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Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Athens is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's art galleries, history and museums with a rental holiday home in Athens. Revered for its bars, riverfront and restaurants, this city is both trendy and welcoming. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Athens

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Athens a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bailiwick Ranch and Discovery Zoo (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Thunderhart Golf Course (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Rainbow Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Kaaterskill Falls (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Lake Taghkanic State Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Zoom Flume (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Athens

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Athens is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dutchman's Landing (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • George J. Terpening Sr. Memorial Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Lake Taghkanic State Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Seamon Park (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Saugerties Village Beach (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Mountain Top Arboretum (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Athens

Fly into Hudson, NY (HCC-Columbia County), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Pittsfield, MA (PSF-Pittsfield Municipal), which is 28.8 mi (46.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Athens?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 162 holiday lettings around Athens. From 107 houses to 11 cottages, 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.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Athens. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bailiwick Ranch and Discovery Zoo: 978 holiday lettings
  • Bard College: 777 holiday lettings
  • Kinderhook Cemetery: 323 holiday lettings
  • Hudson Opera House: 533 holiday lettings
  • George J. Terpening Sr. Memorial Park: 897 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Athens 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 Houses in Athens?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 107 Houses in Athens. Our other popular types of Athens holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Athens?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in Athens. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.