Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Athens

Take a holiday to Athens and enjoy the area's live music, festivals and churches. This city's university setting, art and bars draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Athens

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Athens a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shade Winery (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Hocking Valley Scenic Railway (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Brass Ring Golf Club (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Riverside Golf Club (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Athens

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Athens is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zaleski State Forest (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Burr Oak State Park (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Wayne National Forest Athens Unit (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Athens

The nearest airport is in Parkersburg, WV (PKB-Mid-Ohio Valley Regional), located 35.5 mi (57.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Athens?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 79 holiday lettings around Athens. From 5 cabins to 5 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent Cabins in Athens?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 5 Cabins in Athens. Our other popular types of Athens holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Athens?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Athens. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.