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Athens Tour Ideas

An Evening Walking Tour of Athens

An Evening Walking Tour of Athens
Duration:
2 hours
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USD 20.45
See Athens at the most beautiful time of the day with an enthusiastic local guide and the most romantic views of Athens. This tour also includes a glass of wine at a special place

Athens Photography Tour

Athens Photography Tour
Duration:
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Discover hidden treasures of Ancient Greece in an Athens Photo Tour, by walking the city streets. You will learn practical pro tips you can use straight away. We will point out details invisible to the untrained eye, reveal the best points on the route of your interest and identify photo opportunities for creative shots. This is a great way to see the city from a different perspective and also learn something new!

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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 Apr 2017