Athens

Athens, from the rock of Acropolis

Welcome to Athens


The hometown of Goddess Athena, the Goddess of wisdom invites you to explore its secrets. Athens is the crossroad of 5 historical eras, the “Golden age of Pericles”, Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and modern era. Which is your favorite?

Points of interest

  • Visit the Acropolis Museum & Acropolis
  • Taste (and buy) Greek products at Monastiraki market
  • Taste traditional greek dishes and make a food tour
  • Walking tours around Athens’ attractions
  • Swim in the Athens Riviera – Lagonissi, Anavyssos, Vouliagmeni and Kavouri
  • Escape to an island in the Saronic Gulf
  • Enjoy Athens’ nightlife
  • Short escape in Marathons’ lake
  • Make a short escape by car and foot on the mountain of Parnitha and enjoy the outstanding view of Athens
  • Stay in a Boutique Hotel in Athens overlooking the rock of Acropolis or Aegean sea.
  • Watch a performance at Odeon of Herodes Atticus and Epidaurus ancient theatre
  • Watch the sunset at the Temple of Poseidon in the Cape of Sounion
  • Visit National Archeological Museum
  • Visit  National Gardens
  • Visit Elefsina museum

Length of stay: 3 to 5 days

Getting there:

From the Athens International Airport to the city center, located about 20 km (12 miles) east can be achieved via:

By Subway (Blue line 3): (Aghia Marina – Douk. Plakentias – Athens International Airport), which connects the Athens airport with the city center.

By 24h buses:

Bus lines connect directly the Athens (city center & greater area) and Piraeus (port) with the Athens International Airport (AIA)

All buses disembark passengers at the Departures Level (inbound trips to airport) and depart from the Arrivals Level (outbound trips from airport). BUS tickets are sold at the info/ticket-kiosk (located outside the Arrivals between Exits 4 and 5), or onboard (ask operator) without extra cost. 

There are four routes:

Χ93 : Kifissos KTEL (long-distance buses) Station – Airport
Direct Connection to the intercity bus (KTEL) terminals KIFISOS and LIOSION. Link to suburban rail station at: KIFISIAS

X95 : Syntagma – Airport
Direct Connection to Syntagma Square at Athens city center. Link to metro line 2 station at: SYNTAGMA Link to metro line 3 stations at: NOMISMATOKOPEIO, ETHNIKI AMYNA, SYNTAGMA Link to tramway routes at: SYNTAGMA

Χ96 : Piraeus – Airport
Direct Connection to Piraeus central passenger port terminals. Link to metro line 1 stations at: N.FALIRO (ISAP N.FALIRO), PEIRAIAS. Link to suburban rail station at: PEIRAIAS Link to tramway routes at: PLATEIA GLYFADAS, EDEM, FLISVOS

Χ97 : Eliniko Metro Station – Airport
Direct Connection to ELLINIKO metro station. Link to metro line 2 stations at: AG.DIMITRIOS, DAFNI

Indepedent travel

For travelers to Athens I provide two options

I can book hotels & transfers in Athens only, or

I can provide a full experience and include:

  • Hotel
  • Transfer
  • Breakfast
  • Privately guided excursions each day, customized to your interests. Excursions or daily tours may include:
    • Museum Pass – Skip the Line
    • Sunset Tour: Cape Sounio
    • Half Day or full Athens with Acropolis Site
    • Athens and Poseidon Temple – Private Full Day Tour
    • Argolis Full Day – Shore Private Tour
    • Full Day Delphi Private Tour – Including Admission
    • Full Day Epidaurus and Mycenae Private Tour – Including Admission
    • 1 Day Cruise 3 Islands to Agistri, Moni and Aegina – Semi-Private
    • Elefsina Half Day Private Tour
    • Escape to Marathon Lake and Domaine Costas Lazaridis for a unique winery tour with tasting on a semi-private premium off-road six hours tour.
  • Disposal car + Driver – Private

Due to COVID19 travel restrictions may change, you can check the following link for up-to-date information. https://travel.gov.gr/#/

*All prices & holidays details are subject to availability on confirmation

Recommended hotels and studios

Moon and Stars ***

Palladian Home****

COCOMAT ATHENS ****

NLH Fix Hotel – Neighborhood Lifestyle Hotels ****

Grecotel Pallas Athens *****

Brown Acropol ****

Booking information

Contact at vpitsouli@ticketseller.gr or call me

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