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March - November

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Holiday Length

4 nights

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Price guide

From £630pp

The price shown is a guide - based on two people sharing and generally includes economy flights. Your holiday will be tailor-made to suit you and there are many factors that can influence the price, such as standard of accommodation, class of flight and time of year. Ask your travel specialist for more information.
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Holiday type

City break, Tailor-made

Highlights

Athens city break

On our Athens city break, our guide will take you on a tour of the iconic Acropolis, including the ancient Parthenon and Acropolis Museum. Discover the age-old district of Plaka, one of the city’s most picturesque neighbourhoods, steeped in the foothills of history itself. You’ll have free time to explore the eclectic displays of Greek and Oriental art at the Benaki Museum and stroll through the markets and taverna in the bustling alleyways of Plaka and Varvakios Agora each with their own quirks and gastronomic delights. Take a glimpse into the very heart of Athenian life on your idyllic city escape.

  • Private half day tour with one of our expert guides
  • Entrance fees to the Acropolis and New Acropolis Museum
  • Return flights
  • Private luxury transfers
  • Accommodation including breakfast
  • Services of your dedicated A&K Concierge to book additional private tours, restaurants & spa treatments, to tailor your break to suit you

Why Athens?

Transport yourself to the very heart of ancient Athens, the historical capital of Europe, where iconic monuments juxtapose with the hubbub of a modern city at work and play. Climb the sacred rock of the Acropolis. Time could almost stand still as you take in the magnificence of the Parthenon, one of the most important age-old monuments in the western world. Explore the museum and pause a while for the unmissable vista of the city and its iconic ruins.

Nestling at the foothill of the Acropolis, you’ll discover the city’s oldest district of Plaka with its picturesque neoclassical houses and mainly pedestrian streets. Explore the eclectic display of Greek and Oriental art at the Benaki Museum and on your way back to the centre, perhaps you’ll catch the Changing of the Guard in Constitution Square.

Navigate your way through the bustling alleyways of Varvakios Agora, the unmissably authentic fish, meat and vegetable market that’s the true belly of Athens. After working up an appetite, perhaps finish with a stop at a taverna to savour authentic Greek souvlaki and raise a toast to good health with a glass of ouzo – yamas! Just a taste of this vibrant city will leave you aching to experience it over and over again.

 

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