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Introducing Athens


A trip to Athens is not a trip to a city, but rather a journey through a mysterious world of ancient civilizations and archaeological wonders. Named for Athena, the goddess of wisdom, a walk through the city is a walk through history and mythology, so let the age-old myths be your guide. First, head up to the Acropolis, the symbol of the Athens, and look down on the city that held the first ever Olympic Games. Watch a parade of Evzone soldiers from Syntagma Square and explore the wonderful museums of the city. Relax in the neighborhood of Pláka and let Greek cuisine delight your taste buds as you enjoy the seafood and other delicacies it is so famous for.

Athens is known for:


History and Art Seaside Swimming Romantic Culinary Entertainment and Shopping

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Piraeus (12 km)
Corinth (133 km)
Livadia (159 km)
CURRENCY
Euro (EUR)

COUNTRY CODE
+30

ELECTRIC POWER
F, C, E

TIME ZONE
GMT +2

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€2.91

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL
€35.00

Athens airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can get from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport (ATH) to the city center using the metro and buses. A metro ticket to get you from the airport to either Sintagma or Monastiraki station on the M3 line costs 8 euros and takes around 30 minutes. The X95 bus also runs between the airport and Sintagma Square and costs 5 euros.

Average time from airport: 30 minutes

Distance from airport: 44 km

TAXI:

If you want to go by taxi from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport to the city center, the will cost between 25 and 30 euros and take between 30 and 40 minutes.

Average taxi price: 30 euros

CAR RENTAL:

Miles & Smiles members earn 100 Miles per day, up to maximum 1000 Miles. What’s more, rentals made through the website for 1 or 2 days earn an extra 250 Miles, while rentals for 3 or more days earn an extra 500 Miles.

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