Travel Blogs from Attica
... 20 kilometers in horrific head winds at the end of a long day. Needless to say, Cristine wasn't exactly thrilled with my route finding abilities. To top it off, Split turned out to be one of the ugliest cities we've seen in Croatia. Other than the spectacular Old Town (another UNESCO world heritage site), the city seems stuck in the post-cold war era; lots of barrack-like concrete apartment buildings, horrific 1970's ...
... some of the pics from the harbor. The "Pride of Athens" picture is actually of a modern skyscraper near the harbor that was never finished. Half way through construction the company realized that the building had not been properly designed and would not support its own weight if finished...having no extra money, the buyer decided to just leave it there, half finished. Not keen on letting such a visible embarrassment permanently ...
... of entering shops. As I walked along, I stumbled upon a Frozen Yogurt place, but since I was in Greece, it was Frozen Greek Yogurt. Obviously, that means it’s even HEALTHIER for you than regular Froyo, right? Well, I grabbed a cup and tasted some of the best frozen yogurt I’ve ever had. I actually don’t like Greek Yogurt regularly, but I really like it frozen. Best part? I was able to use my GT ID card to get a university discount. ...
... better for it.
By the time we showered, had brekky, packed up camp and chatted to a lovely Bris-Vegas couple it was midday before we hit the road for the long 5 hour journey to Athens.
The scenery along the way was actually quite pretty. We had rolling hills of luscious farmland framed by snow capped mountains and then the blue ocean dotted with little villages. We knew we had hit Athens by the traffic ...
... for Jude). Then we went into the Acropolis Museum, which was fascinating as it contains so many old artefacts, pieces, and an entire floor dedicated to what the Parthenon would have looked like it its prime, and remnants of what there is left now (aside from what’s standing on the hill obviously). After a couple hours in the museum we then wandered back into the heat and had a late lunch – as ...
Other places to stay in Attica
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
Athens International Airport, Spata | 4 star hotelfrom $156
- Relax at Athens airport
- The Perfect Hotel Experience
- Go for the bathroom on the expense account
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
Attica Avenue 40.2 km, Peania | 5 star hotelfrom $96
10 Agiou Nikolaou, Vouliagmeni | 5 star hotelfrom $219
40 KM Athens Sounio Ave, Lagonisi | 5 star hotelfrom $359
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
Airport, Anavyssos | 5 star hotelfrom $173
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
40, Apollonos Street, Vouliagmeni | 5 star hotelfrom $307
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $50
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $48