Sure, it's the birthplace of civilization and the cradle of democracy... and although steeped in history Athens still rocks with a happenin' nightlife, great restaurants and beautiful island getaways just off the coast.
Check out our guide to staying in Athens on the cheap, along with recommended Web resources for getting the most out of your stay in Greece's capital city...
More about Athens travel & tourism around the Web:
Greece Guide - Browse for recommended restaurants, tourist attractions, Athens maps. information on the Greek isles and how to get there.
Athens Survival Guide - Why do we love the Net? Just check out Matt Barrett's soup-to-nuts travel guide covering the gamut of city services, the Athens Metro, cuisine (don't miss "Souvlaki - Greece's Gift to Fast Food"), nightlife, walking tours, and day trips, suggested car rentals and hotels, and lots of other insider tips as Athens butts heads with the 21st century.
Greece-Athens.com - Touristy, but easily navigable and chock full of useful info on where to stay and what to do, but the real draw is the photo and video galleries offering up a feast of Greek eye candy. Windows Media Player required.
Athens Hotels & City Guide - Geared to the business traveler with quick hits on the weather, dress codes, business etiquette, currency converter plus suggested restaurants and sightseeing