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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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Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

Our 5-Star classification designates those select properties that provide exquisite service and amenities. The discriminating traveler will find the accommodations, ambiance, dining, and staff assistance of the highest caliber. These properties offer the utmost in luxury and will provide an outstanding experience.
Syntagma Square

Hotel Grande Bretagne offers an unrivaled perspective of Athens' mythical history, and is close to exclusive shopping areas, museums, and the business district.

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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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