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Vacation rentals in Athens

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Athens

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Rental unit in Plaka
Acropolis Museum shiny studio2@50m Acropolis metro
Bright and very nicely decorated studio 50sqm, in the most magical and traditional neighborhood of Athens, Plaka.Is located only 50m from the brand new Acropolis museum, 30m from the Acropolis subway entrance, 200m from Dionysiou Areopagitou which is the wonderful pedestrian street that leads you to the entrance of the Acropolis, 200m from the columns of Olympic Zeus and 1000m from the stadium of the first Olympic Games, Kallimarmaro.What else to ask for a dreamy stay in Ancient Athens .....
$36 per night
Rental unit in Monastiraki
Athens AVATON - Acropolis Suite with Jacuzzi
Athens AVATON - Acropolis Panorama with Jacuzzi is a brand new (2018) luxurious Suite, ideally located at the heart of Athen's historic, shopping and nightlife districts and just 200 meters from “Monastiraki" metro station! It has an unobstructed breathtaking view of the Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Pnika Hills and the lively flea market of Monastiraki. The Suite offer even to the most demanding guests a truly exclusive experience of Athens’ best.
$286 per night
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Rental unit in Gazi
Athens Skyline Apartment
Admire contemporary architecture, modern design and comfort of this 5th floor Apartment. Relax at your private balcony with its breathtaking panorama view of Acropolis and Athens skyline. Jump into the lively neighbourhood of Gazi, famous for its nightlife. Enjoy walking few minutes away from must-see archaeological sites and city attractions. One block away from metro station-airport line.
$100 per night
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Stay near Athens's top sights

Photo of National Archaeological Museum
National Archaeological Museum1,279 locals recommend
Photo of Benaki Museum
Benaki Museum565 locals recommend
Photo of Parthenon
Parthenon420 locals recommend
Photo of Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis of Athens1,858 locals recommend
Photo of Mount Lycabettus
Mount Lycabettus660 locals recommend
Photo of Ancient Agora of Athens
Ancient Agora of Athens581 locals recommend

House rentals in Athens

Home in Monastiraki
Αcropolis View luxury Suite @ metro Thissio
$64 per night
Home in Thissio
Stone House Under Acropolis
$56 per night
Home in Thissio
Athenian House Beside The Acropolis
$114 per night
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Home in Plaka
Live in the shadow of the Acropolis -100Mbps Fiber
$148 per night
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Private room in Monastiraki
The monumental house -Solo room
$21 per night
Home in Makrygianni
ELEGANT HOUSE UNDER ACROPOLIS-HERODION THEATER
$62 per night
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Private room in Kerameikos
Cozy Studio with Acropolis view - Wonderful area
$28 per night
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Home in Koukaki
The Gem of Filopappou 2, member of Luxury Drops
$149 per night
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Home in Kerameikos
VILLA Meliti Ceramics
$351 per night
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Home in Pagrati
apartmment 60m² close to Hilton hotel
$28 per night
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Home in Koukaki
WSD Baia Acropolis View Amazing Lux 1BD Apt (D1)
$37 per night
Home in Monastiraki
Athens Comic House
$59 per night
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Apartments in Athens

Rental unit in Makrygianni
Modern Studio w/ Ceiling Window near The Acropolis
$61 per night
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Rental unit in Monastiraki
Unbeatable Acropolis View | Central | Heated floor
$70 per night
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Rental unit in Kerameikos
Acropolis Amazing View for4 @ 500m metro Thisio
$44 per night
Rental unit in Monastiraki
Groovy - Acropolis view 1.5-Brd Apartment
$216 per night
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Rental unit in Gazi
Athens skyline panorama suite
$125 per night
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Rental unit in Neos Kosmos
"Loft 49" with Acropolis view
$32 per night
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Rental unit in Kolonos
Beautiful Cocooning Studio in the Center of Athens
$34 per night
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Rental unit in Makrygianni
Acropolis view 360° sky suite
$86 per night
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Rental unit in Kypseli
Clean & Comfortable Athens Apt close to Metro Stop
$37 per night
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Rental unit in Monastiraki
Upscale Designer Apartment with Balcony in Historical Center
$54 per night
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Rental unit in Koukaki
TopFloor Getaway Balcony & Hot tub+Acropolis view
$161 per night
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Rental unit in Monastiraki
Classy 103 Studio apartment in the heart of Athens
$41 per night

