The capital of Greece and one of the oldest cities in the world, Athens is a fascinating destination where ancient landmarks jostle together with bustling neighbourhoods and huge cosmopolitan nightclubs. A city break in Athens promises plenty of history, culture, nightlife and unforgettable sights that you'll treasure forever. Explore the the city’s rich past at the Acropolis, browse the boutiques in Plaka, then round off your day at the spectacular Odeon of Herodes Atticus theatre.
Things to do
From exploring the ancient ruins and local neighbourhoods to immersing yourself in the city’s buzzing nightlife, there are many things to do in Athens to keep you busy your entire stay. Make a trip to the famous Acropolis your top priority, followed by a traditional meze dinner under the stars.
Athens enjoys a subtropical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters.
Athens International Airport, “Eleftherios Venizelos” (ATH), is located 20 miles southeast of central Athens.