Tourist Attractions - We have chosen ten of
the top attractions in the Athens area, which we think
are a must see for every traveller to the area. You
will want to check them out and fit them into your
First, you will want to stop at the Acropolis.
The center of all life in Athens, the political, cultural
center of Athens and this is a must see. After you
spend some time visiting this site you will should
then visit the Agora, which is open the days Tues
- Sun. 8:30 - 2:45. It was the most important part
of all the cities and states in Ancient Greece.
You will learn a lot about the city after visiting
this site. Then spend a day at the Schinias Beach
at Marathon for crystal clear waters and day of relaxation.
Bring all your beach gear and plan to have a picnic.
You will love the waters here. Don’t miss The
Temple of Olympian Zeus. It is a definite for all
cultural lovers and you will be amazed at the size
of the monument
There are more places on our top ten list and they
are listed below. The phone numbers and contact information
are listed with them. We know there are so many other
things to do and see in Athens Greece
and we hope you fit as many of them as you can into
your schedule. Whatever the case may be, just get
out there and sight see, all the splendour of Athens
Dionysiou Areopagitou St
Athens, 105 58 Greece
01 323 6665
The Aropolis is open the days Mon - Fri. 8 - 7; Sat.,
Sun. 8:30 - 3 and was dedicated to the goddess Athena
Parthenos. The rock of the Acropolis is in the middle
of the Athenian basin. There is a summit that can
be reached by a gateway and you will enjoy a fabulous
view of the area.
Adrianou St, (Thissio)
Athens, 105 55 Greece
The Agora is open the days Tues-Sun. 8:30-2:45 and
it was the most important part of all the cities and
states in ancient Greece. It covers about 10 acres
of land and it as the center of life in Athens. You
will just love exploring through all there is to see.
Helicopter Sightseeing Tour of Athens by
Hop In Zinon Tours
29 Zanni Street, Piraeus
Athens, 185 36 Greece
+30 210 428 5500
The Helicopter Sightseeing Tour of Athens by Hop In
Zinon Tours is a great way to see the city of Athens
from the sky that is if you are not afraid of flying.
All the things you can see from the air you will just
love this. Take time to do it while you are visiting.
Schinias Beach at Marathon
Athens, 190 07 Greece
+30 210 821 0872
The Schinias Beach at Marathon is a very beautiful
beach with waters that are crystal clear and places
to have picnics too. This is the place for a perfect
day at the beach. You will want to pack a lunch and
plan to spend the day. It is gorgeous for all beach
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Vassilissis Olgas Avenue
Athens, 105 57 Greece
+30 210 922 6330
The Temple of Olympian Zeus is a definite must for
all cultural lovers. This is an ancient site of Greece
and you will be amazed at the size of the monument.
Explore all you can and you will learn so much about
the temple. Plan to spend a few hours while you are
Corner of Aristippou & Ploutarchou Streets, Kolonaki
Athens, 106 76 Greece
+30 210 722 7065
The Lykavittos Hill can be accessed by a cable car
or you can take a leisurely walk to the top. Once
you reach the very top of the hill there is such beautiful
scenery and it is one of the highest points in Athens.
Please make every effort to take the time to see this
Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue
Athens, 116 35 Greece
+30 210 325 1744
The Panathenaic Stadium was the stadium that was used
for the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. It is
also the only stadium that is made completely out
of marble. You will want to take a look at it, especially
if you are a sports fan, you’ve never seen anything
Above Rangava and Prytaniou streets, (Plaka)
Athens, 105 58 Greece
The Anafiotika is a very beautiful place that you
will want to see and enjoy while you are visiting
the area of Athens. It is just a small section of
the city that slopes on the Acropolis. A very nice,
leisurely afternoon will spent here among all its
National Archaeological Museum
44 Patission St
Athens, 106 82 Greece
Phone: +30 210 821 7717
The National Archaeological Museum was designed by
the German architect Ernst Ziller in the year 1889.
You will want to spend hours inside the museum just
admiring all the wonderful exhibits as you explore
it. This is fantastic museum for cultural lovers to
take in on the trip to Athens.
138 Pireos Street
Athens, 106 74 Greece
+30 210 367 1000
The Benaki Museums has more than 20,000 works of art.
You will see Greece's history from its beginnings
to today and will just love the way it is displayed.
A very nice afternoon to spend during your visit to
the Athens area and on Thursdays the museum has free