by Mark Albert
Top Travel Tips in Two Minutes
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The Parthenon in Athens, Greece #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA
Greece Tourism Organisation
Acropolis Museum Hours differ per season
For a unique dining experience, check out Dinner in the Sky, open during late Spring and Summer.
Also consider Lithos near the Monastiraki metro station for delicious Greek cuisine and divine Ekmekkadaifi w/vanilla ice cream, a traditional Greek desert that will melt your taste buds.
Take The Voyage Report’s Theta360 tour from the top of Mount Lycabettus:
The view from Mount Lycabettus in Athens, Greece #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA
All major transportation services are available, including international airports, light rail trains, subway, trams, buses, rental cars, tour groups, and drivers for hire.
In Athens, the metro has three mostly underground subway lines: 1-Green, 2-Red, 3-Blue. The blue line connects to the ATH airport and takes approx 45 min to reach the city center. Roundtrip is 18€ or 10€ one way. Light-rail, trollies and buses are also available in the Athens area.
Visas are not required for many international visitors, including those from the United States.
The currency in Greece is the Euro.
As perhaps the country’s most sought-after landmark, the Acropolis gets busy in a hurry. So consider going right at 8a for the opening or 5p-8p after cruise ship crowds depart. The Parthenon and other ruins on the Acropolis are beautifully lit at night. There are two entrances: the grander of the two is the southwest entrance off of a broad plaza.
Both the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum offer various discounts. The real money-saver, however, comes on Sundays in the off-season months when admission is free, along with some national holidays.
Buying roundtrip tickets on the metro or the funicular will save you 10-15%.
What did you do on your visit to GREECE?
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Take The Voyage Report’s Theta360 tour of The Parthenon, site of the first modern Olympic Games:
Panathenaic Stadium #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA
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