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Athens Travel Blog

Where to go in Athens? Achieve your travel goals with this list of beautiful destinations, things to do, best places to visit, Athens tourist spots, attractions & more.
Here’s a detailed Athens travel guide with sample itinerary, budget, spots to visit, places to stay & more.

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Athens Travel Guide

Athens is situated in the southern part of Greece and is the birthplace of Democracy. Athens is well known for its iconic Acropolis, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Parthenon which drives numerous tourists to Athens each year.
Athens is famous for its extensive history and ancient sites, but this beautiful city has so much more to offer. Athens offers everyone something they will enjoy, including beautiful beaches, breathtaking scenery, lively nightlife, and delectable food. You can discover day trips from Athens to Delphi and explore the beautiful Archaeological ruins. Enjoy the Meteora monasteries in Thessaly Valley. Visit Mycenae and see Lion’s gate and other ancient ruins.

The most popular way to reach Athens is by air. Fly to Athens International Airport & take the Metro, bus or taxi to Syntagma square in Athen city center.

Athens Essentials

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Athens Flights

Tours & Activities



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Where to Stay in Athens

Hotel Grande Bretagne

Splurge / Syntagma

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Mid-Range / Syntagma

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Hotel Lozenge

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Emporikon Athens

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Athens Studios

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Athens Backpackers

Budget Backpacker / Acropolis Metro / Koukaki

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Where to stay in Athens

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Athens Tours, Packages & Discounts

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Athens Transport & Fares

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Athens Flights

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