Travel Blogs from Loutráki
... described in the Odyssey!
Entry to the citadel is through the dramatic Lion Gate, a portal of massive stone blocks on which are carved two large lionesses. The lion motif is believed to have been the insignia of the Royal House of Atreus and these well-preserved lions are reputedly the oldest surviving friezes in the western world.
The ruins are extensive and inside is a well marked path that takes you through various excavated areas ...
... for several days.
There is a continuous flow of people of all ages, locals and people coming throughout the country out here for the healing properties of these waters. Tourists combine their beach holidays and drop by for different treatments mostly out of a package.
I consider the Thermal Spa a Gem in the city of Loutraki and the locals very lucky to have the Spa close to where they live. Treatments are in ...
... still exist in the entrance of the city the remainings of the Ancient Diolkos (600 BC)
A trip here, touring and sightseeing is like chasing the sun!
There are idyllic locations (which I have to explore), unique attractions (which I can’t wait to visit) incomparable venues and fun activities which are part of the daily touring schedule.
Itineraries spread from the ...
... August and it was very quiet with a slight breeze blowing, just enough to have the stay-sail up. I mention this evening because it was the first evening that I have been in the Med and actually seen a decent starry night. It was nearly full moon so the stars were not all present at the start but there were still more than I had seen before. I saw about 10 shooting stars but only one of them had the ‘Wow!’ effect. And then to top the evening/morning off I got to ...
... running late and we didn't touch down and get our bags in hand until 0145. Ugh. Thank goodness we had booked the south terminal Hilton for the night. I wouldn't have wanted to drive.
Best find at the Athens airport is the dispensing pharmacist down at arrivals. Antibiotics for what ails you on demand. Thank goodness!,
Great trip and has certainly given us a taste for more.