Travel Blogs from Athens
... very pleasant older Greek man, felt the need to walk along side us and ask lots of questions. He was a Doctor and when we asked if he had children his answer was " but of course!". I whisper to Kathy..."stop talking..." to discourage any further discussions. It reminds me of another friend (Megan) who thinks it's funny and continues just to annoy me. Kathy, bless her, took the hint.
We wrapped up early tonight, WHAT???
... hot. We are glad of the bottles of water we picked up before leaving the ship. We purchase our metro tickets and quickly board one of the waiting trains at the station. There is only one line here so we can't get on the wrong train. At 10.35 we depart Piraeus and head toward the centre of Athens and Monastiraki the station we will get off at. The train is really busy by the time we reach our destination. We emerge from the station into the shadow ...
... trip, a family of four (Americans) and us. My Amadeus friends will understand my immediate apprehension! And the first utterance I hear is a Texan complaint about the poor air conditioning...
However, they are a much younger bunch than 2012 and with their artistic focus and a couple of charachters for leaders, we soon meet many fun people over drinks. We are warmly welcomed into the group's fold and invited into any ...
We had the worst sleep. There was one guy in the dorm that snored so loudly we just couldn't sleep. But even though we got in late we made sure we made sure we got to the free breakfast to start the day, we had decided too spend the day relaxing and walking the few archaeological areas we had missed last time we were here which fortunately were all quite close to the hostel. We also planned on going to a late night open air theater which was voted best cinema in the world by CNN a ...
A Little Bit about Athens
The past maintains a vibrant presence in the cradle of Western civilization. Atop the Acropolis, the serene Parthenon sails above the commotion of the modern city. The tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides were performed in the Theater of Dionysus at the foot of the Acropolis. On Pnyx Hill, citizens of a fledgling democracy gathered to cast their votes on Athens' destiny. Then there is the hustle ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- You can do better
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Nice hotel and good loacti…
- InterContinental Athenaeum…
- It's okay.
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Great location!
- Highly recommend
- Great Room With Great View
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Central location
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- The hotel is new and the f…
- Lovely hotel - I really en…
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Beautiful and comfortable
- A nice hotel
- Nice, but......
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Excellent Stay
- Great Hotel w/Service to M…
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- Buffet Lunch!
- Metropolitan hotel
Circle - IX, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $12
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Very well located and mode…
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- Big not always better
- Rather posh
- Terrific Place!
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Handy location
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Divani 4-Day Stay
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- Stay at Zafolia
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
- Take the Room With A View
- Bring Ear Plugs!
- Enjoyed my stay....
1 Armonias, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $68
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $52
- Easy acess
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Amazing Athens Hotel
- Very nice
- Terrible Hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Amalia Hotel
- Well Positioned Hotel
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Pleased at the Plaza
- love it
- Excellant hotel
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
- Close to places
- Nice viws from the Rooftop
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this quirky hotel!
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude