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Opening Hours and Admission Fees of Popular Attractions in Greece (2018)

Opening Hours and Admission Fees of Popular Attractions in Greece (2018)

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In here, you can find the list of opening hours and admission fees for popular attractions in Greece. Feel free to peruse them for planning a travel itinerary or budget for your next trip to Greece! Enjoy~


Attractions in Athens


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fee
Acropolis (Athens)Summer
Daily: 08:00 - 19:00

Winter
Daily: 08:00 - 17:00
20.00 EUR
Acropolis MuseumSummer
Mon: 08:00 - 16:00
Tue - Thu: 08:00 - 20:00
Fri: 08:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Mon - Thu: 09:00 - 17:00
Fri: 09:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun: 09:00 - 20:00
5.00 EUR
Allou! Fun ParkDaily: 10:00 - 00:00
May vary day-to-day
19.00 EUR
Ancient Agora of AthensDaily: 08:00 - 15:008.00 EUR
Arch of HadrianDaily: 08:00 - 15:004.00 EUR
Benaki MuseumWed, Fri: 10:00 - 18:00
Thu, Sat: 10:00 - 00:00
Sun: 10:00 - 16:00
9.00 EUR
Byzantine & Christian MuseumTue - Sun: 09:00 - 16:00
Mon: Closed
8.00 EUR
Central MarketMon - Sat: 07:00 - 15:00
Sun: Closed
Free
ErechtheionSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 19:00

Winter
Daily: 08:00 - 17:00
See Acropolis
Hellenic Motor MuseumMon - Fri: 10:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun: 11:00 - 18:00
8.00 EUR
Herod Atticus OdeonSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 19:00

Winter
Daily: 08:00 - 17:00
See Acropolis
Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry MuseumTue - Sat: 09:00 - 15:00
Sun: 11:00 - 16:00
5.00 EUR
Lycabettus Hill Cable CarDaily: 09:00 - 02:307.00 EUR
Museum HerakleidonSummer
Mon - Wed: 10:00 - 18:00
Thu: 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sun: 10:00 - 18:00
7.00 EUR
Museum of Cycladic ArtMon & Wed: 10:00 - 17:00
Thu: 10:00 - 20:00
Fri & Sat: 10:00 - 17:00
Sun: 11:00 - 17:00
Tue: Closed
7.00 EUR
National Archaeological MuseumSummer
Mon: 13:00 – 20:00
Tue - Sun: 08:00 – 20:00

Winter
Mon: 13:00 – 20:00
Tue - Sun: 09:00 – 16:00
10.00 EUR
National GardenDaily: Sunrise - SunsetFree
National Historical MuseumTue - Sun: 08:30 - 14:30
Mon: Closed
3.00 EUR
Numismatic MuseumMon: 13:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sun: 09:00 - 16:00
6.00 EUR
Panathenaic StadiumSummer
Daily: 08:00 – 19:00

Winter
Daily: 08:00 – 17:00
5.00 EUR
ParthenonSummer
Daily: 08:00 -19:00

Winter
Daily: 08:00 - 17:00
See Acropolis
Philopappos HillDaily: 24 hrsFree
Roman AgoraMon - Fri: 08:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun: 08:00 - 17:00
6.00 EUR
Stoa of AttalosDaily: 08:00 - 15:008.00 EUR
Temple of Athena NikeSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 19:00

Winter
Daily: 08:00 - 17:00
See Acropolis
Temple of HephaestusDaily: 08:00 - 15:00See Ancient Agora
Temple of Olympian ZeusDaily: 08:00 - 18:006.00 EUR
Theater of DionysusSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 19:00

Winter
Daily: 08:00 - 17:00
See Acropolis
Tower of the WindsMon - Fri: 08:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun: 08:00 - 17:00
See Roman Agora
War Museum of AthensSummer
Daily: 09:00 - 19:00

Winter
Daily: 09:00 - 17:00
4.00 EUR

Attractions in Crete


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fee
Agios Titos ChurchDaily: 08:00 - SunsetFree
Amazonas ParkSummer
Daily: 09:30 - 18:00
Adults: 10 EUR
Children: 8 EUR
Ancient ApteraTue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
2.00 EUR
Ancient City of PhaistosSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Daily: 08:30 - 15:00
4.00 EUR
Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue CentreApr - Oct
Mon - Sat: 10:00 - 17:15
Sun: Closed

