You know it, I know it, it’s time to say it as it is: summer is gone and fall is upon us. Now, that doesn’t mean we have to bid the sun goodbye entirely; in Greece and Athens in particular, the people are lucky enough to enjoy good weather year-round. However, on the rare occasion of rain, we need to make sure you are prepared and equipped with knowledge that will help you make the most out of your time in the city. Here are some suggestions for things to do on a rainy day in Athens!
Athens is defined not only by its rich history and impressive archaeological sites but also for its distinctive culture, both ancient and contemporary. The vibrancy of the Greek capital couldn’t help but be reflected in its offerings in art. Treat yourself to cultural experiences your mind and heart will thank you for by visiting the best Art Galleries in Athens.
We live in the age of AI technology, smartphones, and Instagram, and in this age, visiting your dream destination -which I assume is Greece- and not posting a picture about it is considered something only a little less than a criminal offense. Check out below the most Instagram-friendly spots in Athens and make sure your Instagram feed lives up to the expectations of your peers!
Athens is admired across the world for being a historical city that has stood through thousands of years and has experienced prosperity, decay, and revival. Even from the constitution of the new Greek state in 1830, the city has gone through rapid changes, making photographs from past generations unrecognizable to the local youth. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and explore some emblematic moments in Athenian history!
With Athens being the cultural center of Greece, it is only natural that it hosts the strongest music scene of the country. Apart from many international musicians performing every year here, local acts can be enjoyed year-round in one of the many music venues Athens has. Here, we present to you the best places to listen to live music in Athens; a good gig is essential for a good holiday!
Either you want to exercise and running is too much for the summer heat or you want to explore the historical city up close and personal, a walk around Athens is definitely due during your stay in the Greek capital. Follow our lead and explore the most beautiful and fascinating corners of the city as we present to you the top walking routes in Athens.
Every traveler’s dream is to experience the foreign country they visit in an organic way away from the tourist traps and come upon the hidden gems of the city that make its locals love it. Of course, this endeavor is particularly difficult in places like Greece, where tourism is the country’s biggest and most profitable industry, with its capital, Athens, welcoming visitors all year round.
In a city so rich with culture, where history is evident in every corner, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the selection of sights and museums to visit. It is also easy to put on your bucket list the most popular ones while omitting the hidden gems. That’s why, we’d like to introduce you to Athens’ lesser-known museums and make certain that you experience the alternative side of Athens, just like a local!