Category Archives: Athens city sightseing

New Bus Line connection Piraeus port to Syntagma (X80) enables you to join the Athens Walking Tours!

The connection Piraeus port to Athens centre has now, become even more easy! There is a brand new public bus line available, designed to serve cruise – ship passengers who wish to travel to Athens centre: The Express line X80! … Continue reading

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The Sacred Olympic Flame

“A healthy mind in a healthy body.” That was the motto of the Ancient Greeks when they celebrated the Olympic Games every four years in Olympia which is located on the west coast of Peloponnese.

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How to use a Taxi in Athens

Like in all capitals of the world, there are plenty of taxis cruising the Athenian streets. However, it is important to be aware of a few things before one boards a taxi: All Athenian Taxis are yellow and carry the … Continue reading

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Christmas & New Year in Athens

10 Top Events in Athens from December 20th to January 2nd Being in Athens during Christmas holidays is a great chance to enjoy alongside the Greek Christmas spirit through interesting cultural events which will brighten your stay and will enrich … Continue reading

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Christmas Carols in Greece

Christmas in Athens! Although Athens is not the typical Christmas destination can be surprisingly interesting for the guests who will decide to visit our city during the Christmas Holidays!

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Monastiraki and Flea Market of Athens

A visit to Athens cannot be complete without a visit to the Acropolis and its famous Parthenon. The “sacred rock” is the landmark of the city and one of the sights in the world that everybody should see once in his life. … Continue reading

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The ​​Acropolis Museum – Among the best museums in the world according to Trip Advisor​

The New Acropolis Museum has been named among the best-ranked museums in the world in the 2015  Travellers’ Choice survey, announced by TripAdvisor. More specifically, the New Acropolis Museum has been voted as the ​11th in the world the the 8​th … Continue reading

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Athens and Side-Trips by Rick Steves

Congratulations Rick for the wonderful video! We at Athens Walking Tours are delighted to see this beautiful video highlighting Athens, the surrounding sites, and the nearby islands. Athens Walking Tours specializes in small historical and culinary tours in Athens. Together … Continue reading

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LEGO Model Of The Acropolis

The Acropolis Museum in Athens richer and more attractive for the junior visitors. The Acropolis Museum has been enriched with a wonderful LEGO model of the Acropolis, donated to the Museum by Michael Turner, Senior Curator at Nicholson Museum in Sydney, Australia. … Continue reading

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The Parthenon: The Creation Of A Masterpiece

“That which gave most pleasure and ornament to the city of Athens, and the greatest admiration and even astonishment to all strangers, and that which now is Greece’s only evidence that the power she boasts of and her ancient wealth … Continue reading

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