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Los Angeles to Athens Route Information

Travel Distance:6,920 Miles

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Airports in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is served by 4 international and 2 domestic airports. These are Los Angeles International Airport, Ontario International Airport, John Wayne Airport, San Bernardino International Airport, Bob Hope Airport, and Long Beach Airport. Los Angeles International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Los Angeles. Situated in Los Angeles, California, it is the busiest & largest airport in the entire State. The airport provides passenger & cargo services to both domestic and international destinations including Dublin, Moscow, Papeete, Paris, Auckland, Guadalajara, Rome, Tokyo, Hong-Kong, San Francisco, New York, Atlanta, Newark, and more. For hassle free connectivity, various ground transportation services like car rentals, scheduled buses, shared ride vans, taxis, and metro rail are available at all airports of the city.

Explore Athens

Athens, the capital city of Greece is said to be the symbol of Western Civilization. With its vast and expansive history, the city is a great place to visit. It has a history which stretches back to nearly 3,000 years. Athens is the birthplace of several renowned personalities including Socrates, Pericles, and Sophocles. The city is packed with numerous historical relics which should be added in every traveler’s itinerary including the Acropolis, Agora, Olympieion, and more. Apart from this several museums are also housed here which will appeal everyone who wants to know the glorious art, culture, and heritage of Athens such as Museum of Cycladic Art, Byzantine Museum, National Archaeology Museum, and more. The Church of the Holy Apostles, Panaghia Kapnikarea Church, Panathenaic Stadium & Olympic Stadium, and Saint Demetrius Loumbardiaris Chapel are also some of the worth visiting places here.

Things to Do in Athens

National Archaeology Museum

The National Archaeological Museum is one of the most significant museum in the world and the largest in Greece. The museum was established with the aim to secure the 19th century excavations (from the Attica region & other parts of the country). At present findings from different era of Greek history are housed here. The collection of the museum comprises of more than 11,000 exhibits. Through its elaborate collection it becomes easy for visitors to have an inside view of the Greek Civilization starting from the prehistoric age. The building is a neoclassical structure and was built during the late 19th century.

Museum of Cycladic Art

In January 1986, the Museum of Cycladic Art opened its doors for the public and today it has become a living institution in Athens. Various exhibitions are organized in the museum showcasing archaeology and contemporary art. Apart from this several educational programs, creative activities for children & families, lectures, one-day conferences, seminars, and other events are also held here from time-to-time. At present, visitors can see the permanent collection of the museum in its galleries under Cycladic Art, Ancient Greek Art, and Ancient Cypriot Art.

Open-Air Cinemas

Open-Air Cinemas or Summer Cinemas are an important part of summer nights in Athens. If you plan to visit the city in between May - September, then do grab the opportunity to watch a movie in any of several summer open-air cinemas. Spending an evening in a true Athenian style will be a joy. Majority of these cinemas are small gardens surrounded with bougainvillea flowers and jasmine trees. From June to September, the open-air film festival is also held in the city. During the festival some of the most beautiful locations in Athens are suddenly converted into open-air movie theaters. Nothing can be more relaxing than enjoying a movie and sipping a cold drink under the dazzling stars!

Best Time to Fly to Athens

The best times to visit Athens are between March and May and from September to November. Weather during the spring and fall months is agreeable and sunshine is pretty much a guarantee. During these months, the city is less crowded with economical hotel and airfare deals.