Watching the sunset over a beautiful city such as Athens is the perfect way to finish a day. A rooftop bar with delicious cocktails is an amazing way to enhance any sunset. The Galaxy Bar and Lounge on the rooftop of the Hilton Athens holds one of the best vantage points in the city and is a wonderful place to start your evening. With direct views of the Acropolis, the very long curved open terrace runs the entire length of the hotel. Before heading down to the Plaka for a Greek dinner feast, make sure to meet your friends at the Hilton Galaxy Rooftop bar for pre-dinner drinks.
My favorite drink is the Champagne Supernova, which is champagne with vanilla vodka infused with lychee and rose flavor. The drink menu offers a diverse selection of drinks, including an entire page dedicated to the magic known as the Gin and Tonic! While definitely on the pricy side, the stunning sunset views are worth it, so stay for one cocktail at least and take some very Instagram worthy pictures. The cocktails are also inclusive of complimentary bar snacks, and I love bar snacks!!! If you are truly sticking to a budget, beer is a reasonable choice.
YOLO, so you might as well spend a couple extra dollars and see a glorious sunset over the Acropolis.
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- Galaxy Bar Hilton Athens: 46 Vassilissis Avenue, Athens 11528, Greece +30 210 7281402 www.hilton.coom/en/hotels/greece-athens-ATHHITW/dining/index.html