Destination guide

Travel to lively Athens

Come and experience Athens and its live music, theatre scene and art galleries. Renowned for its university setting, sporting events and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Athens

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Athens a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pine Hills Golf Club (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Boutier Winery (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Mayfield Dairy Farms (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Athens

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Athens is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Watson Mill Bridge State Park (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Hurricane Shoals Park and Heritage Village (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Fort Yargo State Park (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Athens

Fly into Athens, GA (AHN-Ben Epps), the closest airport, located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Athens?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 219 holiday lettings around Athens. From 130 houses to 53 flats & apartments, 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Athens. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Georgia Museum of Art: 218 holiday lettings
  • Riverside Park: 217 holiday lettings
  • Athens Arena: 220 holiday lettings
  • Georgia Square Mall: 220 holiday lettings
  • T.R.R. Cobb House: 218 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Athens listed on 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. offers 130 Houses in Athens. Our other popular types of Athens holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Athens?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 39 holiday homes with pool available in Athens. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.