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Most trips to Greece begin in the capital city of Athens, and even if you plan on jetting or cruising off to the gorgeous islands, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to spend at least a couple of days exploring what’s considered to be the birthplace of western civilization. You’ll be able to visit incredible sites like the 5th-century Acropolis and Parthenon, walking in the footsteps of the ancient greats like Plato and Socrates, explore museums and dine on plenty of mouthwatering Greek cuisine. When it comes to where to stay, you can’t go wrong with these Airbnbs.

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AVATON Parthenon Suite AVATON Parthenon Suite
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AVATON Parthenon Suite

AVATON Parthenon Suite

The AVATON Parthenon Suite is a luxurious one-bedroom apartment accommodating up to two, located in the heart of the city’s historic, nightlife and shopping districts, steps from a metro station that will get you almost anywhere you want to go. It has a minimalist, modern design, set on the fifth floor providing a spectacular view of the Acropolis, as well as Pnika Hills and the lively Monastiraki market, the perfect mix of historic and modern. It includes Wi-Fi, a TV, a full kitchen and air conditioning.

Elegant Apartment in Kolonaki with Private Pool Roofgarden with private pool at Elegant Athens Apartment
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Roofgarden with private pool at Elegant Athens Apartment

Elegant Apartment in Kolonaki with Private Pool

Located at the edge of Lycabettus hill in the heart of Athens near shops and restaurants, this one-bedroom apartment accommodates up to two adults and one child. Enjoy relaxing on the terrace with a picturesque view of the city, including Lyccabetus hill and swimming in the small private pool. It also has a backyard, fully equipped kitchen and separate living room, fast Wi-Fi, and a SmartTV with satellite channels. Breakfast is included with a wide range of choices, including vegan and gluten-free options.

Central Penthouse with a Stunning View Central Penthouse with Stunning Balcony View, Athens
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Central Penthouse with Stunning Balcony View, Athens

Central Penthouse with a Stunning View

This 6th-floor penthouse offers a spectacular view of Lycabettus Hil in the heart of the city, close to all the attractions near Panepistimiou Street. The National Archeological Museum and National Library are just steps away and the Acropolis is within walking distance too. It includes a double bedroom accommodating up to four, along with a full kitchen and two terraces that boast a panoramic view of Athens and Lycabettus Hill. Wi-Fi, TV and air conditioning are all included, and your host can arrange for transportation to and from Piraeus port or Athens International Airport.

Fashionable Base in Central Athens in the Old Tailor Factory Fashionable Base in Central Athens
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Fashionable Base in Central Athens

Fashionable Base in Central Athens in the Old Tailor Factory

This trendy two-bedroom apartment, housed in a converted tailor factory, accommodates up to six, ideal for a group of friends or a family who want plenty of space to stretch out. Fully renovated, it has a retro minimalist aesthetic with walls of windows and a large bathroom made using traditional forged cement. There’s even a backyard where you can enjoy relaxing after seeing all the sights. It includes a full kitchen, flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi and washing machine too.

Central Luxury Suite with Jacuzzi & Acropolis View Central Luxury Suite with Jacuzzi & Acropolis View
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Central Luxury Suite with Jacuzzi & Acropolis View

Central Luxury Suite with Jacuzzi & Acropolis View

This two-bedroom luxury apartment sits at the edge of Athens’ historical center with taverns, clubs, bars, cafes, and restaurants, just a 7-minute walk from the Acropolis Museum and Syntagma Square. It includes a roof garden with a five-seat Jacuzzi for soaking and lounge chairs for sunbathing while enjoying a view of the iconic Acropolis. On the ground floor, you’ll have access to a small gym. It includes a full kitchen, cable TV, Wi-Fi, a fireplace and a washer/dryer too.

Spectacular Pool Apartment in the Heart of Athens Spectacular Pool Apartment in the Heart of Athens
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Spectacular Pool Apartment in the Heart of Athens

Spectacular Pool Apartment in the Heart of Athens

This beautiful studio apartment, designed by an award-winning local architect, following an aesthetic inspired by the Greek landscape, accommodates up to three. It sits on a private roof terrace with a pool and direct view to the Acropolis, which is just a 10-minute walk away. You’ll be seven minutes on foot to the colorful old Plakta district and three minutes from Syntagma Square and the metro, while the National Garden is just across the street. From April through October, when the weather is pleasant, you’ll be able to slide open the large terrace door to create a continuous space, partly covered, partly open-air space. Inside there’s a kitchen for preparing simple meals, a large desk with an Acropolis view and a flat-screen TV.

Tales in Tiles 2 - Amazing City View, Near Acropolis Tales in Tiles 2 Athens sunset view
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Tales in Tiles 2 Athens sunset view

Tales in Tiles 2 - Amazing City View, Near Acropolis

This stylish 1950s flat was fully renovated, retaining original retro elements, while providing a modern, artistic twist. Located near the Acropolis and Plaka neighborhood, it’s bright, spacious and includes two bedrooms, accommodating up to four. You’ll have a great view of Piraeus and Filopappou hill from a balcony and private roof terrace along with all the comforts of home like a full kitchen, cable TV, Wi-Fi, and a washer/dryer.

