Piraeus (Athens), Greece Cruise Port

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Used the hop-on/hop-off bus. Would not recommend driving as streets are crowded and...

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About Piraeus (Athens), Greece

Greece’s biggest city is just a short drive from the port town of Piraeus, and it’s home to some of the most important historic sites of the ancient world.


What people said about this port:

"A rude, aggressive taxi driver almost ruined our experience here." in 6 reviews.

"The new Acropolis Museum was interesting as well." in 5 reviews.

"...OF ATHENA PARTHENON MUSEUM OF ACROPOLIS Need to hire a tour bus to get into Atens." in 5 reviews.


509 reviews and tips of Piraeus (Athens), Greece




RSFinNC
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
4-6 cruises

Skip the high priced excursion package. Catch the X-80 bus outside the cruise terminal--4 euros for a 24 hour ticket--for an express ride to the Acropolis. The same ticket takes you back to the cruise terminal; buses run every 30 minutes.

Visited: Oct 21, 2015

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Zip01002
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
7+ cruises

In Piraeus, we skipping our usual train trip into Athens and opted for the “PR01 Corinth Canal”. After a couple of hours on the bus, we arrived in Corinth and went out on a bridge to see the canal from above. The bus went down to water level where our group hopped on a private boat to traverse the canal. They provided a surprising nice selection of local Greek food including spanakopita, shrimp, octopus and other snacks, washed down with a small glass of Ouzo.

Visited: Apr 27, 2016

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bpmapes
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
2-3 cruises

We just did the hop-on-hop-off bus to get from port to the area where most of the attractions are (near the Acropolis). The new Acropolis Museum was interesting as well.

Visited: May 19, 2016

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Mfontaine
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
4-6 cruises

Take the hop on hop off bus, it is the way to go. There is a face care product called APIVITA. Only if I knew it was that good, I would get more. You can get it in pharmacy.

Visited: Jun 24, 2016

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blanche998
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
2-3 cruises

Take bus x80 (4€ good all day ticket)at the port direct to the centre of Athens and take a free walking tour.

Visited: Oct 03, 2015

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stl4
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Family (older children)

Experience:
2-3 cruises

We found a tour at the dock. It was fantastic and half the price than those available through the cruise line.

Visited: Jun 12, 2015

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