Travel Around Greece

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The Athens International Airport

The Athens International Airport, which is also known as "Elefthérios Venizélos" (famous Greek politician) began operation on 29 March 2001. It is the airport that serves the city of Athens and the region of Attica. The airport is the major hub and base for Olympic Air, as well as Aegean Airlines. The airport serves more than 16 million travellers annually.

Region: Attica

Place: athens, attika, Spata

The National Gallery-Alexandros Soutzos Museum

The National Gallery was built in 1900 and is the most important institution about the history of Greek and Western european art in our country. In 1954, under the management of Marinos Kaligas, the gallery merged with Alexander Soutsou's legacy and has since been known as, "The National Gallery-Alexandros Soutzos Museum". Since the building's completion the institute is situated on the corner of Vasileos Alexandrou and Mihalakopoulou in the heart of Athens.

Region: Attica

Place: athens, attika

You will find here: Festivals and culture, Museums

Μy Plaka

Plaka is one of the most and beautiful and picturesque areas of Athens. It is a part of the ancient town bellow the Acropolis.

It mainly comprises of narrow streets and old houses. People that visited it in the past may say that it was packed with cheap tavernas and loud night clubs full of drunk tourists, but in recent years it has had a face lift. The restaurants and tavernas are a lot nicer and the clubs are replaced by trendy and cute bars that attract tourists and locals alike.

In the day there are many shops, street artists, flower sellers and cafes for fun walks.

Region: Attica

Place: acropolis, athens, attika, Monastiraki, plaka, Syntagma

You will find here: Ancient monuments, Shopping

Athens Museums

The following list consists of Athens Museums and Archaeological Sites that any visitor of Athens must visit.

The Acropolis:

* opening hours: Summer 8:00 - 19:30
* opening hours: Winter 8:30 - 15:00
* admission 12 euros

The Acropolis Museum:

* Closed on Mondays
* opening hours: 8:00 - 20:00
* admission 1 euro

The Ancient Agora:

* opening hours: Summer 08:30 - 19:30 (Mondays 11:00 - 19:30)
* opening hours Winter: 8:00 - 15:00
* admission 4 euros

Benaki Museum:

* closed on Tuesdays

Region: Attica

Place: acropolis, athens, athina, attika, greece

You will find here: Museums

Travel to Greece facts

- 15 International Airports
- 51 marinas
- 227 inhabited islands ( out of 6000 greek islands)
- 430 beaches awarded with the blue flag.
- 9,111 hotels with 693,252 rooms:

  • 176 5-star hotels
  • 994 4-star hotels
  • 1804 3-star hotels
  • 4460 2-star hotels
  • 1677 1-star hotels

- 752 spas.
- 17 Monuments of Cultural Heritage according to the UNESCO catalogue.
- 124 Museums

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Elounda, Crete

- : Autumn is the ideal season to visit Elounda. Elounda hotels and apartments are open untill mid-october and the whole experience is so much better after the summer...
- : Airplane to Heraklion Airport and bus to Aghios Nikolaos.
- : The airplane tickets cost depends on your departure site, the cost from Athens airport ranges from 60 to 140 Euros. The cost of the bus to Aghios Nikolaos is less than 10 euros and the bus from Aghios nikolaos to Elounda is less than 5 euros.
- : Choose a cosy little apartment over a large hotel.
- : ranging from 40 to 100 euros for two people per night.

Travel around Greece

Greece is a country in southeastern Europe, situated on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. The Aegean Sea lies to the east and south of mainland Greece, while the Ionian Sea lies to the west. With more than 6,000 islands and the heritage of ancient Greece, the Roman and the Byzantine Empires it is a major tourist destination, with more than 15 million visitors every year. A travel to greece is more than purchasing a ticket and a hotel room though. Get on board with travelaround.gr and lets explore greece together.