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    • Organized beaches

      Kythira Island Apr 22, 2015 at 1:47 PM

      Hi!
      Which are organized beaches with umbrellas in Kythira?
      Thanks

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      Cape Sounion by boat?

      Athens Apr 13, 2015 at 12:41 PM

      We have visited Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poisidon by land several times. We would love to visit by boat. Does anyone know of a service that would take 5 of us for a boat ride to Cape Sounion?
      Thanks, Marilyn

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    • Airport to town by bus

      Athens Apr 13, 2015 at 5:59 AM

      How do I get from the airport to Marni & Stournari corner?

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    • From city center to Lavrio Marina

      Athens Apr 13, 2015 at 6:53 AM

      What bus should I taje from Athens to Lavrio?
      Where do I take it?

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      Holiday houses / Hotels / Bed & Breakfast in Aegina?

      Aegina Island Apr 26, 2015 at 7:52 AM

      Hi everyone, I'd like to have some recommends about a place to spend 3 nights on the island of Aegina. I will go there with my mom on 28th of May and we will leave on 31th, I'd prefer to stay in a holiday house or a bed & breakfast but also an hotel would be okay for us; we would like also to find a place near the port of the island because we don't know very well how to move and by staying there it would be easier.
      Ps. it would be better if the price it's not so high! :)
      Thanks!

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      Lounge in Athens Airport

      Athens Apr 19, 2015 at 10:44 PM

      Hi guys,

      We have a 8 hours transit in Athens Airport on 1st August night from 12 am to 8 am. Looking some advise and info about the sleeping places inside the airport and price.

      Thanks in advance

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      Older Woman travelling alone in Athens

      Athens May 1, 2015 at 3:16 AM

      I am going to be in Athens on May 20, staying in Evripidou Street in Psiri district. Is it safe for me to go out on foot in the evening or should I stay inside after dark? I am 61 and am just a little nervous as it is the first time I have travelled on my own. I am travelling light with a backpack though - pretending I am still young I guess, because I don't feel very old yet!

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    • Gettng from Sounion to Lavrio

      Athens Apr 15, 2015 at 7:27 AM

      Planning a route from Athens to Lavrio, however, I'd like to stop at Sounion and spend a few hours there on the way.
      I plan to use buses. I figured out the bus to Sounion is every other hour from Egypt Square. What I cannot figure out is what to take from Sounion to Lavrio, and how often is there a bus going this way.
      Also, do I buy a ticket to Lavrio, and use it to Sounion and then to Lavrio? Or two tickets (one for each leg)?

      Thanks,
      Dan

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    • no. of days

      Athens Apr 19, 2015 at 6:40 PM

      How many days is the minimum we should plan for Athens and if we want to go to Delphi for a day trip. Is it worth going to Delphi.

      thanks in Advance.

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    • FIRST EVENING IN ATHENS

      Athens Apr 20, 2015 at 7:52 AM

      My wife and I arrive at Athens by midday and hope to be in our hotel (Athens Gate) which is near the acropolis metro station, by about 3 PM in mid september. We plan to spend the next full day visiting various important places of tourist interest in Athens. However, we would like to explore areas nearby to our hotel in the few hours that we have on the day of our arrival.
      1.any suggestions for what to do for the evening of the day of our arrival?
      2. Any nearby market place that we can just walk around and possibly pick up something to eat.
      3 How does one get to the Strathmos Bairaktari Café Resturant, at 63 Mitropoleos, Dimopratirious Square. (Etaomoe Mhaipaktaph). (picked up by reading the reviews of fellow travelers).
      4. Would welcome any other suggestions for cheap and authentic Greek food.

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    • taxi fare

      Athens Apr 17, 2015 at 1:30 PM

      any good taxi drivers any one can recommend from cruise port Athens to lake vouligmeni reasonably priced

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    • Bus stops from/to airport

      by Peggysue2 Online Now Sep 30, 2014 at 2:44 PM

      Does the X96 stop other places ion Piraeus or just the port? I need to get to Hotel Mistral on Al Papanastasiou

      3 Answers Oct 2, 2014 at 3:32 AM
    • Self Service Laundry

      by Feathers_01 Online Now Jul 15, 2014 at 5:28 PM

      Are there any self service Laundromats (where you wash and dry your own clothes) in Piraeus

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2014 at 5:26 PM
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      timetable of AGIA TRIADA CHURCH

      by lagonblue Online Now May 24, 2014 at 2:36 PM

      Hello plsease,
      I'am looking for the timetable for this church above, for sunday.
      Do they do in English, or in French or any other language??

