Majestic Arch for the Roman Emperor

Built to honor the Roman Emperor Hadrian for his contribution to the city, this majestic arch is considered the gate to the Temple of Olympian Zeus. The arch spans the Via Triumphalis, the way taken by emperors when they entered the city after a major military victory.

Experience a day in Athens (video + images)

Europe’s oldest capital and our expert Concierge are delighted to introduce you to the most memorable experience in the luminous city of Athens and its modern and historic treasure troves.

Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

With breathtaking views of the famed Acropolis and Parthenon, regal Constitution Square and the Parliament, lush Lycabettus Hill or the original Olympic Stadium, the multi-awarded 5 star Hotel Grande Bretagne offers an unrivalled perspective of Athens’ mythical history. Located on Syntagma Square, and only minutes from historical must-sees, exclusive shopping, open-air cafes, museums and the metro station.

King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

Being one of Athens’ most prestigious hotels, the King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel is situated right in the heart of the city. Dating back to 1930, its 102 rooms have hosted not only legendary personalities but also some of Athens’ most astonishing events.

Athens

Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities.