Athens Hotels, Greece
Great Athens Hotels
Being at Athens City hotels, people will experience, if not, feel the ancient beauty and wisdom the city has, especially in the olden times. At Athens' hotel, you will have the opportunities to explore and learn on site and touch physically the city's grandeur. Some hotels include:
Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel
Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel is a smart and perfect locations for international travelers who wants to get an accommodation near the airport. This luxurious 5-star hotel offers you the best location and base for your travel in this capital city of Greece. You are just about 30 minutes from the city center where you can easily access the major exploration sites and attractions in the city.
You can physically see the artifacts in the museums, explore the Acropolis, Lake Marathonas and the Olympic Stadium which is only 25 kilometers away from the hotel. Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel offers valet parking, a car park and car hire to help you move around easily and quickly.
Your appointed guest room is equipped with all the amenities you would need including a free Wi-Fi which is also available in public areas. You can relax after your exploration using the fitness center, spa, sauna, massage, swimming pool, and more relaxing offers. More so, you’ll have access, services and conveniences, such as 24-hour front desk, ATM, dry cleaning, currency exchange, safety deposit box, salon, concierge, shop and more. Book and enjoy your stay!
Athens Brief Introduction
Athens is a great city with history and stories that most people on Earth know. It is the capital city and the largest one in Greece.
Athens is also considered as one of the oldest cities in the world with a record stretching back around almost 4 thousand years. It is also thought that people inhabited Athens since the 11-7th BC.
This city gained two UNESCO World Heritage Sites - the Acropolis of Athens and the Daphni Monastery.
In the ancient days, Athens was a great city-state and the center of arts, philosophy and other studies as it is known by intellectual figures such as Plato and Aristotle. Some refer to Athens (or Greece in general) as the cradle of Western civilization and the origin of democracy.
Nowadays, Athens is largely a "cosmopolitan metropolis" for being a centre of economic, political, financial, industrial as well as cultural life among the Greeks. It is now recognized as a global city due to its strategic location and importance in terms of commerce, trade, culture, media, arts and entertainment and tourism.
Athens City Hotels & Tourism
Historic Sites & Attractions
The following are some of the places you must see...
Temple of Olympian Zeus (6th c. BC)
Hadrian's Arch (131 AD)
Dionysou Areopaghitou Street
Ancient Theatre of Dionysos (5th c. BC)
Ruins of the Asklepieion (5th c. BC) and the Stoa of Eumenes (2nd c. BC)
Odeion of Herodes Atticus (built in 161 AD)
Propylaea, the Temple of the Athene Nike, Erechtheion, Parthenon
Areios Pagos - ancient law court
Ancient Agora, etc.
Wish you all the best in your travels!
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