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Athens City Add-On

The cradle of civilisation
Experience classical architecture on the grandest scale by adding a stay in Athens to your Inntravel holiday in Greece. We offer centrally, yet quietly, located hotels and provide you with notes for a self-guided city walking tour.
Athens City Add-On. 2 nights
Athens City Add-On. 2 nights

Holiday information



Like no other city, Athens can uniquely lay claim to being the capital of not just one country but all of Europe, for it was here that civilisation and democracy were born. Over the centuries, myriad conquerors left their mark on the architecture, culture and traditions, creating a remarkable capital city that boasts some of the world’s most famous historical landmarks and a modern, vibrant heart centred on the largest pedestrian zone in Europe.
Dominating the city is the jewel in the classical crown – the surviving hill-top temple to Athena, the iconic Parthenon. This ruined, yet elegant, building stands proudly on the Acropolis, compelling visitors from afar to make their way up the sacred hill to stroll amongst its ancient columns and to stand in awe before some of the most important masterpieces in world architecture. Enjoy, too, the far-reaching views over the city and down to Piraeus on the coast.


The key to Inntravel holidays is flexibility. You can start on the day of your choice, and are free to add extra nights.
  • Notes for a self-guided walking tour included
    There’s so much to see and do in Athens that it’s difficult to know where to start. The Parthenon, of course, and the impressive Acropolis Museum, itself one of the most important contemporary works of architecture in Athens, and housing over 4,000 priceless finds from the Acropolis.

    There’s Hadrian’s Arch, too, and Panathenaikon, a replica of the ancient Athenian Olympic stadium, made entirely of the same white marble from Mount Penteli as the Parthenon.

    But it’s not just about classical ruins – though you will be spoiled for choice. Use our notes to guide you through the streets to the district of Plaka, a lively and narrow pedestrianised road, lined with restaurants on one side and stallholders peddling their wares on the other.

    Stop for an iced coffee at one of the cafés before continuing on to Monastiraki, where you’ll find street performers and the Flea Market, containing colourful shops and stalls. End your exploration with a funicular trip to the top of Lykavitos Hill to see the city and mountains beyond from a different perspective.


We offer a choice of two hotels, both ideally located for exploring the city. Please state your preference when booking.

We provide suggestions for where to eat out in the documentation that we send you prior to your holiday.
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  • Hotel Herodion, 2 nights: 01 April 2019 - 31 October 2019 & 01 April 2020 - 31 October 2020

    Start any day | End by latest date(s) shown above

    Starting Add on 2 nights Single supplement
    1 - 29 Apr 2019 £154 £112
    30 Apr - 31 Jul 2019 £204 £128
    1 - 30 Aug 2019 £164 £128
    31 Aug - 29 Oct 2019 £204 £128
    1 - 30 Apr 2020 £164 £124
    1 May - 31 Jul 2020 £216 £136
    1 - 31 Aug 2020 £170 £144
    1 Sep - 29 Oct 2020 £216 £136

    Includes accommodation and meals as described. No travel is included as it is assumed that you are travelling via the city as part of your main Inntravel holiday.

    If you are flying via a different airport and would like us to arrange connecting travel, please contact us for a quotation.

  • Room upgrades (£ per person per night)

    Herodion Hotel, Athens
    Acropolis view: 01 Apr - 31 Jul 2019 £28
    Acropolis view: 01 Aug - 31 Aug 2019 £48
    Acropolis view: 01 Sep - 31 Oct 2019 £28
    Acropolis view: 01 Apr - 30 Apr 2020 £30
    Acropolis view: 01 May - 31 Jul 2020 £24
    Acropolis view: 01 Aug - 31 Aug 2020 £44
    Acropolis view: 01 Sep - 31 Oct 2020 £24

    Extra nights (£ per person per night) in a double or single room

    Herodion Hotel, Athens (B&B) Double room Single room
    01 Apr - 29 Apr 2019 £68 £118
    30 Apr - 31 Jul 2019 £90 £145
    01 Aug - 30 Aug 2019 £72 £130
    31 Aug - 31 Oct 2019 £90 £145
    01 Apr - 30 Apr 2020 £70 £124
    01 May - 31 Jul 2020 £94 £154
    01 Aug - 31 Aug 2020 £74 £138
    01 Sep - 31 Oct 2020 £94 £154
  • £ per person based on 2 sharing

    Hotel Philippos Add on 2 nights Single supplement
    31 Aug - 29 Oct 2019 £134 £100
    1 - 30 Apr 2020 £116 £70
    1 May - 31 Jul 2020 £140 £100
    1 - 31 Aug 2020 £124 £84
    1 Sep - 29 Oct 2020 £140 £100

    For room upgrades and extra night prices, please contact us.

  • This information is for guidance only; no travel is included in our prices and you should pay locally for your chosen option.

    For more information about the airport, visit the Athens airport website.

    Getting between Athens airport and the city (35km):

    Public transport Approx. duration Frequency
    Train 30 minutes every 30 minutes
    Metro 30 minutes every 30 minutes
    Bus 60 minutes every 20 minutes
    Other options Approx. duration Approx. cost
    Taxi 60 minutes TBA
What is included
  • 2 nights
  • 2 breakfasts
  • street plan
  • notes for a self-guided city walking tour

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