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    • Help choosing a village?!

      Rhodes (Island) Feb 28, 2015 at 4:10 AM

      Hi All,

      My partner and I will be visiting Rhodes for just over 2 weeks towards the end of May and are struggling to find the best place to stay.

      We will be hiring a car and planning on exploring to find secluded more intimate beaches but love the history and hustle and bustle of the old town. We want to stay clear of the new town but since we will have a car to park are concerened about booking to stay in the old town.

      We were thinking about villages just outside of the old town so we can travel in in the afternoon/evenings. Does anyone have any suggestions of alternative ideas?

      We aren't big fans of built up resorts and ideally want to stay in a traditional but nice b&b??

      No amount of research seems to answer our questions :{

      Thanks in advanced
      Lauren :)

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    • Villa recommendations,

      Corfu Island Feb 15, 2015 at 2:23 PM

      Budget Villa needed in June, good sandy beech(s), easy to get for attractions... It's a lot to ask I know but I can hope...
      Thanks

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    • How to plan a day in mykonos

      Mykonos Feb 13, 2015 at 2:32 AM

      hi i will be reaching mykonos early may. around 9 pm our flight lands. so please suggest how do i make most out of my short stay. the next day i will be in mykonos and on the following day i will leave for santorini...we would like to party till late night visit the beaches and tour the town, as well as visit little venice and the wind mills... so please suggest how do i squeeze in all of this. i plan to hire a scooter or bike.

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      Pefkari Thassos

      Greece Feb 5, 2015 at 8:44 AM

      I whish to stay in Pefkari on Thassos can anyone recommend hotels or rooms please

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    • Best place to visit with 11 month old baby

      Crete Island Yesterday

      Hi We are planning a holiday to crete beginning September, would like to know which part of the island is best to visit that time of year. Also do you have any hotel reccomendations to stay with 11 month old baby.We are looking for a spacious place near the beach, good tradtional greek cuisine close by , nice beaches not too far. Many thanks

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      taxi in town

      Kos Mar 1, 2015 at 8:33 AM

      What is the cost of say a 5 min journey to a local hotel from the town centre

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    • Can we get to beaches from Fira

      Santorini Island Feb 19, 2015 at 5:46 PM

      We will be in port for one day can we get from town of fira to the beaches?

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    • the Island of Santorini volcanos or beaches

      Greece Feb 19, 2015 at 5:32 PM

      Has anyone gone on a tour to see volcanos in Santorini? Im unsure if I want to see the beaches which I was told were beautiful or the volcanos

      Thanks Diane

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    • Visa Requirements for Syrian

      Greece Feb 23, 2015 at 3:57 PM

      Hi

      I am Mark from Syria and I live in Turkey. I wanna visit Greece for tourism but I do not know what shall I do to get a Visa. please help me

      thank you

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      accommodation.

      Nisos Antikythira Feb 13, 2015 at 2:58 PM

      hi, in early June I want to visit the island of Antikythira, can you give me some indications on where to stay?
      thank you
      celino.

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    • Taxi transfer from airport

      Lindos Feb 15, 2015 at 1:22 AM

      Hi,

      can anyone tell me a name of a taxi firm I can pre-book to take a family of 4 from Rhodes airport to Lindos, or is it best just to pick one up on arrival?

      Thanks.

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    • Easter in Thessaloniki

      Greece Mar 2, 2015 at 2:57 AM

      Hello everyone!
      My question is what can someone do in Easter in Thessaloniki, where in better to stay (for about 3-4 days).
      Any advice is welcome.
      Thanks in advance!

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      Things to see in Athens

      Athens Feb 22, 2015 at 9:27 PM

      I am going to Athens, Greece next week. I welcome any suggestions to places to see. things to do. Things to buy.

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      How to start planning??

      Skopelos Feb 17, 2015 at 3:53 PM

      I m planning to visit Greece this year (August), including Athens and main islands (Mikonos, Santorini) plus Skopelos.
      13 days are enough? Is it easy to get from Athens to Skopelo? If so, is it too expensive? I d like to save money as much as possible..

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    • Best place to stay in Samos/recommended things to do/see?

