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A country in southeastern Europe, located in the southernmost place of the Balkans. It is surrounded by the Aegean and the Ionian seas, counting thousands of islands. It's often called the cradle of Western civilization.

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Entering Greece from Bulgaria on dirt roads

I am from Southern Bulgaria and want to ride my motorcycle into Northern Greece, but the official crossing point is too far away from me. Can I just ride through the forest on dirt roads and cross the ...
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I lost my residency card. Can I travel using the refugee passport?

I lost my Greek residency card while I am in Belgium. Can I travel using the Greek Refugee Passport? comment from OP: My residency is valid, but my residency card was in my wallet and stolen from me
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Is tap water in Athens safe to drink?

Tripadvisor says that is okay to drink. The EU Parliament letter reported the absence of asbestos pipes in Greece. I wonder does Athens have similar to Tallinn initiative of eco-friendly catering ...
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What is the name of this Greek type monument?

I found these monument on the lock screen of Windows 10: What is the name of this type of Greek monument?
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Can I travel through Greece with UK emergency travel document/passport

I was traveling from South Africa to the United Kingdom through Greece.UK embassy and Greek Embassy prior to purchasing the ticket confirmed the emergency passport was valid for entry, transit and ...
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Do I need a transit visa for the connecting flight in Kuwait?

I'm travelling from Hyderabad, India, to Athens, Greece, which I have a connecting flight through Kuwait. From India to Kuwait I have booked Indigo Airlines and the connecting flight from Kuwait to ...
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Can I enter Schengen with EU ID + non-EU, visa-requiring passport?

While there are similar questions here and here, the examples of those questions have stronger passports (US & Japan) that either don't require visas or will get them easily/on arrival. I possess ...
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Do I need an Airport transit visa /travelling through Greece?

I am a pakistani passport holder. I am travelling from UK to Saudi via Aegean airlines, having 50 mins stay/lay over at the Athens airport. It’s a direct flight means onward flight is in the same ...
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Do Greeks need a passport to visit Turkey?

I have a Greek ID. Can I fly to Instabul (Constantinople) from Athens with just my ID, do I need a passport? This guide states that: Nationals of the following countries can travel to Turkey as ...
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British Citizen working in Greece

As a British citizen obtaining a work permit for Greece for the summer months I would like to know if the days i am permitted to work are definitely not included in my 90/180 days. I would also then ...
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Best car rental at Corfu (CFU) airport [closed]

I'm looking for best car rental option at Corfu. I have gone through numerous sites, reviews and I just cant figure out what is the safest option, because every company I have found, that sites like ...
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I hold an American passport and am a convicted felon. Can I travel to Greece to vacation for 2 weeks? [duplicate]

Looking for answers to plan travel soon Thank you Paul Texas USA
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What kind of photographic equipment is allowed in ancient Olympia?

I am, later this year, going on a cruise that will go to ancient Olympia in Greece. My cruise line's website claims that no professional photo and video equipment is allowed in the site of ancient ...
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Spearfishing in Greece [duplicate]

I am curious to know about the spearfishing regulations in Greece, especially if there are any locations/areas where it's allowed. I saw there's a similar question from 2017, but as far as I know the ...
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Thessaloniki to Seattle for August 2023

I am hoping someone can explain this to me. I am looking for a 1-stop flight from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Seattle (SEA) for August 2023. All the options that I am getting on Google Flights (or any other ...
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Greek hotels taking pictures of passports for tourist tax

Has anyone had the experience of having their passport photographed at check-in at Greek hotels? This has happened to me twice at different hotels. I travel often to Greece and this practice was never ...
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Sending a 'blacklisted' phone from Kos to England, will there be any issues with customs etc.?

When visiting Kos, Greece, recently, my travel partner lost their phone at the hotel. When we returned home, we contacted our mobile network provider. They have 'blacklisted' the phone. We contacted ...
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I am UK resident with Indian passport traveling to Greece. Can I book Schengen visa appointment in Edinburgh instead of London?

I am UK resident with Indian passport traveling to Greece. Can I book Schengen visa appointment in Edinburgh instead of London because there are no appointments available in London?
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Entering Greece with EU ID card by land

As an EU citizen, can I enter Greece with only an ID card instead of a passport coming from outside EU (North Macedonia or Albania) by car?
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How to use a petrol/gas station in Greece?

I'm going to be using a rental car in an upcoming holiday to Greece. At some point I will need to refuel the car. I've heard that most petrol stations in Greece are manned by an attendant who will ...
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Can you pick up a Sixt rental car after the start time?

I have a rental car from Sixt booked for a day (9am–9pm) in an upcoming holiday to Greece. However my plans have changed meaning I'll pick up the car at 1pm instead of 9am. Is it typical to have some ...
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Greece, ferry from Skiathos to Alonissos

What are the options for getting to Alonissos island from Skiathos in mid June? It seems there are ferries, but they only depart in the morning, however I will be arriving to the airport in the early ...
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How to order food on Zakynthos

Short and stupid question: How to order delivery from a restaurant on Zakynthos? I've seen some drivers but I have not managed to find a general website/app for food restaurant delivery. Very most ...
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Why is this park in Athens hidden from view in Google (but not Bing)?

I noticed a purposely blurred area in Athens in Google Maps: It seems that this is a normal botanical park, I could not find anything sensitive there (which is the typical reason for such blurring). ...
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Apartment numbers in Greece [closed]

How are apartments numbered in Greece? Are they labelled at all? I know in some countries they are numbered, in some they are done by floor or position (Portugal/Spain), and in some (Germany) the ...
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Can I use a different passport for exiting the EU?

