No what to see in Athens itinerary would be complete without a visit to Acropolis. Make your way up to the Parthenon via the Dromos and the Philosopher’s Path, hitting Hadrian’s Library and the Ancient Agora on the way. You should also consider checking out the New Acropolis Museum too. This state of the art museum was built on top of an ancient village and the glass floor allows you to peer down on the fascinating remains.
If you’re lucky you can catch a summer concert at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Built in 161 AD, this theatre’s acoustics are still spectacular and the knowledge that the ancients gathered on the same spot over 800 years ago, only makes the experience all the more memorable.
The National Archaeological Museum in Athens is another must see site and houses one of the world’s most extensive collections of relics from the ancient world. It’s home to an amazing collection of sculpture from Greece and beyond, as well as an impressive Egyptian artefact collection. This stop is a must for those who want to see the treasures, pottery and artwork of the ancients.
Head up to Lykavittos Hill. If you’re in shape then brave the hike. When you reach the top, you’ll feel like you’re on top of the world! For those less inclined towards physical exertion on holiday jump into one of Athens’ very affordable cabs. When you get dropped off you only have to climb a few flights of stairs to take in this spectacular view.
AthenStyle hostel is located in the heart of Psiri, which according to many, is the true heart of Athens! This working class quarter transforms at night to become of the buesiest and most entertaining neighbourhoods in town. Not only for the bars and clubs however; Psiri has always been home to a cutting edge music scene, culture and unique Athens style.
Looking for top end boutiques and adventure amongst the chic and wealthy residents of Athens? Then head to Kolonaki. Here the eye candy is abundant, the drinks are pricey and the ambiance makes you feel like you couldn’t possibly settle for anything but the best!
Then Head to Gazi. Hip, artsy bars abound here – playing everything from Rock to Jazz and some ambient Trance too! Here on the weekend the party doesn’t stop until the sun rises in the sky.
Athens has something spectacular to suit everyone’s tastes. From incredible shopping and mouth watering cuisine to a spirit of vibrancy and comfort amongst the ancient temples! You’ll experience all of this for yourself and more when you jet in and take a wander through this amazing city!