      Greece Feb 14, 2015 at 3:39 AM

      So after much trawling the net and great suggestions from fellow travellers on here have managed to decide on Samos as our chosen summer holiday destination (it seems to have a good balance of all that we are looking for from our holiday...beautiful beaches/scenery, ruins/sights, day trips and most importantly real Greek charm).
      Before proceed with a booking wanted some advice on a good place to stay.
      We are a small family, not into resort style/18-30 holidays! We will not be driving so need advice on which part would be best to stay as a base (would like at least a beach/village with shops/taverns nearby) and can then obv take the bus/boat for daytrips etc and prob not too far from the airport (don't mind about 30/40mins away).
      Also could you recommend the sights/trips too! We are looking at 7-10days.
      Many thanks in adv :-)

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      My First visit with Family

      Rhodes (Island) Feb 21, 2015 at 5:47 AM

      I will be coming late July and staying in Kiotari near Lindos. There will be 5 in the family and i was wondering the best way and cost to get from airport to Kiotari

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    • Advice for best island for family holiday in Greece

      Greece Feb 13, 2015 at 6:54 AM

      Hello, we are looking to visit Greece towards the end of July. We last visited Greece 7years ago, went island hopping (Santorini, Naxos & Ios) my son now 9yrs, was only 2 at the time so doesn't have any recollection of the amazing time we had.

      We will visit towards the end of July for 7-10days.

      Our requirements, so that you have a better understanding of what we are looking for in a holiday ...

      • Needs to be a place that has an aiport (doesn't have to be international as can transfer from Athens). I don't really like the idea of ferries as think it becomes complicated trying to get flight times to coincide with ferry times, what if there are delays/bad weather etc.)
      • We definately want to be in a place where we feel like we are in Greece, eat Greek food, hear&seeGreek music /dancing and see Greek architecture ,ruins etc)
      • We DON'T want to be anywhere where it gets roudy ie 18-30s clubs. We want a good atmosphere but not 'Brits behaving badly sort'! (Yes we visited Ios but only for 2 night as we had friends who ran a hotel there and we managed to escape to a hidden beach, think it was called Manganari beach which was beautiful but wouldn't have chosen it otherwise, also was in the 18-30 bracket then).
      • We want a balance between (beach/swimming/exploring/history/nature) ie visiting beautiful turquoise crystal clear beaches, being able to explore narrow winding streets/rustic charm ofvillages, seeing olives being pressed, churches, taking day trips etc (I understand that we will not get it all but just done ideas
      • We are NOT interested in a 'plastic holiday' in the sun or 'kids clubs'
      • As for accomodation we would prefer to be in a smallish family run hotel where you are looked after, with at least B&B and a pool. Happy to eat out/ buy from local supermarket. Definately nowhere that is too big/resort style!

      I don't want to stay at the places we've been to already but wouldn't mind doing a day trip to them again(if suggested place was in Cyclades) for instance know my son would love to see the volcano in Santorini.

      • We don't want to drive so somewhere that has good transport is important.

      Any suggestions for a great well balanced family holiday in a proper Greek environment would be greatly appreciated :-)

      If you do have any suggestions please could you be specific as to the island and place as sometimes there are nicer/more suitable parts.

      I have looked at Paxos which seems lovely with old Greek charm but perhaps not enough to do / complicated with ferry? We have also looked at Paros but then have read quite a bit that it can be more for the party goers but has good transport.

      Thanks in advance! I look forward to hearing your suggestions :-)

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    • Things to do in Santorini in first week of may

      Santorini Island Feb 11, 2015 at 2:18 PM

      I will be in santorini staying in fira with my friend for 3 days in first week of May. Can you please suggest the itinerary I should follow so that I cover most important places in Santorini. Also I have heard about the volcano and thermal springs package from santorini. Can you please suggest on this also.

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      How to get to the airport very early in the morning...

      Athens Feb 25, 2015 at 1:27 PM

      HI Everyone,
      I will be visiting athens on april 4 and need to figure out the best option to go to the airport on a sunday morinig.
      My flight (ryanair) departs at 7am, so I need to know:
      - how early should I arrive to the airport
      - how long will the metro ride take (from plaka)
      - will the metro be open at that time in the morning
      - how much shuld a taxi cost
      Any other suggestions are welcome!
      Thanks!

