Information Greece A-Z

     
Travelagencies & Tickets Greece   Hotels/ Bed & breakfast Greece

Aegean

Anek Lines

Creative Holiday Workshops

Greek Ferries

Greek Railways

Holidays to Greece

Lavida Travel

Olympic Air

Pindos Trek

Ross Holidays

 

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

    Retraite Centra
   

Artisa Academic & Art Retreat

 

General information Greece   Athens 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

 

 

Akropolis

Athens Survival Guide

Athinais

Benaki Museum

Breathtaking Athens

City of Athens

Kolonaki

Metro Athene

National Archeological Museum

New Acropolis Museum

Olympia

Parthenon

Plaka

 

Ionian islands Greece   Thessaloniki Greece

Island hopiping Ionian Islands

Ithaka

Kefalionia

Korfoe (Corfu)

Lefkas (Lefkada)

Paxi

Holidays Ionian Islands

Zakynthos

 

 

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   Sporades Greece

Aegina

Angistri

Aphaia Temple

Dokos

Hydra

Leonard Cohen's Hydra

Poros

Salamina

Spetses

Spetsopoula

 

 

Alonissos

Evia

Evia - Euboia

Gioura

Kyra Panagia

Skiathos

Skopelos

Skopelos naturist beaches

Skyros

 

Cyclades Greece   Dodekanese Greece

Amorgos

Anafi

Andros

Antiparos

Delos

Ios

Kimolos

Milos

Mykonos

Naxos

Paros

Santorini (Thera)

Serifos

Sikinos

Syros

Tinos

 

 

Agathonisi

Astypalaia

Chalki (Halki)

Kalymnos

Karpathos

Kassos

Kastellorizo

Kos

Leros

Lipsi

Nisyros

Patmos

Pserimos

Rhodos

Telendos

Religion Greece   Islands N.E.  Agean Sea 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

 

 

Chios

Fourni

Ikaria

Lesbos

Limnos

Oinousses

Psara

Samos

Samothraki

Thassos

Thymena

 

 

Restaurants/ Tavernas/ Culinary   Events/ going out Greece

Galini Restaurant, Crete

Greek House Antwerp

Kali Kardia, Kos

Recipe Moussaka

Recipes from Crete

Restaurantguide

Retsina Malamatina

Slim in Greece

 

Camel Bar Kos

Casino Rhodos

Greek Agenda

Nightlife in Athens

Going out in Chersonissos

Venue Athens

Volos Nightlife

History/ Culture Greece   Photos/ Travelsories/ Blogs

Alexander the Great

History of Greece

Greek philosophers

Greek heroes

Greek myths and sagas

Greek name days

Greek folk music

Yakinthia

 

 

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   Business 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

 

 

Across4 Geece Advice

Credit Management Greece

Emporiki Bank

Greece Trade & Business

Chambers of Commerce

Piraeus Bank

Businessculture Greece

 

Greek language/ Education   Real Estate Greece

The Langauge Bridge

Learning greek in Greece

Geek Community Amsterdam

Dutch Institute Athens

New greek

Old Greek online

Study in Geece

 
 

Cretan Residences

Greek notaries

Kos Immobilien

Pillion Properties

Pretty Greek Villas

ToSpitimou

 

Shopping Greece   Health care Greece

AB Greece

Athens Metro Mall

Greek products

Karagiorgos

Mediterranean Cosmos Mall

The Mall Athens

 

 

Central Clinic Athens

Euromedica Rhodes

Health care Greece

Greek pharmacies

Dentists Greece

Hospitals Greece

Psychiatry in Greece

 

 

 

 

Submit your Website



. Villas & Apartments Greece

. Agia Fotia Bay

. Apartment Centre Athens

. COVRI Holiday Houses, Corfu

. Golden Villas, Chersonissos

. Kos Studios

. Maistrali Apartments

. Panorama Apartments Evia

. Simple Crete

. Solaris Corfu

. Studios Drosia, Zakynthos

. Villa Dolphin at Rhodos

. Villa for rent at Corfu

. Villa Sophia, Lefkas

 

. Greek Wines

. Greek Wines

 

. Campings Greece

. Alykes Zakynthos

. Camping Kos, Psalidi

. Camping Sikia Volos

. Panhellenic Camping Association

 

. 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

 

. 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

. Kythira

. Larissa

. Messinia

. Meteora

. Patras

. Peloponnesos

. Pilion

. Piraeus

. Thessalië

. Thracië

. Volos

 

. Greek Film & Music

. Alexiou

. Anna Vissi

. Attenberg

. Dogtooth

. El Greco

. George Dalaras

. Michalis Hatzigiannis

. Who pays the ferryman?

. Zorba the Greek

 

. Jobs/ Internships Greece

. Jobs Crete

. Jobs in Greece

. Internships Greece

. Work abroad

. Living in Greece

 

 

Information 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.
 
Post
Postzegels (grammatósima) zijn in Griekenland verkrijgbaar bij postkantoren en postzegelautomaten. Brievenbussen zijn geel. Pakketpost dient open te worden aangeleverd.
 
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.
 
 
Argentina, Aruba, Austria, Bali, Belgium, Bonaire, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Chechia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Denmark, Dubai, Florida, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ibiza, India, Italy, Luxembourg, Mallorca, Malta, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, Sint-Maarten, Slovakia, South-Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Tuscany
 
 
Submit your website
Copyright (c) 2002 - 2016 GlobeFreaks.com All rights reserved. kvk 39080715