Lonely Planet - Pocket Guide - Athens
The Athens Pocket guide gives you twice the city in half the time.
Athens is fresh from a burst of urban renewal, and the energy is infectious. Now the downtown galleries and bars are as big a drawcard as the Acropolis in this exuberant, hedonistic town.
This pared-down number is ideal for quick trips - it's less accommodation, more neighbourhood highlights and the best of local knowledge.
- Full-colour pull-out map and detailed neighbourhood maps
- Expert author recommendations for restaurants, bars and sights
- Excursions to Delphi, Hydra and Cape Sounion
- Tips on alternative Athens from a local DJ