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Athens is the capital of Greece, a name given from the ancient goddess Athena as its protector. It is a huge urban city with 3.7 million residents, however attracting millions of visitors each year mainly cause of the unique archaeological wealth.

In Athens you can visit the ruins of ancient Athens, the principal city of ancient Greece. Visit the ancient Parthenon (World Heritage monument) at the top of Lycabettus Hill with the stunning new museum of Acropolis, the Erechtheion temple of the Caryatids, the Ancient Agora, the Temple of Hephaestus, the Museum of Cycladic Art, Benaki Museum, the Byzantine Museum, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Anafiotika, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, the picturesque Plaka area, Monastiraki market and many other attractions within walking distance of each other!

Also see the warm mineral lake Vouliagmeni, Lycabettus Hill panorama of the city, the temple of Athena Nike, the tower of the winds, the ancient cemetery of Kerameikos. For shopping visit the Kolonaki and Ermou Street, for entertainment at Psiri, and many other attractions, museums and squares.

The average temperature range from 10 degrees Celsius (50F) in January to 28 degrees (84F) during July and August. Tourism in Athens lasts mainly from May to October with peak months in July and August.

In Athens you can arrive by plane at the Eleftherios Venizelos airport or ferry to Piraeus.


 

Lodges - Athens (60 total)

Choose from the following destinations for memorable holidays in Greece.

Acropolis Hill

The newly built Acropolis Hill is the most recent gem of the Tour Hotel Group, in the area around Acropolis. It is located near the impeccable new Acropolis Museum and the historical centre of Athens.Guests enjoy great views of the Acropolis, the Filopapou...
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Plaka Hotel

Hotel Plaka has a prestigious location in Athens’ historic centre. It is just 5 minutes walk from Syntagma Square and 2 blocks from Monastiraki Metro Station.The central hotel offers a rooftop bar with breathtaking views of the Acropolis and across...
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Hotel Achilleas

With an excellent location in Athens city centre, 2 minutes' walk from Syntagma Square and close to all the historical sites, Hotel Achilleas offers clean, modern rooms and friendly service.Free Wi-Fi at the lobby, breakfast included in the room rate...
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Minoa Athens Hotel

With a prime location only 50 metres from the Metaxourgeio metro station, Hotel Minoa is within walking distance of the Acropolis and Athens’s archaeological sites. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi and 24-hour luggage storage.The bright rooms at Minoa Hotel...
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Best Western Amazon Hotel

Hotel Amazon boasts a prime location in the heart of Athens, within walking distance of the major archaeological sites and Syntagma Metro Station. It offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi access.Amazon air-conditioned rooms and suites are decorated in...
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Adrian Hotel

Located right under the Acropolis hill, Adrian Hotel is ideally located near all major Athens attractions. Rooms are elegantly decorated and feature private balconies. The rooftop terrace overlooks the Parthenon.Hotel Adrian’s air-conditioned rooms...
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Triton Hotel Piraeus

Just a few blocks from Piraeus’s train station and ferry terminals and right next to downtown shops and banks, Triton Hotel offers free internet access in the centre of Piraeus.The friendly and attentive staff is ready to assist guests 24 hours a day,...
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Hermes Hotel

Hermes Hotel enjoys a quiet spot in Plaka, only 2 blocks from the Syntagma Metro Station. It offers spacious rooms with work desk.The rooms at Hermes Hotel have modern furnishings, wooden floors and marble bathrooms. Each is equipped with a hairdryer,...
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Athens Cypria Hotel

Athens Cypria Hotel has a prime location 300 metres from Syntagma metro station, 10 minutes walking distance to the Acropolis. It features an internet corner, a bar and rooms with free internet access.The affordable Athens Cypria has rooms with a safe,...
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Omiros Hotel

The fully refurbished Hotel Omiros enjoys a central location in Athens, only a few minutes’ walk from Syntagma Square and the new Acropolis Museum.The 3-star Omiros Hotel offers 40 guestrooms equipped with en-suite bathroom and air conditioning. Also...
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