Cradle of Western civilization, home to an epic history, and birthplace of myths and legends, the city of Athens is easily one of Europe's most captivating destinations. It's the best place to get a handle on what made Greece such a mighty power and influence during antiquity. Whether you're visiting on a long weekend or passing through on your way to the islands, there's a wealth of attractions from historic monuments to the local cuisine. And this is all ready to enjoy with our range of group tours and island-hopping cruises!
Here are some popular itineraries that include a visit to Athens. Alternatively, if you would like to include a visit to Athens on a bespoke touring itinerary to Greece, take a look at our tailor-made holiday planning section.