What to pack for Athens

While preparing your trip to Athens, you will definitely be wondering “What should I pack for Athens?”. This is probably one of the most common questions when you start packing for a new trip. “How will be the weather in Athens” and “what I will do there” are among others the two first things crossing your mind.

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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.

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Travel to Athens Trip Planner

A brand new tool offered by Travel to Athens EU! Use our free Athens Trip Planner to easily and effectively plan your trip in Athens, in just a few clicks!

TraveltoAthens’s Athens Trip Planner let’s you create a fully customized day-by-day itinerary for free.

Choose the dates of your trip to Athens, the style of activities that you are interested in (Popular, Balanced or Hidden Gems), your own travel rhythm (Fast-Paced, Medium, Slow & Easy) and the activity types that suit you better. You may choose Culture, Museums, Historic Sites, Outdoors, Beaches, Relaxing, Romantic, Wildlife or Shopping and any combination of them.

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5 Acropolis view restaurants in Athens

Athens features several restaurants with view. Most of them are located in terraces of mansions, hotel roof gardens or buildings of the ’60s and are great option for a light lunch in the afternoon or a romantic dinner at the evening. Among them, the Acropolis view restaurants are the most popular choices.

We have handpicked some of the best restaurants in Athens with Acropolis view, including both fancy gourmet restaurants and economic traditional meze and souvlaki places offering quality food with astonishing view of the Acropolis.

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Sales in Athens

It’s that period of the year that shopping in Athens is even cheaper. Summer sales in Athens starts in mid-June and lasts until the end of August, so it’s the best time to visit the capital city of Greece and get the best bargains!

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Open Air Cinemas

Every summer from May to September, new blockbuster movies or classic masterpieces are available to be watched in magnificent open air cinemas in Athens. Open air cinemas are a great entertainment alternative. Outdoor seats and tables, refreshments, drinks and snacks from the bar, the cool summer evening breeze and great movies in the original language!

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The power of music in Athens

Despite the financial crisis, Greeks’ mentality and the beautiful weather of Athens and the islands help locals keep their positive attitude towards life. According to Greeks, music is a powerful medicine that helps them overcome any obstacles of their life.

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