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83% Avg. city rating Rated by 1242 customers

Activities / excursions 85%

Restaurants / eating out 86%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 77%

Getting around / public transport 85%

Sightseeing 91%

Culture 92%

Nightlife / partying 75%

Value for money 82%

Customer Travel Tips for Athens

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87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


08 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Visit it... A lot of culture inside

Liked: Acropolis, plaka

Disliked: The suburbs

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


07 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: In my opinion you only need 2 days here

Liked: There is plenty to see and lots of history

Disliked: I was here during the debt crisis and you can defiantly tell by walking around

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


05 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: Old ruins

Disliked: .

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
69% Avg. rating


04 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay for short periods, enjoy what central town has to offer in terms of shopping and eating out

Liked: Culture

Disliked: Dirty city

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
84% Avg. rating


04 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break

Customer Travel Tip: Be cautious of your surroundings

Liked: The site seeing and the culture were my favorite part

Disliked: Felt unsafe at times

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


04 Aug 2015

Customer Travel Tip: Book a transfer from airport to hotel

Liked: The people

Disliked: It is just quite run down

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


31 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: culture

Disliked: traffic

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


30 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: make most of your day/days! do your research before hand and buy the 12 euro ticket which lets you go into numerous sites, and stay in the city centre!

Liked: the culture! Sooo many things to visit, could easily stay 5 days and not be bored! Its actually very calm and peaceful i thought for a city.

Disliked: Could not find a general shop that sold toiletries ect

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


29 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: gutes Essen, schöne Stadt, nette Leute

Disliked: nein

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


29 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: 3 days are enough for Athens, souvenirs prices vary from place to place although they are the same, so check them and the decide where to buy

Liked: Nice city which has most of the attractions near each others, nice friendly people who are always ready to help, and ask if you need any help. It reminds us of our home city, Alexandria, Egypt

Disliked: Historical sightseeings are similar, there is not a lot of different activities to do

53% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
53% Avg. rating


28 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Dont catch a 5am plane or else you will end up spending 55 euro on a taxi to the airport

Liked: Acropolis and cheap gyros

Disliked: Bit overpriced

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


17 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Explore just outside of Plaka and check out some of the great local bars and restaurants. Fun nightlife in Gazi neighbourhood.

Liked: The people were so kind and friendly. Great restaurants and bars. Awesome sight seeing.

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


10 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Romantic getaway Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Beach and Acropolis

Liked: Beautiful city, the origine of european culture, beautiful kind people, nice weather, nice night life, full of restaurants and very cheep fast foods. The best kitchen on the world!!Perfect Gyros, souvlaki, sweets...

Disliked: no

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


10 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: Culture.

Disliked: -

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


09 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Be smart. Be aware of your surroundings.

Liked: The accropolis museum

Disliked: People smoking in public!!!! It was horrible!!!! Also the men there were pushy. I had to wear a fake wedding ring so they would leave me alone.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


04 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Don't get tricked by stores/restaurants too close to sightseeing, go to side streets instead. Taxis are really cheap if you ask for taximeter! (local people prices)

Liked: Charming, pillars of our culture

Disliked: very hot weather with sudden thunderstorms Parthenon unreasonable security guards picking on fun pictures with hats which might disrespect people of pagan religion (yet it is illegal for pagans to use the temple)

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


03 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay in hostel near to tourist area

Liked: Culture

Disliked: Crisis

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


02 Jul 2015

Customer Travel Tip: Walking in Athens - you can see more and feel more ;)

Liked: The People and the Culture

Disliked: Nope

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


30 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Transportation is good and cheap

Liked: Greek people are very friendly and honest.

Disliked: None

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
89% Avg. rating


30 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: I would recommend taking a tour guide who explains all the sight seeing.

Liked: Great history, great food, friendly atmosphere

Disliked: Nothing I disliked so far

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83% Avg. city rating Rated by 1242 customers

Activities / excursions 85%

Restaurants / eating out 86%

Shopping 76%

Chilling out / relaxing 77%

Getting around / public transport 85%

Sightseeing 91%

Culture 92%

Nightlife / partying 75%

Value for money 82%

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