Lonely Planet's Pocket Athens is your guide to the city's best experiences and local life - neighbourhood by neighbourhood. Go back in time at the Acropolis, marvel at the Temple of Olympian Zeus and hike the ancient Filopappou Hill; all with your trusted travel companion. Uncover the best of Athens and make the most of your trip!
Inside Lonely Planet's Pocket Athens:
Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020's COVID-19 outbreak
Full-colour maps and travel photography throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor a trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Convenient pull-out Athens map (included in print version), plus over 21 colour neighbourhood maps
User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
Covers Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Greek Parliament, Syntagma, Plaka, Keramikos, Gazi, Filopappou Hill, Thisio, Monastiraki, Psyrri, Exarhia, Kolonaki, Benaki Museum, and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Pocket Athens, an easy-to-use guide filled with top experiences - neighbourhood by neighbourhood - that literally fits in your pocket. Make the most of a quick trip to Athens with trusted travel advice to get you straight to the heart of the city.
Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Greece guide for a comprehensive look at all that the country has to offer.
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