Travel Blogs from Ixia
... been able to take the right roads it would have been faster we did make some wrong turns and Gwendols in a most exasperated voice remarked "why can't you just follow Jane"!!! So lesson learnt and only slightly behind schedule we arrived in Dimitsana around 6.45 pm just before sunset.The only other stop we had before Dimitsana was to fill the tank, I had learnt the phrase "yemiste to parakalo" which translated to Aussie means "fill her up" and he had no problem understanding so I ...
This morning, the Captain shoehorned us into a very small dock in Katakalon in the Peloponnese in western Greece. We had a sleep-in this morning and after a nice breakfast, we jumped on a coach for the 30 minute journey to Olympia - the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. We entered the site and followed the guide who talked us through all the different piles of stones and rubble that used to be the ancient Olympic village. It had been ...
... the rules of the games. A statue would be made detailing their name, name of their city and crime which would then be erected along the entrance to the stadium. This shamed the athletes and their city for a long period and acted as a reasonably good deterrernt though when I think of doing it today there would be far too many statues required.
The archeological site of Olympia sits at ...
... of cookie-raisin things that were weird but delicious, bacon and sausage/hot-dog things, hard-boiled eggs, cereal, yogurt, fruit, orange juice, tea, and milk, and a variety of vegetables that seemed more apt for the lunch table, but of course no one complained. They also brought coffee and cream to each table if someone wanted it, along with special coffee drinks (though I’m sure they cost more). It was great, and we ...
... Tonight is formal again if I can prise myself away from the chair. We did manage it, but only just we were nearly late for the table. Another excellent meal, we both had Thai Salmon to start, Gill has sea bass and me rack of lamb for mains followed by us both having a parfait to finish, along with a very good Rioja. Once again the Sommeliers choice, and a very good one too.
Finished once again in the casino, we actually finished $13 up so we went off happy. Another great ...
Other places to stay in Ixia
100 Iraklidon Avenue, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $134
- Fantastic Hotel for a lovely Holiday
- Fantastic value for money!
- Spoil your self
Iliadon St, Ixia | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- Well kept hotel
- Very good hotel
- Wonderful week
Ialissou Avenue, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $34
Lalissou Ave., Ixia | 4 star hotelfrom $149
- Lovely relaxing holiday
- Very disappointing!
- Vacation in Rhodes
Ialyssos Avenue, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $169
175, Iraklidon Str., Ixia | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Could not do enough!
- Pleasant hotel
- Tre stelle e greco
Ialyssos Avenue, Ixia | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Ixia Beach, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $105
- Fantastic Holiday
- Terrible for children
- Great holiday!
Iraklidon Avenue, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $141
65 Sotiros Street, Ixia | 2 star hotelfrom $39
66 Sotiros, Ixia | 3 star hotelfrom $46
PO Box 4101, Ixia | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- Nice to be home!
- My best hotel yet
101, Iraklidon Ave, Ixia | 3 star hotelfrom $42
28 Ialissos Ave, Ixia | 4 star hotelfrom $95
Ixia | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Hated the Oceanis
- Excellent hotel with great facilities
- Great Hotel
100 Iraklidon Avenue, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $398
Ixia beach, Ixia | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Ixia | Hotel
- Pine Trees Aka Ritz
- Fantastic, could not recommend enough!!!
- Loved Pine Trees!
Diogenis 3, Ixia | Hotelfrom $31
14 Triopa Street, Ixia | Hotelfrom $75
Iliados Street, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $153
84 Irakleidon Ave, Ixia | 5 star hotelfrom $125