Insight Guides Pocket Guide Athens
Travel made easy. Ask local experts.
The definitive pocket-sized travel guide, now with free app and eBook.
Compact, concise and packed full of essential information about where to go and what to do, this is an ideal on-the-move guide for exploring Athens. From top tourist attractions like the great monuments of the Acropolis and Delphi, and the delightful district of Plaka, to cultural gems, including attending an open-air performance at Herodes Atticus during the Athens and Epidauros Festival, immersing yourself in ancient history from the cradle of Western civilization at the National Archaeological Museum, and soaking up local atmosphere over dinner with a glass of ouzo at a taverna, plan your perfect trip with this practical, all-in-one travel guide.
Features of this travel guide to Athens:
- Inspirational itineraries discover the best destinations, sights and excursions, highlighted with stunning photography
- Historical and cultural insights delve into the city's rich history and culture, and learn all about its people, art and traditions
- Practical full-colour map with every major attraction highlighted, the pull-out map makes on-the-ground navigation easy
- Key tips and essential information from transport to tipping, we've got you covered
- The ultimate travel tool download the free app and eBook to access all this and more from your phone or tablet
- Covers The Acropolis and around, Pnyx and Areopagos hills, Plaka and Anafiotika, Monastiraki, Kerameikos and Gazi, Omonia and enivrons, Syndagma, excursions to Piraeus, the Saronic Gulf islands, the Argolid Peninsula and Delphi
Looking for a comprehensive guide to Greece? Check out the Insight Guide to Greece for a detailed and entertaining look at all the country has to offer.
About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.