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How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Athens

It’s safe to say that Europe is a continent that’s full of variety, and countries that are rich in history, culture, and breathtaking landmarks. If you’ve never been to this part of the world before, yet you’re not sure where to go first, then Athens, the capital of Greece should definitely be your first trip.

It is a place that has thousands of years of history, the birthplace of democracy, and a destination that isn't only beautiful, but has delicious food, and more importantly, very friendly and open-minded people.

If all of this sounds good, and you would like to pay this city a visit, then this is how you can perfectly plan your upcoming trip!

Where Do You Plan On Staying?

Since you won’t be residing on the streets of Athens, it would be smart to take this into consideration before you start planning any other aspect of your vacation. The truth is that there are a lot of awesome places to stay in Athens that are going to make this whole trip even more spectacular. However, if you’re not familiar with them, it would be smart to do your homework, just to see which area of this city is in line with your taste and preferences.

For example, if money is not an issue for you, then Kolonaki might just be ideal for you since this neighborhood is not only a true sight for sore eyes, but also packed with wonderful restaurants, boutiques, and bars.

It’s one of the most popular regions in Athens among tourists, so it’s worth considering it. However, if you’re interested in something that’s a bit different, then just browse the web to see what other alternatives you have.

Make Sure To Book Your Tickets On Time 

Bear in mind that this capital is very popular and that it's going to be difficult to hunt down tickets for it at a relatively affordable price. However, if you book them early, you just might be able to save some cash on it. 

This doesn't refer only to the flight tickets but to the cruise tickets too. The earlier you purchase them the more money you'll have at your disposal for any other things. It's worth mentioning that this city become extremely crowded with tourists somewhere between July and September, which means that you need to hurry up if you want to find good tickets.

Also, there are various tours and excursions that you can opt for when visiting Athens, but just like with flight tickets, you need to book them on time as well, because they are quickly sold.

Always Bring Money With You

Even though payment by debit/credit card is possible almost everywhere in Athens, you need to know that there are still some places that do not accept any cards like kiosks, smaller grocery stores, and many others. That’s why you should always bring some cash to avoid having any complications.

If you’re planning on visiting this wonderful Greek capital anytime soon, then we must tell you that we envy you a lot and we wish we were in your shoes. But before you head out, please be sure to carefully read everything that’s been mentioned today.


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