Destination guide

Travel to historical Plaka

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Plaka. Travellers especially like the shopping, cafes and local tours in this welcoming and walkable city. Roman Agora and Acropolis Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


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 holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Plaka a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 highlights

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 holiday in Plaka. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Plaka

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

How many holiday accommodation are available around Plaka?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 701 holiday rentals around Plaka. From 571 Condos/Apartments to 85 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Plaka is on Stayz.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Plaka:

  • Athens City Centre: 2,129 holiday homes
  • Makrigianni: 975 holiday homes
  • Mets: 706 holiday homes
  • Koukaki: 963 holiday homes
  • Neos Kosmos: 834 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Plaka?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Plaka. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Glyfada Golf Club of Athens: 3,459 holiday rentals
  • Monastery of Saint Nectarios: 741 holiday rentals
  • Mitera Maternity Hospital: 3,318 holiday rentals
  • The Acropolis: 3,333 holiday rentals
  • Kavouri Beach: 3,489 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Plaka?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 571 Condos/Apartments in Plaka. Our other popular types of Plaka holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 85 holiday houses
  • Villas: 7 holiday houses
  • Hotels: 10 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Plaka?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Plaka. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Plaka

    705 holiday rentals
    424 holiday rentals
    424 holiday rentals
    269 holiday rentals
    1,170 holiday rentals
    Markopoulo Mesogaias
    684 holiday rentals
    486 holiday rentals
    189 holiday rentals
    523 holiday rentals
    2,595 holiday rentals
    Palaio Faliro
    2,879 holiday rentals
    3,253 holiday rentals
    519 holiday rentals
    Nea Makri
    311 holiday rentals
    2,878 holiday rentals
    Kalyvia Thorikou
    717 holiday rentals
    406 holiday rentals
    2,873 holiday rentals
    Agios Dimitrios
    2,896 holiday rentals
    2,800 holiday rentals