Athens Winter City Break
Athens is an all-seasons destination and has a wide variety of alternatives to offer you no matter whether you will visit it in summer or winter. The high-class hotels, the trendy restaurants and cozy cafes, the imposing monuments, the intense nightlife and the smooth climate make Athens an ideal destination for a winter city break. And it’s a great time to find the best offers, since the hotel rates get really low in comparison with summer time. Browse through traveltoathens.eu’s suggestions and organize the perfect Athens Winter City Break.
Athens Hotels for City Break
Search our Athens hotels section and choose among luxury properties, boutique hotels or vacation rentals. O&B Athens Boutique Hotel is a great option with impeccable service and great offers during winter time. MET34 Athens Hotel is an ideal choice for families or groups of friends. The legendary Grande Bretagne Hotel is always a prestigious choice.
Plaka Hotel features an unbeatable location and great value for money rate. If you are looking for a vacation rental in a residential area, then choose the Two Roses Athens. Most of the hotels in Athens offer free breakfast and discounted rates for direct bookings, so even if you find great hotel deals online, don’t hesitate to contact the hotel directly for better rates.
Athens Restaurants Suggestions
The best period of the year to explore the Athens restaurants is undoubtedly winter since getting out for dinner is a beloved habit of the Athenians. Gourmet restaurants such as the awarded Funky Gourmet, hip spots such as La Pantera Negra and traditional tavernas such as Klimataria create a delicious culinary bouquet that will amuse your palate.
Check our suggestions for 2018 and – if offered – pre-book your table online. Especially for the Acropolis view restaurants reservations are highly recommended. For tavernas and mezedopolia (meze restaurants), you don’t really need to reserve in advance.
Things to do during a Winter City Break in Athens
There are plenty things to do in Athens during winter time. Since locals return to the city from the countryside, shows and events are organized every day in various venues of the city. A big percentage of them – especially theatre performances – are in Greek language, so unless you speak Greek you will not be able to understand them, but there are a lot of choices for English speakers as well. While in Athens, you can’t miss to visit the museums and the landmarks of the city.
You will definetely visit Acropolis, the Ancient Agora, the Acropolis Museum and the National Archaeological Museum. Besides them you may also visit the Museum of Cycladic Art and the Benaki Museum. If you are an art enthusiast then you will definitely find interesting exhibitions and acts in Megaron Exhibition Centre, Onassis Cultural Centre and the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre. Live Music and Concerts are always the best option for your evening entertainment in Athens. From Live Jazz and Rock Concerts, to Eclectic Greek Music Bars to Live Bouzoukia Stages, Athens’ nightlife is an experience you can’t miss!
A City Break plan
We have created a brief plan for your Athens Winter City Break with a few popular suggestions.
Use our Athens Trip Planner to create your own and enjoy your City Break at the excess!