ABOUT Athens

Considered as the symbol of the glorious Western Civilization, Athens is notably festooned with ancient relics and magnificent history. This Greek capital is popular for its mythological-inspired Acropolis, splendid Olympic Stadium, and the gorgeous Cape Sounio. But beyond its ancient appeal, Athens is also a multi-haven of amazing metro life and unbelievable nature escapes! 

Things to do in Athens

For a dose of adrenaline, Athens is indeed a paradise for adventure-seekers. It might be known for its heritage tours, but this Greek capital also offers activities such as windsurfing, scuba diving, and sailing. Its magnificent seas and its diverse underwater wildlife will satiate your craving for an island lifestyle. Aside from its coastal features, you could also enjoy hiking, trekking, and rock climbing in Athens’ terrains and landscapes. Athens is a perfect place to satiate your wanderlust and this destination can cater to all types of adventurers. Whether you’re a history geek, an architecture enthusiast, a food aficionado, a beach bum or a city lover, Athens got it all for you!

🏛️ Art, History, and Architecture

Athens is the capital and the largest city of Greece. Although today it has turned into a busy and cosmopolitan city, Athens still preserves elements of its ancient glory. This is the perfect city for sightseeing and a great base for excursions around Greece. Monuments of all historical periods are spread around the town, from the Ancient and the Roman times until the Byzantine and modern era. As the best sightseeing in Athens is found in a walking distance from the city center, they are easy to visit by foot or on a bus tour. Do not certainly miss the Acropolis Hill and the Acropolis Museum. If you have time, take a stroll from the Acropolis to Thission and Monastiraki, it is a lovely promenade.


Considered as a trademark of Athens, this majestic landmark in Acropolis is definitely a must–visit. Parthenon was built to pay homage to the ancient goddess Athena and visiting this spot is a great way to commemorate the glorious days of the Western Civilization. It might look like a place of ruins today, but this attraction used to be a solid building on the initial years of its creation. Visiting Parthenon might require severe commitment, but the costs and the efforts will all be worth it once you reach the top of the Acropolis hill (where it’s located). Aside from the historical appeal of the landmark itself, you’ll also be gratified with the stunning Athenian views that this place offers.

Temple of Poseidon, Sounion

Located in the southeast of Athens, Sounio is the last point of the land that the ancient Athenian soldiers could see when they sailed away into the Aegean. It was also the first spot they witness once they come back from war. The temple of Poseidon in Sounio was built by ancient Athenians not only to please Poseidon but also to ensure that their warriors and sea farers will have great sea journey during their trips to wars. Aside from the emotional history behind this temple, this landmark is a must-visit for its wonderful sunset and striking views of the Aegean Sea.

Archaeological Museum in Athens

A haven of the ancient collections in Greece, this magnificent museum is a great place to ponder upon the historical anthologies of the old times. Festooned with glorious stone statures, ancient weapons, gravestones, miniatures, and tools, the Archaeological Museum of Athens is indeed a wonderful exhibition of the periods of Greek history.

🌊 Beaches

Although Athens is mostly famous for its sightseeing and not for the beaches, there are though many beautiful beaches in Athens Greece. Athens beaches are spread all along the southern and northeastern side of the Attica peninsula. All the coastline from Glyfada to Cape Sounion have nice organized Athens beaches as well as secluded coves to enjoy a day at the sun. You will find below a list of the best beaches in Athens Greece.

Legrena Beach

If you’re looking for a peaceful and idyllic place to swim, this beach located in the coastal road of Legrena Athens is your best bet. Legrena Beach’s clean waters and picturesque coves are accessible with public buses and cars. It is located in 3km west of Sounion and 60 km southeast of Athens.

Vouliagmeni Beach

Situated in Vouliagmeni Athens, this beach is a famous destination during summer season. It is mostly enlaced with rocky shores, but its crystal-clear water is a great excuse to take a dip. Vouliagmeni beach is also filled with bars, restaurants, and cafes so you don’t have to worry about getting hungry!

Asteras Beach

Asteras Complex is a beach resort located in the Southern Suburbs of Athens. This beautiful venue offers a wide variety of choices, in a picture perfect setting The vast and clean shore lies in front of you with chaises-longues and umbrellas, playgrounds for children onshore and offshore, beach volley yards and beach soccer yards.


Athens is an enchanting place with great natural beauty.  The most famous sightseeing in Athens is Lake Vouliagmeni, which is another must-visit destination for nature lovers..

Vouliagmeni Lake

This jewel in Athenian Riviera is considered as one of the most romantic places in Greek capital! A must visit in Athens, Vouliagmeni Lake is a whimsy spot for relaxation, swimming, and nature-viewing. With the exquisite caves as the backdrop, the cool water of this 12 m deep lake is a perfect escape for the hot days of the summer. We will see you all there!!!