Destination guide

Travel to historic Plaka

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Plaka. Travelers like the shopping, cafés and local tours in this welcoming and walkable city. Roman Agora and Acropolis Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Plaka

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Plaka a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Filopappos Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Attica Zoological Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Lycabettus Theater (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Pandrossou Street Market (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Athens National Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Dora Stratou Dance Theatre (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Plaka

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Plaka. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Filopappos Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Mount Lycabettus (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Syntagma Square (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Athens National Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Aristotle’s Lyceum (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Pedion Areos Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Plaka

The nearest airport is in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), located 12.1 mi (19.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Plaka?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 597 house rentals near Plaka. From 509 Condos/Apartments to 59 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Plaka for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Plaka?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Plaka:

  • Varkiza: 58 vacation rentals
  • Ampelokipoi: 454 vacation rentals
  • New Kypseli: 153 vacation rentals
  • Agios Panteleimonas: 216 vacation rentals
  • Attiki: 518 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Plaka?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 509 Condos/Apartments in Plaka. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Plaka include:

  • Houses: 59 lodging choices
  • Villas: 8 lodging choices
  • Hotels: 7 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Plaka?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation homes with pool available in Plaka.