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A Walk to Remember in Athens

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Marvellous Things to do in Athens

Athens is a city filled with culture, filled with history and tradition. A city bustling with character, beauty and charm. Vigorous, effervescent, sparkling and timeless, the city that never sleeps. From morning strolls through the shopping districts and central squares of Athens such as Syntagma, Monastiraki and Omonia square, visits to the most famous museums and points of interest, there won’t’ be a dull moment in your day.

As the day unfolds you are given the opportunity to take part in a wide range of activities or attend a number of fabulous local events in Athens, Greece that will lift your spirit high. Experience Athens by night, relish exceptional regional flavours at local taverns, bistros and high-end restaurants, enjoy a cocktail at a stylish bar and dance the night away at some of the most renowned clubs and live stages of the city. Visit Athens and be a local for a day or more, feel the vibrancy and revel in the splendour.

A WONDERFUL STAY IN THE HEART OF ATHENS

Offering the best location to stay in Athens, Greece, Estia boutique apartments provide the perfect starting point for your city excursions. Set in the historic residential areas of Metaxourgeio and Kerameikos, Estia boutique apartments offer you an abundance of places to visit and things to do in Athens. Visit the Pinacoteca, the coffee shops, local taverns and bars, take a walk on the pedestrian roads and marvel the impressive neoclassical buildings. Head to the Parthenon and the Acropolis Museum, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Step back in time at the Byzantine & Christian Museum, the Benaki Museum and the National Archeological Museum. Stroll through the ancient agora, take pictures at the Temple of Poseidon, the theatre of Dionysos, the National Gardens and Hardian’s Arch. Observe the changing of the guards at the Parliament building on Syntagma square and marvel the temple of Athena Nike. Visit the Propylaia, the Temple of Hephaistos, the Stavros Niarchos Park, the Onassis Cultural Center, the National Library and the Sanctuary of Artemis.

VALUABLE INFORMATION ON ATHENS TOURISM

If you are seeking for information on Athens tourism and things to do in Athens let us offer you some insights that will turn your visit into a memorable experience. Open your eyes to the most majestic views in Athens from Mt Parnitha, Lykavittos and Filopappou Hills, explore the historic city center and enjoy some window shopping on the streets of Ermou, Aiolou, Adrianou, Agiou Markou and Voukourestiou. Savour the most flavoursome local delicacies in the taverns of Monastiraki, Anafiotika and Plaka or relish the most delicious street food and witness the revolution of history, art and culture right in the heart of Athens, Greece.

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DISTANCES
ACROPOLIS
1 KM
ACROPOLIS MUSEUM
1 KM
KERAMEIKOS
400 M
MUNICIPAL GALLERY OF ATHENS
900 M
  • HOTEL'S LOCATION
    HOTEL'S LOCATION
    • ESTIA BOUTIQUE APARTMENTS

      ESTIA BOUTIQUE APARTMENTS

      The name of Estia boutique apartments in Athens was inspired by Hestia, the Greek goddess of the Home and just like her name suggests it offers a home away from home filled with warmth and a sense of familiarity. A home oozing heritage, style and comfort reflecting the glories, the beauties and unceasing spirit of the land.

  • HOW TO GET HERE
    HOW TO GET HERE
    • PORT OF PIRAEUS

      PORT OF PIRAEUS

    • ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

      ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

  • SIGHTSEEING
    SIGHTSEEING
    • ACROPOLIS

      ACROPOLIS

      Reflecting the glory of ancient Greece, the Acropolis is considered the most significant monument of the Western Civilization. Built in the 5th century BC first as a sanctuary and then as a place for festivities and celebrations, the Acropolis contains the Parthenon dedicated to Athena, the Erechtheion Temple, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Theater of Dionysus, the Theater of Herodes Atticus and the Propylaia.

    • ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

      ACROPOLIS MUSEUM

      The Acropolis Museum was founded in 2009 in order to exhibit the significant findings from excavations in the area. Visit the gallery of the Slopes, the Archaic Gallery and Parthenon gallery and step back to the depths of history.

    • MUNICIPAL GALLERY OF ATHENS

      MUNICIPAL GALLERY OF ATHENS

      The Municipal Gallery of Athens on Avdi Square in Metaxourgeio houses a rich collection of 19th and 20th century Greek artists during special periodic and permanent exhibitions.

    • KERAMEIKOS

      KERAMEIKOS

      Named after the pottery (keramiko) workshops that used to operate in the area, Kerameikos was a residential area also featuring the ancient cemetery of Athens. In Classical times it was actually the starting point of the Panathenaic Festival that was held in the honour of Athena. The Street of Tombs and the Oberlander Museum reflect its long heritage. Nowadays, Kerameikos is bustling with life with some of the most cosy and stylish cafes, taverns and bars in town.

    • METAXOURGEIO

      METAXOURGEIO

      Metaxourgeio was named after the silk factories that were found in the area during the 1850s and it soon became an industrial district. In 2002 Metaxourgeio was included in the rehabilitation programme of the historical center of Athens and begun to bloom with refurbishments and renovations of abundant neoclassical buildings, art galleries and theatres. Today, Metaxourgeio has started to regain its prestige, becoming again one of Athens’ hot spots and popular nightlife districts.