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    • Antique furniture

      Rhodes (Island) Oct 1, 2015 at 1:34 PM

      I am looking to furnish a house in Rhodes with antique furniture. What I am looking for is traditional Greek island wooden sofas, rush taverna chairs, and old wooden table, wardrobe etc. Does anyone know if there are markets for this kind of thing, or second hand furniture and antique shops? Thank you.


      Mykonos Sep 11, 2015 at 10:00 PM

      We are to travel by ferry from Mykonos to Santorini in end sep 15. The two options are Seajet (Superjet) (0940-1140) and Hellenic Seaways, (Highspeed 4) (1440-1715). So as to spend an additional evening in Santorini, we would prefer the earlier Seajet Ferry. However, the internet is full of negative reviews about this. We are not so much bothered about the sea sickness issue which may have a greater effect on the Superjet being a smaller vessel. However, the issue of dependability and punctuality etc is of major concern to us. Are Superjets really all that bad or are they merely victims of bad publicity launched by competitors. I seek the help of fellow VT members to help solve the dilemma.

    • Greek itinerary

      Greece Sep 21, 2015 at 12:53 PM

      We are 60ish couple and like slow travel. This will be our first time in Greece, 4.5 weeks in spring 2016. We will spend a few days in Athens and then the rest of the time in the Peloponnese. We like to hike and also explore history/art/food/nature. We usually rent an apartment or house for 1-2 weeks and then do day trips from there.

      My question is where to situate ourselves on the Peloponnese and what islands to go to if any? I was looking at Poros, Elafonissos, or????? I thought easier to get to an island closer to the Peloponnese rather than try to get to Santorini? Suggestions would be great! We will rent a car.

    • car rental in Santorini

      Santorini Island Sep 15, 2015 at 1:58 PM

      Is it possible to rent a car at the port in santorini without ordering in advance? Since I don't know the exact day, but it will be 1st week of October. will it be more expensive?

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      Greece Sep 14, 2015 at 11:36 PM

      We've been there twice, driving down the mountain from the west. We saw the beginning of the road going north to Zakros, it wasn't asphalted. Do you know this road? A non asphalted and not well kept road can be broken up, especially when it crosses creeks.


      Of course we'll ask at the place, but we'll get the replies of people experienced in driving this road, and maybe with jeeps.


    • Ferry tickets

      Greece Sep 12, 2015 at 12:08 AM

      Traveling from Athens to Naxos on 17th and then Naxos to Santorini on 21st.
      Is it possible to buy one ticket with stop over in Naxos or I need to buy two Ticket.
      Ticket with stop over would be a cheaper option, if allowed.

      My son is 10 years and 3 Months. Do I Need to buy child or adult ferry Ticket for him.

    • Tour in Katakolon needed

      Katakolon Oct 7, 2015 at 5:39 AM

      Our cruise is arriving into Katakolon tomorrow Oct 8th,2015. There are 6 of us and we would like to have a personal tour guide there. Any options? Please respond to

    • What Sun cream factor for Rhodes in July

      Rhodes (Island) Sep 27, 2015 at 10:23 AM

      What factor sun cream should i buy for a july holiday for adults and also for a 3 year old

    • transportation

      Greece Sep 10, 2015 at 12:40 PM

      Does any one know if they have uber in Santorini or Mykonos? if so, or if none, how easy or difficult is it to go around these Islands? been there before but the last time I was there I took a tour and the bus took us everywhere, this time, still on a tour, but we have free times most of the times

    • Bus vs. Car Rental

      Athens Oct 1, 2015 at 9:32 AM

      We will be traveling to Santorini Greece in July, 2016. I've been doing a lot of reading on using the bus system vs. renting a car and would like some guidance. I hear the buses are at full capacity during this very high tourist season, but I also hear that finding parking can be very difficult. We want to see many of the usual sights in Santorini including the beaches, ancient sights, old churches, etc. What do you suggest for transportation while we're there? If anyone recommends a rental car, do you have any tips for how to find parking at the various destinations? When we traveled to Italy, I found that we could reserve and pay ahead for parking in their parking garages in Rome where available parking is very rare. Thanks for your help!

    • Making a connecting flight

      Athens Sep 30, 2015 at 6:30 PM

      Although I see someone who asked about making a connecting flight within the two hours they have between flights, I am asking if it is possible to make a connection if coming in to Athens on an international flight arriving 9:05 AM and taking the 10:15 AM flight on Aegean Airlines to Santorini. We will be traveling mid July 2016. The next available flight to Santorini is 1:15 pm.

    • Taxi from Port- Piraeus

      Greece Sep 24, 2015 at 5:29 AM

      Searched web but was not able to find the answer.

      Is the taxi fare from Port to city center fixed like it is from airport.

      I arrive at the port via blue star ferry at 11:25 pm.

      If not fixed, any idea on the fare at around mid night.

