Athens Adventure Attractions
With a selection of 20 beaches, you won’t be lost for a view of the sea. Alimos beach is very close to the city centre so you can head there for a quick escape from busy city life. If you want something more chilled, take a trip to Glyfada’s sandy beach where you’ll also find some secluded coves. For something more cultural, try visiting the The Acropolis where you can view the ruins of three temples built in the 5th century BC.
For a true taste of Athens life, visit the Hellenic Festival. Towards the end of summer to early autumn, the International Petra Festival, which often attracts much of the same performers as those who attend the Hellenic Festival. For a sight to remember, purchase tickets to the Night of the Full Moon at the Acropolis.
Athens Adventure Activities
Join the Athens YMCA mountain bike trail which is 18 mies long with a moratorium on the trail development. To try out snorkeling, head towards Sounio where the rocky coves are deep. Alternatively for an assisted bareboat charter, try out flotilla sailing in the Ionian – Lefkas.
Athens Extreme Sports
Why not up the anti and keep fit during your action holiday in Athens by running in or watching the Athens Classic Marathon. Alternatively there is a wide variety of excursions available, most of which there will be details in available in your hotel lobby.
For a luxurious, relaxing spa trip, why not head towards the Luxury Vouliagmeni where you can take full advantage of their indoor pool with seawater and roman baths among many other services. For a unique experience, visit the Turkish Hammam Baths in Athens where you can really induldge in your surroundings.
Athens Couples Activities
For something a little more exotic, why not go on a wine tasting and Ancient Corinth Day trip where you’ll be able to indulge in some traditional Greek wine at a Greek vineyard then learn a little history about Ancient Greece with a visit to Ancient Corinth.
Athens Couples Nightlife
Visit the heart of the city in downtown Athens area where you can find the best bars, cocktail lounges and clubs. American Tavern or the Amici Italian Café are great spots whether you want a drink to start off an evening of fun or a night cap. Head right to the city centre where you’ll find the Fou Club for a night of dancing. Or head to Pil Poul for a romantic meal.
Athens Couples Hotels
For a hotel right in the city centre, head to the Arion Hotel. With it’s perfect location, you’ll be surrounded by all the best entertainment and restaurants Athens has to offer. Alternatively head to the Adrian hotel, where you can spend a romantic get away for two.
Athens Educational Attractions
To add a bit of ancient Greece to your trip, why not visit one of the great museums that Athens has to offer. From the Acropolis museum, the war museum to the National Archeological museum, there’s something for everyone’s taste. If art takes your fancy, take a trip to the Benaki museum.
Athens Ancient Sites
If the Ancient Greek Gods tickles your fancy, take a trip to the Temple of Zeus where these mythological characters come to life. If you’re after a market place or civic center, the Agora is for you. It is still recognized to day as being one of the most important part of the Ancient Athenian way of life.
Athens Educational Activities
If you are looking for a quick, cheap way to see a lot of the main attractions and sites in Athens, why not try out the Hop-On Hop-Off tour. You’ll get to enjoy riding on an open top double decker bus while visiting some of the top tourist spots of the city in the glorious Greek sunshine.
Athens Cultural Nightlife
For a traditional open theatre, book tickets to visit the Herodes Atticus Odeon. The Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus in Athens still has remains in our present day, and is still a major open-air theatre, one of which was the earliest to be built. For documentaries and foreign films, visit the Athens Cine.
Athens Family Attractions
At the Athens Concert Hall you can watch many its many art events and performances. It is perfect for holiday goers who want to add a bit of Greek culture to their trips. For those who love interested in technology and science, the Planetarium is for you. Here you can learn visually about Athens.
Athens Family Activities
If sport is what grabs your attention, head to the Glyfada Gold Course where you’ll find an 18 hole, Par 72 course to keep you busy for a sunny afternoon. If you enjoy bike rides, the Athens Ga Bicycling Club is located in the Georgia area. Alternatively you can explore the city by attending one of the organized walking and sightseeing tours.
Athens Family Nightlife
There are 54 restaurants in which to wine and dine within Athens. For something a little familiar to home, why not head to the Hard Rock Café where you’ll find English style foods. For a more traditional Greek dish, try out Spondi or Daphne’s restaurants.
Athens Family Hotels
There is a great range of hotels available to suit all price budgets. For something a little cheaper, look towards the Geke S.A. or the Hotel Achilleas where prices start from around £64. For something a little more luxurious the Hotel, Grande Bretangne is the choice for you with prices from around £236.