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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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    • 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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    • mykonos sea bus

      Mykonos Island Feb 2, 2015 at 9:02 AM

      Where do you board the sea bus at the old ferry port to go to new port

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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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      It`s time for food

      Larissa Feb 1, 2015 at 5:16 AM

      Hello everyone! I will stay in Larisa, Greece, for one month! I`m looking for places to eat something delicious! i prefer cooked and oily foods instead of grilled dishes! if anyone has any recommendation he/she will help me soooo much! Thank you 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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      staying in Gouves, first time on Crete island

      Crete Island Feb 4, 2015 at 8:58 AM

      Hello, we are staying in Gouves for one week at the beginning of June. Can anyone tell us "must do's" and "must see" please. Many thanks

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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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      accommodation in antikithyra.

      Greece Feb 2, 2015 at 1:51 PM

      in the first week of June, I want to visit the island of antikhityra. can you suggest which accommodations are on the island? are that accommodation open in June?
      thank you
      celino.

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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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    • Airport taxis

      Mykonos Island Jan 30, 2015 at 4:27 AM

      Does anyone know the cost of a taxi from Mykonos airport to the ferry port?
      We are going there in September and don't know whether to pre-book a taxi in case the ones at the airport charge more
      Thanks
      SKI

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    • Safety in 2015 Spring

      Greece Jan 29, 2015 at 1:46 AM

      Do you think recent political changes may affect tourists in mid spring? I was advised to postpone our trip for2-3 years 

       

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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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    • Olympos to Antalya

      by waseemk Online Now Sep 1, 2014 at 1:43 PM

      Is it possible to get from Olympos to Antalya before 9.30am by bus? We are looking to book a bus from Antalya to Goreme that leaves at 10am from Antalyla and wanted to know if it is possible to get from Olympos to Antalya by bus to make this journey. Thanks!

      1 Answer Sep 2, 2014 at 12:09 AM
    • Museum hours

      by winkd2 Online Now Jun 26, 2013 at 12:53 PM

      Hello!

      Does anyone know the current posted hours for the Museum at Ancient Olympia?
      What about the site itself?

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Jun 26, 2013 at 1:10 PM
    • Transportation

      by ssellers Online Now Apr 26, 2013 at 2:02 PM

      How far is it from Katakolon, Greece to Olympia and what is the best way to get there (bus, train, cap)?

      1 Answer Apr 26, 2013 at 2:25 PM
    • A bit of help

      by inmaculada31 Online Now Jul 23, 2011 at 12:49 PM

      Hi Im going on acruise on Sunday and I need help for my first stop in Olimpia. I am going with MSC cruises, we are going to be in Katakolon at 12:30, we need to know what is the cheapest and a good way to get to Olimpia. What is the last train from Olimpia to Katacolon? The cruises leaves at 18.30 Thanks a lot

      1 Answer Jul 25, 2011 at 1:31 AM
    • shopping

      by bsatthebeach Online Now Sep 28, 2010 at 2:23 AM

      I was recently, on September 19th or 20th, in Greece on a cruise and visited Olympia. Because I added the Archiological Museum to the day I was unable to purchase anything from the shops located by the ship as I needed to return to the ship. Is there a way to find certain items on the intenet or by writing to the shops. I am looking for women's Olympia t-shirts among other items.
      Can you help me with this?
      Bonnie

      1 Answer Sep 28, 2010 at 2:30 AM
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      Train from Katakolon to Olympia

      by canadadel Online Now Apr 12, 2010 at 2:01 PM

      We are 5 seniors who will be arriving in Katakolon by cruise ship on Sunday September 12th of this year. Our time there is limited . . .the ship docks at 7 am and we leave at 2 pm.
      Does anyone know if it is feasible to go from Katakolon to Olympia by train? Can train tickets be bought in Katakolon? Do the trains run on time? Is it a long walk from the port to the train station? Is it a long walk from the train station in Olympia to the historic sites?

      3 Answers Apr 12, 2010 at 11:29 PM
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      Taxi to Olympia

      by canadadel Online Now Apr 12, 2010 at 1:06 PM

      I am travelling to Katakolon by cruise ship on Sunday September 12, 2010. Could you tell me the cost of a taxi from the port in Katakolon to Olympia. Are taxis readily available in Katakolon? Do you think I would be better to go on the Cruise excursion?

