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    • laganas or maybe alykanas or tsilivi

      Zante Mar 8, 2015 at 4:57 AM

      Went to argassi June 2014 was lovely.am thinking of going to laganas this year with my 9 yr old granddaughter. Apart from day trips do you think it would be suitable bearing in mind the chosen hotel is about 20 mins away from the main strip.hotel provide free transport for this.hoping there are shops and tavernas a bit closer.

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    • How do you like Arillas?

      Arillas Mar 23, 2015 at 2:01 PM

      My family and I are thinking about spending one week to ten days in Arillas in late June. None of us have ever been to Greece, and we are just seeking a beautiful place to relax, play with our kids (ages 8 and 5), be on the beach, go to some nice restaurants, and also discover the area around Arillas. Could you tell me what you thought of your vacation in Arillas? Could you also tell me what kinds of things one can do in and around Arillas? Are there nice places or villages to visit nearby? I would be grateful for any and all advice and thoughts. How does Arillas compare to the rest of Corfu and vacationing on other Greek islands? Thanks for your help!

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    • PLAN FOR TWO NIGHTS AND ONE DAY IN ATHENS

      Greece Mar 19, 2015 at 9:58 PM

      Hi, we, a middle aged couple are planning to visit Athens on our way to Santorini and Mykonos. We arrive one afternoon, have complete day two in Athens and will depart for Santorini on day three. On our return again we arrive one afternoon and will have a complete evening to spend in Athens. Could anyone suggest an itinerary for our time. Specifically, I would like to know:-
      1. Is it worth taking an evening / night tour of Athens?.
      2. Can we take a walking tour in the Day.
      3. Is there a free walking tour. If yes the timings please.
      3. If we have done the above, what would be left to do on the second evening.
      4. Suggestions for good tours are welcome. We would not wish to have exclusive tours but would like to join other groups.
      Thanks in advance.

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    • Prepaid SIM card at Heraklion airport

      Crete Island Mar 9, 2015 at 4:10 AM

      I'm interested in buying a prepaid Greek SIM card upon my arrival at Heraklion airport. Can I buy one there? Also, could you point me to websites of Greek cellphone companies that offer such cards, so I'd be able to compare their rates ahead of time?

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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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      cheapest way

      Athens Mar 19, 2015 at 8:01 AM

      Hi I've been advised that the cheapest way to go from Athens to Corinth is by train is this so and how much will it be

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    • Weather in Santorini

      Santorini Island Mar 8, 2015 at 7:47 AM

      Will be visiting Santorini in the second week of April. What kind of weatehr should i expect? Would i need a sweater/ jacket or will summer dresses and shorts suffice.

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    • BLUE STAR FERRY DELOS: AIR SEATS LOUNGES 1 TO 5

      Greece Mar 28, 2015 at 3:57 AM

      Hi, We intend taking a Blue Star Ferry (Delos) from Athens to Santorini. One finds that there are Air Seats Lounges serial 1 to 5. Before we book our seats could anyone guide on:-
      1. The difference between lounges 1 to 5.
      2. Which have the best view while seated?
      3. Which lounge would offer the fastest exit? Does it matter in terms of time spent in exit?
      4. Needless to say we do plan to go on the deck while approaching Santorini. For this activity is there anything to chose between the lounges?
      TIA.

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    • Hello! How can i get to Ikaria ?

      Ikaria Island Mar 24, 2015 at 12:54 PM

      what is the best way to get there? i have read there are ferries from Mykonos? Thank you!

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    • Best place to visit with 11 month old baby

      Crete Island Mar 4, 2015 at 6:28 AM

      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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    • FERRY BOOKING BETWEEN MYKONOS AND SANTORINI IN SEP 2015

      Greece Yesterday

      Hi, I know the question has been put a number of times on the forum. Pardon me for repeating; just want to be doubly sure so that there is no hitch in our travel schedule. My wife and I are senior citizens and are travelling between Mykonos and Santorini in end Sep 2015. After reading suggestion so aptly given by fellow VT members, we have planned to take the Sea Jets ferry from Mykonos to Naxos and by Blue Star from Naxos to Santorini. We would obviously want to be fully confident on the travel schedule. Is there ANY reason why we should book in advance or can we be 100% sure of getting ticket from both ports prior to departure (other unforeseen situations of weather / ferry cancellations are of course understood).

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    • Chania town

      Crete Island Yesterday

      What's the best things to do in chania in the beginning of july,and what is the kalyves beach hotel were staying at in chania like.

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      Travel from Kos airport to Lakitira suites

      Kos Island Mar 18, 2015 at 7:27 AM

      Is there a bus that goes past this the Lakitira Suites hotel from the airport?

