Travel Blogs from Athens
... particular place that grabbed our senses was one of the theaters. You could nearly stand on the cracked and weathered stage and just imagine all the Grecians looking upon you. Seeing the individually carved chairs made it all the more surreal with thoughts that perhaps some of the greatest thinkers have sat there. The hike up to the top was hot and steep. We took several breaks along the way then finally made it. It was ...
It's July 4 here in San Francisco, the day when most people will be at picnics or BBQ's, and watching fireworks tonight. Andrew and I are getting ready to head off on our great adventure, a Road Scholar trip to Greece for two weeks. We leave at 4:40 this afternoon so will head to the airport around 2:15 and get to the departure lounge. I'm especially eager to see Greece though his eyes; this is his first trip to Europe. He has been to Mexico several times, but always to the same resort ...
... Musuem. It had some spectacular items that made it worthwhile after another negotiation with the Metro system. It has also given me a few ideas for my dissertation even though there was no Bronze boats. So in all in all it was worth the effort to get to. To finish the day I went and got some food and then it was to the rooftop bar for a few drinks and its great views of the Acropolis. Another great day in the books. Another six hopefully to ...
... each season to work (and party of course!) If you have been to Ios I am sure you can agree with me that it really is hard to describe how much fun this island is and for those looking to have a good time then go to Ios!! It was terribly sad to leave the Islands and to say goodbye to the wonderful friends I made along the way but it's not goodbye just 'see you later' and for me my next stop is Croatia ready for sail Croatia Dubrovnik to split. So really just one beach paradise to ...
... is where the senate was, the birthplace of democracy, now lying in ruins. And I couldn't help but see the similarity to our current incarnation of the Greek invention. Three buildings remain intact inside the agora. The church of the holy apostles, which must have had a very small congregation because it was more like a shrine than a church. Th Stoa of Atallos, which has been fully restored by the American society of archeology. As much as I hate to admit it they have done ...
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