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4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora

4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora
4 days
USD 544.04
Step back in time on this 4-day Classical Greece tour from Athens, seeing all the top attractions that date back to this fascinating era. With overnight accommodation included and an expert guide to accompany you, the tour highlights the country's most intriguing archeological sites – four of which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Explore Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi, and visit 11th-century monasteries perched on the rock towers of Meteora.

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Private Tour: Cape Sounion Half-Day Trip from Athens

Private Tour: Cape Sounion Half-Day Trip from Athens
4 hours
USD 85.92
See breathtaking Cape Sounion and its shimmering Temple of Poseidon on this private morning or afternoon tour from Athens! Travel by private, air-conditioned minivan along the beautiful Attica Riviera, and visit the clifftop temple that stands on the tip of the Cape, facing the Aegean Sea. Behold its marble columns as your guide explains its historical significance and the Greek legends swirling around it. Then, marvel at the awesome sea and coastal views, and capture them on camera. Enjoy the full attention of your expert guide on this private tour.

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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 Aug 2015