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Travel agents & Tickets Greece

Aegean

Anek Lines

Creative Holiday Workshops

Greek Ferries

Greek Railways

Holidays to Greece

Lavida Travel

Olympic Air

Pindos Trek

Ross Holidays




Hotels/ Bed & breakfast Greece

Acropolis Select Hotel

Akti Retzika, Thessaloniki

Hotel Santorini Grecia

Kriti Hotel Chania

La Sapienza - Methoni

Mastichari Bay Hotel, Kos

Mediterranean Palace, Thessaloniki

Rita Telendos

Tsamis Zante Hotel





Villas & Apartments Greece

Agia Fotia Bay

Apartment Centre Athens

Apartment-Greece

Crete holiday unlike any other

Golden Villas, Chersonissos

Kos Studios

Maistrali Apartments

Panorama Apartments Evia

Simple Crete

Studios Drosia, Zakynthos

Villa Dolphin at Rhodos

Villa for rent at Corfu

Villa Sophia, Lefkas

Retraite Centra

Artisa Academic & Art Retreat


Greek wines

Greek Wines


Camping sites Greece

Alykes Zakynthos

Camping Kos, Psalidi

Camping Sikia Volos

Panhellenic Camping Association




General information Greece

Ecogreek

Island hopping in Greece

Ekathimerini news

Greece Forum

Greece Tourist board

Flora & Fauna Greece

Greece World Factbook

The Weather in Greece

Ministry Buza

Ministry Culture

Dutch Association Athens

Flemish Circle Greece


Athens Greece

Akropolis

Athens Survival Guide

Athinais

Benaki Museum

Breathtaking Athens

City of Athens

Kolonaki

Metro Athene

National Archeological Museum

New Acropolis Museum

Olympia

Parthenon

Plaka

Crete Greece

Chania

Chersonissos

Elounda

Frangokastello

Gramvoussa Island & Fort

Heraklion

Knossos, Palace Minos

Koutouloufari

Crete jp

Lassithi plateau

Dutch at Crete

Rethymnon

Samaria Gorge

Sissi

Spinalonga

Star Beach Water Park

Vai

Kos Greece

Antimachia

Asklepion

Embros Thermae

Cycling at Kos

Just Kos

Kardamena

Kefalos

Kos jp

Kos City

Lambi

Limionas

Wetlands

Zia





Rhodes Greece

Afantou

Atavyros

Faliraki

Ixia

Kolos from Rhodes

Lindos

Petaloudes

Rhodes

Rhodes City

Trianda

Butterfly Valley

Walk at Rhodes

Yoga at Rhodes





Ionian islands Greece

Island hopiping Ionian Islands

Ithaka

Kefalionia

Korfoe (Corfu)

Lefkas (Lefkada)

Paxi

Holidays Ionian Islands

Zakynthos


Thessaloniki Greece

Arch of Galerius and Rotonda

Forum of Thessaloniki

Castle the White Tower

Magic Park

Museum of Contemporary Art

Science and Technology Museum

Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki Zoo



Saronic islands Greece

Aegina

Angistri

Aphaia Temple

Dokos

Hydra

Leonard Cohen's Hydra

Poros

Salamina

Spetses

Spetsopoula

Sporades Greece

Alonissos

Evia

Evia - Euboia

Gioura

Kyra Panagia

Skiathos

Skopelos

Skopelos naturist beaches

Skyros








Cyclades Greece

Amorgos

Anafi

Andros

Antiparos

Delos

Ios

Kimolos

Milos

Mykonos

Naxos

Paros

Santorini (Thera)

Serifos

Sikinos

Syros

Tinos

Dodekanese Greece

Agathonisi

Astypalaia

Chalki (Halki)

Kalymnos

Karpathos

Kassos

Kastellorizo

Kos

Leros

Lipsi

Nisyros

Patmos

Pserimos

Rhodos

Telendos


Islands N.E. Agean Sea Greece

Chios

Fourni

Ikaria

Lesbos

Limnos

Oinousses

Psara

Samos

Samothraki

Thassos

Thymena

Corfu (Korfoe) Greece

Acharavi

Achilleio

Corfiot Magazine

Corfu

Corfu guide

Corfu Shell Museum

Dassia

Gouvia

Kerkyra (Corfu City)

