Athens is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the capital of Greece, and is considered to be the cradle of modern civilization. A popular holiday destination, it is named after Athena, the goddess of wisdom and daughter of Zeus. It is also the most important commercial centre of the country. The region surrounding Athens is known as Attica. Athens and Attica is characterized by a landscape filled with mountains, plateaus and suurounded by sea. While on holiday here you can enjoy the many magnificent golden sandy beaches perfect for family holidays. You can take part in water activities such as beach volley ball, swimming, surfing, water gliding and many more, or better yet you can soak up the glorious Greek sunshine and have a well earned break on the beach.
Explore the mountains while staying in Athens accommodation, you can go hiking, mountain climbing and rock climbing. If you are an outdoor enthusiast you will definitely enjoy the experience of being in the great outdoors and breathing in the fresh air. For the history fanatics, you can visit the many museums and places of historic interest in Athens or Attica. If you only have time to go on one holiday this year, and you are passionate about history, your choice has to be Greece, a country steeped in a rich and fascinating history. The city's turbulent and eventful historical past makes it a perfect place for sightseeing. There are many ancient Medieval and Byzantine remains to see in the city of Athens including the famous Acropolis.
Athens Villas - enjoy soaking up the sun and indulging your passion for outdoor sports in the beating heart of Greece
The town of Athens/Attica is adorned with many beautiful buildings built in Ancient Greek style. The streets are also wonderful and picturesque. Enjoy fine Greek cuisine in the many restaurants found all over the region and dance the night away whilst experiencing the vibrant and dynamic nightlife the city offers. There are night clubs of all different kinds available in abundance, normally filled to the brim with partying tourists looking for a good time, as well as friendly locals. If you are not a fan of clubbing, there are plenty of museums, operas, art galleries, libraries and shopping centres you can visit. While your are enjoying your holiday, there's no reason why finding a place to stay should be a bother. Thanks to the Athens/Attica holiday rentals you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to picking accommodation. The Athens holiday rentals are beautifully built in the best Greek fashion to give you an authentic Greek holiday experience. The rentals include condos, self-catering apartments, holiday inns, holiday homes, villas and cottages. Your idyllic and heavenly Athens holiday will be made perfect if you invest some time in picking the right Athens/Attica holiday rentals for you. Most are located in convenient areas that are close to the city, making it easier for you to travel around, see the sights and experience all that this beautiful town and the birthplace of Western civilisation, has to offer.
Villas in Athens - come and visit the home of two beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites
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