easyJet Homepage

Cheap flights to Athens

Athens, what can you say about Athens: cradle of Western civilization, Europe’s oldest city, birthplace of democracy, and home to the iconic Parthenon. 

Well, that’s just for starters, add to this that it is also a modern and sophisticated metropolis, one of the world’s greatest cultural centres and a city with a vibrant street and nightlife and you’re pretty close to the mark.

Whether you are coming to Athens for a city break, or just passing through on the way to one of Greece’s many islands, this capital city will not fail to impress. 



Culminating in Kathari Deftera (Clean Monday) on 23 February, the pre-Lentern carnival known as Apokries in Greece involves plenty of merriment, dressing up and official parades and performances.

Being the country's capital city, Athens holds the biggest parade to celebrate Ohi Day on 28 October every year, involving the full military razzamataz and hordes of marching school kids.

Key Areas

As the weather brightens in March, it's fun to take a day trip by ferry or hydrofoil to the nearby island of Aegina, famous for its pistachio nuts and the imposing and well-preserved Temple of Aphaia.

Day Trips

One of the easiest and most rewarding day trips is down to the tip of the Attic Peninsula, where the superbly preserved Temple of Poseidon at Sounion is a great place to watch the sunset.

Flights Hotels Cars Holidays

Top partner offers in Athens:

Europcar rental deals in Athens

Book your car rental now >

Hotel deals in Athens

Book your hotel now >

Athens Airport Guide | Low Cost Flights to Corfu | Rhodes Flight DealsFlights to ZanteVisit Greece

*Prices shown are per person based on two people flying on the same booking. Fees & charges may apply. Min 4 seats available per flight, one way inc. taxes.