Traveling To Greece For Less Than $1,500 Can Be Easy With These 7 Tips

Ever since I watched The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 when it first came out in 2008, going on an adventure to Greece has been on my bucket list. I've wanted to see the blue domes of Santorini, the...

10 Things You Should Definitely Know Before Visiting Greece

Greece is a country where the locals are as warm as the sunny Mediterranean climate. The cuisine is colorful, the architecture is stunning, the history is fascinating, and the culture is rich and wonderful. Mainland Greece and the Greek Islands...

Is your holiday destination safe? Travel advice Greece

Since April 7, 2019, the Greek police have been implementing systematic passport control checks for all European citizens travelling to and from destinations outside the Schengen area (including the UK) Waiting times at passport control may be affected on departure...

Unforgettable Athens

The Greek islands are so iconically picturesque, families seeking fun in the sun sometimes overlook Athens. At first glance, it’s easy to see why. Yes, Athens boasts the wow factor of the Parthenon and the Acropolis, but it’s also a...

Rivers in Greece

Rivers in Greece are an important natural feature. In antiquity they were worshiped as individual deities. The ancient Greeks believed that river landscapes were beautiful beyond human standards and belonged to the world of the gods. The largest river in...

Museums in Greece

Mountains in Greece

The mountains of Greece are a continuation of the mountain range of the Balkans, with in turn are a continuation of the Alpine range. The two greatest ranges in Greece are the Pindos and the Rodopi. The Pindos range divides...

Lakes in Greece

Greece lakes are both gorgeous beauty-spots and precious ecosystems. The largest lake in Greece is the enchanting “sea” of Trichonis in the mountains outside Agrinio, followed by lakes: Volvi near Thessaloniki Vegoritis near Florina Kerkini near Serres Kastoria in the...

Greece in 12 minutes

Greece is called Hellas (Greek) and is officially known as the Hellenic Republic or (Elliniki Dimokratia). Greece is located in southeastern Europe occupying the southern most part of the Balkan Peninsula. It borders Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia...

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Biblical Places in Greece

One of the most remarkable religious routes in Greece is "The Route that Apostle Paul Followed in Greece". Paul constitutes a remarkable personality for the Christian religion, although he never belonged to Jesus’ 12 Disciples cycle. He spread the word...

Travel in Greece

Visiting Greece in October October is an interesting month to be in Greece. The first two weeks of October may be considered the tail end of the tourist season. Most charter firms scale back their operations by the mid to...

Explore Greece’s fairytale castles and fortresses

Seek out romantic ancient ruins that offer interesting insights into the past, plus amazing views of Greek landscapes Whatever you seek from a holiday destination, Greece – with its visually striking palette of warm stone, cobalt sea and olive foliage, and its...

The Best Athens Travel Tips From Our Readers

Like the ancient Spartans, the commenters on our call for Athens travel tips were few but mighty. Captbrad6 may have set the all-time Hack Your City record with six comments each on a Homeric scale. His recommendations alone could fill a weekend...

Top-10 ancient Greek masterpieces

There are great works of art from Ancient Greece scattered in museums around the world, serving as reminders that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, greekreporter.com notes in the following article, adding that works of unparalleled beauty, precious monuments of the...

National Geographic honours Greeks “who created our world” (video)

National Geographic has honoured Greece by releasing a documentary series saying, “Greeks changed the world!” The series, which has been released worldwide and titled ‘The Greeks’ highlights how much one nation has given to the rest of the globe. “On the culture...

Where to eat, sleep and shop in Halkidiki, Greece

Why Halkidiki? Mention the word Halkidiki to inhabitants of northern Greek city Thessaloniki and watch them go all starry-eyed as they outline why they are obsessed with their closest holiday destination. The trident-like, pine- and cypress-covered peninsula, which plays host...

Ancient Greece

The Acropolis of Athens was a strongly fortified citadel well before the city’s history began to be recorded in the seventh century B.C.E. Athens became the chief city of the district of Attica and dominated an area of some 1,000...

Medieval Greece

ON THIS very hot summer day, the sun beats down on the glittering stones. The extreme heat, however, does not seem to dampen the spirits and fierce determination of a throng of devout Greek Orthodox pilgrims who head for the...

Modern Greece

Although the Athenians escaped the yoke of the Persians, they later fell to the onslaughts of a long-time enemy closer to home—Sparta. In the centuries that followed, Athens was a subjugated city, ruled in turn by Macedonia, Rome, Byzantine emperors...

Climate in Greece

The climate in Greece is predominantly Mediterranean. However, due to the country’s unique geography, Greece has a remarkable range of micro-climates and local variations. To the west of the Pindus mountain range, the climate is generally wetter and has some...

Islands in Greece

Listening to the words Greek islands, which questions run into your mind… How may are the Greek islands? How come the Greek islands are famous? Do all the Greek islands have the tiny cube-shaped white houses with blue windows? How...

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Here is a collection of various Greece's maps to assist your travel journey. Download or view useful maps of Greece below. Athens Athens Metro Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" Piraeus Attica Thessaloniki Central & North Greece South Greece Crete Peloponnese...

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Here you'll find useful information for preparing your trip to Greece. We give you practical tips on documentation, safety, healthcare, what clothes to pack, currency, tourist cards, public holidays… so you're all set when you arrive. You'll find the whole...

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Greece Useful Phone Numbers

Emergency Numbers Emergency 112 Ambulance 166 Fire Department 199 Police 100 Anti-drug Police 109 Coast Guard 108 Tourist Police 171 Pharmacies 107 Hospitals 106 Forest Fire Authority 191 Traffic Police 10400 Weather service 148 International Phone Assistance 139 General Telephone...