map
Map &
Directions
access_time
Hours
mode_edit
Been here?
Rate it
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Athens Sightseeing with Acropolis Museum
"The Athens half-day tour depart for  a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first  Olympic Games took place in 1896. It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus.  You will then pass the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens the Academy of Athens and the National Library. Continue passing by National Garden Hadrian’s Arc St. Paul’s Church Parliament
From EUR69.00
 
Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum
"Syntagma Metro station where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones an aqueduct from the 5th century BC pottery a 2000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD. See the House of Parliament guarded by elite soldiers known as Evzones. The tomb of the Unknown soldier can be found at the front of the building.Heading down El. Venizelos Street you will see the Numismatic museum comprising 400
From EUR60.00
 
Athens Night Segway Tour
"Meet your local guide in the evening when the Athens’ midday heat has gone and the daytime crowds have dispersed and start your tour with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled electric self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable begin gliding along quiet streets to the foothills of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens – the ancient citadel and archeological site that dominates the city.On the northeastern slopes of the Acropolis is the neighborhood of Plaka -- the city’ home to the Ancient Agora of Athens; once the heart of the ancient city
From EUR85.00

Demonstrations Tips (6)

If there is a demonstration.........

..and you are near Syndagma (in particular) you can expect to see lots of police.You may not (hopefully) see anything much else.Whilst I was visiting the farmers (so I was told) were demonstrating....
leics's Profile Photo
leics
Mar 16, 2014

Don't get in one or else

It seems that demonstrations occur quite often in central Athens, and I almost got involved in once when I was walking towards Syntagma Squre. The demonstrators put up their flags and people started...
BorneoGrrl's Profile Photo
BorneoGrrl
Sep 04, 2007

Demonstration near the Parliament

Mid June 2011. It's happening only at Syntagma square exactly in front of the Parliament building. The people are not happy with their government over the nation's huge debt. Every moment there'll be...
amlapura's Profile Photo
amlapura
Jun 25, 2011

-A demonstration?Again?

Another thing I’d like to mention is about the strikes that occur in Athens.The city has a tradition of strikes due to the liberate and restless character of the Athenians(but sometimes indifferent...
athenian80's Profile Photo
athenian80
Aug 26, 2002

Demonstrations, where and when to expect them

At first, these demonstrations are not as dangerous as one might think. Most of them occur in fixed dates and in specific areas, which are : May 1st (labor day), usually around Syntagma Square...
Tedzah
Oct 21, 2015

A Site to keep you updated !

I came across a very useful, accurate and always up to date link to help all members of VT, tourists and travellers to Athens, get updates in case of up coming strikes in the city centre.
greekcypriot's Profile Photo
greekcypriot
Mar 09, 2013
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Hotels Near Athens

Hotels
Pyrgou-Olympias Ave, Olympia. Peloponnese, 270 65, Greece
Show Prices
Hotels
12 Nikitara, Athens, 106 78, Greece
Show Prices
Hotels
52 Panepistimiou Avenue, Athens, Attica, 10678, Greece
Show Prices
Hotels
41 Halkokondili St, Athens, Attica, 10432, Greece
Show Prices
Hotels
Themistokleous 49 - 53, Athens, 17455, Greece
Show Prices
Hotels
19 Patision & 10 Veranzerou St, Athens, Attica, 104 32, Greece
Show Prices

mindcrime

"My trap!"
View Member
greekcypriot's Profile Photo

greekcypriot

"A Dream Holiday Destination"
View Member
Lilasel's Profile Photo

Lilasel

"Athina mou..."
View Member
STRATOS79's Profile Photo

STRATOS79

"ATHENS"
View Member
Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo

Kuznetsov_Sergey

"Athens afterwords"
View Member
 
 

Things to Do Near Athens

Things to Do

Central Market - Varvakios Agora

It is a great way to spend money on food. Also known as ΔΗΜΟΤΙΚΗ ΑΓΟΡΑ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ, it is located between Omonia and Monastiraki.
View More
Things to Do

Numismatic Museum

The Numismatic Museum of Athens, with a history going back to 1829, is one of the few of its kind in the world and the only such museum in the Balkans. It provides continuous educational support for...
View More
Things to Do

Benaki Museum

Benaki Museum is my favourite museum in Athens. Many temporary exhibitions are organized here. Last time we visited the Benaki Museum in April 2010 there were three temporary exhibions: The first one...
View More
Things to Do

Museum of Cycladic Art

A collection of ancient treasures. The museum consists a wide range of exhibits, ranging from the Cycladic period to ancient Greek period and even a segment on contemporary art work. The contents...
View More
Things to Do

Jewish Museum

As described on the brochure of the Museum: "The Museum was founded in 1977 to collect, preserve, research and exhibit the material evidence of 2.300 years of Jewish life in Greece.As a historical...
View More
Things to Do

Tzistarakis Mosque

It is located on Μοναστηράκι and is easily accessible by metro. It was built in 1759 and has no minaret. This is still a problem for the Muslim community of Athens, since this is one of the very few...
View More

Getting to Athens

Address

Athens

Hours

We don't yet have hours for this Warnings and Dangers. Help us improve our info!

Map