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24 July

9 must see parks in Athens

Along with its incredible archaeological sites, Athens has gorgeous gardens to discover. Look for the six meter statue of King Constantine in Pedion Tou Areos Park and view the city from the top of Lycabettus Hill.

23 May

7 best hostels in Athens

Seeing places like the Parthenon and the Acropolis are memorable experiences. Make your stay in Athens memorable too, with this extensive list of the best hostels in Athens, including partners of Bounce.

Beaches near Athens
13 April

5 beaches near Athens: Where to go for sun, sand, and surf

From lounging on sun beds to traveling the scenic coastal highway, there is a sense of adventure about heading to the beaches near Athens. Greece is a little slice of heaven that many people dream of visiting, and much of the city's beauty is in its surroundings, including the many beaches within easy reach of the city center.

Weekend trips from Athens
4 April

5 easy must-do weekend trips from Athens

There's much more to Greece than just its capital city. There are also some wonderful places to explore on the Greek mainland that are easily accessible from Athens. Plus, the seemingly countless Greek Islands are excellent spots to visit. So as great as the capital is, don't deny yourself the opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful places in all of Europe at these weekend getaway destinations.

Athens on a budget
29 March

Athens on a budget: 8 travel hacks to save on your trip

Despite its popularity with international tourists, Athens remains a remarkably cheap place to visit. Along with all the great free things there are to do in the city, you can also find good deals on food, accommodation, and drinks. Don't let a low budget put you off exploring this wonderful city.

Romantic restaurants in Athens
22 February

7 romantic restaurants in Athens for the best date night

Whether you're into fine dining with a romantic atmosphere or would rather sample delicious street food from the city's many tavernas, you don't have to go far in Athens to find a remarkable restaurant for a romantic dinner.

1 February

Is Athens safe to visit? A comprehensive safety guide

Athens is the place where history is on every corner. It's a much visited destination with millions heading there every year. Is Athens safe? This guide gives you the information you need for a safe holiday.

20 September

Rooftop Bars in Athens: 9 Places to Drink with a View

Athens is a city that knows how to relax and unwind when it's time. Places to do so include marvelous rooftop bars. Take a look at our receommendations!

20 September

Best Day Trips from Athens

While Athens has incredible sites right in the city, why not venture to other areas as well? Day trips from Athens can take you on an amazing adventure.

20 September

Wine Tasting in Athens: 12 Places You Have to Try

Greek culture has favored wine for centuries and they have some of the best places for wine tastings! We've compiled a terrific list.

20 September

What to Eat in Athens: 10 Treats You Should Not Miss

Athens is very diverse when it comes to food, with several must-try dishes. We've listed them here!

2 August

Athens On a Rainy Day: 12 Things To Do

From enjoying a cozy cafe to meandering through an incredible museum, Athens has lots to do when rain appears. Grab your umbrella and get ready for a terrific day!

2 August

3 Days in Athens: Everything You Should Know

Athens has a lot to show you and you'll want to take advantage. This 3 day itinerary will help you see the best of Athens, from ancient ruins to unique neighborhoods and more!

2 August

The Best Time to Visit Athens 2024: The Ultimate Guide

Athens is a must-see destination all year-round, but you may prefer one season over another. Will it be winter, spring, summer or fall? Read our guide for information on every season in Athens.

1 August

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Athens

Athens is full of restaurants with vegan and vegetarian options. Choose where you want to eat by reading this handy guide full of delicious dishes!

21 July

Music Festivals in Athens in 2022

Whatever your style of music, Athens has it! Come to this glorious city and enjoy an exciting music festival.

5 November

18 Unmissable Things To Do In Athens At Night

Athens is as beautiful at night as it is in the daytime. Explore Athens after the sun sets and be amazed!

5 November

Best Brunch In Athens: The Definitive Guide

Brunch in Athens is more than a meal, it's an amazing experience. See the best places to eat with a view or maybe even in a museum!

5 November

The Top 8 Free Things To Do In Athens

Discover Athens for free! Experience this incredibly intriguing city even while on a budget.

5 November

Where To Stay In Athens: The Ultimate Neighborhood Guide

The best places to stay in the fabulous city of Athens are listed here. Take a look to make the best decision!

5 November

How To Get Around Athens

Want to know the best ways to navigate Athens? This guide will give you the full scoop!

29 October

13 Things To Do In Athens With Kids

Athens is for kids, too! Check out this fun-filled guide of things to do with the family including the beach and awesome parks.

29 October

Where To Find The Best Street Food In Athens

When it comes to authentic Greek food, the flavors are incredible and you've got to try it. But you can also fill up on dishes from worldwide cuisines when trying street food in Athens!

29 October

Everything You Need To Know About Shopping In Athens

From designer stores to vintage finds to weekend markets – you've got to shop while in Athens!

29 October

The 10 Best Museums In Athens

Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world. Museum hopping here will be an incredible experience!

29 October

The 15 Best Hikes In Athens

Athens has truly incredible views and scenery. See the best of the city by taking an amazing hike!

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