Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Venice- October 2016


 Great Restaurant : Spaghetteria 6342 A le Tole:

10 weeks travel around Europe: Greece

6 Days in Greece 

Though really tough it is yet do-able... so here's the Itinerary

Spend 2 days in Athens

Day 1- wake up at 7 am ( so you can beat the summer heat ... cause it's already 17C

Temple of Zeus  and Olympic Park 
Acropolis  and temple of Athena
Plaka Town center is right besides the Acropolis: on Sundays there's the Flea Market
Syntagma Square  in order to see the change of Gards
Head up Mt Lycabettus
Wonder around Monastiraki neighborhood.

Monastiraki Source:
Monastiraki Source:
Monastiraki Source:
Day 2 
Acropolis Museum
 Kerameikos Cemetrary
Central Market: do you shopping.
The National Archaeological Museum

If you have decided to head for Mt Meteora, you'll need to purchase your ticket at the Bus terminal B  ( 40 euro for an open return ticket)

1 Day Mt Meteora

Athens - Trikala - Mt Meteora.
 How to get there by bus ... quiet easy and seems reliable.

All the monasteries open different days so double check whether the one you want is open.




2 days on Aegina ( Greek Island)

You can purchase a return ticket for 17 euros and the island is only 1h30 from Athens' port . In addition to this , the island is the number one producer of pistachios.

Day 6 ferry back to Athens... and catch the  Express  bus X96 to the airport right beside Athens' port