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Athens or Vouliagmeni

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Athens or Vouliagmeni

Hello, my fiance and I will be spending two nights in Athens in July before heading to Santorini for 3 nights. We will then be flying back to Athens the day before our flight back to the US and wanted to get your opinion. We will have from noon until the next morning, and having already been in Athens for a few days wanted to get opinion on if it made sense to stay somewhere else such as Vouliagmeni of Glyfada? Possibly drive down to Sounion. Let me know what you think, thanks!

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1. Re: Athens or Vouliagmeni

Just stay in the center of the city it is a much better choice.

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2. Re: Athens or Vouliagmeni

I agree.

Athens has a lot of things to see and do. Book a nice hotel and end the trip with a dinner somewhere with a view to Acropolis.

Start with drinks at the rooftop of Athens Gate Hotel ( a good option to stay at ) and then continue for dinjner to Attikos Greek House ( 20 - 25 euros p.p., definitely needs booking to get a table with view ).

+, if it's possible, fly to Santorini on arrival and retain the Athens portion of the trip as one part, at the tail of the trip. Yu 'll already be at the airport and this is appx. +40 mins of flight only. This way you skip unnecessary airport / center commuting and reccuperate from jetlag on an island. Athens tends to be more sightseeing oriented / intensive / walking while Santorini is a little more about relaxing / vedge out from the jetlag. I would not want to climb the Acropolis on my first day here but i d gladly do it when i had some days of rest at some island already.

Edited: 26 March 2014, 07:38
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3. Re: Athens or Vouliagmeni

From what i get your Athens stay boils down to something between 2 and 2 1/2 days. Having in mind the abundance of sites and attractions in the center, i 'd doubt you 'll have time to explore Sounion.

http://tinyurl.com/AthensAttractions-English

tinyurl.com/Acropolis-Agora-walk-English

http://tinyurl.com/AthensMuseums

http://g.co/maps/2vym7

http://tinyurl.com/AthensEats-English

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4. Re: Athens or Vouliagmeni

Acropolis area

http://tinyurl.com/czdx56

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