Travel Blogs from Athens
... leave my big bag and most of my stuff in Athens - and pay the airline for a second bag. So shortly after arriving in Athens about four I headed off to the Plaka - and bought a medium size suitcase from the second shop I went to. Then I got "lost" on the twisty streets and had a much longer walk than I had anticipated. (My Garmin Vivofit has been racking up the steps. I haven't made my 10000-11000 steps a day goal ...
... Gardens and sampled (and bought!) all sorts of yummy local Greek foods. Found the Temple of Olympian Zeus and played ‘dodge the tourist’ as we tried to take tourist-free photos of the magnificent columns. This is where the Vangelis concert, Mythodea, took place. Saw an amazing international collection of paintings by artists using just their foot or mouth ...
... had some souvlaki! No longer hungry we headed for a walk to see what was around. There are tons of little shops, everything you can think of they were selling. But from a day of traveling we were pooped so we headed to bed in our scary room lol. The room could have been nice if they just put a little bit more effort in it. But again for only one night. The next morning we woke up and decided to go to the beach because we wanted to wait for Denice to do all of ...
... the fresh sea bass, making the fish taste absolutely wonderful. (0.750gr for €55.30)
We had Seasonal Wild greens (almirikia) and Asparagus as a side salad that was superb. (€7.00) I never had almirikia before and I even asked to see what the raw plant looked like. It was so fresh when brought on our table as if it was picked right from the field that moment.
Our delectable banquet finished with some dessert ...
... the entire track. I made the mistake of taking of my sandals to race. I ended up with massive blisters on the bottom of my feet...but at least I won! She returned the favor and gave me a piggy back ride off the track. She's the real winner! It was pretty painful to walk, so Molly got a cab and we went back to the hotel while the rest of the group walked back grabbing lunch on the way. My first cab ride, and the battery light came on halfway home. He dropped ...
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
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
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