Zannos Melathron Hotel

Pyrgos, Santorini, Cyclades, 84700, Greece | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pyrgos

Day 30

A travel blog entry by kylamarie

... today is clearer and warmer! I read my kindle for a bit after my quick dip, then we headed back and ended up falling asleep until this morning. Today will be much more productive since I'm well rested! We're going to rent a scooter and drive to Fira (where the bright blue roofs over the white houses are) and explore :) that's it for now I can't wait to have my first Greek baklava ...

Ancient Olympics

A travel blog entry by windisfree

8

... to wander around and a museum full of the things that have been dug up from the site. We enjoyed learning about the Olympics and the changes that have happened over the past millennium. The whole site was buried in about the 6th century AD and was only discovered in the early 1800's with excavations happening in the late 1800’s. The museum has many statues of marble, pottery, weapons and armour which all help to tell the story ...

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

A travel blog entry by abalzer

6

... surrounding the track. The track’s start and finish line is marked by a line of white marble. Once we were inside of the site we saw the entrance to the stadium where the contestants walked before and after their competitions. We also stopped to take some pictures of the Temple of Zeus and the Temple of Hera before entering the site.

Once again I will not bore you with all of the details I learned while visiting the site but ...

We were too late to compete in the first race

A travel blog entry by andrew_tammy

5

... the stadium. We thought the whistle was the start signal for a race, but it was only the staff there trying to get us off the original running track starting blocks. Unlike the ancient olympians we didn't complete our run around the stadium nude. Oh well about 2000 yrs too late to compete in the events, in any case i would have been excluded as only greeks were allowed to ...

Myths & Mdina´s

A travel blog entry by jon-lisa

4

Today was our first port of call after a day at sea. Katakolon was a sleepy little fishing village but not as Greek looking as we expected, no white buildings, azure water or toothless old men walking donkeys!

We took a trip on a tourist train to a nearby beach. We spent the rest of the day relaxing.
We have signed up for the on board gym. Jon has been for a swim and we have mastered the basic steps of the Argentinian Tango :)
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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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