These Athens captions will help you keep your friends and followers active and entertained as you visit this beautiful city in Greece. After all, sharing your photos and articles of Athens shouldn’t be dull and shouldn’t be a chore, either.

Feel free to use any of the below Athens captions for Instagram, take my photos, pair them with the best quotes about Athens or choose one of the following funny Athens puns and make them yours!

Athens Captions for Instagram

A history lesson, straight from the horse’s mouth.

The pillars have eyes in Athens

Lost in Athens

Athens, one items less on my bucket list

From Athens with love

You Odyssey Athens!

Athens, I’ve got you under my skin

Athens is a world apart

Among Gods & Heroes

In love with mythology

In love with Ancient Greece

Living my myth in Greece

Living my new life in an old city

New adventures in an old world

Setting out for Athens

Athens, a travel dream come true

Athens, where the new and the old are two sides of the same coin

Just Socrates and the breeze

Between infinity and divinity, there’s Athens

Time flies when you’re having fun

Kisses and hugs from the roof of the world

What happens in Athens stays in Athens

There’s poetry in ruins

The remains of an impressive civilization

What a heavenly way to end my day!

Mamma Mia, here I go again!

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Short Captions for Athens Photos

In love with Athens

Athens calling!

Timeless Athens!

Simply perfect!

Plaka, my love!

This is my Athens!

Classy & classical!

Living the myth, Athenswise

Oh my Gods!

The power of Athens

The power of Gods

Athens is magic

Hello Athens!

Life in the Ancient Agora

Good vibes only

Time travel in Athens

Smart & Funny Athens Puns

When it comes to Athens puns, it’s hard to come up with original sayings. So many smart people have written such savvy captions I couldn’t compete against! I’ve tried my best to put together this collection of Athens puns, some original, others copied from various sources, to help you find everything in one place.

My Apollo-gies for having such fun in Athens!

From Plato to plate, I love everything about Athens

Athens-ifying my travels

My Athens-tic adventures in Greece

Let’s Parthenon some great memories and fun

Athens travel: It’s all Greek to me

Gyros and Gargoyles: Good food and history in Athens

Athens, such a Zeus-y city!

The three G: Greek Goddess Getaway

My Athen-ha moment on the Lycabettus Hill

Plaka your bags; let’s go to Athens!

Ouzo the boss?

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Quotes about Athens

Many poets mentioned Athens in their works. The capital city of Greece has served as muse and inspiration to hundreds of writers across history. Here are a few of these quotes about Athens to inspire you and to make you dream of Ancient Greece.

Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts and eloquence.

John Milton

Athens is a great city to see, and worth a few days to explore.

Rick Steves Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese

The citadel of Athens was the Acropolis, or “high city,” an almost impregnable outcrop that rises one hundred and fifty meters above sea level.

The Rise of Athens: The Story of the World’s Greatest Civilization, by Anthony Everitt

One prime spot is the great Promenade; even Athenians get a thrill every time they follow this walkway around the base of the Acropolis Hill past some of the greatest monuments of antiquity. Think of the experience as time travel.

Frommer’s Athens and the Greek Islands, by Stephen Brewer

Runners from the house had been sent into the Agora, to the bronze statues of heroes that represented the ten tribes of Athens.

The Gates of Athens, by Conn Iggulden

Pericles led the Athenian democracy not through any rank or elected office, but simply by the sheer strength of his personality. He decided that the Acropolis and particularly the temple of Athena would be rebuilt […]. Only the best materials would be used for the new temple. The walls would be of Pentelic marble, the roof of cedar beams and gilded tiles.

24 Hours in Ancient Athens: A Day in the Life of the People Who Lived There, by Philip Matyszak

Only in ancient Athens and in the United States so far has democracy lasted for as much as two hundred years. Monarchy and different forms of despotism, on the other hand, have gone on for millennia.

Pericles Of Athens And The Birth Of Democracy, by Donald Kagan

I am a citizen, not of Athens, or Greece, but of the world.


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