Athens is the largest city of Greece and one of the largest cities in Europe.The capital of Greece is also called the city of the gods and has been inhabited since 5000 years.
It is the home of the Olympic Games, the city of artists, the cultural and scientific center and the reference point for every Greece traveler. This beautiful city is full of surprises and contrasts. Athens is considered to be the cradle of European civilization.
With ruins and archaeological sites dating back thousands of years, the crown jewel of Athens has always been the rock that towers proudly above the city. Hardly a visitor will leave Athens without first having seen the Acropolis. Built in the 6th century BC, dedicated to the goddess of the city Athena, the Acropolis was declared a World Heritage Site in 1986. Although the climb is a bit exhausting, the panoramic views over the city and its sights are well worth the effort!
Athens is a pulsating metropolis and at the same time a city of antiquity. Here the present mixes with past and amazing buildings with the joie de vivre of over five million inhabitants.
There is a lot more to discover than history. The city hosts cultural events every year. Recurring events are an absolute highlight for cultural lovers. Theater performances, operas, concerts, music festivals or film weeks. The list is endless.
A few kilometers outside Athens, the urban landscape gives way to a gorgeous stretch of coastline with green-blue waters, organised beaches, rocky coves, five-star resorts, spas, esplanades and marinas.
A city break in Athens promises plenty of history, culture, nightlife and unforgettable sights that you’ll treasure forever.