Not sure if there are any specific laws against this, but double-checking. I'm a dual Australian Italian citizen, and I want to get a Greek passport stamp on my exit (I like collecting stamps). I ...
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Does it matter where I was vaccinated to enter Greece?

I was vaccinated in Australia, but I have been issued also with an Italian EU green pass attesting to my vaccination. I'm filling out the Greece passenger locator form right now and it's asking me ...
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Can a Short Stay Schengen Visa be issued when the passport expires in less than 3 months?

I'm an Indian passport holder resident in Ireland. My Irish residency expires in 2023. I booked a trip to Greece without fully checking the passport requirements. The intended date of departure from ...
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Where is this brightly coloured house in Koskinou, Rhodes?

I am looking for the location of a house, I know it is in Koskinou village in Rhodes, but I want the exact location. This is the google map
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Travelling to Greece while having got passport stamped at Ercan Airport in Northern Cyprus

i am an EU citizen and was wondering if i was going to travel to Greece would the authorities in Greece have any problems with Ercan Airport stamp in my passport? Or perhaps i should just show them my ...
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Are duplicate Greek PLFs required to provide accurate vaccination information? [closed]

I was trying to fill in the Greek PLF for entry into the country tomorrow. Now, I noticed that despite the form asking for the number of people in my household, it did not give me any options to enter ...
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Question about Schengen tourism visa and third party nationals [closed]

I plan to travel on a Schengen short term tourism visa next month. I plan to go to Greece as it is open to US travelers (both nationals and permanent residents). My current itinerary is via Frankfurt. ...
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Can I travel to Greece with a criminal record?

I am a Mexican national. I served a 3 year sentence in jail in USA and was then deported to Mexico (drug offense) 2016-2018 (2 years 8 months). I currently traveled to the Dominican Republic. In ...
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Intra-Schengen travel in April 2021

Can I, as a citizen of Russia with a tourist Schengen visa, get to Paris (planning to travel further to Italy and Iceland) for a few days with a tourist purpose? I am in Greece on a legal basis, ...
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Greece Residence / SA Passport / Rep Ireland Visitation

I have a residence status from Greece but have a South African Passport. May I go to Rep Of Ireland without my spouse?
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Is everyone coming from the UK tested on arrival in Greece? If tested, do you need to self-isolate?

The section on "Protocol for air arrivals" at https://travel.gov.gr states: Depending on their QR code/confirmation, travelers are directed either to the screening area where they will be ...
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Do Egyptian Citizens need transit visa at Athens International Airport [duplicate]

I hold an Egyptian Passport and will book a ticket from Moscow, Russia on Aegean Airlines to Cairo, Egypt. As any foreign airlines I will transit in Athens international Airport for 8 hours, do I need ...
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On what basis do the Greek authorities decide how long a passenger entering Greece will stay in quarantine?

I read on IATA for Greece: Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 1 or 14 days. On what basis do the Greek authorities decide how long a passenger entering Greece will stay ...
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US to Greece during Covid-19

I bought a ticket with Turkish Airlines during February for early-July to travel to Greece from the US. The booking has since been cancelled over 4 times and I have rescheduled it for a later date ...
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Fira to Santorini Airport transportation early in the morning

Due to COVID-19 our leaving flight from Santorini, Greece to Athens (middle of September) got moved early in the morning. We are scheduled to leave from Santorini Airport at 06:20 (in the morning). ...
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Can I enter France with an Italian Schengen Visa under coronavirus situation? [closed]

I understand that there will be some issues. I have got a single entery Italian Schengen Visa valid early April for 2 weeks. But because of the coronavirus, Italy is under lockdown, which means that ...
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Travelling to Greece without knowing the language

I am considering travelling to Greece to compete in the Athens Classic Marathon, but I do not speak any Greek. I will be fine once I get to the hotel as the travel provider will be onsite and ...
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Travelling to Turkey by ferries

I want to ask if I have a valid Schengen with ordinary Egyptian passport I can go to Turkey from Greece by ferries?
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what is the legal age to buy tobacco products in Greece?

i am a smoker in canada, but i’m 18. so i cannot bring cigsrettes with me to greece. So i’m wondering if i can buy smokes/cigarettes in Greece when i’m there. because i can’t last 10 whole days ...
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What are the differences between Fterolaka and Kelara locations of the Parnassos Ski Center?

The Parnassos Ski Center seems to have more than one locations for skiing. In particular it seems to have at least two separate locations, Fterolaka and Kelaria. Are they indeed separate locations? ...
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From North of Italy to Greece via ship

I'd like to go to Greece from North of Italy (example: Genoa) or South of France via ship. Is this route available nowadays with a ship / ferry? Do you have any feedback about it, if you already ...
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Schengen Greece Visa/passport withdrawal process

My schengen visa is being consulted however I need to withdraw the passport as I have a scheduled travel. What is the process of Passport withdrawal and how many days does it take?
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Where to buy Sobranie cigarettes in Athens, Greece [closed]

I tried searching for Sobranie cigarettes in Athens, I searched the whole city center but nobody even knows what it is. Also tried looking it up on googles 'near me' function, but to no avail. Does ...
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Transit at Athens with Passport Control & Single Entry Schengen Visa

My route is as follows: Cairo -> Athens ( Transit ) -> Croatia ( Vacation ) -> Athens ( Rest Of Vacation ). I have a single entry Schengen visa As per the Airlines instructions I'll be going through ...
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Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not provided [duplicate]

Nationality =Pakistan Resident -Turkey Applied from istanbul with family Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not provided
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