Destination guide

Friendly Piraeus will entice you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Piraeus. Well known for its cafés, shopping and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Filopappos Hill and Parthenon are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Piraeus

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Piraeus has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Filopappos Hill (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Attica Zoological Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Lycabettus Theater (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Allou Fun Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Athens Planetarium (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Dora Stratou Dance Theatre (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Piraeus

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Piraeus is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Filopappos Hill (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Mount Lycabettus (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Stavros Niarchos Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Diomedes Botanic Garden (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Plato's Academy Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Syntagma Square (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Piraeus

The nearest airport is in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), located 16.4 mi (26.3 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Piraeus Railway Station or Piraeus Lefka Station and explore the city from there. You can get around Piraeus by catching a ride on the metro at Piraeus Metro Station, Stadio Irinis and Filias Station or Faliro Station.

Where to stay near Pireas?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,532 house rentals near Pireas. From 422 Houses to 1,971 Studios, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pireas for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Pireas:

  • Varkiza: 55 vacation rentals
  • Ampelokipoi: 535 vacation rentals
  • New Kypseli: 151 vacation rentals
  • Agios Panteleimonas: 256 vacation rentals
  • Athens City Centre: 1,877 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Pireas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Pireas. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Port of Piraeus: 4,377 home rentals
  • Peace and Friendship Stadium: 4,583 home rentals
  • Electric Railways Museum: 4,395 home rentals
  • Piraeus White Station: 4,448 home rentals
  • Hellenic Maritime Museum: 4,433 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pireas listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pireas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 422 Houses in Pireas. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pireas include:

  • Studios: 1,971 lodging choices
  • Boats: 8 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,012 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pireas?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 53 vacation homes with pool available in Pireas.