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Holidays in Athens

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Top hotels in Athens

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Sofitel Athens Airport
Sofitel Athens Airport
5 out of 5
Athens International Airport, Spata-Artemida, Attiki
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$248 per night from 21 Sep. to 22 Sep.
4.4/5Excellent! (2,309 reviews)

"Very clean, quiet and helpful staff. The room i stayed in had recently been tastefully redecorated which made for a pleasant stay"…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2020

Sofitel Athens Airport
The Pinnacle Athens
The Pinnacle Athens
5 out of 5
75 Eolou & Evripidou, Athens
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$129 per night from 25 Sep. to 26 Sep.
4.7/5Exceptional! (89 reviews)

"Really friendly and kind staff! Explained everything from must-see monuments to hidden gems in Athens! Well decorated Suites great for photos and an amazing view from the roof top! Very sensitive and well organized regarding Covid protection measures! Definitely going back! Thank u!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep. 2020

The Pinnacle Athens
Electra Metropolis Athens
Electra Metropolis Athens
5 out of 5
15 Mitropoleos Street, Athens, Attiki
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$275 per night from 5 Oct. to 6 Oct.
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,261 reviews)

"Excellent service, very helpful and polite staff, great food and amazing view of the Akropolis! Who can ask for more?"…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep. 2020

Electra Metropolis Athens

Top activities in Athens

Athens Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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Athens Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

AU$32
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens
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Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

AU$81
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Skip-the-Line Acropolis & Athens Sightseeing & Museum Tour
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Skip-the-Line Acropolis & Athens Sightseeing & Museum Tour

AU$88
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend

Save Time and Money with Athens Holiday Packages

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Places to Visit in Athens

Preparing for your trip to Athens? Need some info about what to do and see when you arrive? That's where we come in! With such a great range of world-renowned attractions in one place, you'll never have a dull moment in Athens! First things first, be sure you get some selfies out the front of the Parthenon and the Acropolis Museum. When you've finished with those, you'll still have Roman Agora and the Ancient Agora to visit! You'll find yourself surrounded by fascinating things to do and see, including the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Benaki Museum. If you really want to squeeze the most out of your time here, also consider visiting the National Archaeological Museum of Athens and Mount Lycabettus. Many weighty decisions have been considered behind the walls of Hellenic Parliament. Appreciate it from afar or close up on a guided tour. There's an excellent range of things to keep you busy in this destination. Visiting an area's monuments is a fantastic way to glean an insight into its accomplishments and heritage. Drop by Filopappos Hill and find out the inspiring tale behind it. Still have time to spare? As you stand at the base of Arch of Hadrian, make sure you glance up and marvel at its elegant design and robust structure. This impressive old monument deserves to be viewed from every angle.

Life is either a bold adventure or nothing at all, so why not dive into some new and exhilarating experiences? Start off your trip to Athens by trying out one or two of these activities:

Check out the Athens things to do page for a comprehensive list.

Athens Accommodation

With no less than 306 Athens properties to select from, you'll definitely secure a room that appeals to you in the nation's capital. If you're all about cheap holidays or splashing out, we've got you covered. If you've got a bit of jet lag, there's nothing quite like kicking back in a swanky room and ordering some room service. See what heavenly treats are waiting for you at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens (1 Vasileos Georgiou A' str) or the King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens (3 Vasileos Georgiou A' Street). On the hunt for somewhere cheaper? The AVA Hotel & Suites (9-11 Lyssikratous Street) and the Sweet Home Hotel (Patroou 5 - Plaka) are a couple of places that won't cost you an arm and a leg. The Parthenon is a must-see when visiting Athens, and staying close by can be a good way to really make the most of it. The MET34 Athens Hotel can be found just 0.6 miles away. Another close option is the AthensWas, 0.4 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Athens

No one loves wasting time at the airport. But it's worth it when you remember the adventure that's waiting just around the corner Situated 12 miles east of Athens, Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH) is the most convenient terminal.