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Vacation rentals in Athens

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  2. Psyri
Studio with Acropolis view (Triple A)

Fully Equipped Modern apartment with an amazing view if The Acropolis and Lycabettus, just at the heart of Athens (corner of Everipidou and Athinas streets in Psirri). Just a few steps from Monastiraki square and Syntagma square.

G$3,100 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Monastiraki
Modern Studio near Psirri Square - (Triple A) - 1

Triple A - Apartments Accommodation Athens : Stay in the beautiful neighborhood of Psirri in Athens, just at the heart of the historic center close to many local cafes and restaurants. 5 Minutes walk to Monastiraki and Ermou st. and 10 minutes to the Acropolis. Enjoy Athens just like the locals do!

G$2,547 per night
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  2. Monastiraki
Designed studio near Monastiraki Square: Triple A6

Lovely studio apartment of 42m² in a prime location at the heart of Athens, only 350 meters from Monastiraki metro station and Flea Market. 300 m from Ermou Street-Shopping Area. Acropolis is only 10 min walk. The studio is spacious, fully-equipped with stunning modern interior architect design. The studio is on the 5th floor with a queen size bed, fully-equipped kitchen, safety deposit box, flat-screen TV and Netflix. Entry doors with magnetic card-key.

G$3,583 per night

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House rentals in Athens

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  1. Private room
  2. Monastiraki
The monumental house -Solo room
G$4,190 per night
  1. Entire home
  2. Koukaki
Cozy apartment 70 m²,10' walk from acropolis
G$6,110 per night
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  2. Pagrati
apartmment 60m² close to Hilton hotel
G$5,356 per night
  1. Private room
  2. Kerameikos
Cozy Studio with Acropolis view - Wonderful area
G$5,513 per night
  1. Entire home
  2. Monastiraki
Αcropolis View luxury Suite @ metro Thissio
G$18,018 per night
  1. Entire home
  2. Athina
Renovated Studio in Quiet Area 7min Metro
G$5,544 per night
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  2. Thissio
Vintage little Maizonette under Acropolis
G$8,159 per night
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  1. Entire home
  2. Athens
Romantic & cozy apartment
G$8,756 per night
  1. Entire home
  2. Athina
Acropolis view Penthouse
G$11,246 per night
  1. Entire home
  2. Monastiraki
Room Eleven Athens
G$9,923 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Monastiraki
The monumental house --Mini room
G$5,733 per night
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  1. Entire home
  2. Gazi
G.P.C. Luxury Apartment 2 ATH with Garden
G$10,710 per night

Apartment rentals in Athens

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  2. Poligono
Gina's cozy apartment
G$6,836 per night
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  2. Makrygianni
Sunny 1bd apartment just 1minute to Acropolis
G$6,615 per night
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Ano Petralona
Secret Spot
G$5,513 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Athina
Gianduja (10' walk to Acropolis)
G$5,828 per night
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Pagrati
Private sun-kissed room in the centre of Athens.
G$5,513 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Kypseli
Clean & Comfortable Athens Apt close to Metro Stop
G$6,646 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Athina
Modern 7th floor studio
G$5,513 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Psyri
The Heartbeat Studio
G$7,173 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Thissio
Exclusive view apartment next to Acropolis
G$10,805 per night
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  1. Private room
  2. Pagrati
Room and private bathroom in Athens
G$4,946 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Exarchia
Lovely studio in Athens city center
G$6,079 per night
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Metaxourgeio
Birds Nest
G$7,718 per night

Your guide to Athens

All About Athens

The birthplace of Western democracy and the home of some of the most influential ancient philosophers of all time, Greece’s largest city has led the way in science, the arts, and knowledge for millennia. The Greek capitol, surrounded by mountains on the mainland’s southern peninsula jutting into the Aegean Sea, has a rich mythological, literary, and dramatic history. You can relive history at sites like the Acropolis, where Greek gods competed for the right to name the city, or the Agora, which once held religious temples and was used as a meeting place to discuss democratic matters. For one of the richest collections of artifacts and antique treasures discovered across Greece — including prehistoric pieces from the Neolithic Period and the Bronze Age as well as sculptures and statues from the Classic Period — you’ll want to check out the National Archaeological Museum.

Street art and buildings dripping with bougainvillea line the area of Plaka, one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited neighborhoods at the foot of Acropolis Hill — where you’ll also find restaurants serving up local fare like moussaka, souvlaki, and spanakopita. The neighborhood of Monastiraki, one of the busiest areas of the city, is home to a picturesque main square, rooftop bars, and an extensive market where you can buy handmade goods, antiques, and jewelry.

The green, sprawling National Gardens have entrances all over the city as they comprise nearly 60 acres of manicured grounds and crisscrossing pathways, and for art lovers, the National Museum of Contemporary Art showcases modern works created by Greek and international artists.


How do I get around Athens?

The closest airport to Athens is the Athens International Airport (ATH), and from there, it is possible to take a taxi to the city center. Alternatively, there is an airport metro located just five minutes from the terminal, which will get you to Syntagma Square in the city center in about 40 minutes. You can then take the bus or metro to your accommodation. Once you arrive, you can reach many of the main attractions in Athens on foot, and there is also a metro that connects the main sites. Driving in the city is not recommended for the uninitiated as the streets can become very busy.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Athens?

Athens has relatively mild weather compared to other major European cities, so there is no bad time to secure your vacation apartments in Athens. But during the summer, the days are very hot and sunny. You’ll want to get as early a start as possible to avoid being outdoors during the hottest time of the day. During this time you can also catch parts of the Epidaurus Festival, which runs all summer and celebrates Greek music, theater, and dance. This is also a popular time to visit the Greek Isles — although if you’re looking for a quieter experience, you may want to island-hop in spring or fall when you can still enjoy warm weather with fewer people around.

Winter brings much cooler temperatures, though it never gets below freezing, and there is a higher possibility of rain. The season also brings fewer visitors to Athens, giving you the chance to explore the city in a relatively quieter atmosphere.


What are the top things to do in Athens?

The Acropolis

The towering columns of the Acropolis and the cracked steps leading up to them are synonymous with Athens. Many of the structures in the complex date back to the fifth century B.C., including the Parthenon and the Erechtheum. Originally dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of Athens, and now a UNESCO World Heritage site, the ancient citadel symbolizes democracy and the beginning of Western civilization.

The National Archaeological Museum

As the largest archaeological museum in the country, this sprawling building is home to many of the greatest treasures of Ancient Greece. Here you’ll find antiquities dating back to the sixth century B.C. and pieces of Ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian art, including sculptures, drawings, and pottery. The museum cafe has a leafy garden patio that hosts works of art, musical performances, and other events.

Lykavittos Hill

Standing 909 feet tall, Lykavittos Hill is the highest point in Athens and offers sweeping vistas of the city. It’s a photo-worthy spot to get a good view of the Acropolis, and it is particularly stunning at sunset when you can see the sky explode into a sea of colors before the lights of the city’s ancient buildings begin to pop against the dark sky.