Travel Blogs from Athens
... of a Charioteer. (It has bronze eyelashes!)
The last major thing on my Athens list was a visit to the National Archaeological Museum, one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancient Greek art, from the Neolithic Era to the late Roman period. I saw many of the treasures from sites I had visited during this trip, from Mycenae, Crete, Akrotiri, Delos and more. All this, and there was a bonus: an ...
... this, we quickly got back on the bus and made our way back to Athens. The Acropolis There is not much to say about the Acropolis other than it was absolutely amazing. We climbed up to the top, stopping periodically to talk about the surrounding area and to look at the architecture on our way up. Once at the top, we looked at the architecture of the Parthenon and the Temple of Athena Nike, while Dr. Camp explained everything about how awesome ...
... we cycled into Athens for the final leg of the journey, and those 17 miles could not have gone any slower! We reached the hugely busy streets of Athens and dodged our way toward the Acropolis. Leaving our bikes in the tourist office ,we climbed up to the top where the Pathenon stands proudly looking over the sprawling city. By this stage it was too hot to enjoy so we took a few touristy photos and recorded a final bit of victory footage and ...
... finishing at the stadium, we walked to the Kolonaki neighborhood which is said to be Athens's poshest neighborhood. Cafes, floral shops, wine bars, and boutiques abound. We couldn't resist picking up a few souvenirs of the fashion kind to bring back home! Due to the heat, we decided the best place to be was the rooftop pool at our hotel. Cool water and a great view of the Acropolis--just what we needed!
... Amsterdam to Pamploma. Up early to catch a taxi to the airport, from amsterdam to Barcelina. We are met in Barcelona by the beautiful Beccie Hewitt & we continue to the train station. Even though we didnt speak Spanish & didn't really know where we were going we managed to get to the bus station on time.
The bus trip from Barcelona to Pamploma seemed to take for ever..4pm to 11pm :0( with only 1 break at the dodgy truck stop which had ...
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