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Athens, Greece

About Athens

Athens is a captivating blend of ancient history and lively modern culture. Walk in the footsteps of philosophers at the Acropolis, then explore bustling markets and cozy cafes in Plaka. The city offers an array of museums, historic sites, and vibrant nightlife. Athens is the perfect gateway to both Greece's glorious past and its dynamic present.

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Athens highlights

Average temperature in June

30 °C / 86 °F

High season months

June, July, August, September

Local currency

Euro (EUR)

Local language


Closest Airports

  • Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (GR) - 19.7 km (12.2 mi)

Fun fact

The ancient Panathenaic Stadium is made entirely of marble, hosting the first modern Olympics.

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