Things to Do in Athens This Summer
With the Mediterranean heat and a roster of events taking over Athens, summer is a lively time to visit the Greek capital. To help you plan your visit and battle the crowds, here are our picks of the top things to see and do in Athens this summer.
Marvel at the UNESCO–listed ruins of the Acropolis, thenlearn more about the ancient wonder at the Acropolis Museum.
Add a fun twist to your sightseeing tour andzip around the historic center of Athens on a Segway.
Tuck into tasty Greek delicacies likebougatsa (sweet or savory pastries) andloukoumades (Greek honey dumplings) on afood tasting tour.
Take aroad trip along the Sounion Peninsulaand enjoy spectacular views from the seafront Temple of Poseidon.
Escape the city heat andcruise out to the Greek islandsof Hydra, Poros, and Egina.
Journey back to ancient Greece on aday tour to Delphi, a UNESCO World Heritage site.