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Explore Ancient Athens, Greece

Visit Athens to explore the exceptional cultural and architectural heritage scattered all over the city. Offering numerous possibilities to get acquainted with its ancient history and admire the authentic landscapes, the capital of Greece is undoubtedly a must-see during any Greece tour and an unforgettable sightseeing experience as well.

Start your Athens sightseeing at the iconic Acropolis, arguably the most well-known landmark in the city. Overlooking the entire town, it boasts dozens of monuments and sanctuaries, including the ruins of the temple of Parthenon. As a matter of fact, Parthenon is considered to be the largest Doric temple to be completed in Greece and, undoubtedly, one of the most imposing examples of ancient architecture on the site.

Seen from almost any point in the city, Acropolis is a crucial part of any Athens tour, as well as a great viewing platform to admire the beautiful panoramas. Also, if you want to delve deeper into the history of the area or explore more artifacts, don't miss the chance to visit the Acropolis Museum nearby.

If museums are something you enjoy, make sure to visit the Byzantine and Christian Museum, displaying ancient and religious relicts, as well as the National Archaeological Museum, filled with collections of Greek antiquities. Featuring Byzantine icons and other precious artifacts, the Benaki Museum of Greek Culture is also worth adding to your Athens itinerary.

Discover the unique ancient culture, one-of-a-kind architecture, and scenic landscapes in Athens and cross it off your bucket list before embarking on other adventures in Greece.

Top Things to Do in Athens, Greece

  • Visit the iconic Acropolis in Athens
  • Marvel at the imposing Parthenon of Athens
  • Explore the vast museum scene in the city
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