Travel Blogs from Athens
... 01. Then in 1976 the site was surveyed and artefacts raised by Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the Greek Archaeological Service. The wreck dates from about 60-50 BC, a period when maritime trade and transportation of works of Greek art from the Eastern Mediterranean to Italy flourished. The ship was a freighter sailing towards Italy, its cargo containing works from the 4th to 1st century BC: bronze and ...
... Courts were located there, and any male citizen who happened to be in the agora when a case was being heard was able to watch the cases. One of the more memorable court cases that occurred here was the trial against Socrates. The city was popular as evidence by the inscriptions explaining how to deal with a variety of social issues such as dealing with counterfeit coins.
The ancient Athenian Agora has been excavated by the American ...
... worth it.
Also a big thank you to Weldtite, who provided us with some excellent tools, lubricants and tyres. Quite astounding that over the whole trip I did not have one single puncture, all thanks to the self-sealing tubes provided by Weldtite. I'll never ride without them on my bike again.
Thank you also to Bill Hawke for designing , making and donating a lovely set of cufflinks and a necklace for the cause. Truly generous of ...
... but I was disappointed with people not taking the rules seriously & disrespecting the bull. We make our way back to the camp ground & drink on down at the lake.
The 3rd day the boys run in the Bull Run & we go to San Sebastion for a day trip. Lovely day spent on the beach resting with good company.
4th day, sangria BBQ! Sangria BBQ sets a nice pace for the day. We meet some lovely people and party on down at the lake & into ...
... menu and didn't see anything that we had seen on the room service menu and the prices, well we won't even go there! So we excused ourselves and went back to our room and ordered our salads through room service.
It is sooo hot today. I tried to stay in the shade as much as possible but sometimes there was none. From the hotel I went along the area that has the Temple of Olympian Zeus ( the column/ ruins from last night) and then went around along the foot of ...
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