Cheap Flights to Athens (ATH), Greece

Flights to Athens

Athens, the enchanting capital of Greece has always been a birthplace for civilization. It is the city where democracy was born and most of the wise men of ancient times. The most important civilization of the ancient world flourished in Athens and relives through some of the world's most formidable edifices.

Over the years, a multitude of conquerors occupied Athens, and erected unique, splendid monuments - a rare historical palimpsest. In 1834, it became the capital of the modern Greek state and in two centuries since it has become an attractive modern metropolis with unrivalled charm.

Athens is a city of different aspects. A walk around the famous historic triangle (Plaka, Thission, Psyri) the old neighborhoods, reveal the coexistence of different eras. Old mansions, well-preserved ones and other worn down by time. Luxurious department stores and small intimate shops, fancy restaurants and traditional taverns. All have their place in this city.

Athens, Greece

Athens is the capital of Greece with a very old civilization. The city has many 5th-century old BC landmarks, including the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel topped with ancient buildings like the colonnaded Parthenon temple. The first Athens settlement dated 3000 BC was situated on the rock of Acropolis.
The best time to to go to Athens, Greece is spring and early summer (mid-Apr to mid-June) or autumn (Sept to mid-Oct).
Athens’s International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos", also know as "AIA", is the primary international airport that serves the city of Athens.

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Athens is situated in the prefecture of Attica and extends to the peninsula that reaches up to Central Greece. It is surrounded by mountains Ymmytos, Pendeli and Parnitha, northwards and eastwards, and the Saronic gulf southwards and westwards.

Popular Vacation Hotspots in Athens (ATH), Greece

The Acropolis and the Parthenon dominate Athens, and the most sightseeing-weary traveler will catch an enticing glimpse and be scrambling toward it before they know it. Even if there were no Parthenon, the Acropolis is worth the visit just for the magnificent view of Athens and the surrounding temples below. And now the New Acropolis Museum nearby is an attraction worth seeing all by itself. It's easy to visit both and you can purchase discounted tickets that allows access to both, plus other local attractions.

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Airlines flying to Athens(ATH), Greece.

There are multiple airlines options from Canada to Athens, Greece. Many airlines operates their flights to Athens(ATH) and other European routes. Use our simple booking tool to compare prices vs connection times to book your flights to Athens. Following are the airlines with their route details to Athens. Please make sure if your flight is via USA to Athens, Greece You will require USA visa or you must be a Canadian citizen.

  • Turkish airways connects via Istanbul airport to Athens. Turkish offers year around cheapest tickets to Athens.
  • Lufthansa connects to Athens via its Frankfurt HUB.
  • Austrian connects to Athens via its Vienna HUB.
  • Finn air connects to Athens via London(LHR).
  • Iberian airline connects to Athens via London(LHR).
  • American Airline and Iberian airlines connects to Athens via USA.
  • Brussels Airline sue Air Canada code share flights to connect to Athens.
  • United airline connets to Athens via Newark and Washington airports
  • British airways connects via London Heathrow airport and connection is very convenient of 2h:40m at LHR airort.
  • SkyTeam Air France/KLM/Delta connets via USA/Amsterdam /Paris airports to Athens.
  • Swiss airways connects via its Zurich HUB to Athens.

Top Tourist Attractions in Athens, Greece

  • Panathenaic Stadium & Olympic Stadium:
    The Stadium has a capacity for sixty thousand people. Constructed during the time of Herodes Atticus, the venue hosted the Panathenaic Games where runners competed in races around the track.

  • Olympeion:
    Olympeion was the largest temple in ancient Greece and was Dedicated to Zeus. Though the Parthenon is better preserved, the Temple of Olympian Zeus was an even more monumental structure in its day.

  • Church of the Holy Apostles:
    On the site of the ancient Agora, the Church of the Holy Apostles was the building left standing when this was demolished to excavate the Agora archaeological site. The interior of the dome is adorned with original frescoes showing Christ Pantocrator, John the Baptist.

  • Museum of Cycladic Art: It was created in 1986 by the Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris Foundation. Temporary exhibits are held at this Mansion, accessible from the main building by a passageway from the atrium.

  • Agora: Ruins of the Ancient Marketplace:
    The old Agora was the marketplace and the center of everyday life in ancient times in Athens. The best place to enter the Agora is at the north gate off Adrianoú Street (near the Church of Saint Philip). This site was a location of public speaking in ancient Greece.

  • Byzantine Museum:
    Built in a 19th-century palace, built for the Duchesse de Plaisance, the wife of Charles-François Lebrun of Greece, the museum displays a precious collection of Byzantine art. There are more than 25,000 art items on display. The Byzantine Museum is full of religious art items from the Byzantine time. The collection includes paintings, icons, sculptures, mosaics, and textiles.

  • National Archaeology Museum:
    Founded in the 19th century, National Archaeological Museum is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the greatest antiquities museums in the world. The museum has an impressive Neoclassical building with Eight thousand square meters of exhibition space.

  • The Acropolis: Address:
    The Acropolis was the center of the ancient Athens and functioned as a citadel in its protected hilltop location. The temple is one of the greatest sight. On the eastern side, reliefs depict the birth of the goddess Athena.

Top Savoring Restaurants for Food lovers in Athens, Greece:

  • A hidden yard: The place is very traditional. It takes you back to Greece of the late 50's. Painted white & blue, | Greek music and wine | with a few tables, | it looks like nothing you've seen.
  • Fill your belly: They serve authentic / the real Cretan food. Locals always order the "Asterpotatoes", a sour Cretan cheese called |xinogala| & |apaki|. You can also order to drink "Rakomelo", which is a very famous Cretan drink.
  • Dance & Meet Up: It's one of those bars that are hidden but there're always people chatting outside or dancing inside. The locals prefer it because it's open till late at night and there's always space to dance.

Get a great feel for life as you walk through the historic Anafiotika neighborhood on the slopes of the Acropolis hill, near the entrance to the Agora. Masons who built it were from the island of Anafi, brought by King Otto I to build his palace. Hidden just above Plaka, Athens' center, and the busy Monastiraki bazaar, Anafiotika feels far removed. Bougainvilleas splash whitewashed walls while cats stalk brightly lit paths.

Athens, Greece

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Hand Picked 5 star and 4 star hotels near Athens International Airport Athens(ATH), Greece


If you are planning to stay close to the airport in Athens, the following is a list of the best hotels close to the Athens Airport.
Hotel NameStar RatingDistance from the Airport
Ava Hotel and Suites 4-star19 km
New Hotel 4-star18.9 km
Hotel Grande Bretagne, A Luxury Collection Hotel 5-star18.9 km
King George, A Luxury Collection Hotel 5-star18.9 km
Electra Palace Hotel 5-star19 km
Sofitel Athens Airport 5-star0.1 km
Hilton Athens Hotel 5-star17.6 km
Golden Age Hotel 4-star17.2 km
Divani Caravel 5-star17.4 km
Holiday Suites 5-star17.3 km
Holiday Inn Athens-Attica Avenue 5-star6.8 km
Cabo Verde 4-star13.1 km
Civitel Olympic 4-star16.9 km
Hotel Apartments Delice 4-star17.5 km
Aquis Aquamarina Hotel 4-star12.9 km
Art Suites Athens 4-star17.2 km
President Hotel 4-star16.9 km