About Athens Greece

Athens (/ˈæθᵻnz/; Αθήνα, is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens, Greece is one of the oldest major cities in the world, over 3,000 years old. Athens is one of the most popular travel and tourist destination in the world and one of the top vacation places in all of Europe. The population of Greece is just over 3,000,000 people, which represents nearly 30% of the overall population of Greece.  If you are already traveling to Athens, Greece, you can find a useful Athens online map here.


How to Get Around in Athens

The Greek capital of Athens is a hub of activity. Athens was the heart of ancient Greece and is still dominated by 5th-century BC landmarks. The city is popular with... Read More

Beach Bars to Visit Near Athens

Athens is one of those cities where there is no shortage of things to do! When you’re in Athens, visiting one of the many local beach bars should be on your to... Read More

Guide to Street Food in Athens

Athens is the capital of Greece and is undoubtedly one of the greatest hubs for Greek street-food in the county. Two things often come to mind when Greek food is me... Read More

Visit Varkiza Beach Near Athens

When people decide to visit Athens, the beach may be far away from their expectations. Sure, they’re possibly planning to hit the beach once they move on from ... Read More

Best Museums to Visit in Athens

Athens is one of those cities that is both ancient and modern and it’s often hard to decide how to shape your visit. Well, there really is no need to choose on... Read More

Best Places to Shop in Athens

Athens is the biggest city in Greece. This means that as a guest, it can be hard to find the best places to go! While visiting, it’s only natural that you’ll wan... Read More

Four Famous Ruins in Athens

One of the most amazing things about visiting Greece, especially Athens, is that you can literally stumble over ancient ruins. Small blocks of marble might be the fo... Read More

An Aerial View of Athens

If it’s one thing you notice about Athens, whether from the airplane or from the streets itself, the city is big. The days of Athens being a smaller town around th... Read More

The Benaki Museum in Athens

  Antonis Benakis, the son of Emmanouil Benakis, a wealthy Greek who made his fortune in Egypt and later became Mayor of Athens, founded the Benaki Museum in At... Read More