Piraeus Cruise Port
Piraeus is the largest port not only in Greece, but also in Europe, and is third in the world regarding passenger traffic. Most shipping companies have their offices in Piraeus. It goes without saying... Read More
Piraeus is the largest port not only in Greece, but also in Europe, and is third in the world regarding passenger traffic. Most shipping companies have their offices in Piraeus. It goes without saying that it is the main cruise port in Greece for homeporting or transit cruises through the Mediterranean. Like all ports it is a large bustling city with its own authentic character and history. The distance from the center of Athens is only 12 klm. and convenient train transport make it easily accessible. Piraeus is also famous for the many fish taverns and restaurants, its picturesque neighborhoods and busy shopping center. The view from Kastella, with its aristocratic villas, is magnificent. Pasalimani and Mikrolimano are two smaller harbors, where yachts tie. The Veakeio theater, the Hellenic Maritime Museum and the Archeological Museum are the most important landmarks. The main shopping center is in the streets around the Municipal Theater, where small cafes and bars on pedestrian streets are also located.
Municipality of Piraeus 12 Dragatsi street
- Sightseeing: "A large bustling city with its own unique character and style"
- Best for Sightseeing Because: Fish taverns, cafes, attractions and wonderful views of the sea