Athens should be at the top of your list of places to visit in Greece. One of the oldest cities in the world, Athens is famous for its ancient sites, with the Acropolis is probably the most famous. This symbol of ancient Greek civilization dates back to the 5th century BC and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.
Marvel at the Parthenon and the Agora – the ancient centre of ancient public life. This is where business was conducted, and current affairs discussed. A visit its museum will enlighten you about the context and history of the Acropolis. You can also experience incredible views of the Acropolis from hills like Lycabetta Hill or Philopappos Hill.
Take a break in the Zappéion park national garden and stroll around Syntagma Square, Athens’ central square where the parliament is located, and watch the changing of the presidential guard. Other places of significance include the Monastiraki and Plaka districts, and Panathenees Stadium, made entirely of white marble.
Athens also have a number of museums to visit on your trip: the Byzantine and Christian Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Coin Museum, the Museum of Greek Folk Art and so much more!