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Destination guide

Friendly Piraeus will entice you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Piraeus. Well known for its cafes, shopping and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Filopappos Hill and Parthenon are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Piraeus

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Piraeus has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Filopappos Hill (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Attica Zoological Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Lycabettus Theater (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Allou Fun Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Athens Planetarium (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Dora Stratou Dance Theatre (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Piraeus

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Piraeus is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Filopappos Hill (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Mount Lycabettus (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Stavros Niarchos Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Diomedes Botanic Garden (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Plato's Academy Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Syntagma Square (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Piraeus

The nearest airport is in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), located 16.4 mi (26.3 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Piraeus Railway Station or Piraeus White Station and explore the city from there. You can get around Piraeus by catching a ride on the metro at Piraeus Metro Station, Stadio Irinis and Filias Station or Faliro Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Pireas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,011 holiday lettings around Pireas. From 2,423 flats & apartments to 37 villas, 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 Pireas?

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 Pireas:

  • Athens City Centre: 2,306 holiday homes
  • Koukaki: 1,080 holiday homes
  • Plaka: 799 holiday homes
  • Omonia Square: 1,059 holiday homes
  • Mets: 795 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 Pireas?

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

  • Peace and Friendship Stadium: 3,491 holiday lettings
  • Piraeus Flea Market: 3,354 holiday lettings
  • Municipal Gallery of Piraeus: 3,362 holiday lettings
  • Karaiskaki Stadium: 3,465 holiday lettings
  • Port of Peiraias: 3,349 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pireas 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 Pireas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 2,423 Flats in Pireas. Our other popular types of Pireas holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 403 self catering accommodations
  • Yachts: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pireas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 66 holiday homes with pool available in Pireas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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