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What are the best places to visit in Athens?

Preparing for your trip to Athens? Need some info about what to do and see when you arrive? That's where we come in!

With such a great range of world-renowned attractions in one place, you'll never have a dull moment in Athens! First things first, be sure you get some selfies out the front of the Parthenon and the Acropolis Museum. When you've finished with those, you'll still have Roman Agora and the Ancient Agora to visit!

You'll find yourself surrounded by fascinating things to do and see, including the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Benaki Museum. If you really want to squeeze the most out of your time here, also consider visiting the National Archaeological Museum of Athens and Mount Lycabettus.

Many weighty decisions have been considered behind the walls of Hellenic Parliament. Appreciate it from afar or close up on a guided tour. There's an excellent range of things to keep you busy in this destination. Visiting an area's monuments is a fantastic way to glean an insight into its accomplishments and heritage. Drop by Filopappos Hill and find out the inspiring tale behind it. Still have time to spare? As you stand at the base of Arch of Hadrian, make sure you glance up and marvel at its elegant design and robust structure. This impressive old monument deserves to be viewed from every angle.

What are the most popular activities for a Athens vacation?

Life is either a bold adventure or nothing at all, so why not dive into some new and exhilarating experiences?

Start off your trip to Athens by trying out one or two of these activities:

Check out the Athens things to do page for a comprehensive list.

What types of accommodations are available in Athens?

With no less than 306 Athens properties to select from, you'll definitely secure a room that appeals to you in the nation's capital. If you're all about cheap vacations or splashing out, we've got you covered.

If you've got a bit of jet lag, there's nothing quite like kicking back in a swanky room and ordering some room service. See what heavenly treats are waiting for you at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens (1 Vasileos Georgiou A' str) or the King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens (3 Vasileos Georgiou A' Street). On the hunt for somewhere cheaper? The AVA Hotel & Suites (9-11 Lyssikratous Street) and the Sweet Home Hotel (Patroou 5 - Plaka) are a couple of places that won't cost you an arm and a leg.

The Parthenon is a must-see when visiting Athens, and staying close by can be a good way to really make the most of it. The MET34 Athens Hotel can be found just 0.6 miles away. Another close option is the AthensWas, 0.4 miles away.

Is there an airport in Athens?

No one loves wasting time at the airport. But it's worth it when you remember the adventure that's waiting just around the corner Situated 12 miles east of Athens, Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH) is the most convenient terminal.



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The Pinnacle Athens $55
Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020
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The Pinnacle Athens

The Pinnacle Athens

75 Eolou & Evripidou, Athens
     
    4.6 of 5
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Very luxury hotel .cental and located at the heart of Athens . Everything was within walking distance . I highly recommend it . Polite staff , delicious breakfast , very nice view from the roof garden , art gallery was an asset .

    Grand Hyatt Athens $118
    Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020
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    Grand Hyatt Athens

    Grand Hyatt Athens

    115, Syngrou Avenue, Athens, Attica
       
      4.2 of 5
      5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      I really enjoyed the view of the Acropolis and other monuments from the breakfast area. It was a lovely site to view each morning. I also took time to enjoy all the amenities in the spa (I.e cold tub, jacuzzi, long swimming pool, steam room and sauna). The 90 minute massage was exactly what I needed ...

      Electra Metropolis Athens $159
      Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020
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      Electra Metropolis Athens

      Electra Metropolis Athens

      15 Mitropoleos Street, Athens, Attiki
         
        4.7 of 5
        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        I booked this for my sister and she is a very hard critic. But... she was really impressed. She said the staff was impeccable, pleasant, and extremely helpful. The rooms just like in the pictures, clean, and the view of the Acropolis was breathtaking from every angle of the hotel, and breakfast was ...

        Wyndham Grand Athens $119
        Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020
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        Wyndham Grand Athens

        Wyndham Grand Athens

        2, Megalou Alexandrou St., Athens
           
          4.3 of 5
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          They changed towels every day even though I didn’t put it on the floor and they had a green policy.

          Palladian Home $104
          Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020
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          Palladian Home

          Palladian Home

          Farmaki 2 & Kidathineon, Athens
             
            4.6 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            great location and value. friendly, nice staff. walkable.

            Athens Luxury Suites $67
            Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020
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            Athens Luxury Suites

            Athens Luxury Suites

            12 Avramiotou St., Monastiraki, Athens, Attica
               
              4.5 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              We had a great experience in Athens Luxury Suites. The room that we have booked was super clean with comfortable beds, the bathroom was spacious and really designed. The location is literally 3 mins away from the main street in Athens and 10 mins away from Acropolis, museum, etc. This would be good ...

              Electra Palace Athens $139
              Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020
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              Electra Palace Athens

              Electra Palace Athens

              18 - 20 N Nikodimou Street, Athens, Attiki
                 
                4.6 of 5
                5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                It was a beautiful facility, and the staff was amazing. Our first trip to Greece and loved it. The location of the Electra Palace was just icing on the cake.

                Wyndham Athens Residence $105
                Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020
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                Wyndham Athens Residence

                Wyndham Athens Residence

                2-4 Achilleos Street, Athens, Attica
                   
                  4.4 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. They upgraded us to the Wyndham Grand Athens. They made each guest feel like a part of the family. They even brought my travel mate an entire birthday cake for her birthday that just past. The view from the rooftop bar and restaurant was amazing.

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