Travel Blogs from Athens
... etc. At some point he says you must be what 25 and I again for some reason answered truthfully and said well no 40 to which he put out his arm and says 'tell me that isn't so, pinch me'. I woke up and realized that was my cue to move one so I told him I am headed off now and he says you want to go eat or have a drink --- alrighty then and I was gone. I had still ten minutes before the start of the tour and walked around to see the Parthenon from a few angles when all of ...
... the stadium. That brought us right back to Syntagma Square & our hotel for R&R before heading back out in the slightly cooler evening to the Plaka .
Had a very rustic & inexpensive dinner in the courtyard of Taverna Platanos then wandered through the narrow lanes checking out the little shops on the way back to our ...
I left you devoted followers in London last week, with us about to journey across the continent to hit Athens and meet Laura and the Makis. On Sunday night we got a cheap bus ride overnight from London to Paris. We stopped for a lazy lunch overlooking the Notre Dame. Julie had a bit of a cute moment when we were waiting for our lunch. Right next to the Notre Dame is the bridge where everyone puts the locks on – you know, the ones ...
... English with me.
The next day we took a train into the centre of Athens.and visited the Acropolis. We climbed right up to the top. Dad had to carry Tom on his shoulders. The Acroplois is over 3000 years old, and looks amazing. You could also see all of Athens. It was so hot that Dad bought us Slushies afterwards. I also posed for a photo Athenian soldier.
The next day we met up with Ody ...
... working it and restoring/rebuilding a lot of it which might turn out to be a pretty cool thing to look at in the future. After seeing Zeus and all his glory, it was time to grab some grub. We were actually going to sit down at a nicer place and splurge on a nice meal. So we picked a café that had outdoor seating and took a look at the menu. The area was busy with lots of tourists and shopping so it made for good people watching. There was a cute little girl ...
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