Sighseeing highlights
in Athens

5 places

National Archaeological Museum

Entertainment & Arts

Europe, Greece, Athens

The collections are wonderful and you need at least 2 hours or more to see them all. There is a free and supervised storage room for backpacks or bags.

National Garden of Athens

Orientation & Geography

Europe, Greece, Athens

A beautiful and peaceful place to walk around. It's a good option for people who prefer not to rush in the city and just want to enjoy their vacation.

Parthenon

Orientation & Geography

Europe, Greece, Athens

There is a lot of walking on uneven pavement. Wear comfortable shoes and try to go early if you want to avoid the crowds.

Mount Lycabettus

Orientation & Geography

Europe, Greece, Athens

Get there by walking up from Kolonaki Square or Evangelismos metro station. There is a flag lowering ceremony at dusk, which is interesting to witness.

Akropolismuseum

Entertainment & Arts

Europe, Greece, Athens

It is highly recommended to have a guided tour to understand the artifacts, especially the Parthenon replica. The museum has several stores to buy gifts and the museum restaurant has very good food at affordable prices.