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Athens Travel Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How many days should you spend in Athens?

The average time spent in Athens by passengers from Melbourne is about two weeks.

What is the cheapest round-trip ticket you can get to Athens?

Qatar Airways is your best bet for finding that coveted low fare. They're offering fares as low as $888, while prices for other flights are as high as $4,688.

When is the best time to visit?

Athens has a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry weather May–Sep, the peak travel period. Holy Week and Easter (Mar/Apr, dates vary) is a key religious event, with church services, candlelit processions and fireworks.

Exploring Athens

Athens could be considered the mother of western civilisation. Every year, the Greek capital attracts huge throngs of tourists who come to visit its historical sites that have stood as icons for centuries. From its temples and museums to its traditional ways of living, Athens is a paragon of Greek history.

Accommodations in Athens

There is a range of options for all travelers. The most popular hotel in Athens is the Great Living Koukaki, which has been booked 5 times from our verified guests. Our guests also highly recommended Oniro City in Athens as it has been reserved 5 times.

Sightseeing in Athens

- Acropolis

The Acropolis is one of the most recognisable sites in the world. This sacred, white rock – stained a creamy colour with age – stands as a marker of where western civilisation was born. The ancient citadel contains a few buildings of great historic importance, including the Parthenon, which is a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, the patron deity of Athens. The Acropolis sits on a hill overlooking the heart of Athens, dominating the city skyline as it has done for more than 2000 years.

- Anafiotika

Beyond the tourist-dominated heart of Plaka you’ll find the Anafiotika quarter. This quiet, village-like neighborhood has narrow and bendy streets winding through residential areas full of cubed houses. Anafiotika is so quiet that often the only sign of other people is in the clothes lines with their hanging washing. These clothes and the splashes of colour on balconies and rooftops give a nice decoration to this picture-friendly part of Athens.

Transportation in Athens

Athens has a great public transport system that consists of metro, trolleybuses and regular buses. Visitors are most likely to use the metro and the trolleys, which run roughly north–south.

Athens travel guides

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