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2-Night Independent Santorini Experience from Athens

2-Night Independent Santorini Experience from Athens
Duration:
3 days
From:
USD 302.24
Let the allure of Santorini draw you across the Aegean Sea on this independent, 2-night trip from Athens. Relax and breathe in the fresh, sea air as you make your way by ferry to this idyllic island. Then, feel like you've stepped into a postcard as you get up close to the pretty, blue-domed churches, breathtaking sunsets, and sugar cube houses that typify the island. Enjoy ample free time to explore Kamari, Akrotiri, Oia and more at your own pace, with 3- or 4-star accommodation, breakfast and round-trip transport included.

Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip

Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip
Duration:
2 days
From:
USD 203.02
Combine three best-selling tours for a two-day immersion in Athens, Cape Sounion, Mycenae and Epidaurus. Perfect for those who already have overnight accommodation, this guided tour takes you to Greece's best-preserved ruins and scenic locations. On one day, see Athens' Acropolis and Parthenon and then venture to Cape Sounion's Temple of Poseidon, a gleaming cliff-top beacon overlooking the Aegean Sea. The other day, explore ancient remains in the city of Mycenae and visit the small village of Epidaurus, home to UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios and Ancient Amphitheatre of Epidaurus.


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 ATH Athens Airport Info & Guide


Athens International Airport

Where is Athens Airport?  


Ah, Athens, the birthplace of democracy. Greece's capital is a land of contrasts: the city oozes with history, while all around the modern world tries to take hold. Despite the current economic turmoil, the passion of the Greek people burns eternal. Paradox is everywhere. Don't fool yourself, travel to Athens can bring culture shock to even the most seasoned traveller. Yet, give it a chance, and the city and its people will capture your heart.


Athens International Airport (IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAV), officially Elefthérios Venizélos Airport, or simply Athens Airport, is located 20 kilometres (12 miles) east of Athens city centre, in the Aticca region, Greece. ATH is situated between Koropi, Loutsa, Markopoulo and Spata towns, about 30 kilometres (19 miles) to the east of central Athens, by road. The airport is officially named for former Greek Prime Minister, Elefthérios Venizélos.


In 2014, Athens Airport served 15,196,463 passengers, making it the 33rd busiest airport in Europe. 


A huge number of airlines fly to Athens Airport, including Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air China, Air France,  Air Transat, Alitalia, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, Croatia Airlines, Cyprus Airways, Delta Air Lines, EasyJet, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Germanwings, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Olympic Air, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Scandinavian Airlines, Sky Express, Sky Wings, SunExpress, Turkish Airlines and US Airways, to name just a few.


In 2011, the top international destinations from Athens Airport were, in order, London, Larnaca, Paris, Rome, Munich, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Madrid, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Zurich, Brussels, New York, Doha, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Cairo, Abu Dhabi, Toronto, Bangkok, Philadelphia and Manama.


The top domestic destinations from Athens Airport in 2011 were Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Rhodes, Chania, Santorini, Mytilene, Corfu, Alexandroupolis, Mykonos, Cyclades and Kos.


Your best bet for an Athens Airport transfer is the metro. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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 Other Items of Interest at Athens Airport


If you have any extra time on your hands, be sure to visit the on-site Archaeologica Museum.

 

Athens Airport services include:

  • Business Centre (Arrivals Level)
  • Metropolitan Exhibition & Conference Centre
  • Shopping
  • Baggage Storage
  • Hellenic Post Office (Arrivals Level)
  • Children Creative Entertainment Area
  • Pharmacy (Arrivals Level)




Additional Athens Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 24 Feb 2015