Zannos Melathron Hotel

Pyrgos, Santorini, Cyclades, 84700, Greece | 5 star hotel
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11th Day of the Cruise

A travel blog entry by marymichael84


19/09/11 Monday

Today we are in our last port before Venice and we have decided that we would disembark but not necessarily go any further than the port. The town is Katakolon in Greece and is famous for being the destination to go through to Olympia (where they start the torch for all the Olympics) and where the first Olympics were ever held.

(The ship was not docked in the morning so anyone wanting to go in at that stage, went in on the ...

Ancient Olympics

A travel blog entry by windisfree


... people who trained and competed in the stadium. As we walked around, stopping in the shade of every tree we could find, we wondered what time of year the original Olympics were held and speculated that it would have to be in either Autumn or Spring. We were surprised to read in our guide book that they were held in the first full moon in July, which is the exact time that we visited. So, not only were the athletes competing for ...

Santorini Day 1 & 2

A travel blog entry by alex_ioana2010


... Ioana while the owners looked on with amusement. For dinner last night we went to a place on the main road which tripadvisor said was pretty good (tasty food, big portions, cheap) - Taverna Cyclades. And it was very good- for not very much we had a greek salad, tzatziki, lamb k-something, beef stiflado (maybe?), and baclava with thick greek coffee. drrooooool

Side story- Ioana overheard the waiter talking to the owner in Romanian, so I told her to ...

Lot's of hassle but the Olympic's are worth it!

A travel blog entry by abalzer


... mention a few of the remains that we saw and what their significance is. The first place I want to talk about is the Temple of Hera. This is where every other year the Olympic torch is first lit before going to the country where the games will be played. One interesting artifact that was found in the temple was the Disc of Iphitos, or the founder of the games, on which was inscribed the text of the Ekecheiria or Truce—a treaty ...

4,200 People Out to Sea

A travel blog entry by anadiez


Being this my first experience on a cruise I cannot offer a comparison to other cruises, I can only tell you I had an amazing time at the seven day Costa Cruise line I took to the Mediterranean.

An impressive 14 story cruise holding 3000 passengers plus 1200 crew members took us to four islands in Greece, the capital of Croatia Dubrovnik and Venice.

The crew members were friendly and helpful. The ship was impeccable and the food ...

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This 5 star hotel, located in Pyrgos, is near Red Beach, Museum of Prehistoric Thera, Santo Winery, and Thirasia.
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