Ano Petralona has this cozy urban neighborhood feeling! It is located between Thissio, Gazi and Koukaki, right in the heart of Athens and can be easily reached by public means of transportation.
Friendly people, cool bars, cafes and taverns create a sense of familiarity, even if you haven’t been there before. There’s no doubt that Ano Petralona is the new hot spot in Athens!
The verdant scenery of Ano Petralona and its proximity to Filopappou hill, create a rural ambience, often hard to find in city centers. This is why it is one of the best places to stay if you want to be very close to Athens city center, yet skip the crowds. Ano Petralona is not about vivid nightlife and clubbing. It is about wine nights with friends, laughs and meeting new cool people!
There are many ways to reach Ano Petralona, from any location in Athens. Airport to Ano Petralona: 35.7 km / 22.1 miles | Piraeus port to Ano Petralona: 10.7 km / 6.6 miles | Syntagma square to Ano Petralona: 3.8 km / 2.3 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 9292or book your taxi online.
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 Ano Petralona and many other places of interest in Athens at their own pace.
By metro: The closest metro station is “Kato Petralona” on line 1. Get a map of the metro here.
By bus/trolleybus: The closest bus stop is “Papafoti” of the bus line 227. Check the routes and the official timetables on OASA Telematics.