“The Athens River” is popularly described as Kifissos. River Kifissos flows through the city of Athens and holds a deep religious significance in the Greek mythology. This is what makes it a popular site of tourist attraction across the globe. According to the Greek mythology, Kifissos River is also described as the River God which is flowing as the biggest river of the Athenian plain. Renting a car to reach out to your destination would be worth considering as far as the comfort and ease during the trip is concerned.
The Kifissos River has its source in the scenic Mount Parnitha. The river flows through the Athens and reaches the Saronic Gulf located at the southern border of the city. Attracting travelers from far and wide, Athens Kifissos is a popular attraction for the travelers in Athens. The source of the river, Parnitha mountain range is an integral part of the Natura 2000 and the National Forest.
Athens Kifissos River crosses Athenian basic covering an area of 381km2 and a length of over 22 km2, out of which about 14km2 are within the residential area and the rest 8km2 is outside. The semi-mountainous and mountainous region of the drainage basin is occupied by alluvial depositions, schist, marbles and lime stones. On the other hand, the lowland part is cemented and concreted.
The land uses often vary in the Kifissos drainage basin. When upland areas are often dominated by bushes and forests, the lowland areas are more urbanized. Above all, Athens Kifissos has an importance in the geography and development of the residential and industrial belt around. You can select a rental car and discover the true beauty of this river. You may even opt for car hire to pay a visit to the nearby attractions like shopping areas.
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