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Athens Tour Ideas

Athens Riviera Small Group Tour by TRIKKE

Athens Riviera Small Group Tour by TRIKKE
Duration:
3 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 103.64
Soak up the scenic sights of the Athens Riviera on a revolutionary TRIKKE® (electric tricycle) during this 3.5-hour small group tour. With your local guide, breeze along the Attica coastline on your easy-to-ride, three-wheeled electric Trikke. Relax on the pristine sands of Megalo Kavouri beach, where you'll enjoy free time to swim and sunbathe. Then, make for Vouliagmeni Lake. Choose to dive into its lukewarm, healing waters before sinking your teeth into a savory snack, sweet treat, coffee or cocktail at the lakeside restaurant (own expense).

Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Self-Guided Tour

Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Self-Guided Tour
Duration:
4 hours
From:
USD 26.78
Discover Athens on a 4-hour tour with your own private vehicle and driver.  Discover the Acropolis of Athens, Temple of Zeus, Panathenian Stadium and more! After admiring the downtown city sights, watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony outside the Athens National Gardens. Finally,  and take a walk up the slopes of the city's famous Acropolis. Finish with a stroll around the agora — the hub of ancient Athens. Your driver will be waiting for you at the designated point to return you to your pick up point

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Athens Airport (ATH) Information


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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.


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 Jun 2017