Tourist guide of Piraeus
At beautiful Piraeus
you will have several interesting options
to see and entertain yourselves...
Visit the important Archaeological Museum. In its halls you will have the opportunity to see some rare exhibits, such as the bronze statues of Apollo (6th century BC.), of Athena (fourth century BC.) and of Artemis (fourth century BC.) and the impressive monument of Kallithea.
Explore the Naval Museum, which holds well in its halls the works by important seascape artists of 19th and 20th century (Such as Volanakis, Chatzis, Prosalentis the Ntemiris etc.), unique ship models to understand the evolution of Greek shipping industry over the years and important maps from the 16th to the 19th century.
Visit the impressive Municipal Theatre of Piraeus, facing Korais Square, where the "heart" of the city beats. Deservedly is considered as one of the most remarkable samples of public architecture in Greece of the 19th century, but also as one of the best theaters in Balkans!
One afternoon go to Prophet Elijah to watch an interesting concert or a play with famous singers and leading actors. In this area you will find cafes with panoramic views and taverns with good grilled meat.
Enjoy ice cream, coffee or a cold beer, overlooking the port of Zea, at the seaside cafes and taverns, which succeed one another in the wide sidewalk with the palm trees that reaches Alexandra Square.
Do your shopping at center’s shops and take advantage of the very good quality, variety and the good prices. At noon, you will find something tasty to snack at ouzo-bars, cafes and pizzerias on Korais Square.
for fresh fish and seafood by the sea and atmospheric bars with nice music, you will descend to the picturesque harbor with the fishing boats and yachts.
for lunch, coffee or dessert overlooking the sea and a stroll on the waterfront, next to luxury yachts.
For your stay in Piraeus, you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Piraeus, as well as in many other areas close to Piraeus and the suburbs nearby, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
Access to Athens by car is easy and quick through almost all Attica's road networks. Syggrou Ave - Athens (Syntagma), Peiraios Ave - Ahtens (Omonia sqr), Poseidonos Ave, Kifisos Ave - National Road from North Suburbs of Athens, Thivon from West Suburbs and Schiston Ave from East Attica.
Indicative distances and routes:
From Athens (Omonia sqr) 9 km
From Athens (Syntagma sqr): 11.2 km
From Kifissia: 27 km
From Keratsini: 4 km
From Peristeri: 12 km
Direct access by public transportation to Piraeus is possible through the center of Athens (Omonia sqr), the south coastal suburbs and the suburbs of Piraeus (Keratsini, Perama, Nikaia, Drapetsona, Ag. I. Rentis etc).
Most terminals and stops of urban transport are centrally located in the city.
By metro - train:
From Piraeus terminal, at the port of Piraeus, you can access the rest of Attica by train that reaches Kifissia and intermediate metro stations.
The terminal is located at the Port of Piraeus.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.