Attika or Attiki is one of the Greek regions where Athens, the capital of Greece, is located. Renowned as the birthplace of democracy and the epicenter of ancient Greek civilization, Attika boasts a rich tapestry of archaeological treasures, including the iconic Acropolis hill towering above the capital city of Athens. There is also a large number of archaeological sites, usually located near picturesque beaches or traditional villages in Attiki that you can explore if you are a history buff, a nature lover, or both!

Acropolis Hill, and Piraeus in the background at night

Beyond the vast urban sprawl, the region unfolds into a diverse landscape of rolling hills, olive groves, and picturesque coastlines, inviting exploration and discovery. Not far from the center lies Piraeus one of the largest ports in the Mediterranean and the serene tranquility of the Argo-Saronic Islands.

Discover below the main sites in Attiki and organize your next trip to Athens with these guides:

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