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    • Santorini itinerary

      Santorini Island Feb 12, 2015 at 1:57 AM

      Hi,

      I will be travelling for my honeymoon with my wife in early may. so i don't wanna take much of a chance since its our honeymoon.

      this is what my plan is like

      day 1. i reach around 4 pm my hotel... then after little rest check out the fira town and then come back to the imerovigli hotel and watch the sunset at leisure.

      day 2: early morning stroll at imerovegli...then after breakfast walk to fira and catch a bus to kamari....after lunch come back to hotel.

      then i am planning to book a sunset cruise ride.... and come back to hotel after that

      day 3: moving to a hotel in oia... check out oia locally...and den go to amoudi bay...watch the sunset either from oia or from amoudi bay...den back to hotel

      day 4 : morning is free flight in the afternoon to athens

      Kindly suggest what changes do i need to make to this plan...??? it will be really helpful

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    • is it safe to travel to Athens now

      Athens Feb 18, 2015 at 11:21 PM

      Hi my brother and I are planning to travel to Athens in 2 weeks and I would like to know if it is safe to travel at the moment or not hearing the political and economy situation

      Thank you for your feedback

      Regards
      Tin

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    • car rental

      by 259gingko Online Now Aug 18, 2014 at 7:14 AM

      has anyone dealt with Car Rental Crete?

    • Maleme beach

      by Huntylad Online Now Aug 11, 2014 at 6:34 AM

      Hi all
      I'm thinking of booking mikes hotel and apartments but my wife and me like a good sandy beach, how far a walk is it to a good sandy one with a couple a beach bars? Or any alternative suggestions ?
      Thanks all in anticipation

      4 Answers Aug 12, 2014 at 12:46 AM
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      Found a puppy with the collar

      by Kovica Online Now Aug 10, 2014 at 12:56 AM

      Hi everyone,

      Two weeks ago a puppy with the collar shoved up in front of my house. He was dehydrated and starved and very very scared. I gave him food and water and took him to the vet. Of course, he doesn't have a chip and the vet told me he is 5 months old. I printed out posters and tried to put them around the town but after just couple days all of them where taken down and thrown in the trash.

      I named the puppy Frank. He is incredibly smart. He asks to go out when he needs to pee or poop, even off the lead he walks just couple meters away and always follows me wherever we go. He understands the word "NO" and is very obedient. He rarely barks and sometimes I event forget he is there because of how quite he is. He loves people and he is full of love. I'm asking you all to give me an advice how to find him a good home. I don't know many people here and it is really hard to find people who are interested in taking a dog. I'm staying here for two more months and I can't take him with me after those two months. Or if anyone knows someone who would take him, please let me know!

       

      Thank you all!

      2 Answers Aug 10, 2014 at 1:11 AM
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      Does anyone want to meet for a coffee/beer?

      by Kovica Online Now Jul 20, 2014 at 10:52 AM

      Hi,

      My boyfriend and I moved to Chania and we are staying here for 3 months. We don't know many people here but we would definitely like to meet some. So, if anyone is interested let me know! ;)

      Cheers.
      Kori

    • Accommodation in chania old town

      by vera77 Online Now Jul 2, 2014 at 7:11 AM

      Hi, I cannot decide where to stay in chania... Which part of the city is safe and very convenient to explore chania?

      My choice for accommodations: Ambassadors Residence, Fatma Boutique Hotel, Palazzo Duca, boutique hotel fortino, alcanea boutique hotel, splanzia boutique hotel.

      Please help!

      6 Answers Jul 2, 2014 at 7:54 AM
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      Accommodation in Chania, Crete

      by Kovica Online Now Jun 18, 2014 at 3:24 AM

      Hi!

      My boyfriend and I are coming to Chania on the July 1st and need some place to stay for 10 nights. Does anyone has or knows someone who could rent us a room or a small apartment for cheap?

      Thank you all for your time!

       

      7 Answers Jul 14, 2014 at 12:18 AM
    • Day trip from Elounda to Chania

      by TheGordons Online Now Jun 9, 2014 at 5:37 PM

      Staying at the Blue Palace and would like to take a private day trio to Chania. Any suggestions welcome!

