Athens

Athens, Greece
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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Athens

Climate in Athens:

Best time to visit Athens:

Spring (April to June):

  • Pleasant weather, blooming flora, and fewer crowds.
  • Ideal for sightseeing, exploring historical sites, and enjoying outdoor activities.

Summer (July to August):

  • Hot weather and peak tourist season.
  • Perfect for beach vacations, island hopping, and vibrant nightlife.

Autumn (September to October):

  • Mild temperatures and less crowded than summer.
  • Good for sightseeing, outdoor activities, and enjoying cultural experiences.

Winter (November to March):

  • Mild to cool temperatures, some islands may have limited services.
  • Ideal for experiencing local culture, historic sites, and enjoying a quieter atmosphere.

Money & Prices

Currency in Greece:

Euro (EUR)

How expensive is a trip to Athens?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
14.52 USD
Fast food meal:
9.47 USD
Mid-range meal:
25.39 USD
Bottle of water:
0.63 USD
Soft drink:
2.15 USD
Cappuccino:
3.98 USD
Local Beer:
5.55 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.34 USD
Taxi - 1km:
1.38 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

Greece general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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