Athens Vacations: The Ancient Capital
Welcome to Athens, a modern metropolis with a glorious past. From fancy restaurants and traditional tavernas, to magnificent museums and historical sites, you’ll find a blend of the new and the old almost everywhere you go. Crowning the city are the majestic, marbled columns of the Acropolis, reminding the world of its role as the birthplace of democracy and Western civilization. Whether you choose to explore its historic past, enjoy its vibrant nightlife, or soak in the charm of this Greek capital, Liberty Travel can customize a vacation with authentic experiences just for you.
Athens at a Glance
Currency: Euro (€)
Tipping Customs: You could give 10-15% at restaurants, if service charge is not included
Popular Drink: Ouzito – a cocktail made with Ouzo
Must Eat: Horiatiki Salata – a refreshing Greek salad
Power Up: Type C and F plug, 230 V
Weather: Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunshine and mild temperatures. Always check local weather before you go.
Best Time to Visit: Any time of the year. May-August is peak season. September and October are also popular as it’s not too hot.
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Top Things to Do in Athens
Witness the Acropolis
Perched above the Greek capital, the Acropolis with its Parthenon temple is a reminder of the glory of ancient Athens... and a sight to behold.
Take a guided tour of the Acropolis Museum
This dazzling modern museum showcases ancient archaeological treasures unearthed on the Acropolis dating back to 5th century BC.
Visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus
Dedicated to the Olympian god, this colossal temple at the center of Athens featured 104 majestic Corinthian columns of which 15 remain standing.
See the changing of the guards
An exciting and memorable experience, the changing of the Presidential Guards takes place in Syntagma Square daily.
Explore the Plaka Quarter
This historic area has a charming village ambience with narrow pedestrian streets, cheerful squares, and authentic cafés and tavernas.
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