Athens needs no introduction. Describing it as the capital of Greece and one of the greatest cities of the world is just a few of its attributes. The history of Athens dates back to almost 3500 years--from Plato’s Republic to Aristotle’s philosophies, from Greek Gods to the inception of democracy.
The sights in Athens are legendary, and it would be a shame to miss any of them during your visit. However, you must make sure that you get a car for rent in Athens, so that you can travel all over the city comfortably and with ease. And while you are in Greece, don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit neighboring cities, like Kipseli, Viron, Galatsion, Nea Smirni, and Aigaleo, which are all located quite close to Athens.
When a city has such an illustrious history, there are bound to be numerous monuments, museums, and landmarks. The monument that defines Athens and its history is the Acropolis, the stunning masterpiece that is built right in the heart of the city. You must hire a car in Athens if you wish to cover all the stunning monuments of the city, such as the Athens Municipal Art Gallery, Kanellopoulos Museum, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Theatre of Dionysos, Tower of the Winds, Temple of Hephaestus, Roman Agora, and Athens Olympic Stadium.
When you are done with the history of Athens, concentrate on the culture and lifestyle of this ever-changing and ever-evolving city. Walk along the streets, admire the architecture of the buildings and houses, witness the beautiful promenades, enjoy aromatic drinks at cosy cafes and bistros, shop for trinkets and souvenirs, and simply take in the flavour of Athens. Shopping enthusiasts should drive to the Monastiraki Flea Market and the Athens Central Market to shop for collectibles, local spices, and antiques. Souvenir shoppers can head to Koukos, Sunday Flea Market, and the Centre of Hellenic Tradition. Your evenings can be spent checking out the clubbing scene in Athens: Brettos, Skoufaki, Bartessera, and Gagarin 205 Club are the most colourful bars of the city.
With so much to see and do, it is imperative to get a car for hire in Athens. Make your online booking in advance and enjoy a worry-free vacation at this multifaceted city. Tourists visiting Athens will be struck by the magnanimity of the city, its architecture, its grandeur, and the sheer volume of history and culture that is associated with it. With your rented car, you can conveniently experience all this and have an unforgettable vacation in Athens.
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