Athens, the legendary capital of Greece, has many a legend etched into its footprints. From the ruins left from the era of Olympians to the spectacular buildings which tell a story of their own, Athens is the place to be. For starters, the Parthenon is quite a sight to behold. These ancient ruins tell quite the story about the Greece's past. For the history of Greece, go to the Acropolis Museum. No excursion is complete without a market experience. The Agora-Athens Central Market is a hive of activities. You can sample good food and prepare to treat your taste buds to exotic food. While you're at it, check out Athens Chinatown and shop till you drop.
How to get to the city centre
Flights to Athens from London touch down at Athens International Airport, which has two terminals. Getting to the city centre can be achieved in a number of ways. You can catch the Metro on Metro line 3 from the airport to Aghia Marina in central Athens. Alternatively, you could catch the Suburban Rail that will drop you off at Athens Central Railway Station (Larissis Station). A bus is another transport option to use. You will find it between exits 4 and 5 of the airport by the Arrivals terminal. Regional buses can be found at exits 2 and 3. Begin your journey to Athens and explore!