Rent a car Athens International Airport
Athens airport first opened in 2001 and receives 17 million passengers annually. It is connected to the city of Athens, via Attiki Odos by driving a rental car from Thessaloniki Car Rental company. There is also Line 3 on the Tube, a suburban railway, buses, and taxis that take you to different places in Athens city.
Athens airport is connected by air to 33 cities in Greece, to 38 capitals of Europe and worldwide with international flights. It currently collaborates with 59 airlines on a permanent basis. It also enjoys international awards for service, safety, continuous improvement and has been awarded “Green Building” recognition. In the surrounding areas of the airport, where we enter with a rental car from Thessaloniki Car Rental company, we find the commercial park with a furniture store, clothing, and electronics.
At the airport in Athens, there are numerous shops of all kinds, such as apparel, electronics, books and newsagents, restaurants and cafes. You can also see some exhibits, as the Athens airport works with various museums and institutions.
Therefore, Athens airport can be visited with the rental car from our company Thessaloniki Car Rental also for entertainment purposes. Besides the exhibition center at the airport, there is a convention center for the needs of passengers.
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The airport has all the facilities for people with disabilities. It also has offices with tourist information, a post office, a bank, and many ATM points, a pharmacy, and comprehensive luggage services. It offers 24-hour medical care, wireless internet access, a separate service area, a children’s care area, and some visitors’ services e.g. a tour of the airport.
In case of emergency, there is a hotel for the night with 7000 parking places where you can park your rental car from the company Thessaloniki Car Rental rent a car.
In Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world has many things to see and experience. In the historic center of Athens, there are many attractions at a relatively short distance from each other. Initially, a walk on the Acropolis will definitely travel you to the past and will take you on a journey into ancient Greek culture. The most popular of the ancient monuments is, of course, the Parthenon, which is made of marble and is dedicated to the goddess Athena. Around there are other historical findings such as the propylaea, the Erechtheion with the Caryatids, the Arios Pagos, and the Herodion. Near the archeological site, the Acropolis Museum is housed, where there you can admire many findings from ancient Greece.
Continue your walk to Plaka, the oldest district of Athens. There, you will see several neoclassical buildings and many cobbled streets. The area is not reminiscent of a big city, but everywhere there are shops with tourist items, cafes, bars, and traditional taverns. In the area, you can relax from your walk and enjoy a coffee or even dine in a tavern. The dishes are many and will satisfy every taste. From souvlaki to moussaka and from fish to seafood, you will find everything there.
If you want to have a unique view of the city, you can use your rental car from Athens airport to drive to Lycabettus Hill. At the top, you will see two churches of Agios Isidoros and Agios Georgios. There is also the open-air theater of Lycabettus. In Athens, there are many remarkable museums that you can visit such as the National Archaeological Museum, the Byzantine and Christian Museum, the National Historical Museum and the Benaki Museum.
However, we recommend that you visit the Attica Zoological Park located near the airport in Spata. With the rental car from the Athens airport, drive to the park, which is one of the largest in the Balkans.
Nearby Athens there are also remarkable beaches that you can go by car. On Schinias beach you will find everything, as it is an organized beach with beach bar, umbrellas, and sunbeds. In Marathon, you can continue to enjoy fresh fish at a tavern there. You can also go to Vouliagmeni beach, which is quite expensive and is a destination for celebrities. However, you can choose other beaches such as the beach in Kavouri, Porto Rafti, Zoumberi, and Rafina.