Athens is an ideal basis for nearby excursions, since at a very close distance there are countless destinations that are suitable for one-day trips. Unique archaeological sites, landscapes of unparalleled beauty, heavenly beaches with deep blue waters, cosmopolitan places and traditional settlements, dense forests and ski centers are easily approachable and are combined easily with the visit to the capital. There are a lot of tourist agencies that organize excursions adapted to your needs, ensuring even more comfort.
Aegina – Angistri
The picturesque Aegina with the seaside area where everyone goes for a stroll, the floating greengrocers and the special peanut festival has a rich past which is testified by the historical public buildings of the city and the archaeological sites at the interior of the island, among them the temple of Aphaea stands out.
The impressive castle of Acrocorinth stands impressively on the steep rock over the archaeological site of Ancient Corinth which stretches at its foothills.
Bath town Aidipsos
At the Bath town Aidipsos at northwestern Euboea the thermal baths that their waters spring at a high temperature are known since antiquity for their therapeutic qualities.
Daily excursion to Marathon
Marathon, at a distance of approximately 45 km from the centre of Athens, is an ideal destination for a one-day excursion.
In a dense pine tree forests and mountains is the area of Epidaurus at a distance of just 140 kilometers from Athens.
Epidaurus – Mycenae
Mycenae, the most important ancient city of Argolis and one of the UNESCO world cultural heritage monuments, attracts thousands of visitors.
Hydra – Spetses
Cosmopolitan islands with old mansions, paved streets, without cars, Hydra and Spetses are favorite destinations of the sailing boats.
Loutraki at a distance of just 80 kilometers from Athens and accessible through the suburban railway is an ideal interval from the urban landscape.
Nemea Wine Routes
At a distance of just 1.5 hour from Athens is Nemea with the beautiful archaeological site and the vineyards that are cultivated in the area since antiquity.
One day excursion to Delphi
At a distance of 187 km from Athens, Delphi, an UNESCO cultural heritage monument, is an ideal choice for a one-day excursion from Athens.