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Attica, Athens, Greece – Gallery

W spent a lot of time in this area of Greece whilst we stayed with, now good friend, Janet and completed a house and pet sit for Domna. Janet kindly showed us all up and down this coast line and allowed us to tap into her local knowledge. Fine time here.

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Ferry from Athens to the Greek Islands

Venetian harbour of Iraklion

This is a brief review of our ferry trip from Athens to Crete and for further information I would recommended the following sites on Athens and the ferries from the Greek mainland to the Greek Islands; mygreeceholiday and gogreece sites but there is a glut of other information out there to help. This brief article simply describes our personal experience in booking and taking the ferry from Piraeus Port,¬†Athens, Greece to Iraklio (Iraklion or Heraklion), …

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Athens Acropolis Information

Built between 447 and 438 B.C. the Acropolis is a collection of ancient temples and statues dedicated to the patron saint, Athena, the most iconic landmark in Greece culture and also known as the birthplace of European civilisation. Rising 100m above its surroundings the Acropolis can be seen from almost any place in Athens and is as beautiful at night as it is in the day, today attracting over two million visitors each year. Prior …

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