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... stores that were open, trying to help the economy! We ate lunch at a restaurant near the water course: another excellent offering. Very hard to resist the bread and sometimes the desserts! Then we walked back to our bus and headed into Athens and our same Amazon Hotel. After dealing with a large and too heavy suitcase I decided to buy another suitcase from one of the many tourist shops all over this part of Athens ...
... of early Western civilization. Athens is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Acropolis of Athens and the medieval Daphni Monastery. Athens was the host city of the first modern-day Olympic Games in 1896, and 108 years later it welcomed home the 2004 Summer Olympics Wikipedia
What better way to start an adventure in a new place than to learn about and taste the food. The aromas floating ...
... the room. I unpacked, used the WiFi and then meet up with Jane. We went off to Lybitticas hill. First we walked to the metro, caught it two stops and then walked up one of the streets to the start of the stairs. We then climbed up the stairs, looked at some
shops and then got to the cable car. We used the cable car to get to the top of the hill. Here we took pictures of the view, saw the church and then saw that a small storm was heading towards us. We then headed down ...
... to the Benaki Museum, where we explored the priceless antiquities from all eras in the history of Greece.
Now, as our final day comes to a close, we enjoy a cocktail reception for our travelers in the Athens Plaza Hotel. Then our smaller group heads to the rooftop bar at the Grande Bretagne. With an amazing sunset view of the Acropolis, it provides the perfect setting for our last evening in Athens.
... and is learning Chinese) so he has
been taking care of all of us to communicate with others ( again, there is much
less English-speaking here than anticipated).
At the supermarket, Kelsey Price and I were on our own with
the language. Luckily, I can spell FETA
(phi-sigma-tau-alpha!!) easily in Greek
letters, so we were fine. I needed to find
clothespins (laundry is done in the sink- we have ...
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