Athens, Greece's capital is located at the Prefecture of Attica. Attica is an excellent and interesting place to get to know. There are so many places to visit and to combine excursions to the well known historical places, activities, entertainment, shopping, beaches, cruises to the nearby islands of the Saronic Gulf.
Athens is the largest city in Greece with around 4 million people live in it and it is a cosmopolitan city than never sleeps with numerous sites to visit and beautiful beaches located at Athenian Riviera at the South West part of the city. Piraeus is the main port of Athens, just 20 minutes by metro and it is the departure point for most of the Greek Islands.
Athens, a thousand and one cities -
When you climb up to the Acropolis,
keep looking at the view as you stroll
about. Every time you'll see another
A city filled with contrasts and
surprises. Beautiful and varied. Every
second Athens becomes a different
Ancient. And Byzantine. And
Neoclassical. And modern.
Crowded. And solitary.
And always smiling.
You can find Athen's smile
everywhere: in an ancient theatre, in a
modern exhibition hall, at a sports
event, down by the sea, high on a
mountain top during a guided tour, at
a concert, around the table in a
tavernaki, in a garden during a posh
reception, in a little alleyway, in a
spacious square, behind the mast of a
sailboat or next to the column of an
old temple. Or somewhere near a
Athens is always another city.