Athens is a year round destination. In the summer, you can easily reach many beautiful beaches for a day or can escape to nearby islands such as Hydra and Spetses for a day or two of sun and sand. Delphi, Corinth, Nafplion, and the Temple of Poseidon are just a few of the important historical and archeological sites within driving distance. In the winter, Athens is an excellent choice for a week of museums, excellent cuisine, fabulous nightlife, and warm Greek hospitality.
The cradle of civilization, science, art and philosophy, Athens is a metropolis like no other. Athens sprawls across the central plain of Attica bordered by mountains to the west, north, east, and southwest. It’s typical Mediterranean climate makes Athens an ideal destination year round.
The history of Athens, permeates every alley, street and avenue. The Parthenon, the Erecthion, the Agora, the Theater of Erodis Atticos all surround the Ancient Acropolis. Athens is also awash with museums highlighting the art, archeology, culture and history of Athens and Greece
Athens offers much more than just museums and historic sites—it offers proximity to beaches and islands as close as an hour from the city. From Athens you can easily reach many beautiful beaches for a day of swimming and relaxation. You can also escape to nearby islands such as Hydra or Spetses for a day or two of exploration. The city’s cornucopia of culture and beauty is also a gastronome’s heaven, as there is a restaurant to suit every palate.