high season: April to October
low season: November to March, April to October, November to March
Weather InformationAthens is characterized by a Mediterranean climate. The summers are dry and hot, with temperatures averaging between 85 and 90 degrees. September typically has ideal conditions, with temperatures ranging from 66 degrees to 84 degrees. The weather is mild, and at times a bit cool, during late fall and winter. January is the coldest month, with temperatures falling between 43 and 55 degrees.
Crowd InformationAthens gets busy during spring and summer, particularly with visitors coming to see the monuments. Holidays such as Christmas and Easter are also popular times to visit. Athens hosts many major events throughout the year that attract crowds, including Carnival in January, the Athens Festival in summer, and the Athens Marathon in autumn.
Closure InformationMost hotels, shops, and attractions remain open throughout the year.
When to SaveAthens experiences little fluctuation in prices throughout the year. Prices are typically more expensive when major events take place.
Information provided by the Athens Tourism & Economic Development Agency