trips around Athens

Top 10 day trips from Athens

If you have some time during your stay in Greece, we strongly recommend you to take advantage of it [...]
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The most beautiful archaeological sites around Athens

During your stay in Athens, you have already seen the Acropolis and Athens’ main [...]
Sounion at sunset

How to get to Cape Sounion from Athens?

Cape Sounion is a magical place! It’s only 65 kilometers from Athens, so you can easily make [...]
columns at the Delphi archaeological site

Visit Delphi: the site and its museum

If you’re in Athens, a visit to Delphi is a must. It’s one of those easy and [...]
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Cape Sounion: tips and information

Cape Sounion is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful sites around Athens. This majestic site [...]
Dafni monastery in Greece

Dafni monastery (Daphni)

The Dafni monastery is a must-see for those who appreciate Byzantine art. Richly decorated in the [...]

The mysteries of the archaeological site of Eleusis (Elefsina)

Located some 20 km west of Athens, the archaeological site of Elefsina( Eleusis in Greek) was an [...]

Amphiareion of Oropos: an archaeological site near Athens

The Amphiaraio (or Amphiareion, depending on the spelling) of Oropos is an archaeological site near [...]

Visit to the archaeological site of Thorikos and the surrounding area

The archaeological site of Thorikos (Greek: Θορικό) lies on the seafront in southeastern [...]

The Corinth Canal by boat, a cruise like no other

The Corinth Canal is a must-see in Greece! Just 1 hour’s drive from Athens and on the way to [...]
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The Acrocorinth: Ancient citadel an hour from Athens

A strategic point between the Peloponnese and Attica for centuries, Corinth boasted one of the most [...]

Rhamnous: an archaeological site with a breathtaking view!

The archaeological site of Rhamnous is about 1 hour from Athens and a 20-minute drive from [...]

What to do around Athens? Here are plenty of ideas for spending a day around Athens: beaches, archaeological sites, island hopping. We have lots of ideas and good plans to share