Lonely Planet’s Pocket Athens is your guide to the city’s best experiences and local life – neighbourhood by neighbourhood.
Experience the iconic Acropolis, philosophise at the Agora, savour the cuisine; all with your trusted travel companion.
Uncover the best of Athens and make the most of your trip!Inside Lonely Planet’s Pocket Athens: Up-to-date information – all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreakFull-colour maps and travel photography throughoutHighlights and itineraries help you tailor a trip to your personal needs and interestsInsider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spotsEssential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, pricesHonest reviews for all budgets – eating, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks missConvenient pull-out Athens map (included in print version), plus over 21 colour neighbourhood mapsUser-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your timeCovers Acropolis, Ancient Agora, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Greek Parliament, Syntagma, Plaka, Keramikos, Gazi, Filopappou Hill, Thisio, Monastiraki, Psyrri, Exarhia, Kolonaki, Benaki Museum, and moreThe Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Pocket Athens, an easy-to-use guide filled with top experiences – neighbourhood by neighbourhood – that literally fits in your pocket.
Make the most of a quick trip to Athens with trusted travel advice to get you straight to the heart of the city. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s Greece guide for a comprehensive look at all that the country has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973.
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