Located in the Attica region, Athens is the capital of Greece and one of the world's oldest cities. With thousands of years worth of history, Athens is known for its many ancient landmarks and monuments. With a vibrant culture, lively atmosphere and ancient structures that are considered to be some of the finest examples of Greek architecture, Athens makes a great cruise destination. Visit some of Athens's most iconic landmarks such as Mount Lycabettus where you can take in some wondrous views of the city or discover the Acropolis which is thought to be the symbol of ancient Greek culture. From its many museums and theatres to its Greek tavernas, Athens is a looking glass of ancient civilisation and a fantastic cruise destination.
Athens (Piraeus) Cruises
Things to do in Athens (Piraeus)
Acropolis of Athens
A rocky plateau that rises 150 feet above the city, visit the major cultural landmark that contains several ancient buildings.
Built in the 5th century, explore the ancient temple that is dedicated to the goddess Athena, who was the patron deity of Athens.
Ancient Agora of Athens
Visit the Agora of Athens which was once the centre of political, economic, and social life in ancient Athens.
Rising to 277 metres, climb up Mount Lycabettus and get to one of the highest points of the city to take in some incredible views of Athens.
Discover the ancient neighbourhood of Plaka which is the oldest in the city. Here you'll find narrow streets, colourful houses and a lively atmosphere.
Popular cruise lines for Athens (Piraeus) cruises
With gourmet cuisine and amazing facilities, you'll enjoy every moment on a cruise with Princess Cruises.
With world-class entertainment and incredible facilities, you'll have a spectacular time on a cruise with MSC Cruises.
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