Escape from Athens this Spring: Ideal destinations for road trips!

Explore the most beloved spring destinations near Athens by car. Discover unique landscapes and enjoy unforgettable road trips!
Escape from Athens this Spring: Ideal destinations for road trips!

Want to escape from the routine and daily grind of the capital for a while? Looking for spring excursions near Athens? We have the solution! With a car rental and a little magic from Carwiz, you'll discover incredible destinations for short holidays from the city center. So, what are you waiting for? Let's go!

Loutraki: Trip to the famous spa town


With rented cars from Piraeus, you will be in the idyllic Loutraki in just over an hour. Take a walk on the beach and enjoy the sun and good weather. Visit the famous thermal springs and stop at the renowned casino that opened in 1930. Loutraki competes worthily with any cosmopolitan destination. With large hotels, restaurants, and bars, the area is suitable for an escape near Athens during the spring.

Chalkida: The city with the “crazy waters”


If you are looking for nearby summer destinations from Athens by road, then Evia and specifically Chalkida, is the right place. Start your tour from the Karababa castle and continue to the Archaeological Museum of Chalkida "Arethousa". If you want to see even more, head to Lake Evia and discover a picturesque, seaside settlement. For spring getaways near Athens, trust Carwiz and travel by road in Greece comfortably and safely.

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Tolo: City break by the sea


Tolo is located in the Argolis prefecture and is the perfect destination for day trips and two-day escapes. If you dream of the ideal spring destination from Athens, Tolo is your choice. Taverns, restaurants, and tourist shops for your shopping spread along the main road. Take advantage of the good weather, take your walk, and take a deep breath of the sea air. And why not? Dare to dive into the turquoise waters and enjoy the wonderful beaches of Tolo.

Pavliani: A secret place that seems to be out of a fairy tale


Pavliani is waiting for you for unforgettable spring getaways. If you find yourself in the area, do not hesitate to visit the Park of Pavliani and start a unique route among running waters, ancient trees, and small paths. Visit the farms in the area, have your coffee in one of the traditional shops with handmade products, or make a stop in the nearby villages to try local dairy products and meats.

Delphi: Travel to the center of the world


Delphi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with many Greek and foreign visitors and is among the most popular autumn destinations near Athens. The best way to visit it is by renting a car from Athens airport to get there comfortably and quickly. To unravel the thread of the place's history, plan your visit to the Archaeological Museum of Delphi and travel to Ancient Greece. For a cosmopolitan experience, drive up to Arachova and wander through the picturesque alleys of the settlement. Before you leave, remember to buy local traditional sweets and formaela cheese.

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Pelion: On the mountain of the Centaurs


The Path of the Centaurs is a unique route filled with small waterfalls and towering trees. Reach the village of Milies and visit the cave of the Centaur Chiron. For your stay, prefer the villages of Portaria and Makrinitsa, which serve as bases for your excursions to the surrounding villages. Whenever you choose to go to Pelion, you will need a safe car for the demanding routes. Choose Carwiz for car rental from Athens and make your trip unforgettable!

Monemvasia: A dreamy castle town


Monemvasia is considered one of the top spring destinations in Greece and not without reason, as the stone tower houses and cobblestone alleys create a magical backdrop against the endless blue. Visit the church of Agia Sophia in the Upper Town, the Archaeological Museum of Monemvasia, as well as the house and tomb of Yannis Ritsos. Keep in mind that cars stop outside the walls of the old town and visitors continue their tour on foot. So, make sure to wear appropriate shoes!

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