Athens is city with the most magnificent history in the world, a city worshipped by gods and people. The enchanting capital of Greece has been a birthplace for civilization. It is the city where democracy was born as well as most of the wise men of ancient times.
The sun is shining over Athens all year round. The climate is one of the best in Europe, with mild winters and very hot summers, ideal for tourism.
Athens is a city of opposites; a walk around the famous historic triangle (Plaka, Thission, Psyri) will reveal the coexistence of different eras. Old mansions, well-preserved ones and other worn down by time. Luxurious department stores and small intimate shops, fancy restaurants and traditional taverns. All have their place in this city.
Athens and Attica in general have the most important archaeological monuments -Acropolis, Odeion of Herodes Atticus, Olymbion, Roman Market, Panathinaiko Stadium or Kallimarmaro, The Temple of Poseidon in Sounio. In the capital you will admire many imposing neoclassic buildings, true ornaments of the city -The Greek Parliament, Athens Academy and University. Don't miss visiting the museums hosting unique treasures of our cultural inheritance - Archaeological Museum, Military Museum, Byzantine Museum.
The capital is famous, more than any other European capital, for its nightlife. Athens by night totally changes. The options for entertainment satisfy all tastes. Athens is a divine city. Let it enchant you!
Flights to Athens with Viking Hellas
Airport in Athens is named after Elefthérios Venizélos, the prominent Cretan political figure and Prime Minister of Greece, who made an outstanding contribution to the development of Greek aviation and the Hellenic Air Force in the 1930s.
The airport is located between the towns of Markopoulo, Koropi, Spata and Loutsa, about 20 km to the east of central Athens.
The airport currently has two terminals: the Main Terminal, and the Satellite Terminal accessible by a foot-tunnel from the Main Terminal.
Viking Hellas is operating flights to Athens, Erbil, Baghdad, Manchester and Sulaymaniyah. Using A320 aircraft Viking Hellas is providing direct flights to Athens from Manchester. Return flights to Athens starting from UK starting from 220 GBP.