      Thank you,
      Lagonbleu

      1 Answer May 24, 2014 at 2:48 PM
    • looking for a metro station stop

      by dannyazul13 Online Now May 22, 2014 at 1:14 PM

      Is there a metro station that is near the hotel Central Athens Hotel in Athens?

      3 Answers May 22, 2014 at 3:19 PM
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      Where to stay

      by KarinD9 Online Now Feb 3, 2014 at 8:34 AM

      Hi We will be arriving at Athens airport late afternoon from Amsterdam and leaving by ferry early next morning for Mykonos. We can either leave from Piraeus or Rafina, but I need advice please ? We shall stay on the Plaka a week later, so will it be best to overnight close to the port? Which of the 2 is best to stay over to leave the next morning and what is the best way to get there from the airport?

      11 Answers Feb 4, 2014 at 11:39 PM
    • Cost of taxi

      by Olson9999 Online Now Sep 13, 2013 at 8:42 AM

      What should the average cost of a taxi be from the Acropolis to the cruise port. Are taxis large enough to handle 4 people and luggage? Or do we have to take 2 separate taxis.
      We will be travelling on a Sunday around 11 AM. I am not sure if that makes a difference.

      Thank you

      2 Answers Sep 14, 2013 at 10:17 AM
    • Getting to IOS

      by andrewforrest Online Now Sep 1, 2013 at 7:37 AM

      Hi,

      We are catching a ferry from Ancona and are arriving in Patras tomorrow afternoon at 12:30pm (the ferry was meant to arrive at 11:30am but was delayed) from here we are hoping to get to IOS, what is the fastest and cheapest way to get there?

      1 Answer Sep 1, 2013 at 8:35 AM
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      Buying ferry tickets

      by Miguelzgz Online Now Sep 1, 2013 at 1:39 AM

      Hello.
      We will returning our rented car at the Pireas, and then we plan to ride a ferry to Santorini. We wonder if it is as easy as reaching a "ticket office" at the port and buying the tickets.
      Where can I get updated/oficial timetables of the ferrys?
      Thanks a lot!

      1 Answer Sep 1, 2013 at 2:15 AM
    • Piraeus to Patra

      by Amymarie2 Online Now Aug 13, 2013 at 4:50 AM

      Our ferry comes into Piraeus from Mykonos then have to make our way from there to patra to catch another ferry to Athens later that night. How far away are the two ports and what is the best way of getting there. Would it be quicker and closer if we came into rafina port instead?
      Thanks

      13 Answers Dec 14, 2013 at 2:02 PM
    • anywhere to leave luggage at port?

      by amarriott Online Now Jul 20, 2013 at 1:29 PM

      we arrive at Athens Int'l airport at 00.30 but cruise doesn't leave until 17.00 that day. is it possible to go to Port at that time (00.30am) and if so can we leave our luggage anywhere so we can explore Athens before embarking ship? thank you

      9 Answers Jul 20, 2013 at 6:11 PM
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      Ferries to Mykonos

      by SandyR26 Online Now Jul 8, 2013 at 6:12 AM

      My ship will be in port in piraeus. I want to go to Mykonos. The ferries are much faster out of Rafina to Mykonos but How do I get from Piraeus to Rafina? How long does it take? Cost?

      Is it worth the trouble to save 2.5 hrs on the faster ferry ride?

      6 Answers Jul 8, 2013 at 3:52 PM
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      Cruise ship - one day

      by tathraman Online Now Jun 26, 2013 at 2:17 PM

      Dear friends, We've visited Athens several times so on this visit we'd like to travel into the surrounding countryside, preferably by local train or bus and would appreciate suggestions. TIA David

      1 Answer Jun 26, 2013 at 9:05 PM
    • Airport to Marina Zea

      by martinurry Online Now Jun 10, 2013 at 12:11 AM

      We are a group of 8 that needs to get fro the airport to Marina Zea, we do not want to do busses or the metro. Can anyone recommend a taxi service.

