If you are a beginner on road trips we have an itinerary just for you! It is just around Athens, in Attica, and includes places that really worth a visit.
Athens to Vouliagmeni Driving time: approx. 35min
Vouliagmeni is a seaside suburb and former municipality 20 km south of Athens city centre. There you can enjoy the beaches and also Vouliagmeni lake with hot springs beneath it. The healing waters of the lake will givie relief to bone and muscle problems. Don't forget to try fresh fish in traditional taverns.
Vouliagmeni to Sounio Driving time: approx. 45min
Cape Sounion is the promontory at the southernmost tip of the Atiic peninsula. There you can visit one of the major monuments of the Golden age of Athens, the temple of Posidon. The perfect time to be there is just before sunset where you can enjoy the beautiful light coming through the stones of the temple.
Enjoy the beautiful beaches of Sounio and relax in the blue waters of Aegean. We recommend the beach KAPE where you will feel that you are surely on an island!
Sounio to Lavrion Driving time: approx. 15min
Lavrion is a town in southeastern part of Attica with a nice little port where you can enjoy a beautiful morning walk and drink coffee with a nice view of the port. 1 hour from Lavrion by boat is Kea island.
Kea also known as Tzia is a greek island in the Cyclades archipelago in the Aegean sea. Although it is a small island it has a rich history and offers a lot of museums, monuments, historical buildings and architecturals sights.
Enjoy the beautiful beaches of Kea such as Gialiskari and Otzias and eat at a tratidional tavern.
Return to Lavrion.
10 min by car from Lavrion there is Mikrolimano and Perigiali with beautiful and quiet beaches, ideal for couples and families. Enjoy a day at the beach and relax.
Periyali to Marathon Lake Driving time: approx. 1h20min
On the way to the lake you can make a stop and swim to the beautiful beach of Zoumperi (55min away from Periyali).
Marathon is a town and the site of the battle of Marathon in 490 BCE, in which the heavily outnumbered Athenian army defeated the Persians. There has a beautiful lake where you can walk and drink your coffee enjoying the astonishing view.
Return to Athens Driving time: approx. 55min