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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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98% Avg. rating
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  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


29 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: to take the metro to and from the airport. It's easy to use.

Liked: The attractions and food

Disliked: no

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


28 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: 2 days is way enough to visit this city.

Liked: The acropolis and the partenon are so impressive!

Disliked: Yes, Athens.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • 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 - 60%
78% Avg. rating


26 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: - convenient public transportation - good and cheap restaurants

Disliked: - dirty streets - pretty buildings in Monastiraki sprayed by graffiti - not many people speaking English or any other language than Greek

84% 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 - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


25 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

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


25 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Choose an hotel in La Plaka

Liked: Visits

Disliked: Weather very hot

96% 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 - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


25 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Do day trips to Delphi, Cape Sounio and Nafplio

Liked: Loved the history and culture and of course the Greeks!!!!

Disliked: No

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


24 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Ask for advice from the local people, they know the city better than you ever will!

Liked: The cultural aspects.

Disliked: Quite confusing getting around.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


24 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Get to know the city outside the Acropolis.

Liked: The people

Disliked: Dirty.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
84% Avg. rating


22 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Visit Akropolis

Liked: Akropolis, museums, boat trip to aegina Museums are for free for EU-Students

Disliked: Lot of dirt in some areas; people trying to sell stuff on the streets and being very aggressive

100% Avg. rating
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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


16 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the acropolis museum.

Liked: Athens is a fantastic city! Tons to do and everyone is really nice.

Disliked: Not enough public transit

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


16 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Walk around the city rather than busing

Liked: Friendly locals, small enough to walk around

Disliked: Bit hot but can't help that

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


16 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: 2-3 days is enough to see everything that is nice in Athens

Liked: The acropolis, parthenon, temple of zeus, so many nice sites to visit.

Disliked: It smells bad, people aren't really nice...

89% 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 - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


15 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Work / volunteering

Customer Travel Tip: Go with the flow.

Liked: It's only been one day. 6 more weeks to go.

Disliked: Doubt it but we'll see.

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


15 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Don't come in the middle of summer. Bring a good camera.

Liked: History and culture

Disliked: Too hot!

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


14 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Card for ~12€ inc. few places like acropol etc. Natonial museum, park nice. Dont buy day or 3 day ticket if you stay in center. Athens are for 2-3 if you go only see places.

Liked: History, views, prices.

Disliked: Little bit to dirty. Just a little bit to much dirt spots.

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


10 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Beat the hordes of tourists, hit the sights in mid afternoon.

Liked: Nice atmosphere, interesting how the old and the new meet here.

Disliked: Nothing.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


07 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: If you have/ want to visit Athens, I would say dont go more than 4 days. In 4 complete days, you have enough time to see every nice spots in town and every nice restaurants. I recommand the restaurants : The cooks of Athens on Athina street. Really nice staff and the food is sooooooooo good! For a good taste of greek food, I strongly recommand it!

Liked: Many beautiful places to see for culture experiences.

Disliked: Smells bad, public places not much clean...

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


06 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Always ask if someone speaks English rather than just assuming, wear comfortable shoes and sunscreen.

Liked: Lots to do, great food, lots of history and culture, close to coast.

Disliked: Some people were rude,

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


05 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Use your student card to get a great discount at most sights.

Liked: The sights and ancient areas of the city. We also are some amazing gyros.

Disliked: Athens is kinda busy and dirty.

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


05 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Customer Travel Tip: If you're a student, take your student ID - free entry to the Acropolis and most other ancient sites, plus half prices on public transport

Liked: Vibrant city with a great atmosphere, lots of sights and culture, cheap food and transport

Disliked: Gets very hot in the summer (july/august)

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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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