A Few Words about Piraeus
Piraeus is the third largest municipality of Greece, and is located in the region of Attica. It is, approximately, 10 kilometers from the centre of Athens. As part of the Athens conurbation is served by various transportation means: Buses, Trolley Buses, the Suburban Railway, the Trambus of Athens, and it is connected with the Metro of Athens, at the moment, with the old electric railway line, and in the future with the direct extension of the metro line, it also connected to the rail network of OSE.With the subway of Piraeus, in only a few minutes, you will be to the centre of Athens where you can walk the picturesque streets, and the surrounding attractions as well as to visit Acropolis and Monastiraki.
In Piraeus there is the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus, the Nautical Museum, the Aquarium, the picturesque Pasalimani and Mikrolimano.
Piraeus nowadays is the largest industrial centre of the country while it also has the largest port of Europe, and the third in the world in passenger traffic, which makes it a major trading center of the Greek economy.
The gates of the port have been configured according to the destination of the passenger ships. For example, the northwest and west gates are leading to the docks approaching ships bound for the islands of the northeastern Aegean and Crete, while the central, to the Cyclades and the Dodecanese.