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Where to find a nice beach near a major airport

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Where to find a nice beach near a major airport

I couldn't find a general forum for Europe so I'm posting this on all 3 forums: Greece, Italy & Spain.

My husband and I are planning a trip for Spring 2010. We want to visit Spain (East Coast), Italy & Greece in a period of about 3-4 weeks. We will do an open jaw flight from the USA. We want to end our 5-6 last days on a nice beach to rest from our vacation :-). We would like to be close to a major airport so we don't have to travel a long time to get to the airport on our departure since our flight back will be very long already. For the ones who have experience these 3 areas where would you suggest we end our trip?

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1. Re: Where to find a nice beach near a major airport

Hi there

I'm assuming you take your homebound flight from Athens? Why not combine Athens with the coastal resort of Glyfada which is just a short tram ride away from the city centre?

That way, you could see the wonderful sights of the city yet still be within close proximity of a great beach. Regarding getting to the airport at the end of the stay, you can either take a taxi or use the dedicated X95 airport bus service which runs 24/7/365 from Syntagma Square in the city centre every 15-30 mins. This sets you down right outside the main doors to the terminal and costs 3,20 euros per person as opposed to 30-35 euros for a cab and isn't really any slower.

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2. Re: Where to find a nice beach near a major airport

If you choose Glyfada, then you can take the X 96 bus to the airport from Glyfada's main square, no need to go in city center.

Easy as pie! : )

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