Travel Blogs from Athens
... favorite moment was when we were at the Agora, and he started talking about Agoraphobia and how both of the root words are Greek, and the way he explained it was, to a tee, the way the dad says 'Greek word' in 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' (if you've seen it, you get the reference; if you haven't seen it you need to go watch the movie immediately). The tour was the perfect way to get introduced to Athens and figure out how to get everywhere and see everything. Since the tour ended right ...
... for sorting me out!
It is now 5.30pm local time and I have been out for a 8 hour walk. First stop, via a circuitous route - Syntagma Square. This is where the changing of the guards ceremony takes place. If you can be bothered do a search on YouTube - it is a fascinating process! Today even more so as there is a military band and personnel on site and a gathering of dignitaries. No one knows why but.... we are all ushered out of the ...
... you got the riddle wrong). We are finally back at our hotel, the Pythagoreon, and the man behind the desk remembered us. Our new room is on the seventh floor with a balcony. It comes with a view of the Pantheon and of an amazing sunset (hopefully... It is 7.10pm and the sun still hasn't set so I'm not sure yet...). Tomorrow we will be up at 5 to get our flight to Malta so it will be a relatively lazy night tonight I ...
... and many more landmarks. A great day was had by all we are ready to top if off with pre dinner drinks and a meal. Tonight we sail towards Santorini.
The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and containing the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being ...
... Crete. This monument and the gravestones are on the foreshore of Souda harbour. In Athens we have visited the Acropolis site and admired these huge structures built thousands of years ago. The continuing restoration programme of The Parthenon and other historical structures is incredible. We have sampled a number of traditional Greek dishes and enjoyed the Greek hospitality. Many of the cafés have live Greek music ...
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