Athens, Greece is a wonderland for new and experienced travelers. Head to any of the many bustling outdoor cafes of Athens, or immerse yourself in history and culture through the Parthenon. As one of the world's oldest cities, Athens dates back more than 3,400 years. In present day, it is the capital of Greece. As such, it is a thriving metropolis with something to offer every visitor.
As the birthplace of the Olympics, sports enthusiasts will find much to interest them. In addition to hosting the current day Olympics in both 1896 and 2004, the many stadiums in Athens are also used for soccer, volleyball, water polo, etc. If sports activities are not for you, Athens is also known for its ancient roots in theater. Today, Athens has over 148 theatrical stages for plays, concerts, and cinema.
Even if those venues do not interest you, just sightseeing the breathtaking views and enjoying the Mediterranean climate will make your trip to Athens one you will never forget.