15 Things to Do in Athens 2020 (Starting from ₹620 Only)

The largest city in Greece, Athens is one of the most historically popular cities of all times. Athens is also the capital of Greece. This city, according to historians, dates back to the 7th century BC. If you are planning to visit this majestic city, you must be a little inclined towards history and archaeology. This city has places like The Acropolis, Plaka, Cultural Park and Ancient Agora which have their own historical significance. Some of the best things to do in Athens are visiting these authentic places. This city is accurate for a vacation since it is the blend of the old and the new. Its economy is one of the greatest in the country and is politically very stable. So, if you visit Athens, you would not have to face difficult situations in terms of unnecessary politics or rivalry. A visit to Athens means visiting some amazing mountains and plains. Athens itself lies in the great plain of Attica. Apart of that, you can even witness mountains Aigaleo, Parnitha, Hymettus, Pentelicus. These mountains are known worldwide. These cover Athens from all the sides.

The streams that are in Athens also have their own beauty and charm. The streams include Ilissos, Cephissus, and Eridanos. The climate of Athens remains hot and is almost like summer throughout the year. Also, the winter in Athens is not much cold. It could be termed as cooler. The best time to visit Athens is between March and May. You can also visit Athens in and around the month of September when it is neither too hot nor too cold. However, it is highly recommended to not visit Athens during the months of October to February since it is considered to be the rainy season in Athens during that time. You would not be able to enjoy the best things to do in Athens if you visit it at that point of time. If you are planning to go for a trip to Athens, wait no further.

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10 Day Greece Tour For Women Featured
10 Day Greece Tour For Women

10D/9N

Athens

About the Activity:Fixed Departure: 21st September 2016Exclusively for women, embark on a trip to the beautiful country of Greece on a 10 day 9 night tour.The tour starts on arrival at Athens airport from where you will have to make your own way to the hotel.This tour is engineered in a way to provide you the utmost comfort while you have a gala time exploring Greece.During the course of the tour, you will visit Athens, Delphi, Mykonos, Rhenia, Santorini, Akrotiri and Chania among other places.The tour includes accommodation, transport, meals and a lot of sightseeing.
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Greece to Croatia Road Trip Adventure Featured
Greece to Croatia Road Trip Adventure

6D/5N

Split

About the Activity:Fixed Departure: June 11, 18 and 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, August 6, 13, 20, and 27 and September 3, and 10.Get into the heart of old world culture and travel from Greece to Croatia on this amazing road trip.During your 6 days and 5 nights road trip, visit ancient ruins, cliff top monasteries, stunning beaches and communist relics through Greece, Montenegro, Albania and Croatia.The tour starts from Athens and ends at Split.The tour will include stay and transport throughout the tour.
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Croatia to Greece Road Trip Adventure Featured
Croatia to Greece Road Trip Adventure

6D/5N

About the Activity:Fixed Departures between June to August 2016Set out on a fun road trip from Croatia to Greece.This 6 day 5 night trip starts from Split and finishes at Athens.Cross through destinations such as Dubrovnik, Kotor, Tirana, Saranda and Kalambaka.Explore Croatian and Greek history on the way as you pass through magnificent places and learn about the 2 cultures in one trip.It's a beautiful trip for those who love history and architecture as you get to explore the best of both.
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8 Day Tour of Greece Featured
8 Day Tour of Greece

8D/7N

Athens

About the ActivityEmbark on a breathtaking tour of the beautiful country of Greece for 8 days.The tour starts on arrival at Athens airport where a tour representative will guide you to your hotel.Over the course of 5 days, you will explore the best of this country and explore its culture and history.During the tour, visit Athens, Santorini, Mykonos and Delos island among others.The tour includes accommodation, transport, meals and a lot of sightseeing and activities.
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Greek Island Hopping Adventure Featured
Greek Island Hopping Adventure

11D/10N

About the Activity:Fixed Departures betweenJune 2016 to September 2016Embark on a fun island hopping holiday to the cradle of western civilization, Greece and travel to some of the best Greek islands over the course of 11 days 10 nights. The tour starts from Exarchion Hotel in Athens and will cover Athens, Santorini, Ios, Paros and Mykonos. and will help you explore the best of Greek culture, their scenic beaches and party in their epic nightlife.This tour includes accommodation, transportation, meals, and activities as mentioned in the itinerary. 
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Mykonos, Santorini & Ios Tour Featured
Mykonos, Santorini & Ios Tour

