Welcome to InterContinental Athenaeum Athens, where the heart of this historic city awaits your exploration. From culture to iconic landmarks and hidden gems, we're here to help you create unforgettable memories during your stay.
Catch a hydrofoil to Aegina island where you can get a glimpse of island life very close to Athens. Be sure to buy the locally grown pistachio nuts.
Visit the impressive Corinth Canal and the ancient city of Corinth situated on the hilltop.
Go to Kifissia and walk through the shopping area. Admire the classical homes among beautiful gardens and walk to Kefalari, where you can have lunch or dinner in one of the many restaurants.
Watch the changing of the Evzones guards (which occurs every hour, on the hour) in front of the tomb dedicated to the Unknown Soldier.
Boasting the blue seas of the Saronic Gulf as its backdrop, Flisvos Marina is Greece’s first exclusive marina to offer large-scale mooring capacity for mega-yacht owners from Greece and abroad. Apart from the extensive berthing capacities, a commercial complex that stretches across an area of 3.800 sq.m., features a majestic Mediterranean esplanade lined with fine dining and shopping venues as well as a roster of special events during the calendar year.
Visit the Byzantine Kaisariani Monastery. It is situated in an oasis of pine trees on Mount Hymettus. The church was built in the late 11th century and is of historical importance.
Have a coffee or drink in one of the many outdoor cafes at Mikrolimano Marina.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is a modern architectural gem and a hub for arts and culture in Athens. Set in lush green surroundings, this cultural complex houses the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera. Its innovative design includes a stunning glass-walled opera house and a rooftop garden that provides a peaceful retreat with panoramic views. Visitors can enjoy performances, exhibitions, and educational programs while strolling through the beautiful park.
Jog towards the Panathinaiko Stadium, then cross the avenue to enter the Zappeion and the National Garden.
Walk to the hill opposite the Acropolis and admire the breathtaking view. This area is not frequented by tourists.
Visit one of the wonders of the ancient world - which remains a wonder to this day. You can either purchase a ticket to the Acropolis site only or a ticket that gives you access to the following sites: Acropolis, Ancient Agora, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Theatre of Dionysos and Keramikos.
An oasis in the heart of the ancient city where you can admire a variety of historic buildings. This was the political, financial and religious centre of ancient Athens. Tip: This site hosted the European Summit in 2003.
Visit the temple of Poseidon at the southernmost tip of Attica and admire the breathtaking view. Tip: Don't miss the world-famous sunset.
A large fleamarket where you can buy a variety of objects. Tip: The best day to visit Monastiraki is Sunday, with most of the Athenians.
Rising dramatically above the cityscape, Mount Lycabettus offers a breathtaking panorama of Athens. Whether you choose to hike to the summit or take the funicular railway, the sweeping views from the top are nothing short of spectacular, especially at sunset. This natural vantage point provides a unique perspective of the city, including the Acropolis, coastline, and surrounding mountains, making it a popular spot for both locals and tourists seeking awe-inspiring vistas.
Here you will find the most impressive and diverse collection of ancient artifacts from all over Greece. Tip: Entrance is free on Sundays from November to March.
This is the heart of the old city of Athens. Walk through the narrow, pedestrianised streets. Tip: Do not miss a visit to the Anafiotika area.
Syntagma Square is the centre of the city and is within walking distance of the main shopping areas. The Parliament building is located directly opposite Syntagma Square. Tip: Buy a koulouri (circular bread with sesame seeds) from the street vendors.
The Acropolis Museum is a treasure trove of ancient Greek history and culture. Located at the foot of the Acropolis itself, this modern architectural marvel houses a stunning collection of artifacts dating back to the 5th century BC. Visitors can marvel at sculptures, pottery, and architectural remnants that provide insight into Athens' glorious past. The museum's glass floors even offer glimpses of the archaeological excavations below. With its thoughtful design and breathtaking views of the Ac
This is the biggest temple of antiquity and was dedicated to the father of the god Zeus. The temple was constructed in 131A.D. Tip: The temple is within walking distance from the hotel.
Known as the Kallimarmaro Stadium, the Panathenaic Stadium is a living testament to Athens' sporting heritage. This marble wonder is the site of the 1st modern Olympic Games in 1896 and is still used for athletic events today. Visitors can explore the stadium's grandeur, walk in the footsteps of ancient athletes, and stand on the podium where champions were crowned. It's a captivating journey into the history of the Olympics and a place where you can feel the energy of centuries of competition.
The Athenian Riviera is a sun-soaked paradise along the Saronic Gulf, extending from Athens to the southern suburbs. This picturesque coastline is known for its sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant seaside towns. Whether you're looking to relax on the shore, indulge in water sports, or savor fresh seafood at seaside tavernas, the Athenian Riviera offers a diverse range of activities and experiences. Beyond the beaches, you can explore ancient temples, coastal promenades, and marinas.