The route from Xylokastro to Athens lasts about 1h and 1h 30’ by the fast train taking you directly to Athens Acropolis station. And if you want to enjoy an amazing sightseeing and the fantastic views of Athens take the hop-on hop-off “Happy Train” from just in front of Athens Acropolis and see Athens at you own pace and as you please. Plaka, the old town, the Parliament and Constitution (Syntagma) Square, the famous archeological museum of Athens, are only some ideas for you to visit the birthplace of European civilization.
Athens is home to the Acropolis of Athens, one of the top landmarks of the whole world. It does take a stroll in the city center, to dive into the history of Athens! An Athens tour to the Temple of the Parthenon, the New Acropolis Museum, the Theater of Herodes Atticus, the Ancient Agora and many more ancient landmarks will transport you back into the Classical Age. But Athens Greece is not all about the past. In the multicultural city center, the old coexist in harmony with the modern. A great selection of fashion boutiques, sophisticated restaurants, cool bars, and traditional taverns create a seductive atmosphere! Athens is a city full of flavors, aromas, interesting people, colors and surprises!