Travel Blogs from Athens
... in early. WEDNESDAY, JULY 9 ================= After breakfast at the hotel, we checked out and headed north in a large comfortable bus, which could have held 50 or more passengers; we are 14 including our guide, so there was plenty of space for everyone. We crossed Central Greece to reach the foot of Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece and the legendary dwelling of the 12 gods in the Greek Pantheon. During this long drive, we passed through plains covered with olive ...
June 9-13: A short, early morning hop on the plane from Mykonos brought us back to Athens, where our group went in different directions. A few stayed one more day in Athens, overnighting at an airport hotel; the others waited for their afternoon flights home; and I hung out with them a while until it was time to make my way to my accommodation for the next four nights. Through Airbnb again, I'd arranged an apartment in the ...
... city that hasn't aged gracefully. After the Acropolis we took a long walk to Glyfada, a district recommended to us by our apartment host as being great for cafés and shopping. Having spent over an hour walking and tramming there, we were disappointed to find if was not particularly good for either!! We headed back to the apartment and relaxed for a while before ending the night with a casual dinner and some cheesy American ...
... second trip as Plaka may have been more interesting. After lunch we worked our way back through the flea markets to meet Billy. We stopped to talk with a shop keeper who told us the significance of the "eye" in Greek culture. Apparently it is for wisdom and safety. Perhaps we will pick one up along the way. Ou final stop was a visit to the New Acropolis Museum, "Home" of the Parthenon Marbles and important and impressive archaeological findings from the sacred rock of the ...
Some people collect figurines, some stamps, or coins; I collect shoes. I don't know how many pair I have but, for the sake of peace in my marriage, we stopped counting at 100. Prior to my fist trip to Europe at age 10, I saved my allowance for months, all to buy a pair of buttery soft leather riding boots in Italy. I guess It can be said I am a shoe person.
That said, I had read about the Poet Sandal-Maker of Athens, a man named Stavros Melissinos, whose sandal shop ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Kypseli Athens
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