Athens (Piraeus)

Greece

Cruises To Piraeus

This is the cradle of civilization, the oldest city in Europe. Not only is this city home to the Acropolis and some of the most important architectural structures and archaeological finds in the Western world, It is also a very modern city, an urban amalgam of extraordinary art, culture, cuisine and shopping. Explore more of Athens on a European cruise! This is the cradle of civilization, the oldest city in Europe. Not only is this city home to the Acropolis and some of the most important architectural structures and archaeological finds in the Western world, It is also a very modern city, an urban amalgam of extraordinary art, culture, cuisine and shopping. Explore more of Athens on a European cruise!

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Piraeus
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    EET (Eastern European Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Greek. Say "do you speak English?" in Greek: "milte anglik?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    Native crafts, souvenirs, cheeses and books.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursions for sightseeing, historical ruins and museums. Buses are available.
    • Famous For
      The center of Greek civilization for 4,000 years, Athens is the capital of modern Greece, famous for landmarks such as the Acropolis, the Parthenon temple, the Olympian temple.
    • Fun Fact #2
      For an authentic taste of Greek fare, put olives, olive oil and ouzo, an anise flavored liquor, on your list of things to try on your visit.
    • Tip
      For more Athens activities read Five things to do while Cruising from Athens.
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Piraeus TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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The Acropolis & Archaeological Museum

Journey back in time to the evolution of Greek Civilization. You'll visit the Acropolis and the National Archaeological ...

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Temple of Poseidon & its Scenic Coast

Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast and through some of Athens' Athens’ beautiful suburbs. Arriving at Cape Sounion, yo...

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The Acropolis & Leisure

Take advantage of the opportunity to admire some of the most important sites of Athens, including the Acropolis. Afterwa...

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Athens & The Acropolis

The perfectly proportioned Parthenon crowns the Acropolis and represents the Golden Age of Classical Greece. Follow the ...

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Featured PIRAEUS ITINERARIES

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Be awed by the sparkling blue of the Mykonos coast.

12-Day Grand Mediterranean from Barcelona

Voted "Best Midsized Ship for Value for Money" - Cruise Critic
SHIP Norwegian Spirit
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Barcelona (Spain);
Provence (Toulon) (France); Florence/Pisa (Livorno) (Italy); Rome (Civitavecchia) (Italy); Naples (Italy); Mykonos (Greece); Athens (Piraeus) (Greece); Kotor (Montenegro); Dubrovnik (Croatia);
DISEMBARK Venice (Italy);
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Be awed by the sparkling blue of the Mykonos coast.

12-Day Grand Mediterranean from Barcelona

Voted "Best Midsized Ship for Value for Money" - Cruise Critic
SHIP Norwegian Spirit
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Barcelona (Spain);
Provence (Toulon) (France); Florence/Pisa (Livorno) (Italy); Rome (Civitavecchia) (Italy); Naples (Italy); Mykonos (Greece); Athens (Piraeus) (Greece); Dubrovnik (Croatia); Kotor (Montenegro);
DISEMBARK Venice (Italy);
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The beautiful Roman Amphitheatre in Salona, Croatia.

14-Day Adriatic, Greece & Turkey from Venice

More dining options than any cruise line in Europe.
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Venice (Italy);
Dubrovnik (Croatia); Athens (Piraeus) (Greece); Santorini (Greece); Split (Croatia); Venice (Italy); Corfu (Greece); Santorini (Greece); Mykonos (Greece); Olympia (Katakolon) (Greece);
DISEMBARK Venice (Italy);

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