When flying into the city of gods and wisdom, don’t miss out on the special experiences that Athens has to offer. Known as the home to the most powerful civilization and empire, we have compiled a list highlighting our favourite spots in Athens that you simply cannot skip!
Discover Athens architecture through ancient Greek gods and heroes, and real-world buildings with the stories that inspired them. Stroll through the Acropolis, visiting temples dedicated to Zeus and Hephaestus. It’s a great all-ages introduction to ancient Greece and includes many of Athens’ top sites.
Sites: Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Theater of Dionysus, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, and the Sanctuary of Asklepios, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the ancient Agora, the Temple of Hephaestus.
The Mythological Tour
Watch one of the most majestic sunsets in Greece with a half-day twilight tour to Cape Sounion.
Travel along the Saronic Gulf and Athens Riviera to the cape, which sits atop a sheer sea cliff and was a sacred site in the ancient world. Tour the Temple of Poseidon, dedicated to the mythological god of the sea, and see the sun dips below the horizon and several islands in the distance.
Temple of Poseidon
1) Monastiraki, Athens Greece, the oldest cafe in Athens with some of the best views of Acropolis. Enjoy the most well known and beloved Greek morning snack.
2) Central Municipal Athens Market, Νο68 Βαρβακειος Αγορα, Athina 105 51, Greece. Check out the Main Food Market of Athens and taste the best known Greek sweets.
3) Psirri, Athens Greece. Taste the best varieties of Greek olives at the street food stalls next to Varvakios market. Enjoy a tasteful lunch with original Greek dishes and have an after lunch digestive liqueur at one of the oldest distilleries in Greece. And where all the best shops selling cold cuts and herbs are located.