May 22, 2017 travelmyjourney 60Comment

Packing for Greece ??

These are some frequent questions come across your mind !!

Useful TIPS for GREECE

 

  • When to visit Greece?

I recommend visiting Greece in April, September, and October. Weather is milder with less crowded of tourist.

May-August are very Hot and crowded more (if you are looking for a sun then this is a perfect time)

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  • How to travel Greece on a budget?

Travelling in April, September, and October can give you a straight chance to have 20% off on most the tourism services like ferry, flights, and accommodation.

Pre-book your tour about 6 months in advance, to pay the least amount. Always buy Combo of sight-seeing.

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  • What language does Greece Speak? Are People friendly in tourism?

They understand and speak English. Local people are very friendly and ready to help you every time.

  • How expensive is Greece?

Greece is less expensive as compared to the rest of the European countries like Rome, Paris, and Amsterdam. Planning holidays in Greece significantly cheaper than the rest of Europe.

  • Is Athens Greece near Beach?

Athens is a Capital of Greece. It has a unique historical background. Beaches are hardly a half hour away from the city which is plus point staying in Athens.

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  • Where to stay in Athens Greece?

I recommend staying in City Centre(Acropolis) as most the tourist place is by walk and into the city. You can always try to find a suitable hotel with a view of Acropolis which will make your holidays more memorable.

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  • How much local transport cost in Greece?

Taxis are very cheap to afford local transport. All main city has huge connected transportation system.  It is a combination of City buses, trolley-buses Athens Metro, Tram, and  Suburban railway all in one. Buy 5 days all mode ticket for the cheaper option to avail.

  • Greece which island to choose? Which is the best island?

There is 19 best island in Greece, depend on how much time you have to explore. 3 Greek island (Aegina, Pores, and Hydra) are very near to Athens where you can day trip. The Best island is Santorini known for the white villa and exotic beaches.

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  • Greece travel with infant/ toddler?

I traveled Greece (Athens) with a toddler. Greece is not at all Baby/ Toddler-friendly place. Due to the low population of babies, there is no infrastructure for small kids. Hardly found baby changing area in the public place. Streets are not buggy/pram friendly. All the sight-seeing not accessible by buggy/Prams. Loose chips, slops and lots of stairs which is not an ideal situation for toddlers.

Still, you booked your holidays for me, bring carrier bag for baby/toddlers with you. Take Strong wheel buggy/ prams. Hats and umbrella to protect from the sun.  And Get ready to hold them tight with you to have a fun.

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My Toddler in Greece

Hope these tips are helpful to you. Don’t forget to comment and leave more tips if you have any!

60 Comments on Best Greece Travel Guide

cameron bennett said :Guest Report 4 months ago

I'm glad that you brought up that Greece is less expensive than other European countries. Greece is a good choice for those who want to go to Europe, but don't have as big of a budget. I've always wanted to go to Greece and have been tentatively planning a trip for next year, so these are some good things to know. http://delfiniagroup.com/

    Katie said :Guest Report 11 months ago

    This is a really useful guide, you have included so much useful info here! I would def refer back to this if I were planning to go as it would be so very helpful!

      Patricia said :Guest Report 11 months ago

      Great tips! I am glad that Greece is not as expensive as other European countries!

        My Teen Guide said :Guest Report 11 months ago

        I have always wanted to travel to Santorini. It is my ultimate dream! Hoping someday it will come true. Thanks for the tips. It will come in handy when my dream trip to Greece comes to fruition.

          travelmyjourney said :administrator Report 11 months ago

          Yes i visited with a toddler !! And i am so much exhusted to carry him most of the places !! Which i am not use too !!

            MELANIE EDJOURIAN said :Guest Report 11 months ago

            To be honest I am surprised it's not child friendly. The child friendliness would influence my visiting as I have 3 children and there are so many other places that are child friendly that you can visit.

              travelmyjourney said :administrator Report 11 months ago

              Aww thanks for your Share !!

                Simply Apostolia said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                Hello there! I'm from Greece and indeed these are the best months to visit our country. Mostly September. Another tip I have to add especially for Athens, is to take care of your belongings cause especially now with the economical crisis, we're not the safest country in the world :D Awesome post though! I love to read what other people think and say about my country!

                  Eloise said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                  Oh man I would LOVE to go there for a vacation! it's been on my bucket list for a long long LONG time : ) thanks for the tips!

                    Lindsey said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                    I am just googling flights to greece, we were meant to go in May, but prices are crazy and now thanks to youm, set for September.

                      five little doves said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                      Ooh I LOVE Greece!! I haven't been for a while but I really want to go back and do the islands!

                        SeekAndRead said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                        I've been in Greece and I've always enjoy going there!

                          David Elliott said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                          I have wanted to go to Greece for such a long time. I know that I should probably start with Athens. It looks like it would be an amazing trip.

                            Anmaria Djong said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                            Never been to Greece, but would love to go there someday. Thanks for sharing this useful post.

                              Princess Mikee said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                              Greece will always be on my list of destinations I wanted to visit. Good to hear it isn't as expensive as other EU countries to visit. Thanks for the ideas.

