5-Day Greece City Break in Athens

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5 days & 4 nights
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Explore Athens on a 5-day city break in Greece and experience a fusion of culture and excitement.

Athens invites you to journey back in time and discover its role as the birthplace of democracy and Western culture. Explore historical wonders such as the Acropolis, the National Archaeological Museum, and the picturesque Plaka district. This historic city weaves a rich tapestry of history, enhanced by delicious Greek cuisine and warm hospitality. In Athens, you'll experience a vivid blend of the past and the vibrant culture of modern Greece.

With this perfectly planned holiday package, you will experience the ultimate Athens city break. This trip includes 4 nights in Athens at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Athens or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 5-day holiday in Athens will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Athens, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Athens offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Athens, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. Acropolis of Athens, Parthenon, and Acropolis Museum are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Athens by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of Greece's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Athens promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Athens is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Athens's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in Greece.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Athens. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in Greece.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Athens reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Athens.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Athens fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Athens as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Athens, Greece!

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AthensAthens / 4 nights

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Photo of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus Roman theater structure at the Acropolis of Athens, Greece.Acropolis of Athens
Photo of the Parthenon that is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis in Greece.Parthenon
Photo of Acropolis Museum is archaeological museum focused on findings archaeological site of Acropolis of Athens in Greece.Acropolis Museum
Photo of the artificial lake with the wooden bridge at the National Garden of Athens, Greece.National Garden of Athens
Photo of Temple of Hephaestus in Ancient Agora, Athens, Greece. Sunny front view of classical Greek temple.Ancient Agora of Athens
Photo of the National Archaeological Museum in Athens houses the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity.National Archaeological Museum of Athens
Photo of the Temple of Olympian Zeus (considered one of the biggest of the ancient world), Greece.Temple of Olympian Zeus
Filopappou Hill, 3rd District of Athens, Municipality of Athens, Regional Unit of Central Athens, Attica, GreecePhilopappos Hill
photo of the Technopolis City of Athens, Greece.Technopolis City of Athens
Photo of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus Roman theater structure at the Acropolis of Athens, Greece.Odeon of Herodes Atticus
photo of view of Monastiraki Square 6, Athens, Greece.Monastiraki Square 6
photo of Gate of Athena Archegetis and remains of the Roman Agora built in Athens during the Roman period, Athens, Greece,Athens Greece.Roman Agora
photo of view of Temple of Hephaestus in Ancient Agora, Athens, Greece.Temple of Hephaestus
photo of view of Remains of Hadrian's Library and Acropolis in the old town of Athens, Greece..Hadrian's Library
photo of Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece.Benaki Museum
photo of view of Building of Greek parliament in Syntagma square, Athens, Greece.Syntagma Square
photo of Archaeological site of Kerameikos nearby the ancient Agora in Athens.,Athens Greece.Kerameikos

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Day 1

Day 1 – Athens - arrival day

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  • Syntagma Square
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Athens. You’ll stay in Athens for 4 nights.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Syntagma Square. This square is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,723 visitors.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Athens. Check-in at hotels in Greece normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Athens offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

After a long day of sightseeing, try one of the best restaurants in Athens.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. This venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Located in the heart of the city, is an ideal pick for cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Rosalia, a top-rated dining spot in Athens. If you're in the mood for something new, try Harvest Coffee & Wine, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Cookoovaya. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Athens.

Continue your lively evening at Μαύρος Γάτος, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in.

Celebrate the start of your 5-day city break in Athens with a toast!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Athens

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  • Technopolis City of Athens
  • Parthenon
  • Acropolis of Athens
  • Odeon of Herodes Atticus
  • Acropolis Museum
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As day 2 dawns in Athens, embark on another day of exploration and adventure. Discover the city's vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and captivating sights at your own pace. With 3 nights left, the possibilities for discovery are endless.

Journey into the unknown at Technopolis City of Athens, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable museum has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 15,517 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Parthenon is a recommended place to visit. This ancient greek temple is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 72,885 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Athens is Acropolis of Athens. This spectacular acropolis gets over 1,807,580 visitors every year. Rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 121,830 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Athens offers an experience you will remember.

