Athens is the capital of Greece as well as its largest city. It is an amazing, historic place, with a wealth of attractions.
The ancient Parthenon temple, at the top of the Acropolis attracts 3 million visitors each year. Residential areas such as Plaka in the shade of the Acropolis, offer a real Greek atmosphere with cobbled streets and traditional tavernas. For those who love the hustle and bustle of daily life, the markets in the centre of Athens are the perfect destination. There is something for everyone!
Athens is a city of many existences . A walk around the heart of the city and the ancient neighbourhoods reveal the coexistence of different eras’ . Ancient monuments are clearly visible everywhere , even parts of the street will be made from glass so that you can see the ruins that lie below!
The heart of Athens must surely be in Syntagma Square, home to the Greek parliament and a great meeting place for all Athenians who are planning some shopping in Monastiraki or on visiting a trendy coffee bar in Kolonaki.
If you plan to stay for a few days you may wish to visit the Greek Riviera in Faliro, Glyfada, Voula and Vouliagmeni where you can enjoy the warm sea and wonderful fish tavernas that the area has to offer.
“The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”