Athens at sunset from Likabetus Hill. #191383082 © Milan Gonda /

Holiday in cultural Olympus

I am neither Athenian nor Greek, but citizen of the world.” This was once said by the great philosopher Socrates, which pretty much sums up the attitude to life that has prevailed for centuries in the fascinating city on the Saronic Gulf. Cosmopolitan, friendly and full of countless monumental attractions, Greece’s capital exudes an appeal that any holidaymaker will succumb to while flying over the Acropolis on the runway approach. The Acropolis is only the tip of the iceberg, though, because there are also several beaches, museums, devilish treats and, last but not least, the alternative student district Exarchia to discover. So, “as páme!

  • Insider
  • Did you
  • City Pass
  • Sport
  • Adventure
  • Akropolis + Akropolis Museum + Agora
  • Parthenon + Erechteion + Lykabettus
  • Olympieion + Zappeion + Kerameikos
  • Monastiraki + Flohmarkt + Areopagus + Pnyx
  • Plaka + Syntagma Platz + Hafen von Piräus
  • Odeon des Herodes Atticus + Benaki Museum
  • Turm der Winde + Kentiri Markthallen
  • Kolonaki Platz + Pandrossou + Areopag
  • Nationalgarten + Kloster Kaisariani + Exarchia
  • Griech. Nationalbibliothek + Lysikrates Platz
  • Tempel des Zeus + Hadrians Bibliothek
  • Stoa des Attalos + Philopappos Hügel
  • Ägyptisches Nationalmuseum + Kap Sounion
  • Hephaistos Tempel + Kloster Daphni
  • Panagia Kapnikarea + Voula Beach + Mitropolis