Information about Varkiza beach
Varkiza Athens: The sandy beach of Varkiza is pretty far from the city centre but you are guaranteed a pleasant trip. It is one of the less crowded beaches with all the beach facilities like volley courts, snack bars and a play area for the children. The beach is easily reachable by bus, directly from the town centre.
The town of Varkiza is one of the most popular areas in the southern suburbs, quite lively during the summer season. It is extremely developed with plenty of cafes and nice restaurants lying around the coast. The biggest part of Varkiza includes beautiful complexes and newly built villas with a terrific view to the sea. It is a nice trip for most of the Athenians, especially during the weekends.
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How to get to Varkiza beach
There are many ways to reach Varkiza, from any location in Athens.
Airport to Varkiza: 20.2 km / 12.5 miles | Piraeus port to Varkiza: 27.4 km / 17 miles | Syntagma square to Varkiza: 20.7 km / 12.8 miles
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Athens transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 693 881 8288, 0030 694 597 2090, 0030 690 943 9292
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Athens with as little as 13 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Varkiza and many other places of interest in Athens at their own pace.
By bus/trolleybus: The closest bus stop is “Varkiza” of the bus line 122. Check the routes and the official timetables on OASA Telematics.
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