TripAdvisor Reviews Dore Hotel Athens
Travel Blogs from Athens
... bar was pretty busy. We actually met some Americans! They were from California and Wisconsin. We shared drinks with them and brought the night to a close again around midnight.
When I came back up to the hostel I found some of my roommates had discovered how to get Netflix over here. Normally, you can't get any kind of Netflix because the company doesn't have certain copyrights over here. As impressed as I was to see that they had duped there computers, I was ...
... and where we were going on the map.
We wandered around the Acropolis area and got a few shots of the
scaffolding! I think the scaffolding is a permanent fixture. As
expected there are bits of ruins all over the place, old walls,
crumbling statues, orthodox churches, gardens, ancient library ruins,
you name it, they probably have it. Hadrian stamped his name on many
things and Zeus got mentions as well. A couple of the museums are
... very distant third and fourth place. It was a pleasant treat for Tim and me to be in an environment that spoke English all the time. We were among the small minority who were going to be on board for only seven days, most were on for fourteen days or longer.
Our cruise path criss-crossed Homer's "wine-dark seas." The first day at sea was highlighted around noon by our transit through the Strait of Messina, the less than two mile wide neck of water separating the toe ...
... 8217;s interior is classy and enjoys the most spectacular views of the city of Athens. (light lunch and gourmet dining)
THINGS TO DO: Follow any of the pathways across the peripheral zone of the Lycabettus hill, -one such is across the hotel, and it will get you to the top of the peak to the chapel of St. George, for the most breathtaking views of the city.
The hotel’s backdrop of lush, pine-scented Lycabettus Hill ...
... any mistakes. USA played sloppy, too many back passes and seemed hodge-podge. Just terrible to watch. Now I need to figure out who to pull for from here on out! Walked back to hotel and passed out hard for 5 hours before leaving to catch Ferry. Watch out Mykonos - here we come!#!!!!! (PS no hotel / hostel booked - this will be fun!)
Athens, Greece - 12th stop
We arrived in Athens late in the evening after a short flight from Rome. ...