Rooftop Bars Athens
33 best rooftop bars in Athens
In between Acropolis and Syntagma Sqaure you should take a well deserved rest and enjoy the city from above, by visiting some of the best Athens rooftop bars. This up-to-date and complete guide will lead you straight to the top elevated venues, packed with all info you need about each rooftop bar Athens: opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more.
While not packed with high-rise buildings, Athens still looks mighty impressive from above. And the climate is usually perfect for al fresco dining and drinking, preferably with an Acropolis view. Just scroll down and find the Athens rooftop bar best suited for you.
Hans has visited over 500 rooftop bars, 200 rooftop pools and 300 rooftop restaurants since 2015. This vast experience has made Hans a true rooftop expert, and one of the most knowledgeable in the field. Today, numerous of travel magazines, bloggers and media websites contact Hans to get his expertise on rooftops.
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There's a wide range of rooftops in Athens with magical roof terraces. Most of them centrally located overlooking some of the city's cultural heritage.
The warm climate makes Athens a perfect city to visit if you like places to drink with a view. Most cocktail bars with a view in Athens are located around the Acropolis.
Athens size, superb climate and great location means that the city has a lot of terraces to visit. With our site you will find the best rooftop bars Athens has to offer.
For being such a gigantic city, which Athens is, most of the Athens rooftop bars surprisingly close to each other, and many are within walking distance. Perfect for those who want to visit several roof terraces in Athens during one day.
Athens is Greece's largest city and also the capital with almost 40 % of the nation’s population. The most central part of Athens is Syntagma, Constitution Square, where, among other things, the Greek Parliament, Vouli ton Ellinon, is located. Syntagma Square is also one of the tourists' favorite destinations, because of the great amount of cultural monuments. The area also has several museums, the old town of Plaka and one of the world's most famous rocks Acropolis with the Parthenon on top.
Food, drink and party on rooftop bars in Athens
Greece (and Athens in particular) is very famous for its delicious native food. Olives, tomatoes, grilled food, feta, moussaka, tzatziki, souvlaki to name a few, are all very good ingredients and dishes you can enjoy at the rooftop bars in Athens. Regarding drinks, classic cocktails are very common, and also fine wines, cold beer and of course Greece's national drink - ouzo. The rooftop bars in Athens are more of peaceful character than wild party. It’s advisable to sit down and drink cocktails while enjoying the magnificent views you get from the roof terraces.
Alltitude and views from the rooftop bars in Athens
Athens is not a high stack city in terms of houses and buildings. Despite this, there are several rooftop bars in Athens with a magical view. The views you get from the rooftops are great considering all the historical monuments the city has to offer. A common denominator for most rooftop bars in Athens is the view of the Acropolis. In the evenings, it is really impressive with the illuminated monuments that dominate the view of Athens.
Other attractions in Athens
Athens is a city with many attractions. Historical buildings and monuments, beaches, shopping, etc. Foremost it is the Acropolis that one should visit. This historic site attracts hordes of tourists every year. For 12 euros you can walk around and experience everything Acropolis has to offer. Museum, guided tours etc. The Archaeological Museum is also a great alternative for those who like history. One of the best museums throughout the world in terms of antiquates.
Flights and hotels in Athens
It is quite easy to get by plane to Athens. And the airport is fairly close to the center of Athens, making it fairly easy to get to and from the airport. The city abounds with hotels, many of them with really lovely terraces. Most of the rooftop bars here are located at hotels equipped with good restaurants serving good Greek food. As expected, it is usually hotels with many stars that boast with fine rooftop bars overlooking Athens and the surrounding area. The climate makes Athens an attractive place to visit all year around.