Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 RS view on booking.com & the like
  2. 2 Greece
  3. 3 Italy- dolomites and cinque terre
  4. 4 Trip Report David's Abbreviated Iceland Trip Report
  5. 5 Help on ancient history route
  6. 6 2 weeks Croatia Itinerary - Doable??
  7. 7 Madrid/Andalucia Trip
  8. 8 Lisbon to San Sebastián to Madrid itinerary help!
  9. 9 FYI, Bourdain in Porto, this Sunday (July 2)
  10. 10 Dolomites Sept 2017 express bus schedules
  11. 11 Airport Transfer Vienna
  12. 12 Iceland
  13. 13 Spain - day driver advice
  14. 14 Charming Balcony Hotel in Le Marais?
  15. 15 Trip Report London with Teens Trip Report
  16. 16 Trip Report Dublin & Environs with Teens Trip Report
  17. 17 Searching for a restaurant in Le Marais for Sunday lunch in August
  18. 18 Fly out Venice or Rome
  19. 19 PORTO (???) combine with Galicia??
  20. 20 Breakfast Outside of Dublin off M7 (Driving to West Coast)
  21. 21 Booking Irish Rail ticket
  22. 22 Trip Report Trip Report: Italy with the bambinos!
  23. 23 Coordinating Transportation and Lodging near Leicester
  24. 24 Lake Como AREA questions
  25. 25 Berlin to ?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Athens for two nights then the islands

Jump to last reply

Hello good folk of Fodors!
Turning to your collective wisdom for some advice once again!
Planning a three week holiday to Greece with two grown kids in tow once again ( daughter 23 and son 21)...July 2017
Plan is to fly from Sydney to London
Fly to Athens
Stay in Plaka area Im thinking
See the Acropolis
Then we will charter a catamaran and spend two weeks sailing the islands
Ive been to Santorini (spent five days there)...husband has been to Mykonos and has sailed round quite a few of the islands...kids haven't been to Greece and don't mind what we do...they wont be partying as such
We would like to get as far as Crete but that may not be possible and Ill leave the itinerary up to husband

So for the time being my question is:
where to stay as a family around the Plaka district?
I stayed with a tour group back in 2005 within walking distance (at a big stretch) of Plaka in a pretty nice hotel but I wouldn't stay there again..I think itd be cost prohibitive and the area had little to offer

Has anyone got some suggestions for accommodation in the Plaka itself?
Not against an apartment but we wont be cooking...just want safe, pleasant surrounds and a nice place to stay
Nice for me = clean with reasonable standard bathroom and comfy beds...nothing malodorous or dodgy in any way :)
If anyone can suggest a better place to stay that is central then Id be willing to reconsider my first choice
( just thought Plaka might be more vibrant to stay in)

Thank you all!

And if anyone has sailed the Greek islands, Id welcome any suggestions about the smaller islands we could stop at...having our own catamaran does give us some freedom of choice..weather dependent of course

16 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement