Piraeus is a classic port city, like in songs and books. You will find here a port and everything that is expected from a port city, especially in the Mediterranean Sea. The honking of cargo ships, and passenger ships declaring the start of their journey. Ticket stands and travel agencies, marine equipment stores, and cargo that has just arrived with the ships, warehouses and tax houses, the harbor stevedores, loading cranes, tavernas and bars along the main street of the port, lines of cars waiting to board the ferries.
You have arrived at the Port of Piraeus - for generations songs and books were written about this port, and now you are finally here as well. Enjoy!
On Sundays, near the Port, there is the local flea market of Piraeus, that offers mostly clothes, tools, vintage items and antiques. The flea market concentrates around the train tracks and to Alipedou Street. On days when there is no market, in the streets of Piraeus behind the port, you will find many interesting and cheap stores.
From the Port of Piraeus you can leave on a day cruise, to one of the close islands to Athens and to any Greek island. The island of Aegina is pleasant and only a short boat ride away. Longer sailing will get you to one of the most picturesque islands of Greece - Hydra.