Odeon of Herodes Atticus is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Athens. This odeon promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.9 out of 5 stars in 14,876 reviews.

Lastly, don't miss out on Acropolis Museum. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 64,209 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit. This archaeological museum gets closer to 814,565 visits every year.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Greece is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

When you’re ready to eat, treat yourself to a nice meal at a top-rated restaurant in the city.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Dine in style at Karamanlidika, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, ELLYZ Cafe Athens boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Ama Lachei. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Athens.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Kuko's The Bar, known for its lively atmosphere.

Savor the memories of an amazing day in Athens, Greece!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Athens

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  • Philopappos Hill
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • National Garden of Athens
  • Benaki Museum
  • National Archaeological Museum of Athens
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Rise and shine for day 3 of your city break in Athens! Today, delve deeper into the city's offerings, from its iconic landmarks to its hidden gems. With 2 nights remaining, there's ample time to explore and uncover the heart of Athens.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Philopappos Hill. This much-appreciated park is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars in 18,326 reviews.

Next up is Temple of Olympian Zeus. This ancient greek temple has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 26,224 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Athens National Garden. This park has been rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 36,206 reviews.

Benaki Museum is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This art museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,981 reviews. This popular attraction gets 41,852 visits every year.

To continue your sightseeing, head over to National Archaeological Museum. This national museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 28,892 reviews. Approximately 594,219 people come to see this attraction every year.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Athens, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Athens below.

You have plenty of options for restaurants and bars in Athens. So when you’re hungry or need a break from exploring, all you have to do is take your pick.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at Kuzina, a highly-rated dining destination in Athens. If you're eager to try something different, consider Tavern Klimataria (est.1927), another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Efcharis restaurant. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Athens this evening.

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at Tiki Bar Athens, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting.

Wind down and recharge for tomorrow's escapades in Athens, Greece. With each day comes new experiences to cherish and enjoy.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Athens

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  • Roman Agora
  • Hadrian's Library
  • Monastiraki Square 6
  • Ancient Agora of Athens
  • Temple of Hephaestus
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Wake up to day 4 of your exciting city break in Athens. You still have 1 night left in Athens, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most of today!

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Roman Forum of Athens (Roman Agora). This square is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 12,938 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Hadrian's Library. This building has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 6,215 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Monastiraki Square. This rescue excavation has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 16,612 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Ancient Agora of Athens. This archaeological site is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 32,433 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Temple of Hephaestus. This ancient greek temple is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 8,020 visitors.

Immerse yourself in the local scene through top-rated tours and activities. You can choose from a wide variety of easy to challenging tours and easily add them to your travel package below.

Exploring the most popular attractions in Greece can make you lose track of time. Be sure to grab something to eat at one of the best restaurants in Athens.

This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. With a recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed. Don’t miss out on dining at THE TRIKYKLO TAVERN - GREEK BEER - COFFEE TRIKYKLO, a top-rated dining destination in Athens. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Buena Vista Social Bar, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at nice n easy. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Athens this evening.

Continue your lively evening at Brettos, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in.

Raise a toast and celebrate another memorable day in Athens, Greece!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Athens - departure day

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  • Kerameikos
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Your city break in Athens is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in Greece.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Athens offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Athens.

If you would rather go for some last-minute sightseeing, the remarkable Kerameikos Archaeological Site is an attraction you could visit today. This neighborhood has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 5,586 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Athens, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

Enjoy a memorable meal at Ατίταμος. This popular restaurant offers a whole menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,348 customers.

We also recommend Maiandros restaurant for a lovely dining experience to cap off your getaway in Athens. Maiandros restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,357 customers.

If you prefer a restaurant that is popular among locals, try Nolan. This restaurant serves excellent food, as evident by its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,404 customers.

As your city break in Athens draws to a close, cherish the memories you've made. With your travel plans in place, you're all set for a safe journey home. Until next time, take care and safe travels!

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