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No other city in Europe can be compared to Athens. Where else can a visitor find such an abundance of archaeological sites, picturesque neighbourhoods, exciting nightlife venues and stunning seaside resorts with beautiful beaches. While in Athens, you will definitely want to explore its every corner and visit as many sites as possible. The most efficient and comfortable way to tour Athens is by rental car.

Rent a Car Athens Greece

Come to the Pangosmio Athens Car Rental Agency and find the rental car that best suits your personal needs and budget, whether you are on vacation or a business trip. We will offer you excellent rent a car services and advice on planning your tour of Athens. On this page, you are provided with a map of Athens, Greece, showing the major points of interest in the city, which we suggest visiting with your Athens rent a car vehicle. You will be informed of Athens sites, greater Athens area beaches, as well as distances and useful phones of Athens International Airport, Piraeus Port and of other authorities in Athens, Greece.

Athens Sites & Attractions, Greece

Athens is famous for its priceless archaeological and historical monuments and exquisite museums. Hop in your Athens car rental vehicle and visit the most significant sites, such as:

  • the Acropolis Hill with the ancient monuments: the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Propylaea, the Herod Atticus Odeon, the Theater of Dionysus, etc.
  • The Acropolis Museum
  • the Ancient Agora
  • the Olympeion Site
  • the Pnyx
  • the Academy of Plato
  • Hadrian’s Arch
  • the Panathenaic Stadium
  • Zappeion Hall
  • the Parliament Building (with the famous Evzones and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier)
  • the Academy of Athens, the National Valianos Library and the National & Kapodistrian University (the triad of neoclassical buildings in Athens Center)
  • the National Archaeological Museum, the War Museum, Ancient Agora, Byzantine, Folk Art, Numismatic, Maritime, Benaki Historical, Goulandris Natural History, Goulandris Cycladic Art Museums, the National Art Gallery and many others
  • the old neighbourhoods of Plaka, Psyri and Thission

Outside of Athens city we also strongly suggest visiting other sites in the Greater Attica area, driving your Athens car rental, including:

  • the Acropolis Hill with the ancient monuments: the Parthenon, the Erechtheion, the Temple of Athena Nike and the Propylaea, the Herod Atticus Odeon, the Theater of Dionysus, etc.
  • the Temple of Poseidon in Sounion
  • the Vravrona Archaeological Site and its Museum
  • the Elefsis Archaeological Site and its Museum
  • the Marathon Museum

Athens is the centre of financial, commercial and cultural activities in Greece, hosting countless business and art exhibitions, European conferences, athletic competitions, theatrical performances, concerts, modern, classical and ethnic music concerts, and traditional, classical & modern dance performances at the numerous venues located in the city, such as:

  • the Athens Music Hall (Megaron Mousikis)
  • Zappeion Hall
  • the ancient Herod Atticus Odeon
  • the Lycabettus Hill Theater
  • OLP Exhibition Center
  • the Olympic Stadium and Athletic Facilities
  • the Peace & Friendship Stadium
  • the Helix Center
  • the Olympia Theater
  • the Acropol Theater
  • Petras Stages
  • Vrachon (Vyronas) Stage
  • the Dora Stratou Theater
  • Gagarin 205 Live Music Stage
  • Club 22 Live Music Stage
Attica, Athens Beaches, Greece

The coastal areas of Athens offer stunning sandy and pebble beaches, ideal for hours of leisure and relaxation. We recommend taking your Athens car rental and exploring the best beaches in the Attica region.

In eastern Attica you can go to the beaches of Avlaki, Chalkoutsi, Loutsa, Nea Makri, Porto Rafti, Rafina, Mati, Oropos and Schinias. Western Attica offers the beaches of Alepochori, Kineta, Megalo Pefko and Megara.

Along the coast of southern Attica, the following beaches are located: Alimos, Glyfada, Voula, Kavouri, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Lagonisi, Legrena, Saronida, Anavissos and Sounion.

You can reach Athens, Greece:

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”

The newest, ultra-modern Athens International Airport, one of the finest airports in the world, services thousands of incoming and outgoing international flights from/to all major European cities and to many destinations in the other four continents, as well as domestic flights to all major cities and islands in Greece.

The Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”: Tel. +30 210 353-0000
Olympic Airlines Athens: Tel. +30 210 966-6666 or 801-11-44444
Aegean Airlines Athens: Tel. + 30 210 626-1000 or 801-11-20000

Athens, Attica Ports

  1. The Port of Piraeus is Greece’s largest port, where ferry boats, speed boats and hydrofoils depart for the Greek Islands. From Marina Zeas, near Piraeus Port, flying dolphins depart for the Saronic Islands.

    Piraeus Port : Tel. +30 210 422-6001 to 03
    Marina Zeas: Tel +30 210 459-3144
  2. The Port of Rafina also services ferry boats and hydrofoils to the nearby Cyclades Islands and Evia Island.

    Rafina Port : Tel. +30 22940 22487, +30 22940 22300 or +30 22940 28888
  3. The Port of Lavrio has recently begun to service boats and speedboats departing for the islands of the Aegean Sea.

    Lavrio Port : Tel. +30 22920 25249

Other Athens authorities:

Police: Tel. 100 Athens Police Switchboard: Tel. 133
Port Police: Tel. 108
Tourist Police: Tel. 171
Fire Department: Tel. 199
Emergency: Tel. 166
Evangelismos Hospital : Tel. +30 210 720-1001
KAT Orthopedic Hospital: Tel. +30 210 628-0000
Ippokratio Hospital : Tel. +30 210 748-3770
Tzanio General Hospital Piraeus: Tel. +30 210 459-2911
Asklipieio Hospital Voula: Tel. +30 210 895-8301
Igia Hospital (Private): Tel. +30 210 682-7940
Metropolitan Hospital (Private): Tel. +30 210 480-9000

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