7D/6N

About the Activity:The tour can be availed from June to SeptemberGo on an amazing Greek island hopping adventure and visit some of the most popular Greek islands; Mykonos, Ios and Santorini. Be amazed by stunning sunsets and charming villages, and go out to discover amazing scenery, beautiful sunsets, sandy beaches, incredible food, and amazing nightlife.The tour starts at Athens.This package includes accommodation. Breakfast and ferry transfer depends on the package selected.
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Acropolis Museum Skip the Line Tickets in Athens Best Seller
Acropolis Museum Skip the Line Tickets in Athens

1D

Athens

Acropolis Museum is one of the must-visit attractions of Greece. Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum and home to the more than 4,250 objects. Booking the Acropolis museum skip the line ticket will be the perfect treat for history lovers. What to expect:Explore Acropolis Museum, Athens Get access to the Acropolis museum which is home to the more than 4,250 objects and 4 main galleries. Acropolis museum ticket gives you an opportunity to explore the incredible archaeological treasures of the museum. Get access to the museum's main galleries Acropolis museum skip the line ticket gives you access to the museum's 4 major galleries. Enter the iconic Acropolis Museum and explore history through the different sections. You will see the extensive collection of Greek treasures in these galleries and will get to know about Greek history.Skip the line and enter directlyAcropolis museum ticket gives you direct entry to the museum. You do not need to wait in the long lines and you will enter directly to the museum with the voucher. Know before you go:Opening Hours:Winter Season (Nov-Mar)Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm (last admission: 4:30 pm)Friday: 9:00 am-10:00 pm (last admission: 9:30 pm)Saturday-Sunday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm (last admission: 7:30 pm)Summer Season (Apr-Oct)Monday: 8:00 am-4:00 pm (last admission: 3:30 pm)Tuesday-Sunday: 8:00 am-8:00 pm (last admission: 7:30 pm)Friday: 8:00 am-10:00 pm (last admission: 9:30 pm)HolidaysGood Friday: 12:00 pm-6:00 pm (last admission: 5:30 pm)Easter Sunday: 8:00 am-3:00 pm (last admission: 2:30 pm)24 and 31 Dec: 9:00 am-3:00 pm (last admission: 2:30 pm)Address:Dionysiou Areopagitou 15, Athina 117 42, Greece. How to get there:By metro: Take Metro Line 2 (Anthoupoli-Elliniko) to Acropolis Station and walk for 5 minutes.By tram: Take the Tram and stop at Leoforos Vouliagmenis.- You can enter the Acropolis museum directly with this Acropolis museum skip the line ticket voucher- The staff of the museum can communicate in English
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Meteora Tour from Athens with Round Trip Tranfers Best Seller
Meteora Tour from Athens with Round Trip Tranfers

14H

Athens

Meteora means the Middle of the Sky in the Greek language. This place is surrounded by rock formations, which are 400 meters into the sky. Meteora tour from Athens gives you an opportunity to admire the unbeatable views of the monasteries and the surrounding areas from the top of the cliffs.What to expect:Visit Meteora- Middle of the sky Meteora tour from Athens gives you a chance to see nature at its best. Meteora is home to the beautiful rocks which seem to touch the sky and see how it feels to be on the top of the cliffs. Click hundreds of pictures at this gorgeous and peaceful place, and make your Meteora day tour memorable. See all 6 monasteries of Meteora Get to know about the history, architecture, and spirituality on this one-day tour. You will be going to visit all 6 monasteries form outside and 2-3 of them from inside. These monasteries were built by monks that used ropes, folding ladders. English speaking guide includedMeteora tour comes with an English speaking guide. The guide will meet you at the Kalambaka train station and you will be transferred to the Meteora monasteries. The guide will tell you about the architecture and history of the monasteries.  Roundtrip transfers from Athens railway stationMeteora tour from Athens offers you the roundtrip transfers between Athens railway station and Kalambaka with a train ticket. After that from Kalambaka railway station to Meteora and back to the Kalambaka railway station, you will travel with a guide. Know before you go:Starting time: 07.20 amEndtime: 09.30 pmMeet Up Information:Departure time: 07:20 amLocation: Athens Railway StationHow to get there: Take bus 1 or metro M2 to Larissa Station and walk for 1 min- The children aged 0-3 can participate for free but you need to book the infant ticket for them- For child ticket, child age is 4-12- You need to reach Athens railway station on your own and have to show the train ticket to board the train- Please look for the guide at Kalambaka train station, who will be holding a sign with your name on it
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Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Tour Best Seller
Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Tour