      The hotel appears to be 4km west of Kardamena, not at Kardamena as shown by Google maps. This is a link of the possible routes. It may just be easier to hire a taxi, but I was hoping to master the public transport.

      google.co.uk/maps/dir/36.759...

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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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    • GREEK ISLAND HOPPING - JULY-SEPT 2015

      Greece Mar 26, 2015 at 1:59 AM

      Hey there,

      Firstly - LOVE this VT Forum - I always receive so much useful info...

      My husband and I plan to island hop through the Cyclades, Greek Islands from late July - mid-September 2015.
      We don't like to plan or book ahead, preferring to just take each day as it comes.

      1) is it possible to just turn up to an island off the ferry and get accommodation at that time of year?

      2) are there any recommendations of "must see" islands, other than Santorini and Mykonos?

      Thanks in advance

      Dee :)

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    • London-Athens-Santorini

      Athens Mar 19, 2015 at 2:26 AM

      Hi, Can anyone let me know the best plan for a trip from London to Athens, Santorini?

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      Omonia square

      Athens Yesterday

      Hello everybody,
      I will be in athens at the beginning of May. My hotel is at Omonia square and I would like to know what it's like right now. I know that everybody says that it's really dangerous, but it's no option for me to avoid it at night time, because my plane lands around 8 pm. After all the reviews, I'm a bit scared to walk around with my suitcase. My hotel is only 20 meters from the subway station. Does that make it a bit safer? I won't have to walk around very long. And does anybody have any tips for me to "survive" my first night there?

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      Ryan Air flights from Brussel south to Volos

      Volos Mar 18, 2015 at 6:09 AM

      hello,

      Does anyone know if the flights from Brussels South from Charleroi with Ryan to Volos has been stoped ? as i'm going to Larrisa it was a very good alternative to Athens or Thessaloniki.

      thank you for you answers
      L
      I

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    • REVIEW OF G.O TOURS 4 DAY CLASSICAL TOUR OF GREECE

      Greece Mar 17, 2015 at 11:00 PM

      Hi, we are wanting to take a 4 DAY CLASSICAL TOUR OF GREECE provided by G.O.Tours. Can any fellow VT member help with a review of the agency. If the review is not positive any other suggestions?
      thanks in advance

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    • Itenary in Santorini

      Santorini Island Mar 22, 2015 at 9:02 PM

      We'll be in santorini for four nights in April. Since we dont want to be lugging our bags around with us we are planning to keep Santorini as a base and plan day trips to nearby islands. Can anybody tell me the places that should be on top of my list.(But i wouldnt want to spend more than 3hrs travelling one way). Also is there a çheck-in time for Ferries too (that would also be included in the total travel time)? Or do we arrive on time and just take our seats.. like in a bus..? I've never travelled in a boat of any kind.. what are the things that i should keep in mind?

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    • Safety in Athens

      Athens Mar 8, 2015 at 7:38 AM

      Hi !! this is the first time we'll be visiting Greece. How safe is it for tourists who don't know the local language to travel without a guide. Can anybody suggest a reliable tour operator who can arrange a tour to Delphi.
      Thanks

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    • Arriving too early !

      Athens Mar 22, 2015 at 7:51 AM

      Hey !!
      A Biigggg THANK YOU to everyone who has taken the time and effort to answer all my earlier queries. Heres one more !! We'll be arriving in Athens around 06.00 on the 14th of April. However the place that we've booked for our stay doesnt allow us to check in before 13.00hrs. Can anybody suggest a safe place where we can stow our bags and roam around the city till then?

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    • Lace shops in Mytlini souk

      by NeyranC Online Now Jul 31, 2014 at 6:21 AM

      I was in Mytlini this week. I like lace handmade curtains in the souk. Unfortunately I could not purchase them due to sieasta hours :(. Is there anybody who can give me lace shops phone numbers in the souk ?

      2 Answers Jul 31, 2014 at 7:28 AM
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      Looking for an English speaking driving instructor

      by JJ1 Online Now Jul 29, 2014 at 9:06 AM

      I'm due to visit Lesvos in September and will be hiring a car at the airport. I'm looking for a driving instructor who could give me a lesson about Greek road signs and driving on the right hand side of the road, before I head out to explore on my own. I'm from the UK and have never driven on the right before. Any suggestions?

