Athens Travel Guide for First Timers

A first-time visitor to Athens can feel overwhelmed by the chaos and beauty of the city. Nevertheless, it is hard to resist the pull of this Grecian wonder.

Mount Lycabettus

The summit is 277 meters above sea level and the highest point in Central Athens. Whichever route you take to the top, the views are worth it!

The Parthenon

This is the most famous temple in the Acropolis, dedicated to the Greek goddess, Athena. Her importance to the culture and is reflected in the detail.

Acropolis of Athens

The Acropolis was built to honour the city’s patron goddess, Athena, and is the most complete surviving ancient Greek monumental complex.


Check our top attractions in Athens, the capital and largest city of Greece, and one of the world’s oldest cities.