4H

Athens

Greece- Home to the world-famous archaeological sites and beaches. The place is also famous as a honeymoon destination and for destination weddings. Exploring this place would be a great opportunity. Visit the two most famous attractions Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon on a half-day tour. What to expect:Explore the famous attractions of GreeceGrab the chance to visit the famous Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon. Travel back in time and get to know about Ancient Greece and its history. Grab the knowledge of history and culture of the temple from the guide.  Visit the Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Start your fun day out from the hotel and enjoy the ride as you reach the Temple of Poseidon. Admire the beauty of the Aegean Sea and click hundreds of photos. See the impressive Doric columns as you walk and explore the Temple of Poseidon. English speaking guide included The Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon tour comes with an English speaking guide. Learn about the culture and history of Ancient Greece from the guide as you walk through the Doric columns. Roundtrip transfers from your hotel includedThe day tour of Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon offers you the roundtrip hotel transfers with the guide. You will be picked up from the hotel and dropped back to the hotel. Know before you go:Starting time: 03.00 pmEndtime: 07.00 pm- Please check the schedule for hotel pick up information. If you are not staying in any of the hotels listed, please wait at the lobby of the hotel nearest to you- For child ticket, child age is 4-12- Children aged 0-3 can join this tour for free
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Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Tour from Athens Best Seller
Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Tour from Athens

10H

Athens

Mycenae, one of the archaeological sites of Greece and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Epidaurus, the famous ancient theater. Mycenae and Epidaurus day tour from Athens offers you to visit both must-visit sites of Greece. What to expect:Explore the must-visit sites of Greece Don't miss the chance to explore the must-visit sites of Greece. Mycenae and Epidaurus day tour from Athens avails you to visit Mycenae, Corinth Canal, Epidaurus, and other places. Start your day trip from the hotel and visit Treasury of Atreus. Visit Epidaurus, the birthplace of Apollo's son. Admire the wisdom and expertise of Greek artisans.Visit Mycenae- a UNESCO World Heritage Site Go through the Mycenae, Epidaurus, Cyclopean Walls, the Lion’s Gate, and the Treasury of Atreus. Walkthrough the Epidaurus Theatre and marvel at the architecture of the Theatre. Click hundreds of photos and flaunt on your social sites. Visit Corinth Canal, a man-made passage between Greece and the Peloponnese.English speaking guide and hotel transfers included Mycenae and Epidaurus day tour from Athens comes with the English speaking guide and roundtrip hotel transfers. You will be picked from the hotel and at the end of the day will be dropped back to the hotel. Delicious lunch includedTaste the delicious and traditional food of Greece with the Mycenae and Epidaurus day tour from Athens. The Mycenae and Epidaurus day tour offers you an option to choose lunch. You can book the tour with lunch or without lunch as you like. Know before you go:Starting time: 08.30 amEndtime: 06.30 pmPlaces you will visit:MycenaeCorinth CanalEpidaurus- For child ticket, child age is 4-12- Children aged 0-3 can join free of charge- Please check the schedule for hotel pick up information. If you are not staying in any of the hotels listed with us, please wait at the lobby or outside of the hotel nearest to you
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39 Ratings

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39 Ratings

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INR 7,029

INR 6,326

Delphi Day Tour from Athens @flat 10% off Best Seller
Delphi Day Tour from Athens @flat 10% off

10H

Athens

Delphi, one of the most famous historic sites in Greece. The place is of great significance in Ancient Greece, famous for mountain villages and museums. If you love to learn the history and different cultures then book this Delphi day tour from Athens. What to expect:Visit Delphi, a UNESCO-listed archaeological siteGrab the Delphi day tour from Athens and visit Delphi, a UNESCO-listed archaeological site. Walk around the city and get to know about the history and archaeology buffs of Greece. Stop at the village of Levadia and the village of Arachova.  Explore history through temple, stadium & museum Grab the knowledge about Greek history and culture at the famous Delphi Museum, one of the must-visit sites of Greece. See the artifacts from the 15th century BC to 4th century AD. Get the brief knowledge of the artifacts from the guide.English speaking guide and hotel transfers included Delphi day tour from Athens comes with the guide and roundtrip hotel transfers. You will be picked from the hotel with the guide and at the end of the day will be dropped back to the hotel. The guide will tell you the secrets and stories about classical Greece.Delicious lunch includedTaste the delicious and traditional food of Greece with the Delphi day tour from Athens. The Delphi day tour offers you to choose lunch. You can book the tour with lunch or without lunch as you like. Know before you go:Starting time: 08.30 amEndtime: 06.30 pmPlaces you will visit:DelphiVillage of LevadiaTemple of ApolloDelphi MuseumVillage of Arachova- For child ticket, child age is 4-12- Children aged 0-3 can join free of charge
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32 Ratings

