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Vacation rentals in Athens

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Top-rated holiday rentals in Athens

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Apartment in Makrygianni
Αcropolis view luxe studio in the Heart of Athens
This Cycladic inspired 24 sqm/258 sqf luxe studio will steal your heart. 360 views from a 50 sqm/538 sqf private terrace with breathtaking views of Αcropolis , Lycabettus Hill, and city. Just a six minutes walk from Acropolis metro station, seven minutes walk from Acropolis museum and eight minutes to the famous Parthenon entrance. Walking distance from all sightseeings such as Temple of Olympian Zeus, National Garden, Panatheniac Stadium and more.
Apartment in Athina
Athens Skyline Apartment
Admire contemporary architecture, modern design and comfort of this 5th floor Apartment. Relax at your private balcony with its breathtaking panorama view of Acropolis and Athens skyline. Jump into the lively neighbourhood of Gazi, famous for its nightlife. Enjoy walking few minutes away from must-see archaeological sites and city attractions. One block away from metro station-airport line.
Apartment in Monastiraki
Unbeatable Acropolis View | Central | Heated floor
This penthouse apartment features an astonishing view of Acropolis and a breathtaking 360 panoramic view of Athens. Fully renovated residence of a famous Greek painter in the historical center of Athens it is conveniently situated within walking distance from Monastiraki metro station, all the major sightseeings and popular spots.

Stay near Athens's top sights

Acropolis of Athens1,857 locals recommend
Parthenon421 locals recommend
Plaka1,301 locals recommend
Acropolis Museum2,190 locals recommend
Panathenaic Stadium870 locals recommend
Lycabettus Hill265 locals recommend

Other great holiday rentals in Athens

Apartment in Athina
Apartment with balcony view of the Acropolis
Apartment in Makrygianni
Acropolis view 360° sky suite
Loft in Gazi
5* Penthouse Acropolis View Loft downtown Athens
Apartment in Athina
Rom's cute garden-flat close to Acropolis
Apartment in Plaka
Acropolis view apartment in the heart of Plaka
Condo in Makrygianni
The Athenian Loft•Private Jacuzzi & Acropolis View
Apartment in Athina
Home..Sweet Home!
Condo in Monastiraki
Apartment in Koukaki
Rom's open-plan apartment, close to Acropolis
Loft in Athina
Rom's coversion LOFT #2 in cool Kerameikos
Apartment in Athina
Apartment in Plaka
A lovely and spacious apartment near Acropolis

Quick stats about holiday rentals in Athens

Total rentals

15K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

6.7K properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

130 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

2.4K properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

4.8K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

664K reviews

Your guide to Athens

All About Athens

Considered to be the birthplace of Western civilisation, Athens is located on the southern coast of Greece, where it meets the Aegean Sea. The city has a long and fascinating history and has made a huge impact on modern philosophy, science, and arts. Visitors come to Athens to take in some of the world’s most famous sites, from the hilltop Acropolis, which still stands high above the streets, to the Agora, which served as the heart of the ancient city. One of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited neighbourhoods, Plaka, sprawls down the hill under the Acropolis in a jumble of knotted alleyways and pastel-hued houses.

Not everything in Athens is ancient. Vestiges of a lost empire peek out from in between the modern buildings and grand boulevards of a truly cosmopolitan metropolis. In Syntagma Square, you can check out the grand Greek Parliament building with its classic columns and watch the changing of the guard ceremony, while in Gazi-Kerameikos, you’ll find souvlaki spots, bars pouring ouzo, and nightclubs within the shell of an old gasworks building.

The best time to stay in a holiday rental in Athens

Athens has relatively mild weather compared to other major European cities, making it a popular year-round destination. During the summer, you can expect long, hot, sunny days for exploring ancient archaeological sites or hitting the beach at Kalamaki just south of the city. This is also when you can catch the Epidaurus Festival, which celebrates Greek music, theatre, and dance all summer long. The warmer months are also a good time to visit the Greek islands, but bear in mind this also when they’re at their busiest. Spring and autumn are quieter, and you can still take advantage of warm weather. In winter, visitor numbers drop considerably, giving you the chance to explore the city with mostly locals for company.

Top things to do in Athens


One of the most famous landmarks in Athens and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this ancient stone citadel stands on the top of a hill and can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. Many of the structures here, including the Parthenon and the Temple of Athena Nike, were originally built in the fifth century and, although the city has been under the control of many different empires throughout its history, this breathtaking complex has weathered it all.

Ancient Agora

As the centre of classical Athens, the Ancient Agora was the most important meeting place for politicians, merchants, artists, and scholars. You can check out the ruins of more than 30 buildings, temples, and monuments here, and, with a little imagination, you can almost see toga-clad figures from thousands of years ago going about their daily lives. The Museum of the Ancient Agora showcases some of the area’s most important treasures and is a great place to get a new perspective on this ancient site. Keep an eye out for resident tortoises around the grounds.


Located on Ermou Street, one of Athens’ most upscale shopping streets, Kapnikarea is one of the city’s oldest churches, dating back to the 11th century. This ancient stone structure stands in stark contrast to the luxury shops and eateries around it with its decorative carved exterior, gold-flecked mosaic, and frescoes.

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