Athens, Greece

A modern metropolis with more than 1,200 archaeological sites, beautiful beaches, great food and, of course, ouzo: welcome to Athens!

Fly to one of the oldest cities in the world. The city has plenty to excite culture enthusiasts during their citytrip to Athens. From temples and ruins to cathedrals and amphitheatres, you’ll imagine yourself in another world. The best preserved site in Athens - the Acropolis with its Parthenon - towers high above the city. The temple and views of the city give a memorable impression! So it’s not surprising that the Acropolis is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Curious about the sights of Athens? With these tips for sights in Athens you are sure to have an unforgettable holiday.

Discover the Greek Riviera

In addition to its treasures from antiquity, Athens is also a very modern city with trendy shops and international restaurants. And what about the cuisine of Greece? Try some tzatziki (sauce made with yogurt and garlic) while basking in the hot Greek sun. Want to spend a day at the beach? The Greek Riviera is only a short distance from Athens, where you can laze away the day on one of the most beautiful beaches in the country. A flight to Athens guarantees a varied and memorable city trip!

Practical information

Time zone

GMT +2 (summer time +3) 
In winter, it is 1 hour later in Athens than it is in the Netherlands.


The currency used in Athens is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Athens lasts approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.