Travel Blogs from Athens
... We walked to the cinema with 3 friends we had met on busabout, it was a 1955 Katherine Hepburn film called summertime, which was great. The film had an intermission so you could buy more popcorn and drinks and finished around 11pm, it was a great night.
We went to sleep around midnight with a 5am alarm. Off to Rome in the morning!
Side note, in Greece you are meant to put ll you toilet paper in a bin and not flush it down the toilet. I defiantly won't be missing ...
... reserved for archeology tours. Trying Greek coffee, in a proper coffee shop, and seeing how they make it in special vessels heated in sand is really cool. Add to that the traditional sweet preserves eating alongside and this experience alone makes the tour worthwhile. We also tried breakfast products, meats, cheeses, olives, oils, liqueur, beer, tzaziki, souvlaki, salads, preserves, sweets and more. Way more food than we could eat and such a great time with our ...
We arrived in Athens on May 3rd after completing our Turkey tour. It was an uncomfortable flight through no fault of the pilot but a bout of Turkey tummy. We met Rosie at the airport to head to a great little apartment in Syntagma Square (Nikis street) in Athens. After hearing mixed reviews from friends about Athens I was really delighted with my short visit. That evening I pretty well slept off the nausea while Rosie ...
... comprises about 45 people and would be travelling to Piraeus by bus to collect the bikes. After the meeting about 20 of us walked
down the street to have a few drinks and dinner – great food, Fix beer and good company, we rolled home about 9.
On Wednesday we arrived at Piraeus about 10am to unload the containers and collect the bikes. All but 2 started first time, the other 2 bikes took a bit of persuasion. Some people packed their bikes on the spot and headed off ...
... before boarding. For the trip to Poros we sat on the top deck where they have bean bags to lounge in. We both had a bit of a nap. Our time in Poros was only 50min. The town here was bigger then Hydra and allowed vehicles. We admired the pier and got our first gelato of the trip. Other ppl on the cruise chose to climb the hill to reach the clock tower. We had no desire to have to hike uphill so we stayed down and enjoyed our ...
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
46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $89
- 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