Activities for travelers in Athens

Activities for travelers in Athens

The long history of Athens, its youthful disposition, the hospitality of its inhabitants and its multiculturalism make it a top tourist destination. Travelers will love its History and be thrilled with its nightlife. They can interfere with everyday life but they will use it as a base for excursions. In conclusion, here are the best activities for travelers in Athens to get the most out of it

Sightseeing tours and monuments

Have the appetite and time to dive into Greek history. The Acropolis Museum and the Archaeological Museum should definitely be on your list. Moreover, take a walk to the Sacred Rock of the Acropolis, the Areos Pagos hill, Anafiotika and Plaka.

Shopping in Monastiraki

The open air market in Monastiraki is very famous. There you will find ancient Greek sandals and handmade jewelry for everlasting memories.

Coffee at the Museum of Islamic Art

The Benaki Museum of Islamic Art is housed in the neoclassical complex located in the historic center of Athens, near the archaeological site of Kerameikos. In the same area are important archaeological sites. The Ancient Agora with the Doric Temple of Hephaestus (Thissio), the Museum of the Stoa of Attalos, and the ancient Cemetery of Kerameikos with the homonymous museum. The building complex consists of two houses, a three-storey and a two-storey building. In 1989 they were characterized as conservative for their aspects. On the rooftop of the building where the café is located, the visitor can enjoy the magnificent view of the archaeological landscape of Athens with the Parthenon at its height. In addition to the site is the work of English artist Navine G. Khan-Dossos entitled Imagine a Palm Tree. It is a mural created in the spring of 2016 to inspire the palm trees that once adorned the streets of Athens in combination with traditional and modern symbols. Source

Excursion to Aegina

Enjoy a tour of Aegina by our bus, starting with a visit to the Temple of Aphaia. This temple is one of the most well-preserved temples of Greece and one of the 3 Temples that make up the internationally renowned "Sacred Triangle" of Greek antiquity. Our tour guide will tell you the fascinating story of this beautiful place. Later, we make a pilgrimage stop to the church of Agios Nektarios, where you can admire its Byzantine architecture.

Swimming at Moni

Feel carefree as we will take you with one of our company speedboats to the coast of the Monastery. This coastline is on a privately organized beach which is ideal not only for swimming but also for enjoying the beautiful, pine-covered landscape. You can swim in the crystal clear waters of the monastery and enjoy the sandy beach next to peacocks. Moreover, if you're lucky enough, you might even see deer!

Dives in Angistri

Megalochori, Skala, Mariza are some of the most famous and beautiful beaches in Agistri that are worth swimming. One of the most beautiful beaches on the island, however, is that of Dragonera, where a lush pine forest extends around it. The waters are crystal clear, while the pine-sea harmony offers a relaxing environment.

Drink at the Shopping Triangle

The look of Athens has changed a lot in recent years, resulting in a beautiful downtown setting. The Athens Shopping Triangle now hosts some of the most hip bars waiting for you to enjoy an imaginative cocktail and experience the pulse of the city.

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Tags: Museum of Islamic Art, Shopping Triangle, Dragonera, Benaki Museum, Archeological Museum, Acropolis Museum, Monastiraki, Athens, Agkistri, Aegina