      Thanks

      Martin

      9 Answers Jun 13, 2013 at 11:44 PM
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      Spending a day in Piraeus - what to do?

      by greencargirl Online Now May 16, 2013 at 9:18 AM

      We'll come to Piraeus in the afternoon (after a very long flight!) Since we'll be tired from jet lag, we thought we could spend a relaxing afternoon, perhaps rest in the hotel by the port, have a meal, etc.

      Any suggestions for restaurants nearby, place to take a stroll, etc. in the evening? We leave very early the next morning on a ferry to Santorini, so we thought the night in Pireaus would be best.

      Thank you!

      20 Answers May 24, 2013 at 4:50 PM
    • Getting from the Pireaus Cruise port to Hellenic Ferry port

      by Destridge Online Now Nov 3, 2012 at 10:55 PM

      What is the best way to get from the cruise port that Princess uses to the Hellanic Seaways ferry port for two people with two pieces of rolling luggage?

      3 Answers Nov 5, 2012 at 3:37 AM
    • cruiseship to airport

      by hartsutton Online Now Sep 5, 2011 at 3:51 PM

      We are on Holland America in Oct. 2011 and will need to go from the Piraeus port where our ship docks to the airport. Easiest way and how long does it take? We have a 2:00 flight

      6 Answers Sep 6, 2011 at 3:06 AM
    • Directions to Piraeus from Patras by car

      by molly54 Online Now Mar 24, 2011 at 9:49 AM

      Hi
      I have looked on the internet for a route from Patras ferry port to Piraeus ferry port but have come up with several different mapped routes. There is plenty of info on the metro etc but not much about driving your own car and a detailed route to take. Does anyone know the best and quickest route? we will also be towing a boat.
      We will be catching the ferry to Rhodes which I believe sails from Gate E1 at Piraeus port. When I have zoomed in on the map of Piraeus port it hasnt got much detail of the direction we will be coming in from. I have read somewhere about a new tunnel but typically cant find the site now.
      I would be grateful for any help. We arrive in Patras April 24th 2011 so not long to go.
      Many thanks

      4 Answers Mar 25, 2011 at 12:43 PM
    • Self Guide Athens???

      by missnikita Online Now Dec 22, 2010 at 1:44 PM

      Heh thanks to you all for the ever so quick responses! Nothing like a bit of a heads up in a new town.

      Have a wonderful festive season.

      Cheers
      Nik and Geoff

      1 Answer Dec 22, 2010 at 7:12 PM
    • Self Guide Athens???

      by missnikita Online Now Dec 21, 2010 at 10:38 PM

      We are arriving into Piraeus via cruise ship and have just 10.5hrs there. Any tips on how to self guide, including getting from NCL Terminal to Athens etc., would be so greatly appreciated. Thanks, Nikita

      4 Answers Dec 22, 2010 at 1:43 AM
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      Coming from Plaka for 7:25am ferry - best route to Piraeus?

      by crewrower Online Now Sep 12, 2010 at 9:09 PM

      We are four people with a lot of luggage. Our nearest metro station is Akropoli, which would mean changing lines twice in order to get to the green line to Piraeus. I doubt we could get all four of us with luggage into one taxi (but if we do, what should it cost?). Any recommendations on how we should do this?

      Thanks
      Chris

      2 Answers Sep 13, 2010 at 2:37 AM
    • piraeus sightseeing

      by gartonr Online Now Sep 3, 2010 at 3:41 AM

      We are on a cruise that is calling into Piraeus, we have already had a holiday in Athens, so would prefer to stay in or around Piraeus, have checked the web site for things to do, does anyone know how to get to Kastella Hill or the Peace and Friendship Sports Stadium, and is it worthy going. Not too sure about taxis, found the drivers quite aggressive when we last called into Piraeus, they only wanted to take us to the acroplis or the plaka (the longer journey) we wanted to go the marina, walked it in the end.

