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TravelPod Member ReviewsAstir Hotel Patras
If you do need to stay in Patras before heading off to Italy or Athens, this hotel is next to the bus terminal, but more importantly, has a roof top pool to relax and give the kids that "holiday feeling".
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Start: Palaio Flaliro, Greece
End: Patras, Greece
Total Kms: 235
Weather: clear blue sky with a few clouds, temperatures between 31° and 35°
Headed out of Athens without and any issues and arrived at the first toll. It is always a ...
... day we made it to the quaint port town of Gytheio (also spelt Gythio and Gythion on road signs throughout). We dropped by the walled town of Monemvasia on the way. By the size of the bus parking this place is clearly a hotspot in summer although our timing meant most of the town was shut down. This didn’t distract from its Byzantine beauty sitting perched on a cliffface gingerly griping to Greece by a ...
... more and we get into Patras as the sun comes up. If not I have no idea what I will do on arrival. Its certainly not worth getting a hotel room for 3 or 4 hours. Arriving into somewhere where one has never been before at the mad hours of the morning is rather scary. I just have no idea what to expect. Is it a dangerous port town or a holiday resort??? Only time will tell. All going well I will find a nice little beach to lay down on for a few hours until the sun comes up and then head north.
Cheers for ...
... manual controls I was just beginning to understand on my more advanced (but now broken) Canon S95.
Patras is cleaner than the Naples area, and the roads are certainly better. As far as the traffic is concerned, it is easier to ride here than in southern Italy, but then, who knows, maybe the rest of Greece will be much different. I have heard from several different people that they had not gone to Greece because their parents told ...
... moving their goats along the road....honest to God! They sent us down a dirt road along the river, but it lead us to the right road. After several hours of high mountain roads we managed to get to ---- high in the mountains. A storm struck just as we checked into the Hotel Appolonia. The place was almost brand new with modern fittings and furnishings, it was just short of the town below the temple of Apollo. We were the only guests and the innkeeper had ...