The Best Sightseeing Tour of Athens in Time-Lapse Video

by Katia Mavrikou

Nothing can capture the magic of a city better than a video, hands down. But this timelapse video of Athens by Norwegian landscape and travel photographer Stian Rekdal takes things to a whole new level!

Of course, it's a well-known fact that Athens is a seductive place, because it's one of the few cities in the world that have this kind of ravishing energy (don't tell us we didn't warn you!). So, if you are planning to visit Greece and spend a few days in the city (in which case you will definitely need our guide for 2 days in Athens) this video will make you want to book your flight ticket to Athens RIGHT NOW! 

You just watched a super unique Athens' guide to the best things to do in the city, but we realise it might be a lot to take in at once, so let us walk you through this video travel experience: top landmarks in Greece, local attractions, and Athens' must see spots all 'deciphered' for you below! 

The Best Things to Do in Athens

...inspired by Stian's timelapse video, frame-by-frame! 

So, there you are dear travellers! Unshakeable evidence that Athens always holds unique things to do, for all traveler types, at all times.

For more travel inspiration, check out more blog posts and discover the best tours and fun things to do


here's a useful map of athens to sum it up

PS: This video was a 2015 Stian Rekdal project for VisitGreece, the official website of the Greek Tourism Organisation. The creator is now based in Athens - is that just a coincidence or he has been captivated by the magical vibes and energy of this city? We wonder...

PS2: Check out here more fantastic videos of Greece (and other stunning places) by Stian Rikdal:

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