Greek Islands - Athens & Around (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Athens & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Greek Islands guidebook.

Both ancient and modern, bustling Athens is a heady mix of history and edginess. Iconic monuments mingle with first-rate museums, lively cafes and al fresco dining – and it’s downright fun. Head further afield for lovely beaches and spectacular antiquities.

  • climb to the awe-inspiring Acropolis
  • maps
  • enjoy the majesty of the Parthenon sculptures in the Acropolis Museum
  • transport
  • promenade around the ancient sights and ruins of Athens’ historic centre
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, History, Athens & Around and Athens Ports.

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