      1 Answer Jun 9, 2014 at 11:07 PM
    • Six days in Crete

      by Davaron Online Now Jan 7, 2014 at 5:57 PM

      Will be in Chania for 6 nights this summer and will have a car. What day trips should we take that are within an 75 minute drive. We will spend one day walking the gorge.

      8 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 10:50 PM
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      Winter Photowalks In Chania, Crete

      by tim13 Online Now Dec 9, 2013 at 12:46 AM

      I am currently staying on Chalidon Street, Chania Town, would anyone care to join me and my camera on a Winter Photowalk in and around Chania Town as I would like to be part of a group? I have already attended a painting class in Plaka, a Xmas Fayre in Almyrida, a visit to the ancient site of Aptera, a classical concert in Chania, a charity music evening with English bands in Malame. So join me, you know you'll have fun.
      Chalidon Street is a good starting point at the Fountain opposite Starbucks.
      Hope to see you soon!
      Angela Seager (UK)

      7 Answers Dec 11, 2013 at 11:32 AM
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      Villa available to rent

      by tropical459 Online Now Sep 17, 2013 at 12:39 PM

      I want to rent a villa in Chania Greece for the summer of 2014 for 4 weeks. Does anyone know of any available?

      3 Answers Feb 26, 2014 at 6:52 PM
    • chania airport to city center by bus

      by jonybee Online Now Sep 7, 2013 at 10:34 AM

      Hello to all! I will be visiting Chania in a few weeks. Could you please inform me on how to get to city center from the airport? Do i look for a bus with a number or a name on it? Do i get the ticket in advance or from the driver? how much does it cost? and finally, where does it end its route?
      Thank you for your time

      4 Answers Sep 8, 2013 at 2:38 AM
    • Where to stay

      by islandsiren Online Now Jul 15, 2013 at 8:55 AM

      Best place to stay where you have a view of the Harbour?

      1 Answer Jul 16, 2013 at 9:54 AM
    • costs

      by IamKittyP Online Now Jun 19, 2013 at 6:25 AM

      How much is a ticket from Chania to Maleme?

      1 Answer Jun 19, 2013 at 10:26 AM
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      travel from chania to sitia

      by zoekroess Online Now Apr 24, 2013 at 12:18 PM

      I'm looking to go from chania to sitia for a long weekend. what would be the cheapest way of getting there?

      1 Answer Apr 24, 2013 at 12:38 PM
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      AGIA MARINA, NEAR CHANIA. CRETE.

      by JANNCOX Online Now Apr 23, 2013 at 3:56 AM

      Looking at some apartments called "DIAS" apartments in the town of Agia Marina. Has anyone stayed here, and can give me some information on them, also, would like to know what the beach, bus frequency, and the area in general
      is like. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.

      1 Answer May 3, 2013 at 6:19 AM
    • Hotel in Chania

      by Uttio Online Now Apr 22, 2013 at 6:45 PM

      Hi! I wld be going down to Chania for a short break during our Crete vacation in early June. While we wld be spending most of our time in Heraklion, Chania seems to be a good option to check out for a couple of days (specially interested in going to Elliphonisi Beach). I need some help in figuring out a great place to stay in Chania (maybe overlooking the harbour). There'll be 3 of us (12-yr old son, wife & I) and our budget is approx. E150 per night.

      1 Answer Apr 23, 2013 at 3:15 AM
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      Nea Kydonia, Chania, Crete

      by JANNCOX Online Now Apr 22, 2013 at 7:23 AM

      Has anyone stayed at Yakinthos hotel, and can give me any information on the area, and the hotel. Thank you.

      1 Answer Apr 22, 2013 at 8:18 AM
    • Elena Beach Hotel/Elena Apartaments

      by anabell12 Online Now Mar 16, 2013 at 3:43 PM

      Hi - has anyone stayed at Elena hotels (three accomodations close to Nea Chora beach). I booked a room via booking agent, but nobody responds my e-mail query. Is it a trustable accomodation? Thank you.

      4 Answers Mar 20, 2013 at 9:53 AM
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      Tent rental in Chania

      by OliviaY Online Now Feb 8, 2013 at 3:48 AM

      Hi,

      I am going to be volunteering just outside of Chania from August-September 2013 and was wondering if there is a place in or around Chania where you can rent of buy camping equiptment so that I wont have to fly it over with me. Any help would be much appreciated.

