Planning a trip to Athens? You’re in the right place! Athens, known as the cradle of Western civilization, has plenty more to offer than just ancient ruins and historical sites. It’s a lively city buzzing with energy and excitement. In this guide, we’ve curated some of the most unique activities to elevate your Athens vacation to new heights. Pack your bags, and let’s explore the wonders of Athens together!

1. Athens Night Tour

Experience Athens’ vibrant nightlife on a walking tour around the Monastiraki Square, encountering iconic landmarks and marveling at the illuminated Acropolis. During this tour, you’ll journey through the ancient library of Hadrian and visit iconic landmarks such as the Parthenon, the Propylaea, the Erechtheion, and many others.

2. Greek Cooking Class

Avid foodies can enjoy a taste of the best Mediterranean dishes, and the best part? They get to learn how to cook them! Enjoy a unique opportunity of learning first hand how to prepare some of the best Greek recipes. In this experience, travellers will be guided through the process of preparing an entire menu from start to finish and later on they’ll get to eat and mingle with fellow travellers while enjoying the stunning views of the Acropolis.

3. Sunset Electric Bike Tour in Athens

If you’re looking to ignite your sense of adventure, join the Sunset Electric Bike Tour!

Pedal past iconic landmarks as the sun sets, casting a magical glow over the ancient streets. From Nymphs Hill’s breathtaking view of the Acropolis to the historic wonders of Hadrian’s Arch and the Temple of Zeus, each moment is filled with awe and wonder. Join this dynamic exploration and uncover the city’s hidden treasures on the move! It’s not just sightseeing.

4. Athens Riviera Sunset Cruise

With this activity you’ll witness the beauty of the Greek coastline as it’s painted in shades of orange and gold as the sun sets.

Enjoy a welcome drink and savor delicious snacks while you sail along the stunning Athens Riviera, a coastal haven nestled on the shores of the Saronic Gulf. Take in the luxurious villas, exclusive resorts, and crystalline waters that grace this picturesque landscape. Onboard, be captivated by the breathtaking sunset views accompanied by traditional melodies, creating an atmosphere of pure magic.

5. Mykonos day trip

If you’re seeking to explore one of Greece’s most stunning islands, the Mykonos day trip is an ideal choice.

After a scenic ferry ride, you’ll arrive in Mykonos and embark on a guided tour of its capital. Discover iconic landmarks like the Paraportiani church, and the charming Alefkándra neighborhood, known as Little Venice. Following the tour, you’ll be able to explore the island at your own pace. Relax on the island’s famous beaches, savor local cuisine, or opt for an excursion to the exclusive Super Paradise Beach Club. Experience a day of adventure and create unforgettable memories in Mykonos.

6. Arachova day trip

If you want to explore what’s beyond, a day trip to eager to Arachova might be your perfect fit. 

Arachova is a beautiful village nestled at the foot of Mount Parnassus. From its rich history to its stunning landscapes and vibrant traditions, it promises to captivate you from the moment you arrive. You will have enough time to explore the village’s main attractions, including the iconic Clock Tower and bustling Lakka Square. The journey continues to the nearby town of Delphi, where you can enjoy a leisurely lunch before returning to the city.

7. Agistri, Metopi & Perdika Island Cruise

Explore the stunning islands of Agistri, Metopi, and Perdika, each offering its own unique charm.

Swim in crystal-clear waters, relax on pristine beaches, and indulge in delicious Greek cuisine in Perdika’s charming fishing village. With optional excursions to Moni Island and a return to Athens after a nine to ten-hour adventure, get ready for a day filled with enchantment and discovery.

Beyond the iconic attractive of the Acropolis and Plaka, Athens is home to unique and fun experiences that can help make your trip truly unforgettable. Explore Civitatis‘ website to discover more activities. And when it comes to finding the perfect place to rest between adventures, don’t forget to check out Olala Homes to book modern apartments in Athens. Your home away from home is waiting for you!