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What you should know about Piraeus

How to Find the Best Hotels around Piraeus, Athens

Who would imagine that modest Greece would have Europe's largest passenger port? The Port of Piraeus, Athens, welcomes millions of cruise passengers every year, not to mention standing as a hub of maritime trade. The town of Piraeus is as busy as its port, the streets overflowing with live entertainment, al fresco dining, and plenty of fun places to shop. It's an ideal place to stay for a short stopover in Athens. There are some world class hotels in Piraeus, with modern, spacious rooms and 24-hour room service. Standard, more cozy accommodations are available for those on a budget. You'll find both types of rooms on by browsing our easy site. Enter the destination and dates of your trip, and you'll instantly see a list of all of the great options, along with prices, pictures, and reviews.

What's Piraeus, Athens Like?

There are many things to do in Piraeus, which has been inhabited since the 26th century BC. The neighborhoods are diverse, with all types of cuisine and architecture. You can take cruises out to the Greek islands only steps from your hotel when you stay close to the water. Stay higher up the hill, and you'll have a commanding view of Athens and the Saronic Gulf. The Archaeological Museum of Piraeus and the Maritime Museum are close by. Vibrant nightlife is abundant, and it's fine to stay up late. If you want to travel to some of the more notable ruins, such as the Acropolis, you're only minutes away by tram, trolleybus, or train. The beaches of southern Athens are close and are very pleasant spots to spend a day.

Tips for Getting along with Locals in Piraeus, Athens

People all over Greece are warm and generous hosts. You won't have a problem finding assistance in English. Take advantage of the outdoor dining opportunities, and do as the Greeks do: Savor your food, slow down, and enjoy people watching and all of the tastes, sights, and sounds around you. Explore Piraeus' many neighborhoods and meet locals; the best shops and cafes are off the beaten track. Once you find the best hotels around Piraeus, Athens, book them right away on You'll get a great rate by booking early, and you'll know exactly where you'll be staying once you arrive in Piraeus. If English isn't your first language, call to find travel agents who speak 11 languages. always makes it easy to get the room you want wherever you plan to travel.

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