Conference participants and attendees of ICUAS ’20 will have the opportunity to “mix business and pleasure”, and take advantage of what Athens and Greece have to offer.

Information and sample suggestions of what to see are provided below.

City of Athens

The main sights in the City of Athens include the Parthenon and the Acropolis, Plaka (the old part of the city below the Acropolis), National Garden, Lykavittos, Constitution Square (Syntagma Square), the Monastiraki Square and its neighborhood, and the Panathinaiko Stadium (Marble Stadium) where the first modern Olympic Games took place.

The Parthenon and the Acropolis

A visit to the Acropolis and the world-wide famous Acropolis Museum is a must!

The Parliament

The National Gardens

Panathinaiko Stadium

Museums and Archaeological Sites

Additional information about museums and other archaeological sites in Athens may be found at:

One Day Excursions – away from Athens

 Cape Sounion and Poseidon’s Temple

While in Athens, a one day excursion to Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon is worth the trip.

To learn more about the ancient Greek gods, goddesses, heroes and rituals, have a look at the Greek Mythology.

Other major attractions, one day excursions away from Athens, include:

Epidaurus

Epidaurus, http://greeklandscapes.com/greece/epidaurus.html

Delphi

Delphi, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delphi

Other, longer excursions

If you are traveling in the Peloponnese Peninsula, visit the Ancient Olympia and Monemvasia, and if you decide to travel north, you can visit Meteora.

Ancient Olympia

Monemvasia

 Meteora