Athens Our Top Selections
24 hours in Athens
Athens is a city full of sites to see and things to do with the family, so how do you narrow it down if you only have a day to spend at the capital? Here are a few highlights we picked up for you to make the most of your 24 hours in Athens.
- Visit the Akropolis Museum
Admire the stunning findings from the slopes of the Acropolis hosted in the beautiful building of this museum. After that, you can enjoy a beverage at the veranda-café of the top floor, with an enjoyable view to the Parthenon.
For a private guided tour to the Acropolis Museum with your family click HERE:Check availability
- Take a walk around Monastiraki and Plaka
In its colourful market you can find anything from souvenirs and antiques, to toys and jewelry. There are plenty of ice-cream shops around here, as well as some of the best places to get souvlaki.
To visit Monastiraki and Plaka with your family as part of a family guided tour click HERE:Check availability
- Catch the Happy Train
This open-style train will take you around all the important sites in Plaka, Thiseio and Syntagma while you sit back relaxed in your seat. What a time-saver.
- Walk around Zappeion
The National Garden, found next to the Parliament, is a gorgeous and cool place during hot summers. Take your kids there for a walk and feed the ducks in the pond.
To visit the Acropolis, Athens city centre and the Acropolis Museum with your family as part of a family guided tour click HERE:Check availability
- Concert at the Theatre of the Herodion
Enjoy a starry summer night watching one of the numerous concerts, operas and plays staged at the open amphitheater built in 161 AD by Herodes Atticus.