Athens Holidays

Athens
Cheap Holidays to Athens:

Cheap Short Break Holidays to Athens and Cheap City Breaks in Athens
Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. It is one of the world's oldest cities and its recorded history that dates back 3,000 years. Athens was named after Athena-the Greek goddess of wisdom. She won the city as prize after a duel against Poseidon. The National Archaeological Museum is the largest and most popular museum which should be visited on a holiday to thens. There is a vast collection of treasures unearthed from Mycenae by Heinrich Schliemann. An astounding array of sculptures that includes-Greek collectibles from around 2,000 BC and frescoes from the volcanic island of Santorini. Whilst on holiday to Athens you can visit the old town of Athens to see ancient monuments, Byzantine churches, mosques, splendid mansions and taverns with vine-covered courtyards. Holiday makers in Athens can get a breath taking view of the Acropolis during sunset. There is a cheap café as well as the chapel of Agios Giorgios (St George) at the top where you can relax on your holiday to Athens. The bustling port of Athens is the point for hundreds of holiday island hopping ferries and cruise ships. Whilst on a short break to Athens you can also explore the Maritime Museum at Akti Themistokleous which features models of ancient and modern ships. Pireaus has been Athens' port since ancient times and it consists of three harbours. There are several fish restaurants along the harbour to enjoy for lunch or an evening meal on any holiday to Athens.

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