Nov - Mar
Closed
Adults: 8 EUR
Children: 4 EUR
Archaeological Museum of KissamosTue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
2.00 EUR
Arkadi Monastery Apr - May
Daily: 09:00 - 19:00

Jun - Aug
Daily: 09:00 - 20:00

Sep - Oct
Daily: 09:00 - 19:00

Nov
Daily: 09:00 - 17:00

Dec - Mar
Daily: 09:00 - 16:00
2.00 EUR
Botanical Park & Gardens of CreteMar - Nov
Daily: 09:00 - 1 hour before sunset

Dec - Feb
Closed
Adults: 6 EUR
Children: 4 EUR
Cathedral of St. MinasDaily: 08:00 - SunsetFree
Chania Archaeological MuseumSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Tue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
4.00 EUR
Cretan Olive Oil FarmSummer
Daily: 10:00 - 18:00
3.00 EUR
CretAquarium - ThalassocosmosSummer
Daily: 09:30 - 21:00

Winter
Daily: 09:30 - 17:00
Adults: 9 EUR
Children: 6 EUR
Heraklion Archaeological MuseumSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Mon: 10:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sun: 09:00 - 16:00
10.00 EUR
Historical Museum of CreteSummer
Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 17:00
Sun: Closed

Winter
Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 15:30
Sun: Closed
Adults: 5 EUR
Children: Free
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)Daily: Sunrise - Sunset2.50 EUR
Koules FortressSummer
Tue - Sun: 08:30 - 19:00
Mon: Closed

Winter
Tue - Sun: 08:30 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
2.00 EUR
Labyrinth Theme ParkSummer Only
Daily: 10:00 - 20:00
Adults: 10 EUR
Children: 6 EUR
Maritimes Museum of CreteSummer
Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 17:00
Sun: Closed

Winter
Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 15:30
Sun: Closed
3.00 EUR
Museum of the Greek National Football TeamMon - Fri: 07:30 - 15:30
Sat & Sun: Closed
Free
Museum of TypographySummer
Mon: Closed
Tue - Thu: 10:00 – 16:00
Friday: 12:00 – 19:00
Sat: Closed
Sun: 10:00 - 16:00

Winter
Tue, Wed, Fri: 12:30 - 15:00
Adults: 4 EUR
Children: Free
Olive Tree Museum of VouvesSummer
Daily: 10:00 - 19:00
Free
Panagias Keras ChurchDaily: Sunrise - Sunset2.50 EUR
Samaria Gorge National ParkSummer
Daily: Sunrise - Sunset
5.00 EUR
Sfentoni CaveSummer
Daily: 10:00 - 17:00
5.00 EUR
SpinalongaSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 18:00
8.00 EUR
The Holy Monastery of PreveliSummer
Daily: 09:00 - 13:30 & 15:30 - 18:30

Winter
Daily: 09:00 - 17:00
3.00 EUR
The Natural History Museum of CreteMon - Fri: 09:00 - 15:00
Sat & Sun: 10:00 - 18:00
7.50 EUR
War Shelter of PlataniasSummer
Daily: 17:00 - 20:00
2.00 EUR
Wooden MuseumSummer
Daily: 09:00 - 20:00

Winter
Daily: 09:00 - 18:00
5.00 EUR

Attractions in Santorini


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fee
Akrotiri Archaeological SiteSummer
Tue - Wed: 08:00 - 20:00
Thu: 08:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sun: 08:00 - 20:00
Mon: Closed

Winter
Tue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
12.00 EUR
Ancient TheraSummer
Tue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed

Winter
Tue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
4.00 EUR
Archaeological Museum FiraSummer
Tue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed

Winter
Tue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
2.00 EUR
Art SpaceDaily: 11:00 - SunsetFree
Cathedral of St John the BaptistDaily: 10:00 - 13:00 & 17:00 - 20:00Free
Lignos Folklore MuseumSummer
Daily: 10:00 - 14:00
3.00 EUR
Megaro Gyzi MuseumSummer
Mon - Sat: 10:00 - 16:00
Sun: Closed
Free
Monastery of Profitis IliasSummer
Daily: 10:00 - 16:00
3.00 EUR
Museum of Prehistoric TheraSummer
Mon, Wed, Fri: 08:00 - 15:00
Tue: 12:00 - 20:00
Thu, Sat, Sun: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Mon, Wed - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Tue: Closed
3.00 EUR
Santorini Cable CarApr
Daily: 07:00 - 21:00

