Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 weekend from cologne germany
  2. 2 Mallorca: Hotel in/near Palma?
  3. 3 Trip Report Estonia, Finland, and Iceland: Summer 2017
  4. 4 Tours vs solo travel (want to see as much as possible in 3-4 months)
  5. 5 Rome to Naples/Pompeii
  6. 6 Switzerland in September
  7. 7 Mid-late Oct in Slovenia?
  8. 8 Where to eat in Rome?
  9. 9 Montserrat, Spain - Sept 8 or Sept 10?
  10. 10 de Roma A Como en 6 días
  11. 11 Neuschwanstein Castle and Munich
  12. 12 What is the hostess gift you love to give or receive?
  13. 13 Trip Report TRIP REPORT: Paris, Bordeaux, Dordogne, Toulouse, Provence, and more
  14. 14 Positano or Sorrento?
  15. 15 Last minute trip to Germany and Switzerland
  16. 16 Provence, Strasbourg, Paris early September
  17. 17 Oy, I need help with this mid Sept U.K. trip!
  18. 18 UK or France or elsewhere, July 2018, good price from west coast?
  19. 19 Only 3 days: Asturias or French Basque?
  20. 20 Last minute trip to Capri
  21. 21 First time to Spain: Seville & Madrid
  22. 22 AMS Car Rental
  23. 23 Ischia Earthquake/mobile wifi
  24. 24 Private transportation between Italian Cities
  25. 25 Help! Need Itinerary advice for Vacation in the Alps
View next 25 » Back to the top

Honeymoon in April 2014 - Athens and Santorini?

Jump to last reply

Hi,

We will be having our honeymoon in Greece from April 17-April 27. We had the following thoughts in mind and wanted to get any feedback or recommendations.

April 17th - April 20th
Athens -
April 18th is international museum day, so we wanted to try and find a place close to the best museums. April 19th we were thinking of trying to see some of the more historic sites (acropolis) with a finale of Easter Mass in Athens. I hear Athens is much more quiet on Easter as people are home. Will there still be enough to see (candle lighting, fireworks) to make Athens a worthy destination? Any recommendations on what churchs or locations to visit for this? Also, is midnight mass technically the 20th at midnight or the 21st at midnight?

Hotel: Ideal cost would be around 50-60 a night somewhere near the best museums and with good transportation to ancient sites.

April 21st - April 27th
Santorini -
Not sure if this is too long to be in Santorini? We wanted a mix of culture and relaxation and thought Athens to Santorini would provide this. Is this place going to be extra busy the day after Easter? Should we consider renting a car or are scooters equally safe? Any recommendations on good vinyards or other attractions?

Should we be considering a different island? Don't necessarily love the idea of having to pack up and head all over the place, but certainly don't want to feel bored. Think we'll be ok as we are just wanting to relax, but want some local opinions.

Hotel: Ideal cost would be around 70-80, but willing to splurge a couple of nights towards the end if people think that would be a good idea.

Transportation: Planning to take the bluestar from Athens to Santorini to enjoy the views and then fly back and connect in Athens to go home.

Thanks for any thoughts or help! We are incredibly excited!

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement