What comes to mind when you think of the city of Athens? The birthplace of democracy? Greek Gods? Sun, sea and souvlaki? Athens is a bubbling capital city with a huge amount to see and do. Athenians are proud of the slightly chaotic nature of their city and they have perfected the laid back Mediterranean lifestyle.
Athens is full of history and has put a lot of work into developing its attractions and museums.
- Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world with origins dating back to 3000 BC.
- 3.6 million people live in Athens – 40% of Greece.