Athens Travel Guides

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An Athens city guide – architecture, history, culture and Olympic legacy

Athens could be considered the mother of western civilisation. Every year, the Greek capital attracts huge throngs of tourists who come to visit its historical sites that have stood as icons for centuries. From its temples and museums to its traditional ways of living, Athens is a paragon of Greek history.

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What to see and do in Athens – notable attractions and landmarks

Athens is a vibrant combination of ancient and modern. Most of the attractions are found in the center of the city in the area around the Acropolis, and while this does dominate the interest of the tourists, it does no harm to the pleasant atmosphere around the wholly modern and lively areas further afield. Glyfada and Vouliagmeni are home to beautiful marinas, chic restaurants, beaches, bars and traditional tavernas.

A Greece travel guide - ancient monuments, countless islands, golden beaches and clear blue sea

Everyone expects sea, sand and sunshine from their holidays in Greece, but the country’s diversity might surprise you. Book a hotel in Greece for islands and mountains, diving and white- water rafting, rustic tavernas and temples to haute-cuisine.

An Athens travel guide – 2,500 years of history, hot sunny days and glamorous nightlife

Expect Ancient Greek relics, creative Mediterranean cuisine and vibrant nightlife on an Athens city break. Book an Athens hotel to discover the roots of European civilisation.

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