Greece: City Breaks
The Cradle of Western Civilization
Athens, the capital of Greece, and the most commercial of all Greek cities provides an interesting city break for tourists. Many tourists head to this capital city to soak up the world famous heritage sites and experience the nightlife that Athens has grown famous for through its bars and clubs, making it a perfect city break in Greece. The rooftop garden bars located at the centre of the city stand over spectacular views. The district of Plaka is the area to be in for traditional nights out with sumptuous Greek food and alcohol, providing a fun city break in Greece. Plaka is the oldest part of modern Athens which is home to some of the best Greek Tavernas in town. Sightseeing options in the city include the Acropolis of Athens, The National Archaeological Museum of Greece, The Temple of Olympian Zeus, The Benaki Museum, Tower of the Winds, etc. Thessaloniki is perfect for a weekend city break in Greece. One of the most fashionable and lively Greek cities, there is a lot more to this city than historic sites. The city is full of cafes, bars, tavernas and bouzouki clubs that are constantly buzzing, along with fantastic Greek, Turkish and international restaurants. Greece scores 7 on 10 as a city break destination.