Welcome to Athens! The capital city of Greece, Athens is a vibrant and historic place. It’s known for its ancient landmarks, beautiful architecture, and lively culture, what not to love! Athens is a city just dripping with history, but it also has an exciting nightlife scene – this is undoubtedly a city to suit everyone! With so much to see and do in this city, we’ve put together a list of the top incentives in Athens to give you some inspiration for your next incentive trip. Read along to find out more!
Top Incentives in Athens
Tour The Acropolis
The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel and one of the most famous landmarks in the entire city if not all of Greece! A visit to this ancient citadel is a must do experience on any trip to the city, and what better way to experience the Acropolis than through a private tour! Learn about the rich and exciting history of the Acropolis, Greece and experience some stunning views over the city of Athens! For any history fans this is undoubtedly one of the top incentives in Athens.
View Athens in a different way and treat yourself and your group to a private sunset cruise around the city! Sit back in luxury and take in stunning views of the city as you ship away at champagne or local Greek wines. Want to spend more time on the water? Why not have dinner cooked by a private chef for you and your group aboard the ship! This incentive is undoubtedly an unforgettable experience.
Enjoy a Night at The Greek National Opera
A fan of the Opera? Lover of classical music? Then this incentive is for you! Even if you’re new to the world of opera or don’t know much about classical music, this is still a fantastic incentive. The Greek National Opera put on a fantastic show that you can’t help but be captivated by! Another draw is that the Greek National Opera is housed in the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre which is a stunningly designed space. The venue is eco-friendly and features things such as a manmade river, parkland and the national library of Greece!
Want to see as much of the city as possible? Don’t want to break a sweat? Well, you’re going to love this incentive! Take a private tour of the city on a fleet of e-bikes which make going up and down the many hills of the city a breeze! This incentive is fantastic for those in Athens for only a short time as it really allows you to maximise your time in the city and see as much as possible.
If you’re a foodie then you’re in luck, this might be the perfect incentive for you! A food tour is the perfect way to sample the delicious and diverse cuisine of this ancient city. You’ll get to taste traditional dishes like Greek coffee, baklava, and feta cheese, as well as explore the bustling markets and food stalls that give Athens its vibrant culinary scene. Getting to know a city through its food is a unique and exciting experience and is undoubtedly one of the top incentives in Athens.
Discover an interesting side to the city with this Alternative Athens tour! With your guide, explore Athens past and present, from ancient palaces to gentrified neighbourhoods focusing on artisan shops and funky eateries – this tour really gives you a good feel for the vibe in Athens and it’s an amazing way to start off any incentive trip!
Interested in the mythology that surrounds Ancient Greece? Well, have a walk through the city where the stories took place! Stroll through Athens and hear about Zeus, Dionysius, Athena and Poseidon as you walk though sites of significance in the God’s stories. You will also get to sample fantastic Greek gastronomy to go along with the stories of the Gods such as wine and honey which brings these stories to life even more! This is definitely one of the top incentives in Athens.
Another exciting part of the history of Greece, the Olympic Games! This is the city where it all started and now you and your group can run in the footsteps of those first Olympic athletes as you undertake your own Olympic Games. If that’s not enough to entice you these Olympic Games themed activities happen in venues right where the original Olympic Games of old did! Try discus, javelin and race your team in the ancient Panathenaic Stadium – the only stadium in the world made entirely of marble!
Found something that takes your fancy?
Book your next incentive trip or plan your next unique event with the assistance of Panoptic. At Panoptic Events, we deliver world-class experiences cross-sector that amaze and inspire. We have the expertise, network and solutions to assist you with the design and implementation of travel, events, activities, tours, transportation and programme logistics. Simply tell us your story, and we will create your legacy. If you would like to find out more about our services, please get in touch.
Keep up to date with Panoptic Events latest news and activity via our Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram sites. You can also check out our latest industry tips and knowledge right here via our Resources page.