I’m heading back to the ship
I’ll get a taxi.
Are you sure – its only 11.15
It’s fine – I’ve been to the top already.
But what about the other stuff
Naw, I’m good -I’ve seen the main thing – I’ll catch you later.
And THAT was the conversation, on our way up to the Acropolis, between the 2 women in front of us and another who met them on her way down.
I’m not going to try to sell Athens to you! I shouldn’t have to – but just imagine what she missed!!!………
From Airport to Town
The METRO brings you directly from the airport to Monasteraki Square. The journey takes about 45 minutes and costs €16 return.
Where we Stayed
Our Airbnb was a FOUR MINUTE walk from the Metro. Ermou Fashion Suites cost us €276 for 4 nights. The location was perfect – we could walk everywhere but the real perk was being able to nip back whenever we needed a break from the heat.
Foot is best but, if walking everywhere proves too much, most major attractions are withing walking distance of a Metro Station.
This was the start of a 17 night trip to mainland Greece which included: