Birthplace of Western civilization, democracy, the Olympic Gamesand theater, Athens has it all.The modern capital is an extraordinary city that combinesarts, music, fine cuisine,haute couture, vibrant nightlife with a rich historical heritage dating back 3,000 years.
The majestic Parthenon temple, the crown jewel of Athens will give you a glimpse of the classical nobility of Greece. Most of the artifacts from the temple are housed today in the Acropolis Museum at the foot of the ancient rock.Feel the energy of the city, its timeless beauty. Enjoy a glass of wine on a rooftop overlooking the illuminated Parthenon, climb up to Lycabettus hill to admire the panoramic views over the city, lost your way in the labyrinthine alleys of picturesque Monastiraki and Plaka, dine in traditional taverns or seaside restaurants, party till dawn at the city’s legendary night-spots or shop till you drop. Athens is a paradise for shopping; all kind of shops are to be found in the most famous shopping areas of Athens the Ermoustreet and in the area of Kolonaki.
If you want to escape thehustle and bustle of the city, drive to the southern suburbs of Greek capital along the Athenian Riviera that stretches for 55km from Faliro to Cape Sounion. From the Sounio Natural Park with its pine trees, the ancient temple of Poseidon with its glorious sunset views, and the Glyfada Golf Club to the Alimos and Flisvos Marinas with its luxurious yachts, fishing taverns of Vouliagmeni, Varkiza and Sounio, the Vouliagmeni Lake with its thermal springs, the pristine beaches, the exclusive boutiques, street cafés, night clubs and bars of Glyfada, the Athenian Riviera is full of surprises.