Best Time To Visit Athens

The peak travel months to Athens are during the months of April, May, June.

Athens is the capital of Greece. The city is dwarfed by 5th-century BC landmarks such as the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel topped with ancient buildings such as the Parthenon temple. The Acropolis Museum, along with the National Archaeological Museum, preserves sculptures, vases, jewelry and more from Ancient Greece.

Athens is popular for nightlife, hubs of Kolonaki and Gazi stay busy until dawn. Some areas of the city are pedestrian-only, such as the winding lanes of the Plaka neighborhood. The Ermou shopping boulevard has fashion boutiques mix with stores selling silver and handmade art. The Grand Promenade walkway, created for the 2004 Olympics circles the Acropolis.

Map of Athens