      Many thanks

      3 Answers Sep 5, 2010 at 11:38 AM
    • Piraeus Distance

      by ctravler Online Now Sep 11, 2009 at 7:41 PM

      We are arriving in Piraeus Port on October 19th at 6:00 a.m. via RCCL cruise ship. We are a party of 8 and wonder how easy it is to walk to the metro? Is the distance less than a mile?
      Thanks for any help

      2 Answers Sep 17, 2009 at 6:59 PM
    • Piraeus Cruise Departure

      by weldon09 Online Now Sep 10, 2009 at 5:13 PM

      We are going from Athens to Piraeus and from information provided by your site the best way to get there is by Metor from Monastiraki station.

      Upon arrival in Pireaus what stop is best to go to locations where cruise lines depart. We will be travelling on Holland america on Oct 17th.

      Thanks

      Kirk

      4 Answers Sep 17, 2009 at 7:05 PM
    • Trying to save money

      by kpalmer Online Now May 26, 2009 at 7:17 PM

      The cruise ship charges80 for the trip into Athens with tour of Acropolis. They charge58 for just the trip. Seems I can catch the metro from Piraeus to the base of the Acropolis and be on my own from there to tour the Acropolis, right? Total cost maybe20?

      8 Answers Sep 26, 2009 at 1:49 AM
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      by lvdev22 Online Now Feb 23, 2009 at 12:52 PM

      I am arrving by cruise ship to Priraeus, Greece and need to get to Patrus, Greece to board a ferry to Ancona, Italy. How do I get to Patrus, yow much is the ferry, how long of a ferry ride is it and after arriving in Ancona...how do I catch transportation to Fiumicno (FCO) airport in Rome? All of this is to take place on the 3rd of May. There are 4 adults in my party.
      Thank you,
      D. Gary
      (lvdev@aol.com)

      5 Answers Feb 24, 2009 at 12:47 PM
    • Where to stay and most convenient route from Piraeus to Patras?

      by reese096 Online Now Feb 22, 2009 at 1:41 PM

      Hi,

      My boyfriend and I will be arriving in Piraeus from Santorini at 11:25pm (23:25) and need to get to Patras for a ferry to Bari the day at 6pm (18:00). Should we stay in Piraeus then make our way to Patras the next day? Or somewhere else? Where can someone recommend we stay economically? And, what is the most convenient route to get to Patras?

      Thank you so very much for your assistance,

      M.

      2 Answers Feb 22, 2009 at 3:25 PM
    • Piraeus hotel recommendation?

      by unclebacon Online Now Jan 22, 2009 at 6:00 PM

      We arrive in Athens on March 22nd and are taking a ferry to Santorini the next day. We thought that it would be more convenient to stay in Piraeus that night. We will be staying in Athens 5 nights on our return. Any and all suggestions greatly appreciated.

      1 Answer Jan 22, 2009 at 11:45 PM
    • Dilemma - should we purchase an excursion from the cruise line or do our own?

      by pennecrews Online Now Jan 8, 2009 at 1:00 PM

      We are going to be in Piraeus Greece on a cruise ship later this month - arriving at 11am and departing at 8pm. We would like to hire our own taxi or find our own day trip for sightseeing vs purchasing one of the cruise ships excursions. Any recommendations ? Suggestions? Thank you,

      3 Answers Jan 9, 2009 at 10:31 AM
    • From central athens to cruise ship and reverse

      by lkessler Online Now Jul 9, 2008 at 1:33 PM

      I understand that the Pireas metro stop is the location of the ferries. Are the cruise ships there as well??

      How do I get from the cruise port (Megas Limoni) to the Acropolis stop?? No taxis please!!

      3 Answers Jul 10, 2008 at 6:50 PM
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      Chipmaster

      by chipmaster Online Now Apr 11, 2008 at 8:23 AM

      Arriving Piraeus @ 0700 Holland America Zuiderdam Wed 4/30/08 then departing @ 1700.
      Request info on trains to Plaka shopping.
      Also ferry info to local islands in time to return to ship by 1600.
      We've found, in the past, that local ferries to near-by islands are fun and interesting.
      Thanks for your help.

      4 Answers Apr 12, 2008 at 9:32 PM