Transport - The transportation systems in
Athens are inexpensive. There is a subway and metro
system that will take you all around the city. There
is also a taxi service and there are rumoured to be
at least 15,000 of them in Athens. A bus service runs
regularly throughout the city and to all the main
attractions. There are also car rentals agencies if
that is how you wish to see the city. There is a lot
that you can see and do by walking around the city,
but however you decide to get around you will do well
to have a few good maps on hand.
If you decide to rent a car be sure to make your
pick up and drop off locations at the airport so that
you won’t be rushed to return the car before
your trip home. That is the best way to rent a car
in Athens. Be prepared for traffic
and congestion in the city of Athens and be sure to
pay attention to parking areas to avoid getting any
All in all, getting around the city is rather trouble
free on the public Transportation System.
You will probably prefer to sight see by those modes
of transportation listed above. Some tips for the
trip. Stay in well-lighted areas and try to stay with
a group. You should have no problems during your visit.
For a great map of the metro and subway stops please
visit this site. http://www.travelinfo.gr/athens/transportation.htm.
This may be the way you will decide to travel about
the area, because it is the least expensive and the