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INR 6,119

INR 5,507

Women Only Tour of Greece
Women Only Tour of Greece

8D/7N

Athens

About the ActivityFixed Departure: 5th November 2016Exclusively for women, embark on a trip through the stunning country of Greece on a 8 day 7 night tour.Begin the tour on arrival at Athens from where you will need to make your own way to the hotel.During the course of the tour, explore the best of Delphi, Meteora, Santorini and Athens.The tour is designed to provide the utmost comfort while experiencing the Greek way of life.The tour includes accommodation, transport, meals and a lot of sightseeing and activities.
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30 Ratings

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Poros, Hydra & Aegina Day Cruise in Athens New
Poros, Hydra & Aegina Day Cruise in Athens

12H

Athens

The largest city and the capital of Greece, Athens has a history of about 7000 years. It is surrounded by four mountains namely, Mount Aigaleo, Mount Parnitha, Mount Pentelicus and Mount Hymettus. With Athens one day cruise Aegina Poros Hydra, spend a relaxing day out under the warm sun.What To Expect:Enjoy a Relaxing Day Cruise to The Three Islands:Get picked up from the hotel for Poros, Hydra & Aegina Day Cruise with Lunch and let the quest begin. The salty scent of the sea breeze and a visit to the three popular islands in Greece: Poros, Hydra and Aegina will be cherished by you for life.Marvel at the spectacular view of the Aegean Sea:As you go from one island to the other, relish the beauty of the Aegean Sea. The clear waters of the vicinity will keep you calm and will allow you to have some time in peace. Athens one day cruise Aegina Poros Hydra promises you the best of experiences.Take a rest on Poros Island:Poros Island is known as a shopping haven. The picturesque beauty of the island will let your heart skip a beat. Stroll around the island as you buy the souvenirs for your friends and family members and click some pictures of you.Stroll around Hydra & Visit Aegina Island:The stunning views of the island's architecture and dramatic landscapes of the island of Hydra will make you fall in love with it. After lunch, you will be visiting Aegina. It is a place where you can walk around the main town or go on a tour of the Temple of Aphaia.Know Before You Go:Time: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm- Children aged 4 - 12 can avail child ticket.- Infants under the age of 3 can avail the package for free.
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Tour of Santorini in Athens
Tour of Santorini in Athens

4D/3N

Athens

About the Activity:Fixed departure: EverydayVisit to Santorini in Athens unveils a number of activities and sightseeing options and this package for 4 days can be one of the best tours of the city for you.Santorini possesses a variety of white-washed house and blue domed churches which are considered as the major attractive features of the island.Join and explore the island as you wish; go for a boat trip to the volcano, explore the Caldera by boat, visit local villages such as Pyrgos, Karterados or Vothonas.Stroll through the black sand beaches, enjoy a magnificent sunset from Skaros along with an exploration of the ancient Thira and the mesmerising village of Oia on your own.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the tour.
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  1. Which are some of the best things to do in Athens?

    Athens is known worldwide for its culture, tradition and authenticity. It is one of the most trusted cities in terms of ethnicity. Apart from that, Athens also offers some exciting things that you could do or enjoy if you ever plan to visit it. Some of the best things to do in Athens are as follows –
    Day cruise at Poros, Hydra and Aegina
    Athens Sightseeing Trips
    Greece Tour for four days
    Delphi day trip
    Trip to Meteora and Delphi
    Tour at the Navel of the World
    Athens Acropolis Walking Tour
    Trip to Cape Sounion
    You can do all these and more if you go for a trip to Athens. These are budget-friendly and promise a whole lot of fun and enjoyment.

  2. Which are most romantic things to do in Athens during honeymoon?

    For the lovebirds or the newly-married ones, Athens is one of the best tourist destinations. There are many things that you could possibly do in Athens with your partner and set the mood right for a beautiful night. Some of the best things to do in Athens for romance and love are listed below –
    Stroll at the Cultural Park
    Visit the Acropolis
    Walk with your partner in a calm Mount Parnitha National Park
    Visit the Diomidous Botanical Garden and enjoy a day with nature
    Trek through the Lycabettus Hill
    Marathon Beach on a lovely day
    Sounion with your partner
    The National Garden of Athens
    These places have been proven to be the most romantic places in Athens. Also, you can go for some cruising or dinner at a fancy restaurant with your partner to enjoy the romantic night that you have been planning to do. If you are at Athens, your honeymoon would be perfect.

  3. Which are must see historical sites in Athens?

    Athens is typically known for its indulgence in history. It has an immense importance in mythology and many Greek stories of the ancient times would surely have Athens in them. That is why, one of the best things to do in Athens is to take a look at the sites which are of some historical importance. Hold your breath, because there are many.
    The Acropolis
    Monastiraki
    Parthenon
    Erechtheion
    National Archaeological Museum of Athens
    Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens
    Syntagma Square
    Acropolis Museum
    Plaka
    Temple of Athena Nike
    If you are planning to visit Athens, do not forget to take a trip to all these historical sites. They show you Athens in the truest form.