      2 Answers Apr 14, 2010 at 12:01 AM
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      Driving to Sparta

      by Durfun Online Now Feb 28, 2010 at 3:54 PM

      May I ask what the traffic & route is like to do this journey please?

      How bad is the traffic for this leg? Is the road signage good?

      Thank you

      Darshan

      2 Answers Mar 4, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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      advice on Olympia

      by wonga0 Online Now Oct 2, 2009 at 1:55 AM

      Hi there, I will be staying on Zakynthos for a week and want to plan a short trip to Olympia. First I need to get a ferry from Zante to Killini on Peloponnese... and then….. can anybody advise how to get there from port Killini? Do I need to stay a nite at Olympia? Are there any sights or off beaten places to see?
      Loads of thanks!

      Avis

      2 Answers Nov 1, 2009 at 4:40 AM
    • Katakolon to Olympia by Train

      by purrfect16 Online Now Sep 24, 2008 at 12:24 PM

      Hi All! I'm also doing a cruise, and unfortunately, we're only in Katakolon from noon - 7. In researching, I found a train that runs to Olympia.
      olympia-greece.org/katakolon...
      Has anyone taken this? Since the last train leaves Olympia at 3:42pm, we'll only have 2 hours there. Is this enough time?

      4 Answers Mar 29, 2009 at 9:23 AM
    • Directions from Katakolon Port to Olympia

      by TravelTwee Online Now Jun 11, 2007 at 12:39 PM

      Hello,

      I was wondering if I could get directions to get to Olympia from the Katakolon port. I will be renting a car from the port.

      Also, is it an easy drive?

      Thanks in advance.

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2008 at 11:40 AM
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      olympia-athens

      by mavl Online Now May 3, 2007 at 11:55 AM

      what time does the last bus for athens leave olympia? planning to take it on a thursday, mid july.

      thanks!
      miko

      4 Answers May 3, 2007 at 8:53 PM
    • hostel in olympia

      by lukiee Online Now Jul 26, 2006 at 7:51 AM

      i am going to olympia in a few days and wanted to know if there are any hostels or cheap hotels to stay

      1 Answer Jul 28, 2006 at 12:16 PM
    • Olympia from Katakolon with a wheelchair

      by Toptouristpete Online Now Sep 25, 2005 at 12:47 PM

      Hi, I am travelling with my parents to Katakolon (via a cruise ship) in October. My dad is in a wheelchair. Does anyone know whether I can take a taxi from the port to Olympia and about how much it would cost (4 passengers)? Is the archaeological museum accessible to wheelchairs? Thanks Pete

      2 Answers Sep 26, 2005 at 12:55 AM
    • Olympia to Meteora?

      by kirtchik Online Now Sep 20, 2005 at 7:01 AM

      Hello,

      Could someone tell me whats the fastest way to get from Olympia to Meteora?
      Is there a night bus and how long would the bus take?

      Thank you so much!

    • Olympia from Katakolon

      by Redisca Online Now Aug 12, 2005 at 11:58 AM

      Hi,

      Is it possible to reach Olympia from the port of Katakolon without taking a cruiseline excursion? Are there buses around the port area? Any details would be helpful. Thanks.

      2 Answers Aug 13, 2005 at 3:18 AM
    • pension/hotel recommendations?

      by marigolden Online Now Feb 26, 2005 at 12:19 AM

      Where is inexpensive but clean/safe to stay in Olympia and Kalamata?

      Any recommendations?

      1 Answer Feb 28, 2005 at 7:56 AM
    • Travelling around Peloponnese, Greece

      by Sandpipers Online Now Feb 2, 2005 at 2:14 AM

      We will be sailing from Bari, Italy to Patras, Greece, and will have a few days to explore enroute to Athens. We'd like to know how you'd recommend travelling around the Peloponnese area, as if we can, we'd love to see Olympia, Monemvasia and Mycenae.. The Diakofto-Kalavryta railway sounds fantastic, too, if we take the train across. Suggestions?

      3 Answers Aug 3, 2005 at 12:57 AM