      1 Answer Jul 29, 2014 at 10:31 AM
    • Is this the place for me?

      by elsareth Online Now Jul 24, 2014 at 6:21 AM

      I am looking for a Greek Island to holiday on which has plenty of scenery, nice beaches and and some antiquities, but is generally off the beaten track and pretty quiet (we are going late in the season - e.g. September).
      Can you tell me how easy lesvos is to get to and whether this ticks the boxes

      3 Answers Jul 24, 2014 at 8:45 PM
    • Where to Stay?

      by tangerinesupernova Online Now Jun 16, 2014 at 6:29 AM

      We're planing a 4 day visit to Lesvos in late July. Considering how huge the island is I can't make sure about what region to accomidate.
      Would Plomari be an odd choice as it is way too far from Molyvos-Petra region or Sappho's region? Would it be any fun to spend the nights in Plomari? Any advice would be ace! Thanks in advance.

      2 Answers Jun 16, 2014 at 7:38 AM
    • skala kallonis

      by Goldie4 Online Now Apr 28, 2014 at 9:23 AM

      Hi, I have read old reviews (c.2010) that refer to skala kallonis having lots of stray dogs and cats. Is this still the case as none of the recent reviews mention it.
      Also, some reviews say this resort is really quiet and a bit grubby on the beach etc and others say it is lovely golden sands. What is it really like?

      4 Answers Apr 29, 2014 at 7:49 AM
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      Travel from Mytilini town to Molyvos

      by MuratU Online Now Aug 5, 2013 at 12:37 AM

      Hi there,

      We're taking the evening ferry from Ayvalik to Mytilini and we've got our own cars. We would like to find out the best route for driving from the town to Molyvos so that we can check-in to our hotel and be in time for an late dinner in Molyvos. Any suggestions would be highly appreciated.

      4 Answers Aug 5, 2013 at 9:45 AM
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      ferry travel from Ayvalik to Mitilini and transfer to Vatera

      by IlanaM Online Now Jul 25, 2013 at 11:20 AM

      We are planning on taking the ferry from Ayvalik in Turkey to Militini on Lesvos the first week of September and then staying at Vatera Beach. The problem is it seems all the ferries are in the evening. Does any one know of a daytime ferry? or what is the best and most vareasonably priced way to get to Vatera from the ferry port?

      7 Answers Jul 25, 2013 at 3:20 PM
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      suggestion for smart accomodations in Mytillini&Molyvos...

      by banuaka Online Now Sep 3, 2012 at 3:49 AM

      Hello everyone!...we're going to Lesvos tomorrow!:)) for a week!:)
      any suggestions for a decent&nice&economic hotel or Pansion in Mytillini and Molivos?..
      thank you very much:))

      banu

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      Travel by moto to Lesvos

      by tynda Online Now Apr 7, 2012 at 4:15 PM

      My wife and I want to travel from Piraeus to Lesvos (ferry) with our BMW moto. Then
      we want to continue to Turkey by ferry. #1. Is there a problem
      that I do not see? #2. Is there in fact a boarder crossing
      into Turkey so we can continue on to Lake Van, Turkey.

      Thanks for your info. Eric and Gail via tynda@aol.com

    • Moving to lesvos from UK -2011

      by wrossy Online Now Aug 25, 2010 at 8:42 AM

      Hi
      If anyone has experienced a move to greek islands before, or even lesvos, looking for any useful information, My partner and I are well travelled, and have been to greek islands many times. We are now looking to move there for 12 months maybe longer...so work..accomodation...anything would be appreciated.
      We'll be driving from UK early spring 2011. need to know a good route to take.
      Many thanks.
      wrossy

      2 Answers Nov 21, 2010 at 2:42 AM
    • Last Minute Questions

      by ReluctantTourist Online Now Jul 10, 2009 at 3:58 AM

      Hi all. Last minute questions (of a basic nature) due to last minute booking of holiday to Petra!

      1. We are 3 adults, 1 child. How much can we expect to pay for lunch and dinner(child normally eats at least as much as an adult) and how expensive are the drinks?

      2. How are the buses regarding regularity, coverage and cost? Would like to travel a bit, but not enough to warrant hiring a car.

      We'll be there in 2 weeks time, so if anyone could answer, that'd be great.

      Cheers!

      5 Answers Jul 21, 2009 at 1:43 AM
    • Lesvos accomodation

      by seaisland Online Now Nov 25, 2008 at 5:10 PM

      Hi,
      I am going to be on Molyvos in Sept. Is anyone familar with Pine Tree Garden? It is a 3 bedroom house I am interested in renting

    • Dj in Lesvos

      by NR1JC Online Now Jun 3, 2008 at 1:38 PM

      Hi I`m going down to Lesvos in july and might bring my records, but is there any clubs there wich like house techno or trance.
      Would be nice to shake up a club or two.

