Located within the city limits of Athens is the port area of Piraeus. The lovely port is definitely a must visit for a change of scenery in Athens. From the gorgeous historic monuments you come to this rather contemporary area with lots of yachts and boats and what not.
There are many old and new buildings in the area that are worth seeing; most notably the Veakeio theatre and the Hellenic Maritime Museum. The Church of Saint Nicholas as well as a few other churches are worth seeing.
Perfect to spend an entire day in, Piraeus has a host of entertainment options. Do certainly try the sea food as it is as fresh as it gets in this marine town. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Athens itinerary 7 days.
- The Piraeus Tour (Blue Route) departs every 30 minutes.
- Starts from Terminal in Akti Miaouli (near the Cruise Ship Terminal) from 08:30 am until 8:00 pm (April - October).
- Rent a car to reach this place
- Piraeus Train Station
- Jimmy and the fish
- Kebab and curry
- Café Adesso
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20.16% of people who visit Athens include Piraeus in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
36.19% of people start their Piraeus visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Piraeus
94.48% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Piraeus