When summer arrives people are looking for a tropical country that they can visit to enjoy their six weeklong break. Greece is a very populair destination amongst tourists. Every year thousands of tourists return to the beautiful islands of Greece. Which makes it easy to forget the most populair city in Greece which also happens to be the capital ‘’Athens’’.
Although Athens as a city is getting more and more populair every day. Especially in the summer seasons, when Athens is packed with tourists and high prices.
Athens is ancient as well as modern. You can visit tons of historic sites, museums, street food and when you take a second to look around, you’ll notice street art everywhere.
Autumn in Athens: Weather
The first two autumn months, which are September and October, are the most pleasant months to visit Athens if you dislike the tropical heat and the cold winters. The temperature at the beginning of fall in Athens can still get around 28°C and as the weeks pass by it can drop to 15°C.
You might think it'll be too cold to take a quick swim in the beautiful oceans of Athens. Well luckily that won't be the case. Because with the sun being down it will prevent you from getting a sunburn. So, it might be even more ideal to swim in the waters of Athens in autumn.
The sea temperature does rapidly change over the course. So do make sure that if you want to swim at the seas in Athens in that you plan a trip at the start of autumn.
Popular activities to do in Athens in autumn
Autumn in Athens is like a two in one deal. Like I said, in autumn the temperature is still warm enough for you to swim. But if you do not feel like swimming, you can also enjoy Athens as a city with its great architecture and delicious food.
The start of Autumn (September)
The end of autumn (November)
Photo made by: Min Zhou