Destination guide

Friendly Piraeus will entice you

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


Sightseeing in and around Piraeus

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 highlights

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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

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 centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Piraeus Railway Station or Piraeus White 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Pireas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,977 holiday rentals around Pireas. From 2,401 flats & apartments to 392 holiday 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 Pireas is on Stayz.

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

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 Pireas:

  • Athens City Centre: 2,306 holiday homes
  • Pangrati: 1,000 holiday homes
  • Mets: 800 holiday homes
  • Kinosargous: 842 holiday homes
  • Plaka: 808 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 Pireas?

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

  • Hellenic Maritime Museum: 3,368 holiday rentals
  • Peace and Friendship Stadium: 3,484 holiday rentals
  • Stadio Irinis and Filias (SEF) Station: 3,448 holiday rentals
  • Port of Peiraias: 3,331 holiday rentals
  • Piraeus Railway Station: 3,327 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pireas 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 Pireas?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 2,401 Condos/Apartments in Pireas. Our other popular types of Pireas holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 392 holiday houses
  • Villas: 37 holiday houses
  • Studios: 2,479 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pireas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 66 holiday homes with pool available in Pireas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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