Patras is the largest financial , commercial and cultural center of the Peloponnese and of Western Greece. During the four millennia of history and especially in Roman period , Patras was a cosmopolitan center of the Mediterranean. Called Gate Greece to the West , is a commercial center , a large port and hub for trade and communication with Italy and Western Europe . The city has two universities ( The University of Patras and the Open University) and a Technological Educational Foundation Associated with these research institutes , which make scientific center important performance in technical education. Modern Rio- Antirio bridge connects the suburb of Patras Rio Antirio , uniting the Peloponnese with western Central Greece . In addition , the city It boasts the largest European, Mediterranean type of carnival , the famous Patras Carnival , the main features of which are satirical and extravagant floats and spectacular dances and parades . The local cultural scene stands out in theater and the plastic arts and modern urban literature . The city of Patras were also European Capital of Culture for 2006.
Patras is located on the north coast of the Peloponnese , in western foothills Panachaikon , bordering the Gulf of Patras , which in essence is an engulfment of the Ionian Sea .
The distance from Athens is 210 km and We take 2 hours and 30 minutes .
The vehicles are E class Mercedes Taxis with a fluent speaker of English driver.
The drivers cannot enter archaeological sites or museums, this can only be done by accredited tour guides, therefore there is an extra charge for this service.
Regional taxes, VAT, fuel, tools and luggage charge are all included in the above.
Admission tickets for the museums, beverages, meals accommodation and / or gratuities are NOT included in the above.
The above prices concern the vehicle and are NOT per person.
Τhe duration of transferrin from the center of Athens lasts 2 hours and 30 minutes, Mercedes E Class Taxi, 1-4 people the price is 240 €
and from the Athens Airport lasts almost 3 hours, Mercedes E Class Taxi, 1-4 people the price is 270 €.
For a minivan (5-7 people), the price is 350 €.
or for a minibus (8-11 people) please contact us.