Trips to Athens from Zante

During your holiday in Zante you may decide to take a day away to visit the beautiful Greek capital city of Athens. There are a number of organised bus trips taking people to Athens for wonderful site-seeing experiences.

If you are on Zante for a two week stay, it is really worth considering a day trip to Athens as part of your holiday. The journey from Zakynthos takes about five hours in total Ė one hour on the ferry and four hours on the bus. En route you will be able to admire the beautiful coastline of Greece.





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Once in Athens the tours have a pre-designed schedule to ensure that you see all of the famous sites and have time to relax at your own pace. For many the highlight of their trip to Athens is of course the beautiful ancient acropolis perched on a hill looking over Athens. The views from the top of the acropolis are really stunning and you get a fantastic taste of ancient Greece!

The new acropolis museum, located close to the base of the acropolis, is a really enjoyable experience for history fans and general tourists. The displays here are stunning and there is a great video presentation on the top floor giving you a general understanding of the history of the acropolis.

Many of the bus tours to Athens include in the price a night in a hotel in Athens so you have a full day to enjoy the city and the sites. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants, as well as vibrant city streets to explore during your evening in Athens.

If you have the time, and enjoy a spot of history and adventure, a trip to Athens could really enhance your holiday. Such a beautiful, busy city, visiting Athens is a lovely day away from Zante!

If you donít like the idea of the bus trip, or the organised schedule, you could consider flying to Athens from Zante. The flight is just forty- five minutes and leaves once or twice daily in the summer with Olympic air or Aegean. This way you get to spend more time in the city, seeing the sites you are interested in, and at your own speed.

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