Travel Blogs from Athens
... s), well-behaved and enjoys the company of the others. One boy is a little on the outer fringes of the group. He is smaller and looks younger than Andrew, even though he is about a year and a half older. He often sits with his grandmother, and it's not clear to me whether he needs her company or she needs his. The others are good about inviting him to join them at meals and for various activities, but more often than not, he refuses and sits with grandma! I think he is ...
... luxurious glass vessels and gold jewellery, a large amount of pottery and bronze. It represented the new phenomenon of art trade.
Among the treasures was the famous Antikythera Mechanism, known as the World’s First Computer, which still today contributes to our knowledge of ancient Greek technology and astronomy. The Mechanism, constructed in the second half of the 2nd century BC, comprises gears, ...
... also our tour guide. We saw two men fighting outside the airport which was pretty funny. We bused to Athens which is a 30 minute drive. Dr. Hoff and Katarina spoke to us about Athens and Greek culture. We are staying at the Jason Inn Hotel near the Acropolis. It is on the very edge of nice and bad Athens. About 5 years ago, the Greek economy took a big downfall. Many had moved to the city to find work, but eventually all the jobs were filled, leaving many homeless. After checking into ...
Late start but a great day as the weather was around 80 and the acropolis was not too crowded. We climbed to the top of the acropolis to view the Parthenon and several other structures on the acropolis. After, we visited the new acropolis museum followed by shopping and eating ...
... Temple of Zeus, a couple more buildings and finally a museum. Very interesting.
We arrived back at the ship at 4pm and thanked Frank for an interesting day. Time to get rested and cleaned up for our next event, a night out in Plaka.
We had three hours before we had to be ready for our evening tour. We had some lemonade, took showers and met the bus down at the port entrance. About 40 of us took the tour bus which spent about an hour rolling through Athens while ...
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