Cruise to Athens

Who, but the goddess of wisdom, courage, and inspiration, could lend her name to the cradle of western civilization and the birthplace of democracy? Athena's namesake, Athens, presents its ancient pedigree in the remnants of monuments, statuary and sacred sites such as the Parthenon, Acropolis and the Temple of Zeus, paying homage to the classical era while embracing current its status as a thriving urban metropolis. This juxtaposition of the ages is what makes Athens unique, but what else did you expect from the oldest city in Europe?