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Discover Athens & Attica

Discover Athens & Attica

Athens is a beautiful city full of ancient and modern attractions, sightseeing and museums, which all worth a visit.

Athens City Museums

• The New Acropolis Museum
• The National Gallery – Alexandros Soutzos Museum
• Athens Music Hall
• Museum of Cycladic Art & Ancient Greek Art – Goulandris Foundation
• National Archaeological Museum
• Byzantine & Christian Museum

Archaeological Sites & Attractions in Athens City

• The Acropolis, the Parthenon, the Erectheion, the Ancient Agora
• Herodes Atticus Odeon
• The Ancient Theatre of Dionysus
• The Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaron)
• The Temple of Zeus
• Hadrian’s Gate
• The National Garden
• The Parliament House
• The Arios Pagos Rock
• Zappeion Hall
• Syntagma Square
• Lucabettus Hill
• Plaka Quarters
• Monastiraki
• Psyrri
• Kolonaki

Shopping and Leisure

The shopping areas of Kolonaki, Monastiraki, and Ermou Street near Syntagma Square are ideal to go on a shopping spree.

Not very far from the city centre about 25 and 30 km each lie the beaches of Glyfada and Voula. They are fully equipped with umbrellas and sunbeds, water sports facilities and nice seaside tavernas.

Another wonderful coastal area is the Flisvos Marina. You will stroll around gazing at the sea and the luxury yachts, you will go shopping and relish excellent food and a plethora of leisure activities.

Not far from Athens you will also find the regency Casino Mont Parnes as well as the Loutraki casino.
You will also discover wonderful archaeological sites in Attica not far from the centre of Athens. Visit the Temple of Poseidon in Sounio and where you can gaze at the lovely sea views, the archaeological site in Vravrona, with a temple dedicated to the goddess Artemis, and the Elefsina archaeological site. You may also travel to the Saronic islands (Aegina, Hydra, Poros and Spetses) which are very close to Athens. Ships to the Saronic depart from Piraeus port, easily reached by subway.

The Holiday Suites Athens hotel reception is always available to assist you with further information and trip bookings.



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Updated Friday, November 24, 2017
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