Athens in autumn offers you the best of both worlds. It’s still warm enough to swim along the Athens Riviera. But you can also relish the city’s downtown delights and archaeological sites without the heat and crowds.

Autumn colours in Plaka.

Photo: Manos Chatzikonstantis

Great things to do in Athens in September

Get starry eyed at the National Observatory of Athens.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Discover Athens' gourmet revolution at Taste of Athens.

Courtesy: Taste Of Athens

Great things to do in Athens in October

Autumn means less crowds at Athens' famous archeological sites.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Don't miss the spectacle of the Evzones in all their ceremonial glory.

Photo: Georgios Makkas

Autumn vibes at Tatoi royal estate.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Great things to do in Athens in November

The Athens Classic Marathon is the world's most famous running race.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Pack a picnic and head for Tatoi royal estate.

Photo: Manos Chatzikonstantis