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When to Go

Spring and autumn are the best times to visit Athens. Winter tends to be rainy, but not too cold, with temperatures in the 50s F. Summer is hot and dry, with temperatures frequently climbing into the high 80s F and above.

Region: Greece

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Grand Hyatt Athens

Grand Hyatt Athens

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The Grand Hyatt Athens offers the ultimate hospitality experience in this historic city. It is the perfect starting point from which to explore the nearby Acropolis and narrow streets of the Plaka.

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Fast Facts

Goddess of wisdom and daughter of Zeus, Athena defeated Poseidon, god of the sea, and to become the patroness of Athens. The Erecthion sits on the most sacred site of the Acropolis where Poseidon and Athena battled.

Athens, the original birthplace of theatre, contains 148 theatres, more than any other city in the world.

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