Unmissable tourist sites
Athens Travel guide
Athens : Michelin's recommendations
Definitely the city to visit to go back to the source of western civilisation! A dazzling, harmonious site with beautiful ancient moments and museums overflowing with splendour, Athens is the very source of western civilisation. Roman, Byzantine and neo-classical souvenirs; an oriental, populous atmosphere: Athens is all this and more! With less than 10,000 inhabitants in the 19C, it is now the heart of a bustling, cosmopolitan centre, stretching 15 km from Piraeus to Kifissia.
Tourist attractions Athens : Things to see and do
Av. Dionissou-Aeropagitou GR - 117 42 Athína
This elegant 5C B.C. temple, with many places of worship, was a church, a palace, a harem and then a military magazine. The famous portico of the kores was named the «Caryatids tribune» because 6 statues of young women, clad in tunics with parallel f..
15 r. Dionysiou-Aeropagitou GR - 117 42 Athína
After entering this place, how will you leave it? You will certainly be enchanted by the celebrated kores with their mischievous smiles, the famous “pensive Athena”, the remarkable kore of Antenor, the winged statue of Nike and the kore with a dove. ..
Av. Dionissou-Aeropagitou GR - 117 42 Athína
This graceful Ionic temple (late 5C B.C.) juts out in front of the Propylaea, overlooking the Sacred Way. According to the legend, Aegeus, the father of Theseus, believing his son to be dead, threw himself from the rock where the temple is built. Reb..
12 Ag. Assomaton Street GR - 105 53 Athens
Prix Prices from : 52 €
Within a 10-minute walk from Athens Old Town, Jason Inn offers a rich breakfast in its rooftop restaurant with amazing views over the Acropolis. The Metro is at 100 metres. Each air-conditioned room is equipped with a satellite TV and minibar. All u..
Ag. Dimitrou 18, Monastiraki GR - 105 54 Athens
Prix Prices from : 54 €
Arion Athens Hotel is a modern, city centre hotel, a 2-minute walk from Monastiraki Metro Station and a minute walk from Psiri. It features bright, stylish rooms and a rooftop garden with stunning Acropolis view. The 3-star hotel offers contemporary..
kolonou street GR - 10437 Athens
Prix Prices from : 38 €
The King Jason Hotel is located on downtown Athens and just a few minutes walk from the metro station. This is a modern hotel in a great location close to the commercial and transportation centre of Omonia and just minutes away from the city's attrac..
Leisure activities Athens
Explore the birthplace of Western civilization guided by the expert eye of a professional photographer. Capture the legacy of the classical Greek world while learning to take great photos. Click here for a larger image Gain insights into simple..
Prices from : 58 €
Enjoy a night in Athens with a pleasant drive through the city center. Discover Greece's musical history at a museum of ancient instruments, and sit back for dinner and a show at a Greek restaurant. Begin your evening in Athens with a panoramic driv..
Prices from : 53 €
Delve into centuries of Greek history–from the engineering feats of the Corinth Canal to the magnificent Apollo's Temple, a World Heritage Site. Amble through the remains of the Agora (marketplace) and imagine the bygone societies that populated the ..
80 Pireaus Ave, Keramikos GR - 104 35 Athína / Αθηνα
Set on a busy avenue; a sleek, minimalist, split-level restaurant with a part-glass roof and areas of glass flooring. Well-balanced, appealingly presented seafood dishes showcase quality produce. Knowledgeable team personalise the modern 'Degustation..
6th Floor, Onassis Cultural Centre, 107-109 Syngrou Ave GR - 117 45 Athína / Αθηνα
Slick, modern bar and stylish, sultry restaurant on the 6th floor of the arts centre - the best tables look across Singrou towards The Acropolis. Choose from the degustation menu or the concise à la carte; well-executed dishes employ modern technique..
15 Plateon GR - 104 35 Αθηνα
Discreet address to the west of the city. Dine in the minimalist inner or outdoors amongst the greenery. Seasonal ingredients are simply prepared in order to reveal their natural flavours. Dishes are generous and display creative touches.
7 Leokoriou St GR - 105 54 Αθηνα
13 Paramythias St and Salaminos, Keramikos GR - 104 35 Αθηνα / Athína
Charming neoclassical house off the main tourist track, with marble-floored reception, art deco lounge, and minimalist first floor dining room in white, black and grey. Well-crafted, creative dishes presented in unusual but well-thought-through combi..
78 Pireaus Ave, Keramikos GR - 104 35 Athína / Αθηνα