"In the World Over, the very name of our country is immediately associated with the Parthenon." Melina Merkouri
SACRED ROCK OF THE ACROPOLIS
THE ACROPOLIS MUSEUM
The Acropolis Museum houses more than 3.000 artifacts from the most significant sanctuary of the ancient city, the Sacred Rock of the Athenian Acropolis.
Let's go on a nice walk back in time, when the architects Kleanthis and Schaubert dreamt of a single walkway that would unify the archaeological sites of the city of Athens.
The favorite neighborhood of locals, the gem under the shade of the Acropolis is called Plaka.
Syntagma Square is the central and the most renown square in Athens.
NATIONAL ARCHAELOGICAL MUSEUM
One of the most important archaeological museums in the world, the Archaeological Museum of Athens houses the finest antiquities all over Greece.
MONASTIRAKI & KERAMEIKOS
Monastiraki is one of the most renowned neighborhoods in central Athens partly because it belongs to the oldest part of the town and due to its traditional flea market.
"It remains in my memory like no other park I have known. It is the quintessence of a park, the thing one feels sometimes in looking at a canvas or dreaming of a place one would like to be in and never finds.
Also known as "The Callimarmaron", this classical Greek monument is a venue designed and used for noble competition and fair play of mind and body.
Athens sprawls across the plain of Attica and like many European cities, is built on seven hills.
THE ATTICA COASTLINE
Pin Athens on your map as a sophisticated destination that combines sun and beach with a city break.
TEMPLE OF POSEIDONCAPE SOUNION
"Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep..." Don Juan - Lord Byron