Athens, the capital city of Greece, is a bustling city, sometimes better known for its construction projects than the ancient buildings built by its ancestors. In Athens, be sure to visit the Parthenon at the Acropolis, for directions simply look up. The winding streets leading from the Acropolis offer a variety of restaurants, make sure you check out the kitchen, as this is expected. Enjoy a relaxing moment in Syntagma(Constitution)Square amidst the lush plantings sit and people watch. A short distance from Athens you will find the port town of Piraeus, where a multitude of ferry boats are waiting to take you to any one of the hundreds of Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. A popular day trip from Athens is a visit to the Oracle at Delphi. Whether you're looking for sun-drenched relaxation or exploring ancient ruins, fly with Austrian Airlines to Athens and you will say, "OOPAH!"

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    • Currency: Euro(EUR)
    • Language: Greek
    • Capital: Athens
    • Austrian flight destination: Athens, Thessaloniki


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