Wherever you choose to travel abroad, no matter how cautiously you travel, you are always at risk of sustaining a travel-related illness or injury, which could lead to a travel accident compensation claim.
Accidents in Athens
Prior to travel, it is essential to read a little about Athens, not only to minimise the risk of accident and injury abroad, but to ensure you make the most of the sights and attractions available to you on your holiday.
Remember heat-related illnesses and conditions can really spoil your time abroad, so keep covered, wear sunscreen and avoid any long periods in the sun during the hottest times of the day.
Spotlight on Athens
The Greek city of Athens offers some of the world’s most striking, significant buildings not to mention the abundance of legends and mythology associated with the city.
With soaring temperatures throughout a large proportion of the year, you can explore the city’s vast cultural and historical sites at your convenience.
Athens is home to some of the world’s most famous museums and archaeological research centres for culture-seekers interested in ancient history. Tourists are spoilt for choice regarding how to fill their itinerary, with numerous sites of interest, including the Acropolis of Athens, which stands out as a feature attraction for the city.
The Parthenon, Temple of Hephaestus, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Ancient Agora of Athens are just some of the spectacular sites that should feature near to the top of your to-do list.
Athens has a rich sporting history, being the first ever city to host the Olympic Games and playing host again in 2004 to a largely successful and enthralling games.
Transport links in Athens are to a high standard and easy to use, with bus, metro, suburban rail, and electric railways all offering routes within the city, as well as to and from the airport.
With a heavy itinerary on your hands, it is important to stay vigilant in Athens to prevent any avoidable holiday-related accidents, such as trips and falls on cobbled roads or road-related accidents.
If you have been injured while on holiday, through no fault of your own, you may be able to claim travel accident compensation for the harm you have suffered.
A law firm, such as Accident Advice Helpline can help you determine whether or not you have a case eligible to claim personal injury compensation, working on a 100 per cent no-win, no-fee* basis.
Call us today on 0800 689 0500 for a free initial consultation, with no pressure to pursue your claim following the call.
Date Published: July 22, 2015
Author: Accident Advice