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      Money exchange in Petra

      by JANNCOX Online Now May 14, 2008 at 12:08 PM

      We will be going to Petra, in two weeks time 29th May. As the euro is poor at the moment here in England, would it be better to wait until we get to Lesvos to change cash, or would we get a better rate using ATM machines. We have the type of debit card that does not charge for transactions abroad. Hope someone can advise us, thankyou. J.A. COX.

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      Lesvos snorkeling

      by pikuu Online Now Aug 10, 2007 at 1:05 AM

      Hi everyone knowing Lesvos a bit!!!

      One of my favorite travel interests is snorkeling. I don't suppose it
      will be enough time during my Lesvos visit to organize some diving expedition but for sure I would like snorkeling a bit ... SO maybe you know some Lesvos beaches where I could observe interesting underwater landscape and sea creatures? Probably My hotel will be in Petra.

      thanx for ASAP answer because my holidays will start already from 28. August.

      greetings piku

      4 Answers Oct 9, 2007 at 12:04 PM
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      Best beaches in Lesvos?

      by Millie120 Online Now Jul 16, 2006 at 12:33 AM

      Hi, we're heading off to Lesvos pretty soon and were wondering where the 'best beaches' are? I've read about Vatera and Skala Kalloni but wondered if anyone else had any other preferences? Also, looking for good snorkelling areas.

      2 Answers Aug 23, 2006 at 3:28 AM
    • changing money

      by Dixie06 Online Now Jun 20, 2006 at 2:00 PM

      Is there an exchange bureau or bank where you can change travellers cheques or is it better to take sterling with you and change that?

      3 Answers Jan 22, 2011 at 12:14 PM
    • Cost of living

      by Dixie06 Online Now Jun 19, 2006 at 6:49 AM

      Further to my previous question just to clarify we have accommodation booked and paid for. We will be paying for car hire by credit card. £1,000 spending money is for two people for all food and drinks and any other expenses. We do not like to visit night clubs and a night out consists of a meal and a few drinks. We like traditional bars rather than touristy English type bars. Can anyone advise if this will be enough cash to take.

      4 Answers Jun 20, 2008 at 3:38 AM
    • Cost of living

      by Dixie06 Online Now Jun 15, 2006 at 9:09 AM

      We are going to Petra on 13th July for two weeks. Can anyone give me a guide on the cost of living, i.e. the cost for a meal for two people, the price of a beer and a cocktail. We are not sure how much spending money to take for two weeks but would £1,000 be enough?

      7 Answers Jul 4, 2006 at 5:39 AM
    • Cost of living

      by Dixie06 Online Now Jun 15, 2006 at 8:11 AM

      We are going to Petra on 13th July for two weeks. Can anyone give me a guide on the cost of living, i.e. the cost for a meal for two people, the price of a beer and a cocktail. We are not sure how much spending money to take for two weeks but would £1,000 be enough?

      1 Answer Jun 15, 2006 at 9:58 AM
    • Has anyone here been to Lesvos?

      by SunriseSue Online Now Mar 10, 2006 at 3:44 AM

      My husband and I would like to visit Athens, Crete, Santorini and Levros in October for 14 days (this doesn't include round trip flight time from the U.S.), but Levros seems a bit out of the way. Would it be practical to try to set this up and/or do you think Levros is worth including or unique in some way. We will be doing car rental except in Athens. Thanks you for your advice!

      2 Answers Mar 10, 2006 at 3:47 PM
    • cheap accomodation

      by paulvanderheide Online Now Aug 2, 2004 at 12:57 AM

      Hi, Can someone send me a list of cheap accomodation on Lesbos (20€-30€). On the net I only find expensive hotels. Thank you

      1 Answer Jul 4, 2006 at 5:32 AM
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      Appartment in LESVOS / Tourist info

      by peijtertjes Online Now Jan 18, 2004 at 2:12 AM

      Hello everybody, I'va a question, which appartemt do you recommend for european visitors. And is there a tourist office in Lesvos/lesbos, where there is more information about rent an appartment. We like an appartment which is not in the ordinary guides in Holland but.....we love the greek style. Can anyone help us? Thank you in advance

      1 Answer Jan 18, 2004 at 12:48 PM
    • Lesvos & Samos in August 2003

      by Guylod Online Now Jun 12, 2003 at 6:41 AM

      Hi all. We're travelling to Lesvos, Chios and Samos as backpackers in August 2003. We didn't plan to book any accomodations beforehand, but it looks like August is a very busy period in that area. We'll be looking after private rooms or b&b type of places. Any recommendations on whether we should book accomodation beforehand ? Or any good suggestions... ? Thanks in advance, take care... Guy

      3 Answers Mar 30, 2004 at 11:05 PM