We love exploring Athens! Besides being a great summer destination, it’s so rich with culture and history, and it’s a perfect destination for any cultural traveler, at any time of the year. When it comes to the best things to do in Athens, we’ve already shown you the best streets to wander around, so this time we will tell you a bit about 6 of our favorite squares. Use these blog posts as guides for a complete walk around the city, once you get to visit it for real.
Athens, a lovely capital of Greece, is an amazing summer destination that has it all: great architecture, rich cultural heritage, and lovely places for relaxation by the sea. If you need further explanation, we list our 7 reasons why you must visit Athens at least once in a lifetime, so keep reading and enjoy. By the end of the article, you’ll be dying to explore Athens — from home or on-spot.
If you’ve ever visited Athens, or even if you’ve only researched a little about the best things to see in the Greek capital, you’ve already seen the Evzones — the Greek presidential guard, or Tsoliás, as they are known as well. Once the soldiers who guarded the country’s borders, and today the elite, ceremonial guard, these guys are really a sight to see. Even though they surely won’t strike a pose for you, you’ve seen tons of photos of them, as they are probably the second most photographed sight in Athens, after the Parthenon.
In the shadow of the Acropolis hill, you will find Plaka — the most picturesque neighborhood in Athens. Strolling around this old historical neighborhood will take you back in time. The antiquities, museums, architectural gems, small taverns, and pleasant smells hidden amongst the charming labyrinthine streets will surely leave you breathless. Here we bring you 5 reasons why you must visit Plaka in Athens, so keep reading.
Aren’t we all sometimes seeking a way to get away from everything and everyone we know? One of the best things to do in such moments is definitely to go on a vacation to a new place all by yourself. Solo traveling is a very special and unique thing to do — you’ll get to know a new culture, meet some cool people, and in the end get to know yourself a little bit better and push your own limits a bit. If you’re looking such experience and don’t know where to start, check out the list of the 5 best countries for solo travelers.
The best way to explore a city is on foot. Athens is filled with many interesting areas to walk around and discover both the past and present of the city. Be sure to give yourself time to stroll around Athens along a few amazing streets that we’re about to show you, and discover the best things to do in Athens!
Athens is known as an amazing historical city, full of antiquities and archaeological sites, and those are the main reasons people visit Athens. It’s mind-blowing cultural and historical heritage is housed in its countless museums. If you’d like to learn about the incredible history of Greece and of the city of Athens, we’ve got you covered. Here we list 8 best museums in Athens that will surely satisfy your craving for knowledge while at the same time offering up amazing views, gardens, and architecture.
The holiday season is near, the New Year’s Eve is a month and a half away, and you should already have a plan for how to celebrate it, for sure. If you’re not among those who plan their winter holidays that much ahead, it might be a good idea to start planning right now. We have a few great ideas for you — the 7 best cities to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2020 and have a good time.
If you had a place on your bucket list for 2019 and just didn’t get to travel there yet, December is you last, and perfect opportunity to do so. Wouldn’t it be just perfect to finish the year with a great travel story to tell? If you’re not of those people who haven’t crossed everything out of their bucket list for this year, but you’re just looking for a perfect last-minute idea for your December vacation, you came to the right place! We’ll show you a few places that are more than perfect to enjoy in this time of the year — the 5 best places to visit in December.