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Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Athens

Explore the cradle of European civilisation

Visit one of the starting points of Western civilisation! Book flights to Athens and discover a city with infinite possibilities. Wander through the romantic streets of the old Plaka neighbourhood or experience modern Athens in one of the many clubs. Sultry summer nights will fly by as you sip ouzo and enjoy the sunset in the numerous outdoor cafés. The Greek gods had it right: Athens is a city to fall in love with!

Visit the summit

Athens has an illustrious history, with the Acropolis being its highpoint – literally and metaphorically as this hill rises up above the city. A path among olive trees leads to the top, where the world-famous Parthenon is situated. The characteristically Greek neighbourhood of Anafiotika at the foot of the hill features a maze of streets lined with white houses that seem to glow in the bright sunlight. Athens is the ideal destination for a city trip and the perfect starting point for a tour of Greece. Discover it for yourself: book a flight to Athens now! 

Enjoy raki and souvlaki

Don’t miss out on the traditional snack of souvlaki or gyros pita with a glass of ouzo – a treat that’s almost as essential as a visit to one of the many temples in the city. Athens features hundreds of restaurants, many of which specialise in Greek cuisine. The ultimate place for a romantic dinner is the restaurant on top of Mount Lycabettus. You can enjoy delicious dishes here, with breathtaking views of the city.

Flights to Athens for a cultural city trip

Looking for a cheap flight to Athens? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Greece before you know it.

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