Day trips from Athens

While there are plenty of things to do in Athens , you should not miss checking out the close-by destinations, which are excellent for day trips. The islands of Hydra is a lovely choice if you are not looking for a beach destination, while the historic sites at Mycenae, Epidaurus or Sounion are great choices if you want to learn more about the Greek history.

Ferries from Athens to Paros (and return)

The Paros to Athens ferry schedule is available at the bottom of the article. The second largest island of the Cyclades, Paros is particularly known for its beaches . It has the advantage of being located close to Naxos, Ios, Sifnos and Syros so if you plan to check out the area, Paros can be…

Our Rental Place in Athens

Address: Mets, Athens Find it on AirBnb For my recent stay in Athens (n.a. 2017), I was looking for a cute place in a safe area. We stayed before in Monastiraki (n.a. 2012) but I wanted to avoid that area this time and the only decently priced options were in Omonia (which, yes, is not…

Ferries from Athens to Hydra (and return)

The Hydra to Athens ferry schedule is available at the bottom of the article. Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands, located close to Athens and is also one of the popular islands to take a day trip from Athens . If you are looking for a picture perfect harbor and great food, then Hydra…

Ferries from Athens to Crete (and return)

The Crete to Athens ferry schedule is available at the bottom of the article. Nothing is more romantic than approaching Crete by ferry. And if your budget is rather low, nothing is cheaper either! Ferries have become a very popular way to travel between the mainland and the islands, especially when you are looking to…