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Your how-to guide for your Athens holiday!

How to get there: if you are on a tight budget this Athens holiday, consider flying  with the budget airline of EasyJet. These guys offer loads of flights direct to Athens from several cities around the UK. You can find flights from London from around £154 return and Manchester from about £160 return. If you prefer to travel to Athens with a traditional airlines, then take a look at the website of British Airways. You can fly from Athens direct from London starting from £300 return, Glasgow from £500 return and Newcastle upon Tyne from £510 return.

Where to stay: a great budget accommodation option is Diros Hotel. With clean and simple rooms, this hotel is situated right in the heart of Athens, just 50 meters from Omonia Square and Omonia Metro Station. A night in a double room with breakfast starts from around £35. For a slightly more upmarket option, check out the Novotel Athens. This is a four-star hotel that offers stunning views of the Acropolis and Lycabettous Hill. Facilities include a fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant onsite. A standard double room starts from £95 per night.

What do see and do: get ready for a looooong list! For history buffs you can visit the Acropolis and the Parthenon, the Temple of Poseidon and the National Archaeological Museum. If you love wandering the streets, the area known as The Plaka is perfect for exploring! It is full of cool little shops, restaurants and quaint Greek-style architecture. If you want to simply soak up the suns rays, head to the Greek Islands of Crete, Mykonos and Santorini! They are great for you party-goers out there, too!

Please note that the prices quotes are based on bookings made in April and are subject to change depending on availability.

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