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3-Day Trip to Delphi and Meteora from Athens

3-Day Trip to Delphi and Meteora from Athens
Duration:
3 days
From:
USD 361.22
Experience two of Greece's most awe-inspiring sights on this 3-day tour from Athens, with round-trip coach transport and hotel accommodation included. Explore UNESCO-listed Delphi on Mt Parnassus, and hear tales of the long-ago oracle who dispensed prophesies from its Temple of Apollo. Then, marvel at UNESCO-ranked Meteora, famed for its medieval monasteries perched on needle-like rock pinnacles, before your return to Athens. Your tour includes a choice of hotel standards in Delphi and Kalambaka near Meteora, plus breakfast and dinner each day, and hotel pickups and drop-offs in Athens.

Athens Shore Excursion: Private Tour to Marathon from Athens

Athens Shore Excursion: Private Tour to Marathon from Athens
Duration:
4 hours
From:
USD 85.72
Swap the cruise port for the captivating sights of modern and Ancient Greece on this private 4-hour shore excursion to Marathon from Athens. With a private driver-guide, visit the Marathon Tomb and hear about the soldiers who fell at the Battle of Marathon, see the site where the namesake race originated, and take in panoramic views of the lush natural beauty surrounding Lake Marathon and the world's only marble dam. This tour ensures you'll receive undivided attention from a private guide.

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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.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Athens Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

 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 Dec 2015