Athens Holidays

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Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece, with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years. Worshipped by gods and people, it was named after Athena, the goddess of wisdom and the city's patron. This is a popular destination for city breaks due to its ancient landmarks, trendy bars and exceptional shopping. Whether your exploring Medieval Plaka, shopping in chic boutiques in Kolonaki distract or enjoying the panoramic views from Acropolis, Athens has something for everybody.

The beautiful beaches of Athens coast lie just a short distance away whilst still being able to take a trip to see the Acropolis, the museums and one of the many archaeology sites situated in Athens.

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Athens Weather

Generally, the weather in Greece follows a typical Mediterranean pattern with hot, dry summers and mild winters.

Jan 10ºC
Feb 10ºC
Mar 13ºC
Apr 16ºC
May 21ºC
Jun 26ºC
Jul 29ºC
Aug 29ºC
Sep 24ºC
Oct 20ºC
Nov 15ºC
Dec 12ºC