens National Garden.
Athens offers a range of places of interest. As you are planning your stay, allow enough time to see them all. Visitors who enjoy visiting sacred places will appreciate the care and devotion that has gone into creating the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Greek Evangelical Church. Lovers of history will enjoy Kaisariani Monastery and the Old Acropolis Museum.
Grab your credit card and head to the Monastiraki Flea Market, the Athens Central Market and the Athens Heart Mall to scratch that shopping itch.
To really get to know Ilioupoli, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Royal Olympic Hotel, the Athens Gate Hotel, and the popular Electra Palace Hotel Athens.