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Exploring Athens: 3+1 things to do

Published on January 31, 2024

Athens’ Ancient Marvels and Charming Districts

Begin your day with an immersive exploration of the Acropolis and its surrounding sites. Traverse the Propylaea, stand in awe before the Parthenon, and discover the Temple of Athena Nike. As you descend, explore the ancient Theater of Dionysus and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Conclude the Acropolis visit with a walk through the ancient slopes to the Odeon of Pericles and the Sanctuary of Asclepius.

Descend from the Acropolis and venture into the lively Plaka district for lunch. This historic neighborhood offers a myriad of quaint tavernas serving authentic Greek cuisine. Enjoy a leisurely meal amidst the vibrant atmosphere of Plaka, and perhaps indulge in some souvenir shopping in the charming local shops.

In the afternoon, delve into the Acropolis Museum, located just a short distance from the Acropolis itself. Explore the museum’s impressive collection of ancient artifacts and sculptures, beautifully curated to provide a comprehensive understanding of the Acropolis’ history and significance.

After absorbing the cultural richness, head to Areopagus Hill for a stunning panoramic view of Athens during the golden hour. Witness the sunset casting a warm glow over the city and the Acropolis, creating a magical ambiance.

Choose a restaurant in Plaka or a nearby neighborhood for dinner. Relish in Greek delicacies and unwind in the enchanting atmosphere of Athens’ historic districts.

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Island Hopping Adventure

Embark on an early morning boat trip to the picturesque islands of Hydra, Poros, and Aegina. Explore the charming streets of Hydra, bask in the natural beauty of Poros, and discover the rich history of Aegina. Enjoy a delightful Mediterranean lunch onboard as you sail between these idyllic islands.

Use the afternoon to leisurely explore the islands, perhaps indulging in some local treats and souvenirs. Each island offers a unique charm, from Hydra’s car-free streets to Aegina’s ancient temple of Aphaia. Capture the essence of Greek island life before returning to Athens in the evening.

Upon returning to Athens, choose a waterfront restaurant for dinner. Reflect on the day’s island-hopping adventure while savoring delicious Greek cuisine.

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Southern Odyssey to Sounio

Embark on a scenic drive south towards Cape Sounio. Visit the Temple of Poseidon perched on the cliffs, overlooking the Aegean Sea. Enjoy the serenity and history of this ancient site before continuing your journey.

On your way back from Sounio, make a delightful stop at Margi Farm. Indulge in a farm-to-table experience, savoring fresh, locally sourced ingredients amidst the beautiful surroundings.

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Embark on a historical adventure to Delphi, the ancient sanctuary dedicated to Apollo. Explore the archaeological site, marvel at the Temple of Apollo, and visit the Delphi Museum to witness artifacts and treasures from this revered ancient Greek site.

Athens DMC Greece

Conclude your day with a relaxing dinner at a local taverna in Delphi. Enjoy authentic Greek dishes in the charming ambiance of this historic town, surrounded by the remnants of ancient Greece.

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