Rent a car in Athens Airport
Athens is the biggest city in Greece. It is the capital of the country and its population is estimated to be over 3 million. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe with the most important points of reference the Acropolis and the Parthenon. The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. In Athens, there are many museums in which you can learn the history of Athens and many tourists are attracted because of the great historical interest it presents. Athens is well-known for its nightlife and gastronomy. Rent a car in Athens airport! There are also several nearby destinations that you can reach from Athens by car.
The Acropolis and the Parthenon
Visit the sacred rock of the Acropolis with the Parthenon. A World Heritage Site that was built in honor of the goddess Athena. Its construction was completed in 432 BC, and its architects were Iktinos and Kallikratis. Also nearby are Propylaea, Erechtheion, the temple of Athena Nike, the ancient theater of Dionysus, the conservatory of Herod Atticus, and the Acropolis Museum. Certainly worth visiting all the monuments for the fans of ancient Greek History.
Plaka and Monastiraki
The areas of Plaka and Monastiraki are considered as tourist destinations. All season, even in winter, you will find tourists strolling around the streets. Of course, the best time is after spring, where you can stroll through the traditional alleys of Plaka and take pictures of the neoclassical houses where bougainvilleas bloom. Around the taverns and bars are plenty, you will find one that suits your taste for local delicacies for sure. On your walk to Monastiraki you will certainly find something to shop from shops selling folk art to antiques.
The International Airport of Athens (ΑΤΗ)
The International Airport of Athens (ATH) called “Eleftherios Venizelos” is located 30km away from the city center. Athens Airport is linked to 48 countries and 31 domestic destinations. Access to it is easy by various means of transportation such as subway, taxi, suburban railway, and bus. There are also parking spaces of about 6,000 seats.