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      A group transportaion from Piraeus to Athens and back

      Piraeus Sep 16, 2015 at 9:11 AM

      We are a group of 12 people come to Piraeus on October 1 on a cruise. Is there any possibility to get a ride from the pier at port to Athens for the group without reservations.

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      Visiting santorini

      Santorini Island Oct 2, 2015 at 6:18 AM

      We are three friends visiting Crete (3 days)- santorini not ( 2 days) - Mykonos ( one and half day) - Paros ( 2 days)
      Please suggest if this is a good itinerary or should we make any changes. We are somewhat on a budget, so please give us guidance as where all to go and is it possible to have one bike for the three of us ....we are safe drivers and petite.



      Greece Sep 11, 2015 at 9:59 PM

      We are to travel by ferry from Mykonos to Santorini in end sep 15. The two options are Seajet (Superjet) (0940-1140) and Hellenic Seaways, (Highspeed 4) (1440-1715). So as to spend an additional evening in Santorini, we would prefer the earlier Seajet Ferry. However, the internet is full of negative reviews about this. We are not so much bothered about the sea sickness issue which may have a greater effect on the Superjet being a smaller vessel. However, the issue of dependability and punctuality etc is of major concern to us. Are Superjets really all that bad or are they merely victims of bad publicity launched by competitors. I seek the help of fellow VT members to help solve the dilemma.

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      Map of Crete

      Greece Sep 12, 2015 at 7:17 AM

      I've got a 1:150,000 Marco Polo map of Crete, I don't find a date on it - but the label of the store is from 2011.Should I look for other or newer maps? We're going to drive at least a week in the west side.

      I remember that there were several roads on the map that hadn't been built yet, only planned (I'm not going to look for them, I just remember that we got to places where we couldn't go on).



    • Taxi Fare from AIrport to Syntagma Square

      Greece Sep 12, 2015 at 7:43 AM

      Any estimate on the taxi fare from airport to Syntagma Square. Also, please suggest if there is a preferred taxi company with good fares.


    • Nightlife in Koukounaries

      by KwikK Online Now Jun 17, 2015 at 6:22 AM

      Is there any nightlife in Koukounaries?

      3 Answers Jun 22, 2015 at 3:21 AM
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      by RisteV Online Now Apr 21, 2015 at 1:18 AM

      Are there regular buses to the beaches at the beginning of June? ( We are planning to stay in Skiathos town 01-10 June) and what are the prices of bus transport? Where can I find the bus timetable to Koukounaries beach? Thanks in advance!

      7 Answers Apr 21, 2015 at 6:55 AM

      by black234 Online Now Jul 16, 2014 at 8:39 AM

      Does anyone know the name of the resort/town near bus stop 10 or 11. It has a convienience store with flats above it at the top of the road that leads to the beach, the beach used to have a taverna on it ?
      It's a long time since we have been so not 100% sure of bus stop number

      1 Answer Aug 3, 2014 at 4:07 AM
    • Taxi Fare in Skiathos, Greece

      by LindaS79 Online Now Apr 8, 2014 at 3:31 PM

      Approximately, how much is the taxi fare from the cruise ship terminal in Skiathos to Koukounaries Beach?

      1 Answer Apr 8, 2014 at 9:12 PM
    • Appollon apartment location

      by hacienda1 Online Now Mar 13, 2014 at 6:06 AM

      We are a fairly fit elderly couple who have booked appollon for june. Did not think to ask if access is steep. Would someone be kind enough to let us know so we can be prepared!! Thank you.

      2 Answers Mar 13, 2014 at 9:12 AM
    • activities for children in Skiathos

      by redwoodss Online Now Aug 16, 2013 at 11:04 AM

      Im looking forward to a lovely relaxing holiday with my family in Skiathos. What kind of activities can I expect for children Aged 5 and 9?

    • Getting from Skiathos to Volos with three year olds!

      by poetrylover Online Now Jul 26, 2013 at 3:58 AM

      We are landing in Skiathos at 14.00 in august and need to get to Volos. We are two adults and three-year old twins.
      The Hellenic ferry doesn't appear to sail until 20.00 and get into Volos at 22.40.
      Does anyone know any other ferries or water taxis we could use to make the crossing earlier?

      Thanks a lot

      2 Answers Jul 26, 2013 at 2:26 PM
    • Getting married in Skiathos

      by kirstyboo Online Now Dec 30, 2010 at 1:44 PM

      hello, I am looking at getting married in Skiathos possibly in 2012, has anyone had any experience and could give me some information in where to look.
      Thanks in advance

      3 Answers May 26, 2012 at 3:11 PM
    • GeoffreyBreeze

      by GeoffreyBreeze Online Now Aug 19, 2010 at 7:41 AM

      Is there a catholi Church in Skiathos? If so, location please.

      Many thanks

      Geoff Breeze

      1 Answer Aug 19, 2010 at 10:42 AM
    • Olive Land

      by jeangillmore Online Now Aug 10, 2010 at 11:34 AM

      Has any one tried the new taverna called Olive Land that I have been told about. Where is it situated and what did you think of it - food, price wise.

