Top Athens Tour Packages
Welcome to one of the ancient cities of the world with strong historical influence, Athens. For a pleasant stay, book your tour with Dook Travels’ Athens Tour as you witness the prologue of the Athens timeline from its ruins to modern establishments full of recreation. Dook Travels’ Athens Packages are carefully structured and professionally equipped to provide you with the best tour all through the city of Athens keeping a meticulous focus on your comfort and safety. There is a wide range of Athens Holiday Packages to choose from which are not only satisfactory but also give you enough time to glimpse and appreciate the vivid attractions during the tour.
Top things to know about Athens (Greece)
Athens holds a grand reputation of its own. The great historical ruins speak for themselves. Athens is the capital city of Greece and is one of the cities with an ancient heart where histories dating back to the 5th century BC come to life. The Monastery of Daphni, the Ancient Agora of Athens, the temple of Olympian Zeus, the Roman Agora, the Panathenaic Stadium, the Hellenic Parliament, the Acropolis, and Syntagma Square showcase the best of Athens. The walkway alongside the Academy of Athens will compel you to wonder about the great personalities who once graced the land you are walking on. Athens has all the modern amenities for the tourists yet with an authentic conventional touch.
The Athens Central Market is home to locally grown foods, traditional pieces of jewellery, artworks, and other artefacts. Grab a Greek traditional delicacy from the locals sitting around the streets as you walk through the narrow passage of the Athenian flea market. Wine tasting at the lavish bars and restaurants alongside the city is one of the top choices for travellers here. The nightlife in Athens is always house-full. A visit to Gazi, Praxitelous, and Exarchia will exhibit the vibrant nightlife of Athens full of energetic crowds ready to party all night long.
Kotroni Airport, Elefsis Airport, Tatoi Airport, Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport
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Experiences in Athens
Athens is home to some of the world's greatest historians, philosophers and dramatists. As vibrant as the Athenian narrative, similar is the monumental ruins that stand tall all over Athens. Along with the ancient architecture, Athens has a wide array of artefacts like the display of vintage cars, dated back to the 11th and 12 centuries, weapons used during the wars to normal day-to-day artefacts. Indulging in the local gastronomy and grooving to Athenian music, Athens is a place that deserves a visit at least once in a lifetime.
Top Attractions in Athens
Some of the top attractions not to miss in Athens are Gazing at the main temple of Goddess Athens Parthenon, Witnessing the Athenian stars from the top of the Acropolis hill, Passing by the great entrance, Propylaea splendidly constructed with the Mnesicles with Pentelic marbles, Visiting the temple of Poseidon and Athena, Erechtheion, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Panathenaic Stadium, the stadium where the first Olympic Games were held, Enjoying the panoramic beauty of Athens from Mount Lycabettus, Ancient Agora of Athens, a place where democracy took birth.
Plan A Trip To Athens
Athens is a place that is listed in the travel diaries of almost all travellers in the world. Starting with the geographical location, Athens is located in the southeast part of Greece. The capital city of Greece, Athens is the largest city of Greece and is one of the oldest. Walking through the streets of this ancient mainland feels like paradise. With a total of 18 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 16 sites underway, Athens is the destination that narrates its elegant history in the air. With Dook Travels’ Athens tour packages, apart from the quintessential ‘things to do in Athens’, travellers will experience a stay indescribable in words.
Athens is a place with numerous amazing sites to relish the eyes. Travellers, most commonly, start their tour with the top historical attractions. There are myriad options from historical sites, museums, stadiums, and theatres, to walk away from, mountains and beaches in the neighbouring islands. The city speaks of its strong culture and traditions as one can witness from the historical ruins. The craftsmanship of the monuments is beyond imaginable. These monuments are the universal souvenir of a great civilization and will continue to be the same for years to come. Starting with the Acropolis, here is a list of a few of the ancient tourist attractions that one should never miss:
● Panathenaic Stadium
● Herod Atticus Odeon
● Ancient Agora of Athens
● Temple of Hephaestus
● Benaki Museum
● Museum of Cycladic Art
● Temple of Olympian Zeus
● Theatre of Dionysus
● Temple of Athena Nike
● Kerameikos Cemetery
The list is as long as the diverse and immense yore of the city of Athens. After diving into the long tales of glory and revolutions, the tour follows the route that takes you to the lap of nature. Travellers enjoy the underground cable car ride in Mount Lycabettus along with witnessing the picturesque view of Athens from the mountaintop or craft wonderful memories while walking along the Philopappos Hill.
The gourmet delicacies the place holds are second to known. Contrary to the old ruins, going out on a journey to relish the vibrancy and vividness of authentic Greek cuisine is entertainment itself. Walk through the roadways of Athens and devour the delicacies from local culinary experts. Be it munching a snack or relishing a generous bite, travellers get the answer to why Greek gastronomical influence is so widespread. Get a handful of savoury and sweet gems such as Koulouria and Loukoumades while passing by the famous flea market of Athens, Central Market. Olives, honey, and coffee of Athens are worth-tasting. Be it a bright day, or a windy night, wine tasting is always a perfect course of action in Athens. Listed below are some of the authentic Greek delicacies:
● Saganaki (Fried Cheese)
● Souvlaki (Grilled Meat)
● Choriatiki (Greek Salad)
No tour is complete without trips to the hippy night in Athens. The nightlife is as alive as a bright day in Athens. Exarchia, where the fusion of contemporary and conventional Greek culture comes to life through bright colours and loud music. With a wide range of drinks and bars, the party atmosphere of Athens is enticing. Praxitelous is the home to the best bars in the world and Gazi has the best music to groove to from top DJs all over the world. Visiting the following places will give you the most exotic nightlife experience in Athens:
Apart from the delicacies, historical attractions and nightlife, the Hellenic Motor Museum is a silo for vintage cars from the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum is an example of astonishing architectural design. A few kilometres away is the National Archeological Museum which showcases ancient Greek artworks, pottery and several artefacts on display honouring the great movements in Greek history. The churches and cathedrals in Athens are placed among the most beautiful churches in the world. Constructed in the 11th century, the Church of Panagia Kapnikarea is located at Ermou, the famous pedestrian shopping street. The beautifully designed Cycladic whitewashed chapel, Agios Georgios stands on the top of Lycabettus Hill. Another worth mentioning is the Byzantine Chapel of Saint Photini standing on the dry riverbed of River Ilissos near the Temple of Olympian Zeus.
Athens is the first city where theatres originated for the first time. From operas to musical concerts, the cultural treasure of Athens is overwhelming. Book a 60-minute show at the Koilon Theater or enjoy a performance at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, or enjoy the open-air theatre at Dora Stratou Theater.
The fun doesn't end here. Spending a day alongside the beautiful beaches is a must. With the divine blue waves dancing with the sparkly waves, the following are some of the best beaches in Athens: Vouliagmeni Beach, Voula Beach, Varkiza Beach, Kape Beach, Lagonisi Beach, Kavouri Beach, Alimos Beach, Glyfada Beach, Votsalakia Beach, to name a few. Last but not the least, no one can miss the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens and Maroussi, the Olympic Village. Stroll across the stadium and witness the first modern Olympic stadium in the world.
Describing the top attractions to witness in the Greek capital, Athens has no boundaries. Along with your to-do list and the top attractions mentioned, double the fun with Dook Travels’ Athens Tour. Starting from general Athens Tour Packages to Athens Holiday Packages, all are carefully designed allowing you to enjoy the city of Athens at your comfort zone. Dook International provides Athens Tour Packages from India as well. With Dook Travels as your travel guide, dive into the heart of Athens and take a big part of it on your way back.
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