  4. What are some famous beach activities in Athens?

    Athens’ calm and coastal life is also quite famous. You get to witness a lot of beaches and popular beach activities in Athens throughout the year. Some of the famous beaches include –
    Vouliagmeni
    Varkiza
    Cape Sounion
    Schinias
    Porto Rafti
    Legrena
    Lagonisi
    Loutsa
    Kalivia
    All these beaches offer many beach activities which keep you engaged and active. Some of the famous beach activities include –
    Scuba Diving
    Snorkelling
    Coastal Bike tour
    Swimming
    Apart from these, some of the best things to do in Athens’ beaches could be some outdoor sports too.

  5. Which are best places for scuba diving in and around Athens and what are the charges?

    Two of the best things to do in Athens are scuba diving and snorkelling. You can specify on scuba diving more since it is done by almost every visitor in Athens. Some of the best places for a fun scuba diving are –
    Free Dive Greece
    Extreme Divers
    Oxygen Tours
    Sotiriou Diving Center
    These places do not charge more than needed. For one person, you can expect the charge to be around $108.

  6. Which are best places for snorkeling in and around Athens and what are the charges?

    Snorkelling is one of the best things to do in Athens. What have you done if not been on a snorkelling activity while on a trip to Athens? Okay, for the best places for snorkelling, the suggestions are –
    Oxygen Tours
    Extreme Divers
    Free Dive Greece
    Sotiriou Diving Center
    If you are worried about the charges, you must know that the charges would be in and around $100. It could be more, according to your preferences. If you want to do basic snorkelling, you need not worry about the price much.

  7. Which all places can be seen during Athens electric bike tour?

    Athens’s electric bike tour is one of the most famous bike tours in Athens. People go for these bike rides for 3 to 4 days. Some bikers prefer the time of sunset for these amazing bike rides. These bike tours are done especially to enjoy the scenic beauty of Athens. So, you must know about the important places that these electric bike tours cover –
    The Temple of Zeus
    The Acropolis
    The Restaurant of Plaka
    Syntagma Square
    Marathon Beach
    Cultural Park

  8. Where can I enjoy nightlife in Athens and how safe is to go out in night?

    If you want to spend some quality time with your beloved partner, the best time is the night. Athens looks and feels majestic at night. Also, you can witness some great lighting which you might otherwise miss on the daytime. The best thing to do in Athens is to enjoy the calmness and solitude of the night with your love.
    You can try out these fun things in order to enjoy the night completely and spend some good time –
    Athens Greek Folk Dance Lessons
    Athens Bar Hopping
    Athens Small Group Walking Tours
    You can try out the different bars and restaurants which entertain guests to the fullest even after midnight. Also, a walk down the streets of Athens is enough to bring in a romantic mood and free spirit.

  9. Which are some of the best cruise trips in Athens?

    Cruising is a great activity which is very famous throughout Athens. You can try out cruising but you should be careful with the place where you are enrolling for a cruising experience. One of the best things to do in Athens in cruising and you should be careful while doing it –
    Hydra, Poros and Egina Day Cruise
    Catamaran Cruise
    Poseidon Temple to Sounio Cape Cruise
    Aegina Island to Athens Cruise
    Athens Riviera Cruise
    Go for these cruise trips and have the time of your life.

  10. Which are must visit sites in Athens during sightseeing trip of Athens?

    Athens is a great place for sightseeing. Even so, most people tend to visit Athens for the amazing places and scenic beauty it offers while sightseeing. The best things to do in Athens should definitely cover sightseeing. Some of the most popular places include –
    Acropolis Museum
    Acropolis
    Plaka
    Parthenon
    Ancient Agora
    Erechtheion
    Benaki Museum
    Temple of Hephaestus
    Museum of Cycladic Art
    Herod Atticus Odeon

  11. Where can I go for island hopping in Athens?

    There are many island hopping tours in and around Athens which offer complete enjoyment and relaxation to you and your family. Some of the best island hopping tours in Athens include –
    Athens – Paros Island tour
    Athens – Mykonos Island tour
    Athens – Santorini Island tour
    Athens – Naxos Island tour
    Athens – Corfu Island tour
    Athens – Rhodes Island tour
    Athens – Crete Island tour
    Athens – Ios Island tour
    You can also take trips to two or three of these islands at one go. Plan your trip according to your convenience.