Athens Best View - Metz 2 Athens Best View - Metz 2
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Athens Best View - Metz 2

Athens Best View - Metz 2

As the name belies, this city center apartment that accommodates up to four boasts fantastic views of the Acropolis and Parthenon, as well as the Temple of Zeus, Lycabettus Hill and the National Gardens. You’ll be within walking distance of just about everything, including all the monuments and museums, with a metro station just steps away. It includes a fully equipped open plan kitchen with an espresso machine, a large living area with an HDTV, a dining area, bathroom with a Jacuzzi, and a balcony, ideal for sipping your morning coffee or alfresco dining with a view. Your warm and welcoming host will be happy to provide insider tips too.

Unbeatable Acropolis View, Super Central with Patio Unbeatable Acropolis View Super Central w/Patio, Athens
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Unbeatable Acropolis View Super Central w/Patio, Athens

Unbeatable Acropolis View, Super Central with Patio

Enjoy a magnificent 360-degree view of the city and the Acropolis from this penthouse apartment. The fully renovated residence of a famous Greek painter in the historical center of Athens, it’s within walking distance of the Monastiraki metro station, all the major sights, shopping and restaurants. The studio unit sits on the 6th floor in the Psyri neighborhood and accommodates up to four guests. It’s air-conditioned and has a large open plan living room, kitchen, and balcony space. A fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, washing machine, TV and Wi-Fi are all included. Guests can also arrange for pick-up transportation.

View of the Roof Garden, House at the Foothills of Acropolis View of the Roof Garden, House at the Foothills of Acropolis, Athens
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View of the Roof Garden, House at the Foothills of Acropolis, Athens

View of the Roof Garden, House at the Foothills of Acropolis

Located in the shadow of the Parthenon in the historic Plaka neighborhood, just five minutes on foot from the Acropolis, this apartment sits on the top floor of a two level late 19th-century building that was recently renovated and features all the usual modern amenities.  You’ll be within a 10-minut walk of the local Monastiraki market as well as the the meat, fish, and vegetable markets on Athinas Street, and Ermou, the city’s main shopping street. It includes two bedrooms, sleeping up to six guests and a roof garden for alresco dining. There’s an indoor patio which doubles as a breakfast area, a large kitchen, spacious living room and a balcony.

Frixos Acropolis Luxury Apartment Frixos Acropolis Luxury Apartment, Athens
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Frixos Acropolis Luxury Apartment, Athens

Frixos Acropolis Luxury Apartment

Located on the 4th floor of a 1952 building designed by the famous Greek architect S.Staiko, this two-bedroom luxury apartment sleeps up to four guests and was renovated in 2016. It offers a gorgeous, unobstructed view of the Acropolis from the balcony and includes a spacious living room and dining room with marble tiles from Dionysos, Wi-Fi and a fully equipped kitchen with hi-tech inox appliances and a wine cooler. One of the two bedrooms has a Jacuzzi, and both come with SmartTVs and wood floors. You can also enjoy a sound system and home cinema with Dolby Surround.

The One and Only Acropolis Penthouse The One and Only Acropolis Penthouse
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The One and Only Acropolis Penthouse

The One and Only Acropolis Penthouse

This romantic penthouse apartment in the historical center of Athens is ideal for a couple’s stay, boasting breathtaking Acropolis views from floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room. Located within walking distance to bars, restaurants, the Acropolis and museums, it comes with a fully equipped open kitchen and opens onto a fully furnished terrace surrounded by greenery where you can enjoy alfresco dining.

Athens Earth Houses Athens Earth Houses
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Athens Earth Houses

Athens Earth Houses

This spacious, luxurious loft in the heart of Athens accommodates up to three, spread over two levels. From the rooftop swimming pool and deck, you can enjoy a 360-degree view of the city. The first floor includes a living room with a single sofa-bed, and a balcony furnished for outdoor dining. It includes a fully equipped kitchen and dining table too. A double bedroom, sleeping two, is on the second floor. Laundry service can be provided for an additional charge.

Luxury Jacuzzi Apartment with Acropolis View Luxury Jacuzzi Apartment with Acropolis View, Athens
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Luxury Jacuzzi Apartment with Acropolis View, Athens

Luxury Jacuzzi Apartment with Acropolis View

This one-bedroom apartment sleeps up to four and comes with two private terraces that provide panoramic views over the city. You’ll also have an outdoor heated Jacuzzi for relaxing, ideal after a day on your feet exploring. It sits in the lively Gazi area next to the historical center, within walking distance from all the attractions and five minutes on foot from a metro station with a direct connection to the airport. It includes a full kitchen, plasma TV, Wi-Fi and air-conditioning.

Modern Flat in the Acropolis Grounds Modern Flat in the Acropolis Grounds, Athens
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Modern Flat in the Acropolis Grounds, Athens

Modern Flat in the Acropolis Grounds

This two-bedroom apartment in the heart of Athens’ historical center is just outside of the Acropolis Museum entrance and the Parthenon. You’ll have a beautiful view of the Acropolis day and night along with a fully equipped kitchen, a large living room with a sofa bed and lots of natural light, as well as a TV. One bedroom has a double bed with a TV while the other comes with two single beds, accommodating up to seven guests.

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