Greece Informations for travellers
Greece usefull information
Area: 131,940 Km2
Drive: drives on the right
Lang: Greek (official) 99%,
Climate: temperate; mild, wet winters; hot, dry summers
Practice Usual Precaution
Exercise normal security precautions Security notice
There are no significant safety and security concerns.
Health, Security, Crime indexes of Greece
Greece assistanse numbers
Location of Greece: Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey
Actuall currency in Greece: EUR
$ 1 United States dollar (USD) = 0.84 EUR
£ 1 Euro (EUR) = 1 EUR
£ 1 Pound sterling (GBP) = 1.08 EUR
¥ 1 Japanese yen (JPY) = 0.01 EUR
A$ 1 Austrialian dollar (AUD) = 0.67 EUR
C$ 1 Canadian dollar (CAD) = 0.67 EUR
₽ 1 Russian rubel (RUB) = 0.01 EUR
1 Swiss Franc (CHF) = 0.88 EUR
1 South african rand (ZAR) = 0.06 EUR
How does EUR bankontes look like?
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Prices in Greece
| Meal: 10,18 EUR
|| Mcdonald Meal: 6,11 EUR
|| Beer in bar: 4,07 EUR
| Chesse: 8,16 EUR
|| Meat: 8,90 EUR
|| Beer bootle: 1,19 EUR
| Wine: 6,11 EUR
|| Public tranport ticket: 1,43 EUR|
| Taxi per km: 0,81 EUR
Cost of living in Greece
Rent: 262,52 EUR
Sallary: 719,45 EUR
Sallary: 719,45 EUR
Greece touristic attractions
Greece is the country where 4000 years ago the cradle of civilization was created. Greeks have made a tremendous contribution to scientific achievements, philosophy, art, literature, theater, and sport. Its leading philosophers are Aristotle, Plato and Socrates. It was the Greeks who developed th...
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Greece electricity standard
Energy plug type: C, F
Average daily temperature by month based on Greece cities weather.
|TEMP in °C||8.7||9.3||11.3||14.7||19.2||23.6||25.9||25.7||18||22.5||13.7||10.4
Average Rainy Days
Average monthly rainfall based on Greece cities weather.
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|RAIN in mm||90.7||77.7||65.1||42.5||29.1||15.1||9.6||11||70.6||28||93.9||106.3
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|Athens||Eleftherios Venizelos Intl Arpt||ATH||Map|
|Athens||Athens Hellinikon Arpt||HEW||Map|
In Greece, no degree of terrorist threat has been introduced, but in view of the continued threat of terrorist attacks in the world, it is advisable to exercise particular caution in public places, monitor the authorities' message and strictly adhere to their recommendations.
One of the effects of the economic crisis and the influx of large numbers of refugees into Greece is an increase ...
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Prior to going to Greece, compulsory / recommended vaccinations should be provided, pharmaceuticals used to prevent / cure diseases occurring in the country and to treat health problems that may occur during travel.
Hepatitis A - Vaccination in case of risk of ingestion of contaminated water and / or food
Hepatitis B - Vaccination for the risk of surgical intervention, injection, contact with infected blood, sexual contact
Rabies - Vaccinationin case of risk of bitting by wild animals, eg dogs, cats, foxes
List of non-vaccine prevential diseases accouring in Greece:
H5N1 Avian Influenza - Disease caused by virus transmitted by living birds.
Offices usually work in hours - 8am to 2pm Monday to Friday (this also applies to banks).
Shops are usually open until. 20.00 or 21.00 (with a break during the day) on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays the trade ends in siesta time (around 3 pm).
In most cities and tourist destinations in Greece there are offices of the National Tourist Organization (EOT) www.gnto.gov.gr, www.visitgreece.gr, which provide free tourist information, maps, timetables for trains, buses and ferries.