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Sad we have to remind you, but carry only what you need and watch for pickpockets. The Metro is easy, unlike in Italy where each train is checked, we have never been checked in Athens, but validate Metro tickets BEFORE you get on. Public transport is easy, this was easy. Flat even ground on this walk, apart from Metro...
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Most taxis and buses will drop you at the Acropolis. After going inside which can take well over an hour and is a lot of steps, or simply viewing it from the vantage point we show on our Athens Guide film - you might like a rest. Rather than walking down to Plaka, there is a horse and carriage...
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Most of these ruins and monuments are so huge it is hard to photograph them from close up. We show you a few vantage points to get a good view without going inside as we walk round the city. Carry only what you need and watch for pickpockets. Their version of VAT or sales tax can add 25% to...