Cabin rentals in Athens

Private room in Kineta
Panoramic sea view - tiny wooden house + breakfast
$25 per night
Cabin in Nea Erithrea
The Stylish wooden Chalet Nothern Surburds Athens.
$47 per night
Cabin in Anatoliki Attiki
Keratea wooden house
$42 per night
Cabin in Galatas
Wooden Cabin with Garden (near the sea)
$58 per night
Cabin in Otzias
Avgoustis stone house
$221 per night
Cabin in Kineta
Wooden house by the sea
$63 per night
Cabin in Porto Rafti
Cozy Family House
$52 per night
Private room in Vrilissia
Σοφιτα
$104 per night
Cabin in Acharnes
Bungalow with swimming pool
$58 per night
Cabin in Artemida
Beautiful Log Cabin in Greece!
$42 per night

Your guide to Athens

All About Athens

The birthplace of Western democracy and the home of some of the most influential ancient philosophers of all time, Greece’s largest city has led the way in science, the arts, and knowledge for millennia. The Greek capitol, surrounded by mountains on the mainland’s southern peninsula jutting into the Aegean Sea, has a rich mythological, literary, and dramatic history. You can relive history at sites like the Acropolis, where Greek gods competed for the right to name the city, or the Agora, which once held religious temples and was used as a meeting place to discuss democratic matters. For one of the richest collections of artifacts and antique treasures discovered across Greece — including prehistoric pieces from the Neolithic Period and the Bronze Age as well as sculptures and statues from the Classic Period — you’ll want to check out the National Archaeological Museum.

Street art and buildings dripping with bougainvillea line the area of Plaka, one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited neighborhoods at the foot of Acropolis Hill — where you’ll also find restaurants serving up local fare like moussaka, souvlaki, and spanakopita. The neighborhood of Monastiraki, one of the busiest areas of the city, is home to a picturesque main square, rooftop bars, and an extensive market where you can buy handmade goods, antiques, and jewelry.

The green, sprawling National Gardens have entrances all over the city as they comprise nearly 60 acres of manicured grounds and crisscrossing pathways, and for art lovers, the National Museum of Contemporary Art showcases modern works created by Greek and international artists.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Athens?

Athens has relatively mild weather compared to other major European cities, so there is no bad time to secure your vacation apartments in Athens. But during the summer, the days are very hot and sunny. You’ll want to get as early a start as possible to avoid being outdoors during the hottest time of the day. During this time you can also catch parts of the Epidaurus Festival, which runs all summer and celebrates Greek music, theater, and dance. This is also a popular time to visit the Greek Isles — although if you’re looking for a quieter experience, you may want to island-hop in spring or fall when you can still enjoy warm weather with fewer people around.

Winter brings much cooler temperatures, though it never gets below freezing, and there is a higher possibility of rain. The season also brings fewer visitors to Athens, giving you the chance to explore the city in a relatively quieter atmosphere.


What are the top things to do in Athens?

The Acropolis

The towering columns of the Acropolis and the cracked steps leading up to them are synonymous with Athens. Many of the structures in the complex date back to the fifth century B.C., including the Parthenon and the Erechtheum. Originally dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess of Athens, and now a UNESCO World Heritage site, the ancient citadel symbolizes democracy and the beginning of Western civilization.

The National Archaeological Museum

As the largest archaeological museum in the country, this sprawling building is home to many of the greatest treasures of Ancient Greece. Here you’ll find antiquities dating back to the sixth century B.C. and pieces of Ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian art, including sculptures, drawings, and pottery. The museum cafe has a leafy garden patio that hosts works of art, musical performances, and other events.

Lykavittos Hill

Standing 909 feet tall, Lykavittos Hill is the highest point in Athens and offers sweeping vistas of the city. It’s a photo-worthy spot to get a good view of the Acropolis, and it is particularly stunning at sunset when you can see the sky explode into a sea of colors before the lights of the city’s ancient buildings begin to pop against the dark sky.

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