"Visitors will leave impressed with its vibrant street life and relaxed lifestyle, where people take time out for endless coffees and evening strolls, dine out until late and enjoy the city's nightlife, long after the rest of Europe has gone to bed."
- Lonely Planet
Blending Ancient and Modern
Athens is the city with the most celebrated history in the world, a city worshipped by the ancient gods, a thrilling city. This captivating capital of Greece of 4.5 million people is where democracy was born. Today, Athens is a sprawling, modern metropolis blending the ancient with the modern. Whether you are drawn to exploring the Acropolis or enjoying a leisurely frappe in chic Kolonaki, Athens offers something for everyone.
Something for Everyone
Affordable and lively, Athens is a city of many facets, ideal for young people who would like to experience the broad range of activities that it has to offer. Visits to archaeological sites and beaches, and daytrips to nearby islands and quaint towns — you can do it all here! Athens is also famous, more than any other European capital, for its nightlife. Tavernas, cafes, clubs and bars stay open late as Athenians know how to relax and have fun well into the dawn.
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