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Major holidays

1 JanuaryNew Year's Day
6 JanuaryEpiphany
floatingAsh Monday
25 MarchNational Holiday
floatingGood Friday
floatingEaster Sunday
floatingEaster Monday
1 MayLabor Day
15 AugustAssumption
28 OctoberNational Holiday
25 DecemberChristmas
26 DecemberBoxing Day

Electric Current

The standard current in Greece is 220V AC (50Hz). Appliances from North America require a convertor and British ones an adaptor.


For the visitors who travel from the European Union, no passports are required. For the non-European Union citizens, a valid passport is necessary to enter Greece.


Many countries do not require a Visa to visit Greece. Please check your Embassy of Greece for more information.


Call 100 from all over Greece.

First Aid

In case you need express medical care (need to be transported to a hospital) dial 166 all over Greece.

Entrance fees to the sites

Acropolis ** – 12 euros
With the same ticket, you can also see the Theater of Dionysos, Ceramiko, Roman Agora, Tower of Winds and the Temple of Olympian Zeus.

St. George Lycabettus – 6 euros

National Archaeological Museum ** – 7 euros

Acropolis Museum – 5 euros – closed on Mondays

Cape Sounion; The Temple of Poseidon ** – 4 euros

Delphi – archaeological site and museum – 9 euros

Mycenae – 8 euros

Epidavros – 6 euros

Meteora – 2 euros for each monastery

Olympia – archaeological site and museum - 9 euros

Mystras - 5 euros (19 and under free)

**19 and under free

All sites and museums are closed on:

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