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Athens Travel Tips

Secrets of Greek Cuisine

By Viator, April 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The secrets of Greek cuisine lie in fresh seasonal vegetables and produce, simple preparation, and age-old cooking techniques like grilling and barbecuing. For the ultimate souvenir of Athens, take ...  Read more

3 Days in Athens: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1701 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Athens - cradle of democracy and birthplace of philosophy. How much of ourselves we can trace back to ancient Greece is truly remarkable, but when visiting this magnificent city, its history is ...  Read more

Myceanea and epidourus

By Mark W , April 2014

Long Day (13 Hours) but well worth it!. Tour guide was absolutely excellent and very informative, Lunch was great, a three course meal in a lovely countryside Hotel. Would definitely recommend. Read more

The Top Beaches near Athens

By Viator, November 2013

Athens may be Greece’s most popular holiday destination but visitors come for the cultural explosion that is the Acropolis, Agora and world-class museums rather than lazing on the beaches. If ...  Read more

athens half day tour

By danni , New Zealand, October 2013

A great way to see the sights, especially if you don't have much time. Tour starts first thing in the morning and a lot of the tour is driving past sights on a bus with the tour guide telling you ...  Read more

Multi-Day Tours from Athens

By Viator, September 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 62 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Although there’s enough to see in Athens to keep you busy for years, look beyond the Acropolis to see what else Greece has to offer, whether you are an ancient history enthusiast, a sailor or a ...  Read more

Cruises from Athens

By Viator, August 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 93 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Most island-hopping cruises from Athens start off at Piraeus harbor, gateway to the 3,000 plus Greek islands that spill out in to the Aegean Sea from the mainland. Those closest to Athens include the ...  Read more

Great experience

By Lee , Australia, July 2013

I love the Land tour that I join in Athens and covered all the coastal towns and into the mountains. Poupi was a wonderful guide and expressed her love of her country and its history. We were able ...  Read more

Friendly people and wonderful history......

By Lee , Australia, July 2013

I travel to Greece on my own and was welcome by the tour operator and other travellers. We toured the land-mass of Greece by bus and learnt alot of Greece's influence in the world's history and our ...  Read more

Day Trips from Athens

By Viator, May 2013

4.5 star rating: Recommended 33 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There is so much to do in the Athens area, from island hopping in the Aegean and consulting with oracles at Delphi to exploring ancient Corinth or wine tasting in Nemea. Most Greek island-hopping ...  Read more

Christmas in Athens

By Sasha , December 2012

Greece is a deeply religious country and accordingly Christmas celebrations in Athens are solemn, centered around family and the Greek Orthodox church. Celebrations may be more muted than ever ...  Read more

Athens International Film Festival

By John Reality , Cambodia, August 2012

With all the recent economic difficulties around the world (understatement), you’d think cultural festivals and celebrations of artistic expression would be the first to go. Fortunately, this is ...  Read more

One Day in Athens

By John Reality , Cambodia, June 2012

Simultaneously one of the most intimidating and rewarding destinations in all of the Mediterranean, Athens is one place where it really pays for tourists to do a little advance research ...  Read more

Stress-free Guide to Visiting Athens

By John Reality , Cambodia, April 2012

Sure, Athens is home to the Acropolis and many other exciting and significant sites and attractions, but let’s be honest: It’s hot (particularly during the high season), it’s dirty, and it’s ...  Read more

Top 5 Beaches Near Athens

By John Reality , Cambodia, March 2012

The smart money typically seeks the sandy shores of the storied Greek isles , but there are also numerous lovely beaches in and around Athens . The following are few of my favorite destinations ...  Read more

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