Travel Blogs from Athens
Acropolis- As we didn'tget time to make the acropolis while we were in Athens on our arrival it was going to happen today... Despite me not wanting to leave our comfy bed I rolled out and Bianca gave me push down stairs in the direction of breakfast where we met Chris and Lucy who hadn't made the acropolis yet either. There was an awesome collection of pastries to choose from again but I tried to have the fruit and yoghurt first before filling myself up, I still walked out eating a ...
... a lovely cafe/bar where we could sit and watch the world go by in the shadow The Acropolis.It was now 3pm and we met up with our guide and driver who took us to the Marina to embark on our cruise ship the beautiful MS Galileo looking suite splendid as we entered the marina which also housed several large modern yachts.Once on board we were escorted to our cabin, we were quite surprised as we had been given to understand that the cabins were quite "cosy" but ...
... of 20 columns on each long side and three rows of 8 columns at each short end. It was first started in 500 BC, and after many stops and starts was finally finished in 132 BC with statues of Zeus and Emperor Hadrian inside when inaugurated. Our tour group is rounded up for the obligatory tour photo in front of the ruins with the Athens Acropolis in the background. The local stray cat wanders by and every time someone points a camera at it it walks over and starts meowing loudly. ...
... depending on location, and were also stamped before firing to show where they were from and when the wine was put in. They had pointy ends, which would normally make it difficult to stack them upright, but they were stored on their sides while on a ship or stuck into the ground or decanted when they arrived at the destination. Not only does the pottery date the location of an object, it also can date the era. It's also possible to tell the shape, the approximate size, and what was ...
... the trip leaders had us over for snacks, which was fun because it gave us all a common area to hang out and enjoy each other's company. September 4th: This was an early morning because we toured the Agoura, which is a site that Americans helped excavate. An agoura is a marketplace, but this one was in ruins but we learned a lot and I got to see how they used to do newspapers, which ask me in person and I can explain :) It's an interesting process.. Afterward, four ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Wonderful Hotel - an oasis of calm compared to the heat and chaos of the city
- Very Nice Place
- The most immaculate hotel ever
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- This hotel is super, and I know what I talk about
- Greco Imperial OK, No local flavor
- Dissapointed-definetely not a 5 star hotel.
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
- Best Part of this hotel was the bartender, Fotis
- Close to Acropolis, but average hotel
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
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
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
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
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price