May, Sep, Oct
Daily: 07:00 - 21:40

Jun - Aug
Daily: 07:00 - 22:40

Nov, Mar
Daily: 07:00 - 10:30 & 14:30 - 18:00

Dec - Feb
Daily: 07:00 - 09:00 & 15:00 - 16:00
6.00 EUR
Symposion SantoriniSummer
Tue - Sun: 10:00 - 20:30
Mon: Closed
Free
Tomato Industrial MuseumTue - Sun: 10:00 - 16:00
Mon: Closed
5.00 EUR
Wine Museum KoutsogiannopoulosNov - Mar
Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 16:30
Sun: Closed

Apr - May
Daily: 10:00 - 17:00

Jun - Oct
Daily: 10:00 - 18:00
9.50 EUR

Attractions in Rhodes


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fee
Acropolis of LindosSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Tue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
12.00 EUR
Ancient KamirosSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Tue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
6.00 EUR
Archaeological Museum of RhodesSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Tue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
8.00 EUR
Astronomy CafeSummer
Daily: 17:00 - 22:30
3.00 EUR
Bee MuseumMon - Sat: 08:30 - 17:00
Sun: 09:00 - 13:00
3.00 EUR
Farma of RhodesDaily: 09:00 - 19:00Adults: 7 EUR
Children: 4 EUR
Kalithea SpringsDaily: 08:00 - 20:003.00 EUR
Monastery TsambikaDaily: Sunrise - SunsetFree
Monolithos CastleDaily: Sunrise - SunsetFree
Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of RhodesSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Tue - Sun: 08:00 - 15:00
Mon: Closed
9.00 EUR
Rhodes Jewish MuseumSummer
Sun - Fri: 10:00 - 15:00
Sat: Closed
Donations
Roloi Clock TowerSummer
Daily: 09:00 - 23:00
5.00 EUR
Saint Nectarios ChurchDaily: Sunrise - SunsetFree
Water Park RhodesMay, Sep, Oct
Daily: 09:30 - 18:00

Jun, Jul, Aug
Daily: 09:30 - 19:00
Adults: 24 EUR
Children: 16 EUR

Attractions in Thessaloniki


AttractionOpening HoursAdmission Fee
Archaeological Museum of ThessalonikiSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Daily: 09:00 - 16:00
8.00 EUR
Ataturk MuseumSummer
Daily: 10:00 - 17:00
Free
Church of Agia SofiaDaily: 07:00 - 13:00 & 18:00 - 19:30Free
Church of Agios DimitriosDaily: 08:00 - 22:00Free
Crypt of Agios DemetriosSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Daily: 09:00 - 16:00
Free
Jewish Museum of ThessalonikiMon - Tue: 10:00 - 15:00
Wed: 10:00 - 15:00 & 17:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri: 10:00 - 15:00
Sat: Closed
Sun: 10:00 - 14:00
Free
Museum of Byzantine CultureSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Daily: 09:00 - 16:00
8.00 EUR
Museum of the Macedonian StruggleTue - Fri: 09:00 - 14:00
Sat: 10:00 - 14:00
Sun & Mon: Closed
2.00 EUR
Noesis - Science Center and Technology MuseumSummer
Tue - Fri: 10:30 - 15:00
Sat: 13:30 - 20:30
Sun: 11:30 - 18:30
12.00 EUR
OTE TowerDaily: 10:00 - 02:00Free
RotundaSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Tue - Sun: 09:00 - 16:00
Mon: Closed
2.00 EUR
The Greek Agora and Roman ForumSummer
Daily: 08:00 - 20:00

Winter
Daily: 09:00 - 16:00
2.00 EUR
Thessaloniki Cinema MuseumMon - Wed: 09:00 - 15:00
Thu & Fri: 09:00 - 19:00
Sat & Sun: Closed
2.00 EUR
Thessaloniki Museum of PhotographyTue - Thu: 11:00 - 19:00
Fri: 11:00 - 22:00
Sat & Sun: 11:00 - 19:00
Mon: Closed
2.00 EUR
Thessaloniki Olympic MuseumMon - Fri: 09:00 - 19:00
Sat: 10:00 - 16:00
Sun: 10:00 - 14:00
2.50 EUR
Vlatadon MonasteryDaily: 07:30 - 17:00 & 17:30 - 20:00Free
Waterland1 Jun - 15 Jun
Daily: 10:00 - 18:00

