This article is about one of the most interesting moments in the history of Athens and concerns Athens in the years of the Franks. These series of articles will attempt to throw light in aspects of history that shaped the future of Greece and Athens in the years of the Franks. After the fall of [...]
Citizens of countries non-members of the Schegen Agreement should need a Visa to pass the Greek borders. If you fall into this category, it’s advisable to timely consult with your travel agent or the local Greek Embassy or Consulate before travelling. Visa is NOT required for citizens of the Schengen Agreement member states. Greece conforms to the [...]
The power supply in Greece is 220 V AC at 50 Hz. You may require an adapter for the round two-pin sockets in use in Greece.
Athens is an ideal destination throughout the year thanks to its climate being favourable to tourism in all four seasons. Rainfalls are scarce (estimated to reach 40cm or 16in a year) and there is sunshine 300 days a year. Summer in Athens (from June until August) is dry and hot with temperatures ranging from 20° [...]
The following table contains all public holidays in Greece. Date English Name Greek Name Greek Name Remarks January 1 New Year’s Day Protochronia Πρωτοχρονιά Also celebrated ecclesiastically as the feast of St. Basil the Great and of the church of Christ. 3 January 6 Epiphany or Theophany Theophaneia Θεοφάνεια 3 moveable Easter – 41 days Clean Monday or Shrove Monday Kathara Deftera [...]