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Aug 11, 2020 - Tue
Athens GR
Wind 9 km/h, NNW
Pressure 1 atm
85°F
clear sky
Humidity 33%
Clouds -
Day Cond. Temp. Wind Humidity PressurePres.
tue aug 11
90°F /80°F 26 km/h, N 30% 1 atm
wed aug 12
94°F /78°F 12 km/h, N 34% 1 atm
thu aug 13
93°F /80°F 10 km/h, N 34% 1 atm
fri aug 14
90°F /78°F 15 km/h, N 41% 1 atm
sat aug 15
92°F /77°F 12 km/h, N 32% 1 atm

Country

Greece

Passport Validity

Six months of remaining validity recommended.

Visa Requirements

Not required if you have European passport

Language Spoken

Greek - English

Currency Used

Euro

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Travel Guide `
Travel Experience
Discovering Athens

Discover

Athens Can Be Anything You Want It to Be

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are captivated by this everlasting city of culture, art, politics, and entertainment. However, discovering the soul of Athens is much more than a quick tour of its monuments and tourist attractions.

The Acropolis has been the city’s natural center through the ages, while the Parthenon is an architectural masterpiece of great renown. With the professional guidance of our licensed English-speaking tour guides, you will appreciate its splendor when you learn about the construction secrets of this unique temple, dedicated to the goddess Athena.

History

Taking in the rich history

Also, take the chance to visit the National Archaeological Museum (one of the most important museums in the world) the Benaki Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art and the newly inaugurated Museum of Contemporary Art.

Walk around the old neighborhoods and discover the coexistence of different eras in the heart of the city; old mansions, large luxurious department stores, archaeological sites, museums, hip restaurants, and traditional taverns.

Over the last few years, Athens has undergone a cultural rebirth with the Onassis and Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centers, enhancing the potentials of the city and its people, placing them within the 21st century.

Summer

Athens in the summer

During the summer, the city of Athens shifts to activities near the Athenian Riviera. Just a 15-30 minute drive, one can find crystal clear waters to swim and exclusive beach clubs to eat or drink, especially in the areas of Glyfada and Vouliagmeni.

Entertainment

Nightlife

Athenian nightlife is something one must experience. With great weather all year-round, there is a characteristic outdoor lifestyle with cafes, restaurants, and bars spilling out onto the streets.

Getting there

Getting there

5 direct flights from US/Canada daily