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How to get around Athens: from Athena to Zeus
Feb 25, 2023 • 6 Min read
Tangled streets. Troublesome traffic. Athens can be tricky to navigate. This is how to get around.
16 best things to do in Athens
Feb 19, 2023 • 8 Min read
Everything you have to do in Athens. From Acropolis to (Temple of Olympian) Zeus.
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The best time to visit Athens: everything you need to know
Jan 12, 2023 • 3 Min read
Whether you're after the beach or a bargain, here's when to go to Athens, Greece.
How to explore Athens for free
Jan 4, 2023 • 7 Min read
Roam Athens’ ancient streets, then take in cost-free museums, markets and art. Here’s our guide to the best free things to do in Athens.
Archaeological Athens: Walking through the city’s history
Jun 15, 2022 • 5 Min read
Remnants of its glorious past make Athens a unique cultural destination with extraordinary energy and appeal
Bars & Pubs
Nightlife highlights of Athens, from rooftop bars to jazz clubs
Feb 25, 2022 • 5 Min read
From chic rooftop spots with breathtaking views of the city to old-school jazz haunts, here are the best bars and clubs in Athens.
How to explore Athens with kids
Feb 25, 2022 • 4 Min read
Athens is great for families - from taking your kids to ancient sites to the many family-friendly activities dotted throughout the city; here's our list.
Exploring ancient sites and more in Athens’ best neighborhoods
Sep 28, 2021 • 7 Min read
Learn the difference between Kolonaki and Koukaki, Psyrri and Gazi, in this tour of central Athens’ most visited districts.
Sand and the City: Athens' best beaches
Sep 28, 2021 • 4 Min read
Whether you want quiet or crowds, luxury or frugality, the Athens Riviera has plenty of choices for fun in the sun and beyond.
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