We already know that we have talked a lot about Athens and everything you have to see. We have it clear: the Parthenon, the temple of Athena and other great attractions that the city offers. However, there are several essential things that you cannot miss in Athensand we tell you what they are.
What you have to do in Athens, yes or yes: try its gastronomy
eat greek yogurt
Greek yogurt is one of the great attractions of the country and, of course, of Athens. On your tour you will find dozens of places where this product is sold. But, as in the case of the macaroons in Paris, not everywhere is delicious.
A place recommended by Athenians is Stani. It is located on Marikas Kotoupoli Street with the corner of Omonia Street. It is a small and old place, but they offer you an exquisite yogurt that you can make even more delicious with nuts and honey. There are several modalities, with different percentages of fat, although the original, the fattest, is the best.
After all, how many more times can you eat it? The price is very affordablearound 3 euros, although this low price is a very attractive feature of the country.
The mousaka is another of the famous delicacies of Greece. In Athens there are a thousand and one places where they cook it masterfully. However, we we recommend that you look for a typical and traditional place, small and charming. Surely there will be no better mousaka in the city!
Recommended is Aspro Alogo, a place in the purest Greek style in which you will taste delicacies cooked in a traditional way. Recommended by the Athenians themselves. A small corner but full of charm.
Buy fetta cheese
The fetta cheese you’ll taste in Athens is nothing like any other that you have been able to buy in your country. No matter what time of day you do it, you can take it during tourism, eat for breakfast, for a snack or for whatever you need.
It is a food rich in protein and very satiating And what can I tell you, it is delicious and in Athens it is very cheap! What more can you ask?
What else to do in Athens? See its great attractions
With a full stomach and the strength recovered from the trip, it is time to discover everything that the Greek capital has to offer. This is what you can’t miss.
Climb to the Acropolis
How to leave Athens without going up to the Acropolis? Impossible. Do not think that it is a simple set of ruins, far from it. The feeling you will have when you step on it will be inexplicable. Think that Greece is one of the oldest countries in the world and that Athens is the cradle of Western civilization.
Stroll through Plaka
The Plaka neighborhood, at the foot of the Acropolis, is a place full of magic in which the terraces of the restaurants full of people are its main attraction. Even if you don’t stop at any of them, walking through its narrow cobbled streets, visiting its shops selling traditional products and admiring the decoration of its premises will be an unforgettable experience.
See the changing of the guard
In the old Royal Palace, today the Greek Parliament, the very peculiar changing of the guard takes place. Your clothes are worth seeing and the moves they make to make the change is truly unlike anything seen before.
Many tourists come to this place to enjoy this show. Forever takes place at the hourso come and see it because we assure you that it is not wasted.
Climb the Areopagus
For those who like history, the Areopagus is a hill of marble stone. There the apostle Paul gave one of his most famous speeches. In fact, this one is engraved in a stone. In addition, the views from there are impressive, and for the most religious, thinking that they are on holy ground will create a very special feeling.
you see that there are many things to do in athens, and also much to try and enjoy. Take good note of all this and make the most of your trip to the Greek capital, you won’t regret it!