Athens weekend breaks
Short Athens breaks will suit those with plenty of energy on their holidays for the city attractions are many. The Acropolis and Parthenon, the Archaeological Museum, the winding alleys of Plaka and Monastiraki square and if your legs will keep you going through the weekend then take in the view of Athens from the top of Lycabetous Hill followed by a short sprint round the
Panathinaikon Stadium, birthplace of the modern Olympics. The new Archaeological Promenade, some 4km long, links the main tourist sites in Athens and is an ideal, traffic free way to see this part of the city. The rest of your holiday breaks in Athens? Why not chill out on the beach over a weekend and rest your feet in the warm seas? Lets face it, long weekend breaks ARE supposed to be relaxing!
Athens flights arrive into Athens International Airport (Eleftherios Venizelos) where you will find cheap trains and buses to Athens city center, departures are regular, trains approx every 30 mins and different buses leave very few minutes. Plan ahead with your break in Athens to ensure you pick the right bus for your hotel location.
Private Athens Airport transfers and shuttle buses can be booked here.
Late breaks: Athens city breaks and late deals.
Approximate flight time for London to Athens flights is:
The currency in Athens is the
The time difference in Athens is:
GMT +2 HR