Athens Travel Blog

Are you done with all the sites and museums around Athens and you're seeking for something different? Are you perhaps looking for places that are way off the beaten path? Here are some hidden spots of Athens, so secret that most of the Athenians don't even know about them. Discover scenic waterfalls, gothic towers, and secret gardens by following us on this trip introducing you to the alternative side of the city!

For some people, visiting Athens during summertime is a great opportunity to wander around the city with clear blue skies and admire its monuments under the bright Attican sun. Having in mind though, that July and August are typically the hottest months of the year, summer in the city can prove to be more challenging than expected. Hence, we provide you with the advice of locals in order to survive the summer heat like a true Athenian!

The oldest house in Athens tells a story of the life of Athenian aristocrats before the Greek revolution and paints a picture of their traditions and habits. That being said, there is another story that this old house tells: one of great humanity and faith. It is a story of a Greek woman who faced all the possible challenges but was determined to fight for what she believed in and protect the vulnerable who had no means of defending themselves.

Athens is mostly known around the world for its classical period ruins, such as the Parthenon, the Erectheion, the Temple of Hephaestus in the Ancient Agora and so on and so forth. But how about the excellent specimens of neoclassical architecture it boasts, situated in the very heart of a modern city? Doesn’t ring any bells? Well, let us enlighten you then.