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Prepare For Your Trip to Athens

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Athens International Airport

Checkout out this post to learn about the best options to travel to and from the center of Athens! You'll also find the latest info about your transfer options to Piraeus port if Athens is not your final destination. Read more...

Athens metro map

Athens Metro

Don't forget to download the latest Athens metro map and plan your travel around the city. Athens has a decent public transport system. It is much cheaper and in many cases more convenient than taking a taxi. Read more...

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How to Rent a Car in Athens

Read my post about the things you should be aware of when renting a car in Athens! Make sure to carefully select your rental company. Don't fall for cheap rates advertised by some unknown companies! Read more...

Explore Historic Parts of Athens

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Kolonaki

Kolonaki is a wealthy part of Athens that has a number of high class boutiques and restaurants. The main clothing department store of the city called Attica Mall is also located here. Read more...

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Plaka

Plaka is probably the most tourist oriented part of the city. Numerous gift shops attract crowds of tourists browsing it's historic paved streets throughout the year. Read more...

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Syntagma Square

Syntgma is the central square of the city. This area is well-known for the Parliament House Source, expensive hotels and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Read more...

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Monastiraki

Monastiraki is a historic neighborhood adjacent to Plaka. It is famous for its open market with souvenirs and antique shops. It also has plenty of options to try Greek cuisine. Read more...

panathenaic stadium

Panathenaic Stadium

The Panathenaic Stadium is one of the most magnificent historic sports monuments in the world. The stadium has hosted the Olympic Games 3 times. Today it is used as the starting point for the Olympic flame journey. Read more...

Visit Coastal Athens

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Varkiza

Varkiza is famous for it's clean waters, a small fishing port and Yabanaki beach. Its a great place to swim, buy fresh seafood or have a meal at one of the seaside restaurants. Read more...

Vouliagmeni

Vouliagmeni is located across the hill from Varkiza. It is famous for its upscale hotels, trendy restaurants and private beaches. Make sure to visit Vouligmeni Lake that is referred to as mineral spa. Read more...