Athens: All the culture and sea of Greece
Athens is the cradle of modern civilization, exuding a cosmopolitan atmosphere reflected in its architecture and flavors. The city overflows with historic and archeological sites and should definitely be included in the itinerary of a vacation to Greece on a luxury charter. Its maritime side is likewise worth exploring, with lovely beaches shining in the typical Mediterranean colors.
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Athens has a little of everything: beautiful vistas, natural and cultural attractions, and a vibrant nightlife. Twenty kilometers of beaches feature many typical restaurants and sites to practice water sports or simply lay back and enjoy the atmosphere.
In Athens you walk in the footpath of the forefathers of Western civilization amid museums and archeological sites, from the Parthenon to the Acropolis.
But this is also a major port of the Mediterranean and a maritime city lapped by charming waters. Perhaps, swimming here is not as high on your list of must-do’s as Corfu, Mykonos, or Santorini, but it would be a pity not to enjoy Athens’s waters once you stop here during your vacation to Greece on a luxury yacht charter.
Vouliagmeni, Paleo Falirou, Alimos, Ellinikò and Glyfada, Varkiza are some of the beaches to hit if you are looking for a good swim and some fun.
The big Marina accommodates boats up to several tens of meters and has advanced berthing facilities for stress-free mooring. You will encounter no problems anchoring your Silver Start Yachting luxury charter.
Athens is also a place great place to familiarize with Greek folk history. Its blend of tradition and modernity, classicism and gentrification is as authentic as it is cosmopolitan.
And, by the way, once here you must join in the dances and learn a few steps of sirtaki (συρτάκι), Greece’s popular folkdance, at one of the many bars of the historical center.
Art, history, culture, entertainment, sea, relax … what more could you ask for?