      Olivia

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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      Pandora Suites

      by titotherio Online Now Oct 26, 2012 at 8:03 AM

      Hi VT users,

      has anybody ever stayed at Pandora Suites in Chania? we did look on tripadvisor for some reviews and it looks positive for the most part, but simply wondering if anyone over here had ever stayed there and had comments about it?
      Thanks!
      Marc

      1 Answer Oct 26, 2012 at 6:02 PM
    • Baby carriage

      by tfeldskou Online Now Oct 4, 2010 at 4:31 AM

      I would like to know if it's possible to rent a baby carriage in Chania

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      Looking for some shopping info to help in some wedding planning.

      by DanWachter Online Now Nov 28, 2008 at 10:09 AM

      Howdy,

      I'm looking for a couple of things in Chania. We are having our wedding there next June and I am researching several things for the wedding. Looking for restaurants that do catering, flower shops, and liquor/wine shops. Would love some local insight on places that would fit the bill. Cheers!

    • on Kreta?

      by mtandon Online Now Oct 11, 2008 at 4:25 AM

      Hello,

      I will be arriving in Heraklion at 8am. I will be takign a ferry to Thira next morning. What would be the ebst way to spend time on Crete. And which area should I go to, Chania or stick to Heraklion?

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Oct 11, 2008 at 6:36 AM
    • Bus or taxi

      by ina973 Online Now Jul 13, 2008 at 9:23 AM

      Can anyone tell me how much would cost me a taxi from Nea chora to the old venetian harbour, or which bus (number) should i take?
      Also I want to go in clubs with greek and club music , where usually greek people go (no taverns, no restaurants), but i have no clue so anybody ... help :)

      3 Answers Sep 13, 2008 at 1:10 PM
    • genealogy in Chania (La Canée in french )

      by sagonne Online Now Jun 25, 2008 at 10:45 PM

      hello
      my grand- grandfather was born has Chania ( La Canée in french ) in 1872.
      its name was Antoine Roubaud .His father (Marius Antoine Roubaud) came to Crete in 1862. His wife had the name of Annunzio .il was still alive in 1896.
      His brother (François Roubaud) was also in Crete. He had several children.
      They were carpenter. is what this name still exists in Chania ?
      thank you

      5 Answers Mar 3, 2009 at 6:50 AM
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      bus to samaria

      by gfinesilver Online Now Apr 2, 2008 at 11:11 PM

      does the bus from Chania to Omalos go all the way to the entrance of Samaria Gorge or does it just stop at Omalos and you have to walk the rest of the way?

      2 Answers Apr 4, 2008 at 11:57 AM
    • Nea Chora

      by maristogreece Online Now Mar 6, 2008 at 1:59 PM

      Will the Nea Chora be a good base for a family with young kids? How close is old town by foot? any feedback on christina apartments?

      2 Answers Mar 9, 2008 at 4:20 AM
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      Domatia/Self Catering Chania

      by redruth31 Online Now Jan 1, 2008 at 9:22 AM

      Hi, I'm looking for either a studio flat or a domatia for myself from 15th May to 23rd May 2008 inclusive, preferably in Chania itself. Can anyone help, please. Ruth

      5 Answers Jan 3, 2008 at 2:30 AM
    • Accomodation Marathi

      by Paralio Online Now May 28, 2007 at 2:54 AM

      My family and I are going to Chania from the 16th of June and we are going to stay for a week.

      Normally we stay somewhere in the middle of Chania and Platanias but we have always been driving to the Marathi beach.

      This year we like to stay at Marathi, and we are looking for a nice apartment for four in the Marathi area.

      Any suggestions?

      2 Answers May 28, 2007 at 3:43 PM
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      car rental

      by EPEKINDINI Online Now May 15, 2007 at 12:12 PM

      I have been to this island many times b/4 but have never rented a car. I am flying in From Athens during mid august (I know, major holiday in Greece that week) and would like to reserve a car for rent as this will be a very busy week. Can anyone tell me where i can find Cheap car rental?

      any response would be greatly appreciated.

      3 Answers Jul 12, 2007 at 6:35 AM