Travel Guide: First time visitors to Athens & Santorini

by Alex Kim Citrus Holidays


Athens’ bloom was around four hundred years BC—that’s once most of the classical monuments were built. Throughout the Byzantine and Turkish eras, the town decayed into simply associate insignificant very little village, solely to become the capital of newly-liberated Greece in 1833. Previous the 2004 athletic competition, nearly the complete infrastructure was transformed—the tube, trams, new ring roads and viaducts have alleviated the pressure of the significant traffic. Athens continues to be a rather mussy and chaotic place—it wouldn’t be Athens otherwise—and despite all the enhancements, still retains an excellent deal of its oriental charm. Dive in maybe the foremost traditionally wealthy capital of Europe and find out its secrets. Athens' past and its landmarks square measure worldly celebrated, however the town offers way more than the postcards show: it's a vivid city of culture and art, wherever the streets have the maximum amount to indicate for because the monuments and antique statues. The troublesome years it's familiar with the depression have solely deepen the city's artsy soul and not on a daily basis goes by that Athens doesn't amaze its guests.

List of Places to See in Athens Greece:

·         National Archaeological Museum

·         Roman Agora

·         Benaki

·         Mount Lycabettus

·         The Acropolis Museum

·         Temple of Hephaestus

·         The Erechtheion

·         Museum of Cycladic Art

·         The Panathenaic Stadium

·         Megaron Concert Hall

·         Temple of Athena Nike

·         Filopappos Hill

·         Cine Paris

·         Monastiraki

Where to Eat:

1.      To Kioupi

2.      To Kati Allo

3.      Spondi

4.      Funky Gourmet

5.      Gostijo

6.      Oroscopo

7.      Vezene

8.      Kostas


1.      Plaka

2.      Exarcheia

3.      Café Peros

4.      City Zen

5.      Six-D.O.G.S

Bars and Nightlife:

1.      Psyrri and Gazi

2.      Palenque

3.      360 Degrees

4.      Gazarte

5.      The Gin Joint

6.      Mosaiko

7.      Speakeasy




After spending a time to Athens move Santorini, with multicolored cliffs hovering above a sea-drowned caldera, Santorini looks as if a giant slab of layered cake. The primary island of Thira will take your breath away with its snow-float of white Cycladic houses lining the cliff tops and, in places, spilling like icy cornices down the terraced rock. Whilst the sun sets, the mirrored image at the buildings and the glow of the orange and red inside the cliffs may be truly amazing.

Santorini isn't any mystery and attracts crowds for tons of the year, yet it wears its tourism crown well. The island’s intrigue reaches deep into the beyond, with the charming Minoan site of Akrotiri and the suitable traditional hilltop village of Oia. It additionally glides results easily into the destiny with accomplished artists, high-quality wineries, a unique microbrewery and some of the Cyclades' best accommodation and eating stories. The multicolored beaches are actually the icing at the cake.

There’s no denying the uniqueness of this destination or its huge allure – Santorini hosts 1.5 million vacationers annually. Right here’s all you need to know if you’re making plans to enroll in that crowd.


List of Places to See in Santorini Greece:


·         Oia Village

·         RED Beach

·         Fira

·         Hiking Fira

·         Perissa Beach

·         Ancient Thera

·         Wine Tour – Fira


·         Akrotiri Excavations

·         Venetian Castles

·         Pyrgos Kallistis

·         Nea Khameni – Boat Trip

·         Therasia

·         Museum of Prehistoric Thera

·         Amoundi Bay

Where to Eat:

1.      Theoni's Kitchen – Fira

2.      Volcano Blue – Fira

3.      Convivium – Fira

4.      Nick the Grill – Fira

5.      Skaros – Imerovigli

6.      Pelekanos – Oia

7.      Demilmar – Perissa


1.      Select Lounge Cafe – Fira

2.      Melenio – Oia

3.      Lolita's – Oia

4.      Pelikan Kipos Cafe – Fira

Bars and Nightlife:

1.      Wine Tour – Fira

2.      Wet Stories - Perivolos Beach

3.      Koo Club – Fira

4.      Tropical Bar – Fira

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