see + do
Athens see + do
In a city filled with archaeological treasures, the Acropolis continues to top them all, literally. Many people overnight in Athens before or after their island ferry specifically to see the great hill of temples—and they're right to do so. First-timers won't notice, but access to the monuments has recently been improved, and there's an ongoing restoration project—lasting several millennia so far—that also takes in other sites. Most Athens museums are free on Sundays and national holidays.
The National Archaeological Museum is newly (post-Olympics) renovated and a must-see. With 48 rooms, it's the largest museum in the land, but still way too...more