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Destination guide

Travel to historical Plaka

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Plaka. Travellers especially like the shopping, cafes and local tours in this welcoming and walkable city. Roman Agora and Acropolis Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Plaka

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Plaka 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:

  • Filopappos Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Attica Zoological Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Lycabettus Theater (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Pandrossou Street Market (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Athens National Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Dora Stratou Dance Theatre (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Plaka

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Plaka. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Filopappos Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Mount Lycabettus (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Syntagma Square (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Athens National Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Aristotle’s Lyceum (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Pedion Areos Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Plaka

The nearest airport is in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), located 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Plaka?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 795 holiday lettings around Plaka. From 644 flats & apartments to 87 houses, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Plaka?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Plaka:

  • Athens City Centre: 2,305 holiday homes
  • Koukaki: 1,080 holiday homes
  • Omonia Square: 1,060 holiday homes
  • Mets: 795 holiday homes
  • Makrigianni: 1,096 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Dora Stratou Greek Dances Theater: 3,560 holiday lettings
  • Turkish Baths: 3,557 holiday lettings
  • Theatre of Dionysus: 3,560 holiday lettings
  • Technis Theater: 3,562 holiday lettings
  • Choragic Monument of Lysicrates: 3,559 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Plaka listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Flats in Plaka?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 644 Flats in Plaka. Our other popular types of Plaka holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 87 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 678 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Plaka?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Plaka. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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