GREECE: PLANNING YOUR HOLIDAYS IN GREECE
Before any trip (business or holiday trip) we
like to do a bit of advance planning. Some of questions we ask our self
When should i go?At this site You
will find the answer of some of these questions.
What is this trip going to cost to me?
Will there be a special holiday when I visit?
What special bits of practical advice might I appreciate?
Visitors Information on Entry Requirements. Please visit Visa
By Clicking Here You will find
useful information like Money, Acceptable Credit Cards, Electric
Current, Telephone, Postal services etc.
What is the Best Period for Visiting Greece? To get the Answer
please visit Weather & Climate in
Click here for information about Health
and Insurance in Greece.
For info how to get in Greece please see Getting
Holidays in Greece
The legal national holidays of Greece are
New Year's Day, January 1
Epiphany (Baptism of Christ), January .6
Clean Monday (Kathari Deftera), 41 days before Easter
Independence Day, March 25
Good Friday to- Easter, including Monday
Labor Day May 1
Whitmonday (Holy Spirit Monday), day after
Whitsunday (Pentecost), the 7th Sunday after Easter
Assumption of the Virgin, August 15
Ochi Day, October 28
Christmas, December 25 and 26.
On these holidays, government offices, banks, post offices/most stores, and many
restaurants are closed; a few museums and attractions may remain open.
For more info consult the Calendar of
Active Vacation Planner
more information Greek Cycling Federation, Odos Bouboulinas 28, 11742 Athens,
Trekking Hellas, Odos Filelinon 7, 10557 Athens Tel +302103234548.
Camping Greece offer a wide
variety of camping facilities. Click
here to get some Camping Possibilities, or ask more
information from Greek National Tourist Organization.
Diving Scuba Diving is
restricted throughout Greece because of potential harm to sunken
antiquities. There is some legal diving off coast of Attica, off
the Peloponnese peninsula, and off Chalkidiki. There is some
limited diving in other Places of Greece.
Skiing There are a number of attractive
skiing centers in Greece. The skiing season generally bigins after
Christmas and continues until the end of April, depenfing on the
weather. The best organized ski center is the Parnassos Ski Center
near Arachova, on Mount Parnassus.
Water Sports of various kinds
like parsaling, River raftening, water-skiing, windsurfing are available
at most major resort areas.