Athens,Exploring one of the World’s Oldest Cities
As the capital city of Greece, Athens also doubles as the most historical and oldest city in the world. The city holds more than three thousand years of history, attracting millions of tourists annually. That said, Athens, Greece is dotted with hundreds of hotels and lodging options as well. To reach the city by plane, book your flight to the Athens-Eleftherios Venizelos Aiport located just within the city.
Best Time to Visit
The weather in Athens is generally pleasant for most of the year, excluding the hot summer weeks and cold winter weeks. Although the temperatures are typically high in the summer, it is the busiest seasons of the year for the city. Athens, Greece hotels are more expensive than usual, thanks to the high influx of tourists to the area. This is mainly because of the Athens Epidaurus Greek Festival, which is by far the major cultural festival in Greece. Tourist population is at its lowest in November.
What to Do & Area Attractions
There is just so much to do and see in Athens that a day would not be enough to tour the city. But among the top iconic spots in the area, you should definitely not miss visiting the Acropolis, the ruins of a hilltop temple monument which dates back to the 5th century BC, and the Acropolis Museum, a state-of-the-art museum holding artifacts from the Acropolis. Another must-visit attraction is the Parthenon, the ruins of an Athenian temple which features Doric columns constructed in 447 BC. After the history-filled day around Athens, relax and enjoy the luxurious amenities at the Chic Hotel or the Central Athens Hotel. The 5-star Electra Palace Athens is also a great option when staying in Athens.