Athens – Trip to Pireas

Since my ticket allows, I got the train down to the southern end of the green metro line and the port of Pireas. It was the port city of Athens all the way back in the fifth century BC, so it has a long history. I didn’t realise at the time, but it is apparently the largest passenger port in Europe and the second largest in the world (although I got that from Wikipedia, it might not be true).

I wasn’t in the city for long, so here are just a few photos…..