      1 Answer Sep 7, 2011 at 4:33 AM
    • Trip to Athens

      by elaine.tompkins Online Now Aug 1, 2010 at 11:55 PM

      Has anyone done trip to Athens from Skiathos, possibly with Thomas Cook or other, is it expensive and how long does it take

      1 Answer Aug 2, 2010 at 8:04 AM
    • Pool Tables in Skiathos

      by whisper50 Online Now Apr 5, 2010 at 4:16 AM


      Been to Skiathos a few times my hubby & I but this year my 2 sons & fiances are coming with us and they like a few games of pool & a beer when it gets too hot around 2pm can anyone tell me where I will find one near to a beach. We normally go to Achladies, Paraskevi or Troulos Beach.....
      The ladies will bask in sun and leave the boy to the toys..............

      Thank you

      2 Answers Apr 7, 2010 at 7:48 AM
    • delphi

      by alun44 Online Now Mar 28, 2010 at 9:02 AM

      Can any one tell me if there ar trips to delphi from skiathos . Will be in skiathos august

      6 Answers Apr 2, 2010 at 11:42 PM
    • Kastro visit

      by craig1066 Online Now Jan 8, 2010 at 9:16 AM

      Please can you tell me how far from Koukounaris is the ancient city of Kastro
      also what other places of interest can i easily get to from Koukounaris

      3 Answers Jan 9, 2010 at 8:39 AM
    • Skiathos Town

      by Robandsara Online Now Jan 3, 2010 at 1:52 PM

      Looking to stay at Dajon Apartments on the ring road in Skiathos town. Has anyone stayed there? How far is it from the ring road to the centre of town or port? Is it a hilly walk?

      1 Answer Jan 7, 2010 at 9:01 AM
    • Victoria Complex Apartments in Troulos..

      by X_Beckk Online Now Jun 18, 2009 at 1:47 AM

      Hi everyone :)
      I am going to skiathos on the 24th July until the 8th August this year, and I am staying in the Victoria Complex with my best friend and our families. Is anyone else going around this time, and if you are, do you know if the weather is likely to be good?
      Thanks, Beck x

      1 Answer Jun 18, 2009 at 3:16 PM
    • boat hire for wedding

      by janinemcdermott Online Now Jun 5, 2009 at 5:35 AM

      Hi There,

      I am getting married in Skiathos in August and have been thinking about hiring a boat (for about 30 guest) for after our ceremony at the Bourtzi. We were hoping to have some music and drinks and snacks onboard and just take a short tour around.

      Do you know of any websites that I could look at or names that I can use of potential boats for this purpose? I was also hoping to get a rough cost before we go so that we can budget...I guess this might not be possible.

      Cheers for any help.

      2 Answers Jun 5, 2009 at 11:28 AM

      by COLMGALLAGHER Online Now May 23, 2009 at 5:32 AM

      Does anyone know if I need a CBT Part 1 to hire a Scooter in Skiathos ?

      3 Answers Apr 22, 2011 at 8:38 AM
    • helenesss

      by helenesss Online Now Mar 27, 2009 at 10:43 AM

      I'd like to see a wine list for a great restaurant in Skiathos

      1 Answer Mar 27, 2009 at 11:33 AM
    • irish bars

      by lanmac Online Now Jul 15, 2008 at 3:46 AM

      im from ireland and am just wondering is there any irish bars located on the island to watch the leinster final on the 20th???

      2 Answers Jul 15, 2008 at 1:14 PM
    • kostas and mary

      by ollyjake1 Online Now Mar 23, 2008 at 8:03 AM

      has anyone stayed at the kostas and mary hotel in skiathos town staying b&b what facilities are in the rooms do they have a kettle or a fridge so we have somewhere to store our provisions for the week we are going in may what is the weather like then? any piccys ? cheers john and jessica

      2 Answers May 2, 2008 at 3:55 AM
    • Athens to Skiathos?

      by loopyloooo Online Now Jan 2, 2006 at 9:06 PM

      Hello! I'm planning to visit Athens in May (for Eurovision, yippee!) and I'd like to pop over to Skiathos for a couple of days to see a friend who's gonna be working there. I was in Skiathos last year and was thinking about going on a trip to the mainland but I was ill and didn't even find out how much it would cost in the end! Has anyone done the trip? I think the most fun way would be to get a bus up north and then a ferry across. Getting a flight seems like a bit of a cop out and I imagine would be more expensive too. Anyone wants to meet up in Athens let me know!

      4 Answers Jan 17, 2006 at 3:27 PM
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      Has n e one lived in greece before

      by 1Ailsa Online Now Oct 28, 2003 at 1:05 AM

      What are the laws in greece, are they different to those in england, does n e one know skiathos, it is on the sporades islands. thankx

      3 Answers Nov 2, 2003 at 10:22 AM