                                travelmyjourney said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                Thank ya

                                  Ali Rost said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                  Greece has been high on our list of places to go for a while now. I had no idea the beach was so close to Athens and travel was so cheap. All the more reason to pack our bags!

                                    Courtney Andrews said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                    I would so love to visit Greece someday!

                                      liz Cleland said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                      Greece has been on our visit list for so long. This is such a great travel resource for first timers like us, thanks!

                                        Katie Kinsley said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                        I would LOVE to visit Greece some day. I haven't been traveling in a while but I need to start again. I got a dog, so once he is older, I can start again.

                                          anvita said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                          Thank you for giving us an insight. Would definitely love to visit this city, specially the beaches.

                                            Samantha said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                            I want to go to Greece someday. These are good tips!

                                              Brooke B said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                              Wow Greece is beautiful. I want to book my ticket right now.

                                                Thomas said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                I am traveling in 5 days to Greece so I am super exited! :) Thank you for this tips! :)

                                                  Thomas said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                  I loved reading this. It gave some new insights. Keep sharing useful content! :)

                                                    Sonja Josipovic said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                    Love Greece! I agree with everything you wrote here! http://www.stylequest.se/

                                                      travelmyjourney said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                      You are right Ana !! I heard there are more beautiful gems places in Greece !! Best of luck and Explore More

                                                        travelmyjourney said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                        Hope you have a lovely trip Eric

                                                          travelmyjourney said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                          Ya i guess Italy is more detailed .. Its on my Bucket List

                                                            travelmyjourney said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                            Best of luck Juliana

                                                              travelmyjourney said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                              Your Welcome kristina

                                                                Eric Gamble said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                Greece is definitely on my bucket list and I am glad you shared how close things are to Athens because I would want to start there. Glad transportation is so cost effective

                                                                  kristina said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                  A summer holiday in Greece is definitely high on my bucket list! thank you for the tips & tricks :)

                                                                    Leah said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                    I'd love to go to Greece someday...ahhh, I'll keep dreaming! Thanks for sharing!

                                                                      travelmyjourney said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                                      You are right.. and specially greek yogurt with extra topping

                                                                        Melissa Chee said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                        I visited Greece last year - loved it!

                                                                          MELANIE EDJOURIAN said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                          I went to Greece many years ago it is lovely there and the food is really good. I would suggest eating where the locals eat that way you get the best food.

                                                                            Juliana Tomasek said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                            I am a total travel junkie and have not made it to Greece yet, however it is on my list. I need to put it on my Summer 2020 list.

                                                                              Ana De- Jesus said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                              I would love to go to Santorini but to visit other parts of Greece as well. I like that travel is cheap and Athens is definitely on my to see list x

                                                                                Mae said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                Wow, Greece has always been on my bucket list of places to see! I'd love to see Santorini and Athens. Thanks for the travel tips! Mae | http://wwwthegospelofbeauty.org

                                                                                  elena said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                  These are all great tips and right on time. I wanna go to Greece in a few days and will be travelling on a budget. Thanks for the tips.

                                                                                    Tiina A said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                    Nice tips! I have only been in Greece during the hottest summer months, but as you mentioend the best time would be late spring and early autumn.

                                                                                      Allison - Celebrating Sweets said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                      We went to Greece several years ago and loved it! I can't wait to go back.

                                                                                        jhilmil said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                        Found it perfect, we researched a lot for greece last year, but tapped on Italy finally.

                                                                                          Nida said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                                                          Thanks Kylie

                                                                                            Nida said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                                                            Happy holidays Melanie

                                                                                              Nida said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                                                              Hope this will help you !

                                                                                                Nida said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                Proper dine in restaurant have !! But not the street restaurants !

                                                                                                  Nida said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                  To be honest i am not sure unless I experience myself !! W

                                                                                                    Dee said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                    Thanks for these tips! Would you say that these apply for other Mediterranean countries as well?

                                                                                                      Jill said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                      Thank you for sharing these! Jill http://www.jilldap.com

                                                                                                        Rachel said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                        Thanks for these tips! I can't wait to visit Greece one day!

                                                                                                          Chemady said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                          Good to know about the useful tips for Greece , this will guide me whenever I plan to travel to the place.

                                                                                                            Ant said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                            These tips are the same ones I would use for those travelling to Italy :) It seemd like Italy was a little more toddler friendly though. Did restaurants have highchairs or booster seats?

                                                                                                              Ginger Marie said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                              I've never been to Greece but it looks lovely!

                                                                                                                Jamie @ The Skinny Soul said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                                So glad you posted this! Greece is definitely on my bucket list, but I have NO IDEA about where to go, what to bring, etc. Great post!

                                                                                                                  Melanie said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                                  Thanks for the tips!! I'm going to Greece this summer!

                                                                                                                    Kylie said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                                    Thanks for these tips! Planning to visit Greece soon so I'll definitely bookmark this!

                                                                                                                      travelmyjourney said :administrator Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                                      Thank Ya Candy

                                                                                                                        Candy Calderon said :Guest Report 11 months ago

                                                                                                                        Greece has been on my mind for years now! I'm giving the hubby hints left and right because I want 2017 to be the year I finally go... You post is amazing and will help tons! Thanks for sharing :) Xo

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