Athens is a much busier city than you thought, and touring through it could be hard if you do not
know what you are doing. The city has many historic locations that you must visit, but it also has
modern touches that you must make your way to. You are investing in a better vacation when you
split up your tour of Athens.
You cannot see all the historic locations in one day because the city is so big and crowded. You will
find tour groups at each location, and you can get around them by dividing your trip into several
The first step must be going out early to one of the tourist locations that you know will be
swamped later. You can get through a lovely location like the Acropolis before people start showing
up, and you could go on to something else that is a bit more modern and not as swamped.
You might start your touring by going to something modern that is not so crowded in the morning,
and you will find the first wave of tourists leaving the most popular destinations. This allows you to
get out of the worst tourist traffic jams, and you can still see as much as you want.
The last step is to look for private places to eat. You must seek out the little holes in the wall that
most people have never heard of. You will get much more value out of these places, and you will
feel like you have a much better chance of eating well because these family joints want you to be
Planning your trip to Athens is much easier when you know how to schedule all your touring. Each
step that you take in the city must be guided by the crowds you want to avoid.