Peristeri Vacations

Peristeri is a good place to stay if you’re planning on visiting Athens, the capital city of Greece. Around 750,000 residents call Athens home. Peristeri is about 15 miles (24 kilometers) from Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, and just 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the city.

Acropolis, Plaka and Monastiraki, are other places in the area which are also worth touring.

Acropolis, perhaps one of the most recognized landmarks in the entire country is situated 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the southeast.

Those interested in exhibits and shows will find some interesting cultural highlights in and around Peristeri. Walk through the exhibits and savor the atmosphere of Benaki Museum, the New Acropolis Museum and the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. There are a number of excellent art galleries to visit including the Greek Folk Art Museum. Enjoy seeing established and up-and-coming artists strut their stuff at the National Theatre of Greece and the Odeon of Herod Atticus.

There are many beautiful natural destinations here so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Enjoy some of the scenic urban parks such as the Athens National Garden and the Pedion Areos Park.

Some of Athens' popular sights are in and around Peristeri, including Syntagma Square, Pnyx and the Stoa of Attalos. Those with a passion for faith and religion will appreciate the care and devotion that has gone into creating the Temple of Olympian Zeus. History lovers will enjoy checking out the Old Acropolis Museum.

Browse the boutiques and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe in some of the nearby malls and markets such as the Monastiraki Flea Market, the Athens Central Market and the Athens Heart Mall.

Spend an afternoon high in the stands of Athens Olympic Stadium, cheering on local legends, the A.E.K Athens. On game days the stadium overflows with yellow and black, as local soccer lovers come together to support their home-grown heroes.

To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Electra Palace Hotel Athens, the O&B Athens Boutique Hotel and the Divani Palace Acropolis are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.

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