16 Jun - 15 Jul
Daily: 10:00 - 19:00

16 Jul - 15 Aug
Daily: 10:00 - 20:00

16 Aug - 31 Aug
Daily: 10:00 - 19:00

Sep
Daily: 10:00 - 18:00
Adults: 14.50 EUR
Children: 11.00 EUR
White Tower of ThessalonikiDaily: 08:00 - 20:004.00 EUR

Several things to note:
▪️ We advise you to check directly with the attractions’ providers for the most accurate information.
▪️ The age range of children for admission fee purposes may differ for each attraction.
▪️ The admission fees or ticket prices listed above are for foreign tourists.


Feel free to let us know in the comments section below if you’ve been to any of the attractions! We would also be glad to receive any updates of opening hours or prices from your recent visit!~


Last Updated on 23 April 2018

Prepaid Data SIM Cards in Greece (2018)

Prepaid Data SIM Cards in Greece (2018)

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In here, you can find the list of popular network operators of prepaid SIM cards in Greece, along with links to their store locations, information on data packages, and how to check your balance.

Using a local prepaid SIM card during your travel or vacation in a foreign country is often cheaper than incurring roaming charges! If you’re considering (or planning) to buy one for your next trip to Greece, we hope the information provided here will be useful to you. Enjoy!~

Mobile Network Operators in Greece


▫ Vodafone
▫ COSMOTE
▫ WIND F2G
▫ WIND Q


Vodafone


Greece Mobile Vodafone

Useful Links

▫ Website for Prepaid SIM
▫ Vodafone Store Locations


Vodafone Prepaid SIM

  • Starter Pack: from 10 EUR
  • Check Balance: Dial 1252
  • Add-On Data Packages:
Data VolumeValidityPrice
1 GB1 Day1 EUR
700 MB30 Days7 EUR
10 GB30 Days (valid only between 20:00 - 08:00)6 EUR
3 GBWeekend2 EUR

COSMOTE


Greece Mobile Cosmote

Useful Links

▫ Website for Prepaid SIM
▫ COSMOTE Store Locations


COSMOTE Prepaid SIM

  • Starter Pack: from 6 EUR
  • Check Balance: Text “YP” to 1314
  • Add-On Data Packages:
Data VolumeValidityPriceActivation
700 MB30 Days7 EURCall 1330
1 GB1 Day1 EURText "gigaday" to 1330
3 GBFriday 18:00 - Sunday 23:592 EURText "gigask" to 1330
3 GB7 Days4 EURText "3GB" to 1330

WIND F2G


Greece Wind F2G

Useful Links

▫ Website for Prepaid SIM
▫ WIND F2G Store Locations


WIND F2G Prepaid SIM

  • Starter Pack: from 10 EUR
  • Check Balance: Dial 1269
  • Add-On Data Packages:
Data VolumeValidityPrice
1.2 GB30 Days7 EUR
2 GB30 Days8.50 EUR
6.5 GB30 Days17.50 EUR
3 GBSaturday 00:01 - Sunday 23:592 EUR
10 GB30 Days (valid only between 22:01 - 07:59)5 EUR

WIND Q


Greece Mobile Wind Q

Useful Links

▫ Website for Prepaid SIM
▫ WIND Q Store Locations


WIND Q Prepaid SIM

  • Starter Pack: from 10 EUR
  • Check Balance: Dial 1225
  • Add-On Data Packages:
Data VolumeValidityPrice
1 GB30 Days4 EUR
3 GBSaturday 00:01 - Sunday 23:592 EUR
10 GB30 Days (valid only between 22:01 - 07:59)5 EUR

General Information
▪ Your device must be an unlocked GSM device
▪ Your device must work on the frequencies used by the network operator
▪ You may need to register the SIM card with your passport or identity card


Have you used a prepaid SIM card from Vodafone, Cosmote, WIND F2G, or WIND Q before?
Let us know about your experience in the comments section below! Thank you~


Last Updated on 19 April 2018

Top 10 Attractions in Greece (2018)

