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Visit Athens

As one of the world’s oldest cities by way of official recording and the largest city in Greece, Athens dominates the landscape. It is an archeological hub for the Ancient Greek culture, but offers modern experience for visitors with its emphasis on being a global community.

History dominates the cityscape. An entire stay in Athens could involve visiting the many historic sites that are available. The Parthenon should always be on the itinerary of a first-time visitor. Additional sites include the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hephaestus, and the Church of the Holy Apostles.

Museums are another aspect of the city that should not be ignored. Athens offers a world-class archeological museum with artifacts that cover over 5,000 years of local history. The Benaki Museum, the Numismatic Museum, and the New Acropolis Museum should all be visited at least once for what they offer.

Numerous boutique museums and galleries dot the landscapes of Athens as well.

Statues and busts can be found throughout the city, celebrating its history in a unique way. Notable figures include Theseus, Ioannis Kapodistrias, Evangelos Zappas, and Alexandros Papagos.

For a taste of local Greek life, make your way to Kolonaki Square. It is busy, but in a good way, and brings the tastes of Greece straight to you. Then find your way to the beaches that are along the southern coast for the perfect way to relax during a sunny afternoon.

Athens is a city that is steeped in history, but has reformed itself into a modern marvel. You will find that when you’re there, dreams really do have a chance to come true.

Tourist Information and Tourist Board

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Greece Tourism

Greece Tourism Authority 7, Tsoha street, Ampelokipoi Tel. +30 210 87 07 000 WEBSITE FACEBOOK TWITTER YOUTUBE

Touristinformation Athens

Athens Tourist information office Tsoha 24 Athen Tel +30 210 870 7000 Website

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Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos / Διεθνής Αερολιμένας Αθηνών «Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος» Athens Greece Airport website IATA: ATH ICAO: LGAV ARRIVALS DEPARTURES Airport Information, Transfer, Hotel,...

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0,9049
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1,1174
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0,1341
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0,0937
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0,1014

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18.9 ° C
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Visit Greece

With whitewashed walls, blue accents, wide beaches, and emerald seas, Greece already has much to offer any visitors. When the resorts, historic sites, and ancient cultures are added into the mix, one has the perfect destination for almost any reason.

Greece is a land that is filled with natural beauty. The weather is reliably sunny, there is a thriving nightlife in almost every city and village, and plenty of water sports opportunities that include snorkeling, diving, and surfing.

Although it is easy to picture Greece as it appears on many tourism sites in the Cycladic mind’s eye, it is a land that rich in cultural and architectural diversity. Each region has its own beauty to offer, from the Neoclassical emphasis in cities like Nafplio or the Ottoman influences of Grevena.

In total, Greece has more than 6,000 islands that are scattered throughout the Ionian and Aegean Seas. Of that total, more than 225 of them are currently inhabited, though that number may be as few as 160. This is where you’ll find unspoiled island life, pristine beaches, and a quiet place to relax.

Many of the Greek beaches have been awarded blue flags under the Blue Flags of Europe Program, meaning that wind sports, water sports, and swimming are world-class.

Greece offers more than 4,000 years of civilization to explore. The waters are safes. The distance between the coast and the ports is minimal, making island access simple and affordable. If you feel lost, this nation invites you to find yourself again.