Destination guide

Travel to historical Athens

Enjoy the area's history, art galleries and museums with a rental holiday home in Athens. Travellers to this scenic city praise the parks, cafes and monuments. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Athens

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Athens a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Point Mallard Park (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Wilson Morgan Park (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Athens

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Athens. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Big Spring Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Fairview Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Christopher Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Palmer Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Delano Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Dublin Memorial Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Athens

The nearest airport is in Huntsville, AL (HSV-Huntsville Intl.), located 15.5 mi (24.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL-Northwest Alabama Regional), which is 37 mi (59.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Athens?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 22 holiday lettings around Athens. From 17 Houses to 2 Caravans, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Athens?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Athens. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Houston Memorial Library: 50 holiday lettings
  • Christopher Park: 50 holiday lettings
  • Fairview Park: 49 holiday lettings
  • Athens State University: 50 holiday lettings
  • Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives: 50 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Athens listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Athens?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Athens. Our other popular types of Athens holiday rentals include:

  • Caravans: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Athens?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Athens. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.