Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Athens Tour | 3 Days Guide
Athens is such a wonderful place that surely deserves a thorough visit and at least a week to go to all the interesting places in the city. Nevertheless, many people go to Athens as a starting point in their voyage to the islands or to Greece's main land, having few days to enjoy it. This 3 Days Guide gives you some suggestions on the places you can't miss even if you don't have that much time. In the links you can find further information and tips on the specific place or attraction. Hope you'll find it useful!
On Day One, you will probably arrive around noon, and after check in your hotel you can go to Syntagma Square, watch the Evzoni guards and have a light meal on the square. From there to Monastiraki is a short walk and if you like antiques you can find really interesting stores. Just across the street you'll find the Ancient Agora and take your time to visit the temple and Museum. You can stay for dinner at Monastiraki where you can find lots of lovely restaurants with nice terraces and great atmosphere.
On Day 2 you start early and go to the Acropolis in the morning. Then you descend to Plaka and visit the neighborhood were you can make some shopping and have lunch. From there you cross the Arch of Hadrian and visit the Temple of Olympian Zeus. Just a short walk away you can find the National Gardens with all its beautiful trees and plants.
On Day 3, reserve the morning to visit the New Acropolis Museum with all its interesting exhibits just before checking out and continue your voyage.