Top 10 Attractions in Greece (2018)


1. Acropolis of Athens


📁 Ancient Ruins, Archaeology, Architecture
📍 Athens

Acropolis – Highlights

  • Ancient citadel on Athens’ hilltop
  • Ruins of iconic ancient structures
  • Magnificent sight from the city
  • Greece’s World Heritage Site

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Daily: 08:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 20 EUR

🌐 Main Website


2. Meteora


📁 Religious Site, Nature, Architecture
📍 Kalabaka (Kalampaka)

Meteora – Highlights

  • Monastery complexes built on natural pillars
  • Wonderful rock formations in the background
  • Collection of religious artefacts in the monasteries
  • Breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape
  • Greece’s World Heritage Site

Entrance Fee

  • General: 3 EUR / monastery

🕗 Opening Hours
🌐 Main Website


3. Acropolis Museum


📁 Museum, Archaeology, Art
📍 Athens

Acropolis Museum – Highlights

  • Modern museum with vast exhibits
  • Ancient artefacts from the Acropolis
  • Decorative sculptures of the Parthenon
  • Impressive collection of ancient relics

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Mon: 08:00 – 16:00
    • Tue-Thu: 08:00 – 20:00
    • Fri: 08:00 – 22:00
    • Sat, Sun: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Mon-Thu: 09:00 – 17:00
    • Fri: 09:00 – 22:00
    • Sat, Sun: 09:00 – 20:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 5 EUR

🌐 Main Website


4. Oia Village


📁 Architecture, Observation Platform
📍 Santorini

Oia Village – Highlights

  • The most picturesque village in Santorini
  • Charming white and blue domed houses
  • Spectacular sunset viewing points
  • Panoramic view of the sea and volcanoes

5. Elafonissi Beach


📁 Beach, Seaside, Nature
📍 Kissamos

Elafonissi Beach – Highlights

  • The famous pink sandy beach
  • Shallow bright-turquoise waters
  • Pleasant coves for snorkelling
  • Greece’s Blue Flag beach

6. Parthenon


📁 Ancient Ruins, Archaeology
📍 Athens

Parthenon – Highlights

  • Ruins of an iconic Doric temple
  • Massive columns built from 447 BBC
  • Impressive decorative sculptures
  • Greece’s World Heritage Site

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Daily: 08:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 20 EUR
  • Included in admission to Acropolis

🌐 Main Website


7. Balos Lagoon


📁 Beach, Seaside, Nature
📍 Kissamos

Balos Lagoon – Highlights

  • Remote heavenly lagoon in Crete
  • Warm vivid-turquoise waters
  • Fine white sands with pink hues
  • Shallow waters ideal for children

8. Heraklion Archaeological Museum


📁 Museum, Archaeology, Art
📍 Heraklion

Heraklion Archaeological Museum – Highlights

  • Greek Modernist styled architecture
  • Rich collection of Cretan antiquities
  • Thousands of Minoan art objects
  • Exhibits of the great Minoan civilization

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Mon: 11:00 – 17:00
    • Tue-Sun: 08:00 – 15:00

Entrance Fee

  • Apr – Oct
    • General: 10 EUR
  • Nov – Mar
    • General: 5 EUR

🌐 Main Website


9. Akrotiri Archaeological Site


📁 Excavation Site, Ancient Ruins, Archaeology
📍 Santorini

Akrotiri – Highlights

  • Prehistoric settlement of the Minoans
  • Impressive multi-storey buildings
  • Preserved remains of fine frescoes
  • Excavated potteries and bronze objects

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Mon-Wed: 08:00 – 20:00
    • Thu: 08:00 – 15:00
    • Fri-Sun: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Tue-Sun: 08:00 – 15:00
    • Mon: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • General: 12 EUR

🌐 Main Website


10. Medieval City of Rhodes


📁 Historic, Architecture, Palace
📍 Rhodes

Medieval City of Rhodes – Highlights

  • Medieval fortifications and palace
  • Well-preserved monuments and churches
  • Remarkably diverse architecture styles
  • Greece’s World Heritage Site

🌐 Main Website


Map of Top 10 Attractions in Greece



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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 2 September 2017
Last Updated: 21 March 2018

Top 10 Attractions in Athens (2018)

Top 10 Attractions in Athens (2018)


