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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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... but I've seen enough 'antiquity'...I just wanted to hang out in town here. It's a beautiful sunny,warm day - and shops open despite it being Easter Sunday. And the open air cafes are festive with music and lots of Internet access.
A few pics...a brief look at this lovely place.Tomorrow ..onto Messina, ...
... this ferry made several stops en route to Patras and so now was interested in finding a map or at least knowing where we would be stopping. I went down to the reception desk where there were 3 guys standing chatting behind the desk. They all looked at me with dull faces "yes" were the ones words. I kind of smiled and asked if they had a map of the route and ports we would be calling at. The one replied "we go Patras" and slapped a map down on the counter then turned back to his mates ...
... the entire trip here, despite a country wide ban on wild camping and the odd no camping sign, the locals are very receptive to it (we imagine the "wintering" over northern Europeans help some of these small towns during the quieter months).
Our first beach stop consisted of a bit of admin (taking photos of the van by the beach to help the eventual sale), swimming and ...
We had no plans for the day. I woke and got up around 8 AM and made croissants from bought dough. I made 2 plain, 2 with meat and cheese and 2 with cinnamon and sugar. I woke Chris up at 9 and we had breakfast together and than decided we would go check out the Patras Castle.
We drove into Patras - into the confusing one way streets and although we made a few wrong turns we found the parking just below the ...
... cars cross the canal. Dean loved watching it at work! I had delicious spaghetti for lunch. I love spaghetti. I never get sick of it. I have realised it is my favourite food! Our ferry is leaving a couple hours early which is great, as it means we'll get to our hotel tomorrow night at a reasonable time for dinner, instead of after 9pm. Besides, it was too hot to have had any more time out this morning - ...