Travel Blogs from Athens
... and archeological sites and more sailing, to a different type of sailboat that could accommodate everyone. The kids were all enthusiastic about the program, which is the main thing, I think. One grandmother took down everyone's e-mail address and said she would make up a list and send it to all of us. Then we walked into the Plaka for our final dinner, which was very nice. We will miss the great fruits and vegetables, definitely. On the way home, the kids wanted to stop for "one ...
... laughing. I was full on crying with laughter. It was 38-degree heat and we had just lugged our luggage for miles and we were in that exhausted silly funny mood. We walked another km or so until we sat down for a rest. Then I spotted our hotel just across the road! Woo hoo! We raced up and cranked up the aircon. We thought we would follow suit with the girls and stay in our hotel after all the horror stories they told us but after a couple of hours, we couldn’t resist ...
... to the Acropolis was a highlight of our time in Greece. To walk among the ruins and image life nearly 2500 years ago was a once in a lifetime experience. I have tried to capture the grandeur of the Acropolis in the attached photos. An amazing place ! The final part of our excursion today was a tour of Athens. Our guide explained that every hour of the day is rush hour in Athens. Traffic was banked up for many miles in all directions, but our skilled bus driver ...
... 8217;t know which way to point the camera - towards the sky or the road. The parade finished about 1:30pm and the throngs of people dissipated to continue celebrations. We first headed back the way we came, then once we oriented ourselves, headed back past were we had been standing and towards the base of the Acropolis - the area of Plaka. Our notes from our tour guide suggested a nice taverna to have lunch at. As we wended out way through the local streets, we were distracted ...
... for his neck. They clattered into what sounded like a fully set table though we couldn’t see from our vantage point. His little boys, perhaps 3 and 5 looked petrified – as other patrons pulled them from the violence. Marco’s friends, nearby hotel managers, and his wife all scrambled to diffuse the situation. We’re really not sure what had happened to ignite such anger, though as Marco’s wife came by ...
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