We’re going island hopping, and along the way, we’re taking out our phones and cameras to document our trip. Our mission? Grab the most jaw-dropping shots to share on Instagram, because pics or it didn’t happen, right?
In Athens, there’s sights to see around every corner. The ancient ruins are mixed in a rich, modern city, decked out in graffiti murals. The city truly shines through the lens.
1. Hadrian’s Arch
Likely built to celebrate the arrival of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, it stands today as the perfect frame for a selfie.
ALL The Ruins
No trip to Ancient Greece would be complete without all of the different unique ruins you find along the way!
2. The Temple of Zeus
3. The Parthenon
4. Erechtheion Temple
5. The Odeon of Herodes Atticus
6. Olympic Sports Complex (modern)
Recreate an ice skating pose or simply marvel at the cool buildings left over from the 2004 Athens Olympics.
7. Street art around Plaka, Monastiraki
How meta: an instagram photo of a real photo. We love this idea to capture your study abroad memories both IRL and online!
8. Rooftop view of The Acropolis during sunset at our accommodation!
9. The National Gardens
38 acres of sheer nature in the heart of Athens, The National Garden was commissioned by the first Queen of modern Greece, Amalia. Stroll through and marvel at the palm trees, monuments, and ponds.
10. Monastiraki square
A flea market neighborhood in Athens, it’s home to a bustling crowd looking for deals in the nearby stores, but a beautiful photo opportunity for people watching!
11. You’re on a boat, cruising through the Aegean Sea – grab all the shots of those views
12. The Blue Domes in Oia
13. The Red Beach
14. The Black Beach
15. The Three Bells of Fira (Thira) The Catholic Church of Koimisi Tis Theotokou
Famed for its three bells and blue dome, the Catholic Church of Koimisi Tis Theotokou has incredible views.
16. Skaros Rock
Created through volcanic activity, Skaros was once fortified to serve as a fortress to help protect the island.