The capital of Greece, Athens
, was a filming hotspot for My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 and the majority of the filming was around the Plaka salt pan, in the Plaka neighbourhood of Athens. One of the world’s oldest cities, Athens has a rich history that spans over 3,400 years. With ancient landmarks, a vibrant culture and historical significance, add Athens to your Greece bucket list.
You can enjoy a day trip to Athens from Sounion
which is located along the coast just an hour away and offers beautiful natural surroundings as well as a scenic marina and plenty of watersports options.
Athens is home to a number of ancient landmarks including the Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring the temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, the iconic Parthenon. With a thriving cultural scene, Athens delights visitors with its culinary delights from traditional Greek dishes like souvlaki to the bustling central market with lots on offer.