Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece as well as one of the world's oldest cities with an impressive historic heritage.
The great rock of the Acropolis overlooking the city of Athens symbolizes the birth of European civilization with its Parthenon temple and the new Acropolis Museum.
Interesting places to see in Athens: Plaka Wander (a vibrant quarter with narrow alleys and steep steps), Tower of the Winds, The bazaar (a colorful street market) and The National Archeological Museum (the world's finest collection of ancient Greek art and sculpture).
Athens nightlife especially around the famous historic triangle Plaka, Psiri and Thission satisfies all tastes and numerous theaters all around Athens offer a different type of entertainment.
Most popular beaches in the Riviera of Athens are Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Kavouri and Glyfada.
Piraeus, where all the ferries to the Greek islands depart from, has been the Port of Athens for more than 2500 years. Today most Mediterranean cruise liners dock in Piraeus Cruise Port. Private taxi from Athens to Piraeus Port to costs around EUR 40.
Athens Public transport includes bus, trolley tram, metro and of course taxi.
The urban and suburban railway system is managed by three different companies: ISAP, Attiko Metro and Proastiakos. The railway system connects Athens Airport to the city of Corinth, via Larissa station (Athens central train station) and the port of Piraeus.
Athens national railway system (OSE) is connecting Athens to Istanbul, Sofia, Bucharest and all major cities in Greece.
The tram connects Athens downtown to the Athens coast.
Athens taxi can be found on the street taxi ranks or you can pre-book a private transfer online or hire a car and a driver by the hour. Book your private transfer from Athens with city-airport-taxis.com and save time and money.
Athens Airport (Eleftherios Venizelos) is located in Spata and is one of the best airports in Europe that serves flights to Greece daily from several international airlines from all over the world.
There are two terminals at Athens Airport: The Main Terminal and the Satellite Terminal, which are connected by a foot tunnel for easy access.
Athens bus transfers by regional buses are available from the airport.
You can find Athens taxis outside the airport, but you may have to wait in line and the cost is not fixed.
By booking your aiprort transfer in advance you will save time and money.
Private transfer from Athens Airport to Athens City Centre by private transfer costs EUR 55,00.