Questions tagged [greece]

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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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?

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

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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Things to do during a five-hour layover in Athens, Greece?

I'm going to be in the Athens airport for five and a half hours. I know the city is quite a distance away. Is there anything of interest nearby that I could do to alleviate the boredom?
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Athens Museums & Monuments Combined Ticket Online Purchase

I am planning to buy the combined ticket from this official Greek website, but on the last screen I get the following text; New: Skip the ticket office line! If you accompany free admission ...
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Visit to UK to meet business associate as well as friend

I am 59, live in Greece with my Greek wife since 2011. I have permanent resident card that says: "Family member of Greek Citizen" How can I come to know if my permanent resident card has been issued ...
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Train from Athens to Thessaloniki: do I need an advance ticket?

I've traveled by rail in Europe before, but mostly in the Czech Republic, Germany, and Italy. Next month I'll be in Greece, and I have air tickets into Athens and out of Thessaloniki, with ...
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Does United Nations Laissez-Passer (UNLP) holder needs visa for Greece

I am a citizen of Eritrea and I work for the United Nations and have UN blue passport - UNLP, do I need an entrance visa to visit Greece as a tourist?
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Pre - Brexit long stay Greece

My husband and I are UK citizens wishing to spend 6-12 months in Greece. We arrived on 3rd June 2019, and understand that after 90 days in the country we are required to apply for a residents permit. ...
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Complicated Schengen visa situation involving multiple trips and H1b visa!

I am in the US on the H1B visa. I am planning a leisure trip to Greece in September. After this trip, I come back to the US. Later in October, I have a business trip (conferences) to Germany and Czech ...
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Staying in the Schengen Area after the permitted days of entry but before the visa expiry [duplicate]

I was given a Schengen Visa (from Greece) valid from July 17 to August 8, but only 8 days permitted to stay. My flight is originally July 17-24, but something came up and need to extend the stay ...
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How do I decipher this hotel address in Greece?

I am flying to Greece and need to stay in to a hotel called "Castello Hotel", in Patras (a city in Greece). I booked the room through hotels.com and thought everything was fine, until I noticed that ...
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What is this statue in Ancient Agora of Athens?

Maybe a God? I think the statue was located at the entrance of the ancient market, but that's an old photograph, so I don't really remember..
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List of documents if boyfriend is my sponsor? Schengen Greece Visa

A little background of our relationship: My boyfriend and I live in Dubai. We met in the year of 2017 in Dubai and have been dating for two and a half years. Now, we are planning to travel to ...
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Is there any documentation or advice for a 5 year Greek visa? [closed]

I'm looking to get my 5 year Greek visa, rather than a 1 year one, so that I can travel Europe without returning to South Africa after a year. But Greek embassies give practically nothing away, and ...
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Driving from Bulgaria to Greece

I'm a US citizen driving from Bulgaria to Greece in a rented car. Where can I cross the border and what paperwork will I need?
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I hold Indian passport and plan to visit Greece and then cross the border by road to Albania and Macedonia

If I tick the multiple entry in the visa application, will I get it? If I enter Macedonia, showing them my exit ticket from Greece would do? There is a rule that states I should hold multi-entry visa ...
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Australians awaiting Italian permit to stay - can they go to the UK and return?

My (Australian) daughters were granted a Working Holiday Visa for Italy (12 months duration) which is in their passport. They followed procedure on arrival in Italy. They have been there just over ...
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Using Greece-issued multiple entry tourist Schengen Visa for conference in Czech Republic

last month I visited Greece for tourism, for which I have a multiple entry Schengen tourist visa. Next month I have a conference coming up in Prague. Could I use the same visa to enter Czech ...
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Will I be able to order meat in Crete restaurants on Good Friday?

In 2011 I was in Yorkshire during Easter, and on Good Friday the only food I could get in restaurants and pubs was fish and veggies, no meat, because of the fasting prescribed by religion. Next week ...
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Athens to Santorini

We’re flying from Athens to Santorini for the day with no luggage. Do we have to go through Immigration and how long should we be at the airport prior to leaving?
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Schengen Visa from Greece was rejected [duplicate]

My Schengen visa was rejected in october 2018 stating: Justification for the purpose and conditions of intended stay was not provided The information submitted regarding the justification for the ...
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Entering greece on italian schengen visa

While i understand this could get tagged as a duplicate question, i still need to ask. I have a trip planned to greece this june. After booking tickets and hotels( all non refundable) i noticed the ...
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Athens during March - are attractions open? [closed]

We will be travelling to Athens in March and I just wanted to check if the attractions will still be open as it will be the off season, and if so what days?