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Travel Blogs from Athens
... for the Acropolis Museum where we would find an entrance to the Acropolis.
The Acropolis does not contain just the Parthenon (as thought) but a number of ancient buildings on its 7.5 acres. While the hill has had inhabitants as far back as the 4th millenium BC it was only in the 5th century BC that the Parthenon, the Propylaia, the Erechtheion and the temple of Athena Nike were built. There is a lot of restoration ...
Wake up 5.30 for 7 am disembarkment. Very happy to be off the second rate ship. We are very disappointed with the overall quality of the ship and the staff. The destinations were great but there was too much crammed into too little time. Most of the destinations were photo stops and not much more. We booked a land tour to Delphi today so we were collected from the port in a ...
Last evening Annalia and I flew from Milan to Athens. We are staying with Jenny and Nikko, friends of Annalia in Oropos or Palatia, a 40 minute drive from the airport. Arriving at night it was hard to see the natural beauty of the grounds around the house but the view of the island of Evia was breathtaking as we dined al fresco. Jenny made moussaka which was absolutely delicious. This ...
... eekkk. Helen has the tickets and the boarding passes and passports - we have nothing. Hang on - its ok - we are all allowed to board together. Phew! Oh but first, the boarding pass ladies decide to help us by taking Connor's and mine carry on bags and putting them in as checked luggage. WTF. My bag now has a heap of breakable stuff in it and is going under the plane. Oh dear, I am having visions of cracked jars of marmalade and broken glass all over my bag.
No matter. WE are ...
... But Athens wears it on it's sleeve. There's graffiti everywhere. Stray cats and dogs wander the streets. High fashion stores neighbour dingy knock-off outlets. Everywhere there's an open air, open market vibe. And, like Rome, there's ruins every few turns. It definitely feels more foreign than Italy, yet it's different again from Prague, Krakow, Budapest and the other Eastern European countries I've passed through. ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- You can do better
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Nice hotel and good loacti…
- InterContinental Athenaeum…
- It's okay.
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Great location!
- Highly recommend
- Great Room With Great View
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Central location
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- The hotel is new and the f…
- Lovely hotel - I really en…
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Beautiful and comfortable
- A nice hotel
- Nice, but......
Vas. Georgiou A' 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
- Excellent Stay
- Great Hotel w/Service to M…
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- Buffet Lunch!
- Metropolitan hotel
Circle - IX, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $12
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Very well located and mode…
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- Big not always better
- Rather posh
- Terrific Place!
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Handy location
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Divani 4-Day Stay
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- Stay at Zafolia
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Take the Room With A View
- Bring Ear Plugs!
- Enjoyed my stay....
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $46
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $68
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $52
- Easy acess
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Amazing Athens Hotel
- Very nice
- Terrible Hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Amalia Hotel
- Well Positioned Hotel
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Pleased at the Plaza
- love it
- Excellant hotel
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
- Close to places
- Nice viws from the Rooftop
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price