Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world dating back 3400 years ago. Athens is known as a center of arts, learning and philosophy. It is widely referred as center of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy because of its political and cultural on most European nations. Athens is a global city, central to industrial, political, cultural and financial life in Greece. The city was ranked 39th richest city in the world by purchasing power. Athens is home to several museums and cultural institutions hosting ancient Greek antiquities.
Flight Routes to Athens
Athens International Airport located 35 Km east of downtown Athens, is a commercial service airport serving the city of Athens and Attica. The airport is the 28th busiest airport Europe by traffic and acts as a gateway to Greece with direct flights from Europe, Asia and Africa. One can travel to Athens using Etihad, KLM, American or British Airways with the requirements being a valid passport, a visa, if you don't qualify for a visa waiver program and an air ticket. You can purchase a ticket online or visit a travel agent to purchase the ticket.