1. Acropolis Museum


📁 Museum, Archaeology, Art

Acropolis Museum – Highlights

  • Modern museum with vast exhibits
  • Ancient artefacts from the Acropolis
  • Decorative sculptures of the Parthenon
  • Impressive collection of ancient relics

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Mon: 08:00 – 16:00
    • Tue-Thu: 08:00 – 20:00
    • Fri: 08:00 – 22:00
    • Sat, Sun: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Mon-Thu: 09:00 – 17:00
    • Fri: 09:00 – 22:00
    • Sat, Sun: 09:00 – 20:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 5 EUR

🌐 Main Website


2. Acropolis of Athens


📁 Ancient Ruins, Archaeology, Architecture

Acropolis – Highlights

  • Ancient citadel on Athens’ hilltop
  • Ruins of iconic ancient structures
  • Magnificent sight from the city
  • Greece’s World Heritage Site

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Daily: 08:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 20 EUR

🌐 Main Website


3. Parthenon


📁 Ancient Ruins, Archaeology

Parthenon – Highlights

  • Ruins of an iconic Doric temple
  • Massive columns built from 447 BBC
  • Impressive decorative sculptures
  • Greece’s World Heritage Site

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Daily: 08:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 20 EUR
  • Included in admission to Acropolis

🌐 Main Website


4. Panathenaic Stadium


📁 Stadium, Historic, Architecture

Panathenaic Stadium – Highlights

  • Multi-purpose stadium built of marble
  • The host of the first modern Olympics
  • Running along the stadium’s tracks
  • Interactive exhibits about the Olympics

Opening Hours

  • Mar – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 19:00
  • Nov – Feb
    • Daily: 08:00 – 17:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 5 EUR

🌐 Main Website


5. National Archaeological Museum


📁 Museum, Archaeology, Art

National Archaeological Museum – Highlights

  • Neoclassical museum with vast exhibits
  • Rich collection of Greek artefacts
  • Overview of ancient Greek civilizations
  • Impressive ancient Greek sculptures

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Mon: 13:00 – 20:00
    • Tue-Sun: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Mon: 13:00 – 20:00
    • Tue-Sun: 09:00 – 16:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 10 EUR

🌐 Main Website


6. Temple of Olympian Zeus


📁 Ancient Ruins, Archaeology

Temple of Olympian Zeus – Highlights

  • Major archaeological site in Athens
  • Ruins of a former colossal temple
  • Sixteen surviving gigantic columns

Opening Hours

  • May – Sep
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Oct – Apr
    • Daily: 08:00 – 15:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 6 EUR

7. Ancient Agora of Athens


📁 Ancient Ruins, Historic, Architecture

Ancient Agora – Highlights

  • Historic ruins of an ancient gathering place
  • Collection of classical agora structures
  • Ancient monuments and sculptures
  • Home to the Temple of Hephaestus

Opening Hours

  • May – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Apr
    • Daily: 08:00 – 15:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 8 EUR

🌐 Main Website


8. Temple of Hephaestus


📁 Ancient Site, Architecture

Temple of Hephaestus – Highlights

  • Well-preserved ancient Greek temple
  • Doric styled architecture built of marble
  • Elaborate decorative bas relief friezes
  • Small garden and shrubs around the temple

Opening Hours

  • May – Oct
    • Daily: 08:00 – 20:00
  • Nov – Apr
    • Daily: 08:00 – 15:00

Entrance Fee

  • General: 8 EUR
  • Included in admission to Ancient Agora

🌐 Main Website


9. Mount Lycabettus


📁 Mountain, Nature, Observation Platform

Mount Lycabettus – Highlights

  • Limestone hill in the centre of Athens
  • Panoramic views of the entire Athens
  • Ride on the fascinating funicular railway
  • Large open-air amphitheatre at the top

Opening Hours (Funicular)

  • Daily: 09:00 – 02:30

Funicular Fare

  • One-way: 5 EUR
  • Return: 7 EUR

🌐 Main Website


10. National Garden


📁 Garden, Nature, Architecture

National Garden – Highlights

  • Thousands of native & exotic plants
  • Ancient ruins and Corinthian columns
  • Busts of Greek politicians and poets
  • Duck ponds and children’s playground

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 07:00 – sunset

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 1 September 2017
Last Updated: 1 March 2018