Pantokrator

Roda

Zakynthos Greece

Askos Stone Park

Blue Caves

Byzantine Museum

Kambi

Laganas

Macherádo

Marathonissi

Navario Ship wreck

Villa-Hotel Boutique hotel Galini

Zakynthos

Zante

Mainland Greece

Alexandroupolis

Attika

Central-Greece

Central-Macedonia

Delphi

Drama

Epirus

Halkidiki

Ioannina

Kavala


Mainland Greece 2

Kythira

Larissa

Messinia

Meteora

Patras

Peloponnesos

Pilion

Piraeus

Thessalië

Thracië

Volos

Religion Greece

Athos

Greek Ministry of Religion

Geek Orthodox Saints

Greek Orthodox Church

Greek Orthodox Funeral

Greek Orthodox Wedding

Church history

Monasteries Athos

Orthodox Monastery Asten

Orthodox Easter

Patriarchy of Constantinopel

Restaurants/ Tavernas/ Culinary

Chef Yiannis Baxevanis

Galini Restaurant, Crete

Greek House Antwerp

Kali Kardia, Kos

Recipe Moussaka

Recipes from Crete

Restaurantguide

Retsina Malamatina

Slim in Greece

Events/ going out Greece

Camel Bar Kos

Casino Rhodos

Greek Agenda

Nightlife in Athens

Going out in Chersonissos

Venue Athens

Volos Nightlife



History/ Culture Greece

Alexander the Great

History of Greece

Greek philosophers

Greek heroes

Greek myths and sagas

Greek name days

Greek folk music

Yakinthia


Photos/ Travelsories/ Blogs

Baardwijk's Worldview

Crete in Pictures

Travelstory Greece

Aerial photos Corfu

My Greece Travel Blog

Onnoot

Visit Greece Blog

Seven weeks Greece

Sports/ Activities Greece

Big Blue Surf Center

Costa Navarino Golf

Cristos Go Karts, Kos

Diving spots Crete

Diving school Turtle Beach

Panathinaikos FC

Sail Greece Boat Rentals

Yoga holidays on a Greek Island

Business Greece

Across4 Geece Advice

Credit Management Greece

Emporiki Bank

Greece Trade & Business

Chambers of Commerce

Piraeus Bank

Businessculture Greece


Greek language/ Education

The Langauge Bridge

Learning greek in Greece

Geek Community Amsterdam

Dutch Institute Athens

New greek

Old Greek online

Study in Geece



Real Estate Greece

Cretan Residences

Greek notaries

Kos Immobilien

Pillion Properties

Pretty Greek Villas

ToSpitimou




Greek Film & Music

Alexiou

Anna Vissi

Attenberg

Dogtooth

El Greco

George Dalaras

Michalis Hatzigiannis

Who pays the ferryman?

Zorba the Greek

Shopping Greece

AB Greece

Athens Metro Mall

Greek products

Karagiorgos

Mediterranean Cosmos Mall

The Mall Athens


Health care Greece

Central Clinic Athens

Euromedica Rhodes

Health care Greece

Greek pharmacies

Dentists Greece

Hospitals Greece

Psychiatry in Greece

Jobs/ Internships Greece

Jobs Crete

Jobs in Greece

Internships Greece

Work abroad

Living in Greece



Travel guide Greece A-Z

Area

Greece has an area of ​​131,957 km ².

Beaches

The Greek coastline is over 15,000 km long, so there are beaches of every kind.

Border formalities

For Greece you'll need a valid passport or a valid identity card. A visa is not required. If your passport contains a stamp of Northern Cyprus, you can expect problems when visiting Greece.

Campings

Greece there are legal and illegal campings. The legal can be identified by a blue shield with the emblem of the EOT Tourism Organisation in the reception. The legal campsites can be divided into public and private campgrounds. Greek campsites are, according to a national system, divided into four classes, A, B, C and D.

Capital

The capital of Greece is Athens, it is also the largest city in the country. The Municipality of Athens is divided into seven city districts. Athens takes its name from the goddess Pallas Athena, the Parthenon on the Acropolis was built in her honor.

Car Rental

The rates for car hire in Greece vary widely by provider. One indication: A small car you rent from € 120 per week or from € 40 per day. In the high season the prices are higher.

