For a real insiders view of Athens, pull on some comfortable shoes and explore nearby neighborhoods like Acropolis, Moschato, and Nea Smirni.
Athens is famous throughout the world as being home to Acropolis. This popular attraction is less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the heart of town.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. In particular, you should make sure you check out the New Acropolis Museum, the National Observatory of Athens and the Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum. Experience local and touring talent live on stage at the Odeon of Herod Atticus.
If you are ready to splash some cash, visit the Athens Heart Mall.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The Divani Palace Acropolis, the Herodion Athens and the Athenaeum InterContinental are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.