THE PERFECT LOCATION
Exploring the roots of Greek Hospitality!
Fusing contemporary luxury with imitable elegance, Divani Caravel is a stunning hotel located in one of the city’s most vibrant neighbourhoods. Located just minutes away from constitution square, just a short walk from fashionable Kolonaki with its boutiques and famous cafés and restaurants as well as all the major cultural points, this is the ideal base from which to visit the key attractions of Athens.
Everything at your fingertips!
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(1.8 km from the hotel, buses E14/X14, 224 or 732 or metro M3 from Evangelismos station – 15-20 minutes)
Syntagma Square or Constitution Square is the central square of Athens. It is located in front of the 19th century Old Royal Palace housing the Greek Parliament since 1934.
Syntagma Square is the most important square of modern Athens from both a historical and social point of view, as it is at the heart of commercial activity and Greek politics.
(2 km from the hotel, 8 minutes by car or taxi depending on traffic [NB streets around the Acropolis are pedestrian areas], or metro M3 from Evangelismos station to Syntagma Square then bus 230 – 30 minutes)
The Acropolis is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens.
Build in 5 B.C. by Pericles, it contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historical significance, with the most famous being the Parthenon. Also known as sacred Rock, this UNESCO world Heritage site is definitely synonymous with Athens.
New Acropolis Museum
(2 km from the hotel, bus 550 or metro M3 from Evangelismos station, then M2 from Syntagma Square – 17-19 minutes)
The first Museum was on the Acropolis, which was completed in 1874, however, due to the growing volume of archaeological treasures discovered the need for a new museum was created.
Operating since 2009, the modern Acropolis Museum, houses every artifact found on the Sacred Rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to the Roman and Byzantine Greece.
National Gallery of Greece
(300 m from the hotel, 3-4 minute walk)
Impressive and fully renovated the National Gallery of Greece opened its doors again in March 2021 to celebrate the occasion of the 200th anniversary from the beginning of the Greek Revolution.
Here visitors will find a treasury of modern Greek art, from the post-Byzantine years to the present day: 20,000 works of painting, sculpture, engravings, magnificent collections proving that Greek Arts in the 19th century, followed the movements of the European avant-garde.
Athens has one more museum that will very soon belong in the circle of the great museums of the European Capitals.
(1 km from the hotel, a 15-minute walk)
Kolonaki is an upscale neighbourhood and one of the main shopping areas in Athens, with many fashion designer boutiques and jewellery shops.
A buzzing neighbourhood with a laid-back vibe. Here, you’ll be immersed in the vibrant lifestyle.
The streets are filled with cafes and bars, which are filled with people having a good time. If you visit Athens, you should definitely stroll around Kolonaki area as you’ll fit right into this sociable scene.
National Archaeological Museum
(2.4 km from the hotel, bus 224 – 40 minutes)
The National Archaeological Museum in Athens houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity. It is considered one of the greatest museums in the world and contains the richest collection of artifacts from Greek antiquity worldwide.
(1 km from the hotel, a 15-minute walk)
The Byzantine and Christian Museum offers an impressive collection of Christian and Byzantine art.
Exhibits are divided into ancient (4th to 15th century) and modern (15th to 20th century).
(1.2 km from the hotel, 16 minutes on foot)
The Benaki Museum has several sites, but the main one is the former Benaki family mansion in central Athens.
The museum houses Greek works of art from the prehistorical to the modern times, an extensive collection of Asian art, hosts periodic exhibitions and maintains a state-of-the-art restoration and conservation workshop. Although the museum initially housed a collection that included Islamic art, Chinese porcelain and exhibits on toys, its 2000 re-opening led to the creation of satellite museums that focused on specific collections, allowing the main museum to focus on Greek culture over the span of the country’s history.
Monastiraki Flea Market
Shopping in Athens is a favourite pastime and the Flea Market at Monastiraki is one of the best places to buy about anything. The area is home to clothing boutiques, souvenir shops, and specialty stores, and is a major tourist attraction in Athens for bargain shopping. The best day to stroll around the streets of Monastiraki is on a Sunday morning, where you may also combine it with a walk towards Psiri area, which hosts a number of galleries and vintage stores.
The Panathenaic Stadium, also known as the Kallimármaro (meaning the “beautifully marbled”), is a multi-purpose stadium used for several events and athletics in Athens.
The Stadium hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.
Reconstructed from the remains of an ancient Greek stadium, the Panathenaic is the only stadium in the world built entirely by marble and is one of the oldest in the world.
Athens Concert Hall
The Athens Concert Hall is located on Vasilissis Sofias Avenue, just a few minutes walk from our hotel
The Hall was inaugurated in 1991 with two halls. Since then it has been augmented with two more halls and now has a total of four: two large and two smaller ones. The Hall has optimal facilities for opera performances, which are presented regularly. Kindly ask our concierge for the timetable and planned performances.
The Megaro Moussikis station of the Athens Metro is just outside the Hall, on Line 3.
Athens International Airport
Athens International Airport is 33 km from the hotel and easily accessible, with direct trains from Evangelismos station on metro M3.
The trip takes about 50 minutes.
By car estimate aproximately 28 minutes without traffic. Toll roads are included.