Greece’s capital city is full of ancient history buffs treasure. Sat beautiful and high over the city sits the Acropolis, dating back to 447 BC. If you feel overwhelmed by history and time, the views of the city alone are worth the climb up the hill. Exit the site and amble through Plaka the perfect place to get stuck in to the cities coffee culture – which you will need if you have been at the Acropolis for sunrise!
There are few places where the past comes to life in quite the same way as in Athens. Often referred to as the cradle of Western civilisation, it’s a city bursting at the seams with culture, intrigue and beauty.
It’s not just a place for history buffs – it’s one of the liveliest European capitals. A thriving café culture ensures you’re not left waning in between all the sightseeing and you’ll never have to venture far to enjoy the vibrant nightlife.