A vibrant capital city.
Athens dominates the Attica region of Greece and is one of the oldest cities in Europe with a wealth of history to experience and explore. Each neighbourhood in Athens has its own unique attractions and character. Explore the cafes and bars in Exarchia, the history of Plaka, the buzzing nightlife in Gazi and the coolest shopping in Kolonaki.
A Rich History
Athens has been continuously inhabited for at least 3,000 years, many of the ideas that exist today in Western society originated in this city. Whether it be philosophical ideas or the foundation of democracy, the importance of these contributions is fascinating. Athens has an amazing history and you can help but be humbled by the places where such monumental moments have happened.
The Archeological Sites
Athens is home to many important and historic archaeological sites, their presence and preservation is something that makes the city incredibly special. The Acropolis is a defining feature and over a million people visit this site alone annually, but there are many other extraordinary sites that are also worth visiting and they are clustered within walking distance around the city.