The City of Athens and the Athenian Riviera

Located on the distinguished Vouliagmeni promontory among 30 pine-decked hectares, in the very heart of the Athens Riviera, the destination offers total seclusion amidst its lush Mediterranean countryside and seafront surroundings. Hailed as the ultimate base camp to explore everything that Athens has to offer, Astir is only 30 minutes from the Greek capital’s city center with its framed theater, museums, shopping and, of course, the Acropolis and other ancient sites. The new Stavros Niarchos Foundation’s Cultural Center – with its new opera house – and the National Museum of Contemporary Art are also nearby.

 

Treasures of the Acropolis: Acropolis museum

Treasures of the Acropolis: Acropolis museum

- 20km from Astir
The Acropolis Museum’s exhibition houses over 3.000 artefacts and creatively narrates a selection of stories, taking visitors on a fascinating journey through everyday life on the Sacred Rock, from prehistoric times until the end of Antiquity. Stunning architectural design perfectly highlights the entire exhibition while creating an authentic feel that enhances one’s experience and triggers the imagination. The Acropolis Museum, is indeed, a true gem resembling a “glowing structure” that offers magnificent views of the renowned monument itself. You will discover abundant treasures that have withstood thousands of years; original building remains, marble statues, paintings, everyday items and more flood the spacious exhibition halls with stimulating vibes of an alluring past. Light shines through the museum’s glass floors all the way up to the top, highlighting the stunning exhibits which proudly stand in one of Athens’ most captivating museums. Visit one of the best museums worldwide to discover the Parthenon’s rich past and immerse yourself in the city’s historic culture!