Athens

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Overview

Athens is the capital of Greece and is dedicated to the goddess Athena. In Athens, you’ll find a lot to do, from ancient architecture, museums, and tasty street food.
It was at the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and empire. The city is still dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks.

Country

Greece

Approx. Duration

Full-day Tour, Overnight Tour

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – High

Flights & Accommodations

Local Currency

Euro

Price Level

Min. Price

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Things To Do

Total: 23
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General Info

Address

Athens, Greece

Estimated Duration

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Spoken Languages

Greek (formal), English

Electricity

230V, 50Hz

Local Currency

Euro

Recommended Age Groups

Babies, Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors

Price

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Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Information

These days, the neighborhoods and backstreets of Athens reveal modern and laidback energy, with relaxing beaches, sparkling urban restaurants, street food, and edgy galleries. All set against what was once the heart of one of the most powerful civilizations. It was dominated by immense architectural feats of the ancient past, from the Acropolis to the Temple of Olympian Zeus.


Travelers Experiences

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Best Time To Visit

Athens summers are scorching, with average daily highs around 95 F (35 C) and lows of 76 F (25 C).

During the summer months of July and August, many local business owners flee to coastal towns, so many local businesses aren’t open.