The Heart of Athens the Acropolis

Rising up out of the center of Athens, Greece is the Acropolis. It is located on a rock formation that rises 490 ft above the sea . The semi-flat surface covers an area of about 7.4 acres which makes it a pretty small place to be recognized as the birthplace of Western civilization. The claimContinue reading “The Heart of Athens the Acropolis”

A Museum in Piraeus

Devote Some Time To A Great Museum in Piraeus, Greece Many Eastern Mediterranean cruises depart from Piraeus, the port of Athens. If you are going to pass through this city, it’s well worth a day or two visit with its beautiful yacht harbor ringed with a walking promenade featuring outdoor cafes and restaurants. If youContinue reading “A Museum in Piraeus”

The Acropolis in Athens

Rising up out of the center of Athens, Greece is the Acropolis. It is located on a rock formation that rises 490 ft above the sea . The semi-flat surface covers an area of about 7.4 acres which makes it a pretty small place to be recognized as the birthplace of Western civilization. It isContinue reading “The Acropolis in Athens”

Piraeus The Port of Athens, Greece

General –  Piraeus is the seaport serving the city of Athens. This city is a major metropolis in its own right and the commercial area southeast of the port and near the sea has a number of excellent restaurants and attractions. While most passengers visiting this port for the first time will head out toward Athens andContinue reading “Piraeus The Port of Athens, Greece”