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Flight tickets to Athens

Cheap flights to Athens


Athens is the capital and largest city in Greece. It is one of the oldest cities with a history spanning over 3,400 years and earned a special place in the history of Western civilization. It dominates the Attica region and is a centre of art, learning and philosophy. Also referred to as the cradle of Western civilization it is considered as the birthplace of democracy where the earliest human presence started between 11th and 7th millennium BC. The city was conquered by a multitude of conquerors and contributed immensely to its rich cultural heritage. It is now an attractive metropolis which represents a unique amalgamation of old and new which has its unrivalled charm and beauty. So don’t delay, just pack your bags and fly to Athens now to enjoy a culturally rich holiday trip.

Major attractions in Athens

On a visit to Athens, you surely find some amazing attractions that take your breath away. From an illustrious history to the present day metropolis it is truly a great destination that offers you a completely different vacation experience. Start your sightseeing to this beautiful city with a visit to its most famous landmark the Acropolis with its Parthenon temple which is considered the highest point in Ancient Greek culture. It is the reminder of the glory of ancient Athens and functioned as a citadel is a blend of architecture and natural beauty. Do visit Acropolis Museum situated below the Acropolis hilltop which contains one of the most valuable collections of ancient Greek art.

Do visit the National Archaeology Museum which is one of the largest archaeological museums in the country and one of the greatest antiquities museums in the world. It offers you a sneak peek of more than 11,000 exhibits offering a comprehensive overview of Greek civilization. If you want to experience the authentic Greek culture then do visit Plaka district which is quite popular among visitors is situated under the Acropolis and spreads out to Syntagma. It is decked with several cafes, ancient trees, stone walkways and boutique shops. Do visit the Byzantine Museum which is an interesting museum that offers an insight into the Byzantine period of Greek history. Among the other interesting thing among tourists is the Syntagma Square where you can see the changing of the guards by Evzones in front of the Tomb of an unknown soldier.

Best time to visit Athens

The best time to visit Athens is during the spring and autumn months from March and May and then from September to November. With a mild climate and agreeable sunshine offers you many opportunities to enjoy its major attractions and outdoor activities. Summer in Athens is a high season to visit that is from mid-June to mid-September as the atmosphere is lively as lots of tourists in the city but high accommodation and airfare. From autumn to winter is the low season as the city has low temperatures with rain but rare snow. There is plenty of room for sightseeing; huge discounts on hotel and airfare are readily available.

Airline Tickets to Athens (ATH) starting from just £109 GBP

If you are planning a holiday trip from London to Athens then several airlines that offer cheap and best deal flights connecting both the destinations. The prominent among them are Wizz Air, British Airways, Ryannair, easy Jet, SWISS, Aegean, Pegasus, Lufthansa, Austrian, Air France, KLM, Turkish Airlines and American Airlines. Among all British Airlines, Aegean Airlines and American airlines are the most frequent flyers on this route. There are 227 flights connecting London to Athens averaging 31 per day. From London to Athens Thursday is the cheapest day to fly whereas Friday is the most expensive one.


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