Travel Blogs from Athens
... haha The rest of the day was spent eating and sleeping. We had one glass of wine to celebrate. (One was enough to knock me out haha when did I get old?). The next day was fun! Shelby and I were so sore, but we finally got to go to the Acropolis. The hike up was not so fun, but the view from above was gorgeous. We were taking a picture and an American woman walked up to us and asked about our shirts (marathon shirts). We told her all about it and she asked to take a ...
... of a sweat on but it was worth it. Very slippy on the stones, and one of us (despite changing clothes and more than one shower) still smelled of donkeys. I think it was Gill.
After the Acropolis we walked back down the hill and went into the museum which was very well done however we ended up having an overdose on statues so left and walked back to the hotel, braving the traffic. The roads are pretty scary and no one seems to take any notice ...
... characters of the street names to find out where we were going. A few of the characters are pretty easy to translate (ie. the letter 'D' is Δ, the letter 'L' is λ, the letter 'X' is Ξ, the letter 'P' is Π, the letter 'R' switches to 'P' and the letter 'S' is Σ). Though there are a few more than translate to sounds not letters for us that are a little more complicated... After checking in we headed out to find food, towels, and a book for Kyle as he ...
... we enjoyed Greek music and traditional dances from a couple of men in costumes.
They attempted to engage the passengers in participating and Scott, Ethan and
Elyse were each chosen to demonstrate their newly discovered moves…opa! We all
agreed that this was a great way to get a taste of the Greek islands, and to
whet our appetites for our next adventure outside of Athens. Tomorrow we fly to
... the bus at 9. It'd been a couple days since my workout had been endurance running based, so this sounded great. I think God wanted me to give myself a little more work than I originally planned, because, long story short, 1 hour and 25 minutes later I trotted up to the gate exhausted. Long story long: I set out running, and about 25 minutes in I'm feeling really good, so rather than turning around at the point I know I can make it back but ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $234
- 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 $144
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $96
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $280
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotel
- 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 $64
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $155
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $150
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $77
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- 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 $98
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $214
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $39
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $50
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $85
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $98
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $131
- 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 $112
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price