Children

In Greece they like children. There are many activities for children and child-friendly accommodation is easy to find. Greece is ideal for family holidays.

Climate/ Weather

Central Greece is dominated by a Mediterranean climate. The coastal regions and islands have hot dry summers and mild, wet winters. During the warmest months (June, July and August) temperatures can reach 40 degrees. The humidity is relatively low, therefore the heat bearable. The green time or flowering period is from March / to May. The dry season is from June / September. The wet season is from October / m mid-March. Greece is an excellent destination for spring, summer and fall.

Culinary

Greece has a traditional and typical Mediterranean cuisine. Greek cuisine is known for its many varieties and delicious taste. Known Greek dishes include: Greek yogurt with honey, Moussaka, Gyros, Souvlaki, Suzuki, Choriatiki, Spanakopita, Saganaki, Tzatziki, Dolmades and Baklava. The national drink of Greece is Ouzo, the alcohol content is around 40%. The most famous Greek wine is Retsina.

Culture

Greece has a very rich culture, both in terms of traditions and customs. Greece has a tremendous history of which much is left and can be seen on many archaeological sites throughout the country. The Greek Orthodox church also plays a major role in many holidays, traditions and customs. Religiously the most important Greek feast is Easter.

Disabled

Greece has few facilities for the disabled. Only in major cities such as Athens and Thessaloniki there are facilities for the disabled. There are also accommodations that are especially suitable for the disabled, it is important to inquire in advance what facilities are available in a hotel or apartment.

Economy

Shipping and tourism atre the main sources in Greece of revenue. Greece has the fourth largest merchant fleet in the world. Since 2010, Greece faces with a financial crisis.

Electricity

In Greece The voltage is 230V/50Hz.

Fauna

The fauna of Greece has besides a few dozens of species of mammals, reptiles including the Greek tortoise, the Agama and the European chameleon. Furthermore, there are about 400 species of birds in Greece and many thousands of insect species.

Flora

Greece has a rich flora and the fauna of Greece includes 5000 species of higher plants.

General

Greece) Ελλάς, Ellas, 'Hellas'), officially the Hellenic Republic, consists of the southern part of the Balkan Peninsula and numerous islands. Greece is a great country with a rich past and a huge amount of culture, Greece is also known for its wonderful climate, beautiful beaches and delicious Greek cuisine.

Geography

Greece has 28 mountains over 2,000 meters, 10 have the status of national park. Greece is bordered to the north by Albania, Macedonia, Turkey and Bulgaria, the Mediterranean Sea, the Ionian Sea and the Aegean Sea.

Government

Sinds 1974 is Griekenland een republiek. Griekenland is een parlementaire democratie. Griekenland is opgedeeld in 10 regio's, die verder zijn opgedeeld in 52 nomoí (= departement of kiesdistrict). Sinds 1981 is Griekeland lid van de EU.

Health

Health care in Greece is at a reasonable level.

Inhabitants

Greece has 10,767,827 (2012) inhabitants. A quarter of the Greeks live in or around Athens. About 6 million Greeks are living outside Greece. The majority of the Greek population bestata ethnic Greeks, further there is a Muslim minority which are Albanians, Turks and Bulgarians counted. There are also small minorities of Jews and Irish arms.

Internet

Broadband Internet is widely available in Greece. Many hotels, restaurants and bars offer free internet access (often wireless) For their guests.

Language

Almost all Greeks have Greek as their mother tongue. Pontic Greeks (from the Black Sea coast) often speak the Pontic dialect. In Greek one uses the Cyrillic alphabet.

Money

In Greece, one uses the euro, it replaced the drachma in 2002.

National Day.

On 25 March national day is celebrated in memory of the freedom struggle of 1821 against the Turks.

Religion

98% Of the Greeks is Greek Orthodox, this is not a state church, but has a privileged position by the constitution. Greece has religious freedom.

Safety

The national emergency number in Greece is 112.

Smoking

Smoking is not allowed in Greece in public areas and on public transport.

Taxis

Taxis are relatively cheap in Greece.

Telephony

The country code for Greece is +30.

Time difference

The time zone is UTC +2 (Eastern European Time).

Tips

In Greece service charge is usually included in the price.

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