Most people simply pass through Piraeus, Greece's largest port city, to board cruise ships or hydrofoils to the islands.
On its surface, Piraeus can seem congested and chaotic, and there is no denying that sections of its industrial waterfront are an eyesore. But there is another side to this fascinating place. It has its fair share of charming eateries and often overlooked attractions.
The pretty fishing harbor of Mikrolimano Bay is a good place for a cool evening outing or dining in a sea... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.