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      Bus from Tirana to Meteora

      Meteora Feb 13, 2017 at 12:48 PM

      I am hoping to take a bus from Tirana in Albania to the Meteora Monasteries in Greece. I think the towns near the monasteries are called Kalambaka (or Kalabaka) and Kastraki. Does anyone have any information on timetables, etc?

      Thanks in advance for any information, it will be very much appreciated.

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      Corinth Canal

      Corinth Feb 13, 2017 at 11:03 AM

      First of all apologies if someone has already answered these questions. I reviewed all the reports I could find about the Corinth Canal, but some were quite old, so I am hoping to get the best current info.

      I am hoping to visit the Corinth Canal around late March or early April, preferably on a day trip from Athens using public transport, a bus or a train.

      My first choice would be to take a tour boat along the canal if there is one available from Isthmia or Corinth. Does anyone have any information on availability of canal tour boats? There was a youtube video clip of someone doing this sort of tour, but it is from 2009. I don't know if the tour is still available or where to get the boat if it is still operating.

      youtube.com/watch?v=...

      My second choice would be to see the canal from the bridge, but I'm not sure if the bus or the train would stop anywhere near the bridge. The bridge is about 9km from Corinth. Does anyone have a good suggestion for how to get to the bridge over the canal for someone using public transport?

      Thanks in advance for any information on this.

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    • Car Parking

      Rhodes (Island) Feb 15, 2017 at 1:42 AM

      Staying in Best Western Plaza hotel Rhodes town in May which has no free parking - which is our best parking option

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      Island recommendations for 2 weeks in the Cyclades

      Greece Feb 12, 2017 at 8:46 AM

      After 2.5 years of travelling in India, Australia and Southeast Asia, my boyfriend (33, British) and I (28, German) have now settled down in Berlin and want to explore some more of Europe. Hence we're very excited to be visiting Greece for the first time this year and are looking for some destination advice.

      We're flying to Athens on 7th June, then on to Santorini early on 8th June (my birthday), and back from Athens on 21st June. We're planning to spend around 3 days / 2 nights in Santorini and would probably like to visit another 2 islands in the Cyclades before heading back to Athens for the final 2-3 days. Is this feasible for a 2-week trip?

      I've checked out plenty of websites and have a few ideas but still unsure of which islands to include. We enjoy pristine, uncrowded (preferably not windy) beaches, local food, nature/scenery, some history/culture and some nightlife (bars rather than clubs). We could hire a car or scooters if required. I've included Santorini on the itinerary as I understand this is a must-see for first-time visitors to the Cyclades, but would also like to include some cheaper, less crowded places. Which islands would you recommend?

      Do we need to book hotels in advance or can we rock up with backpacks and find something decent on the day (Athens, Santorini, other islands)? What about ferries between islands, do we need to book these in advance? Can you recommend any affordable hotels with views of the caldera in Santorini? Is it easy to get public transport from the airport? Any advice relevant to our trip would be much appreciated.

      Thanks in advance!
      Nicole

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      Best days to visit Meteora Monasteries

      Meteora Feb 14, 2017 at 10:22 PM

      I was wondering if any days are better or worse than others for visiting the monasteries at Meteora. For example, Sunday might be a bad day to visit, but there could be other days when the monks have a different routine to normal.

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      Recommended beaches in Aegina

      by GaiaG95 Online Now May 23, 2015 at 2:26 AM

      Hi! I'm going to Aegina island on Wednesday and I'd like to know some "must" places I have to visit. Our hotel is near the harbor but we are going to rent a car for one or more days and some bikes, do you think is it a good choice? Can you recommend us some beautiful beaches / restaurants / places? I was also thinking about a trip to the island of Moní is it difficult to realize?
      Thanks to all who are going to answer! :)

      7 Answers May 24, 2015 at 3:54 AM
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      Holiday houses / Hotels / Bed & Breakfast in Aegina?

      by GaiaG95 Online Now Apr 26, 2015 at 7:52 AM

      Hi everyone, I'd like to have some recommends about a place to spend 3 nights on the island of Aegina. I will go there with my mom on 28th of May and we will leave on 31th, I'd prefer to stay in a holiday house or a bed & breakfast but also an hotel would be okay for us; we would like also to find a place near the port of the island because we don't know very well how to move and by staying there it would be easier.
      Ps. it would be better if the price it's not so high! :)
      Thanks!

      5 Answers Apr 26, 2015 at 9:37 AM
    • Hire/Rent Electric

      by Tezza333 Online Now Sep 14, 2013 at 3:15 AM

      Does anywhere in Aegina town rent out an electric buggy, wheelchair, or even a Segway for a slightly disabled person?

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      ferries in october

      by willowpool Online Now Sep 10, 2013 at 6:18 AM

      i would lkie to know about the ferries to the island in October as i can't find any information online

      8 Answers Sep 14, 2013 at 6:01 AM
    • Scooter Rental

      by oversizedad Online Now Oct 1, 2012 at 12:38 PM

      Was wondering if any of the scooter operators offer one that will carry two people. The wife would never be able to handle driving one. If not, bus skds would be available where? Regards, Steve n Orlando

      4 Answers Oct 2, 2012 at 12:44 PM
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      Hotel Karyatides, Aghia Marina

      by squashedfaerie Online Now Jun 24, 2010 at 10:12 AM

      Hello!
      We have booked a few days in Athens, and 12 nights at the above hotel. Does anyone have any experiences of the hotel, or that area of Aegina?
      Thanks!
      (But don't depress me too much if you've had a horrible experience!!!!)

      3 Answers Jun 25, 2010 at 12:51 PM
    • Most Economical Transport around the Island

      by jeana-r Online Now Feb 23, 2009 at 6:37 PM

      Hi,
      Will be taking the ferry from Piraeus to Aegina for a day and want to visit the Temple of Aphaia, and perhaps lunch nearby. Can you tell me the most economical way to travel? Also, if there are busses, do they run frequently or would it be best to take a taxi?

      I have to return to Piraeus in the late afternoon.

      Also, if anyone has any ideas for a casual, Greek lunch, I'd appreciate it!

      Thanks,
      Jeana

      1 Answer Feb 27, 2009 at 2:57 AM
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      accomodation in winter in Aegina

      by bea333 Online Now Dec 5, 2008 at 2:26 AM

      Hi!

      Is it possible to find accomodation in winter in Aegina Island? Me and my husband are planning to go for 2-3 nights from 27 December in Aegina.

      Does anyone know if Flying Dolphin from Pireus to Aegina is working this time of the year?

      Thanks in advance for your tips,

      Beatrice

      1 Answer Dec 5, 2008 at 3:40 AM
    • GREECE TRAVEL QUESTION

      by fancyfancy Online Now Jun 27, 2004 at 10:10 PM

      I'm looking for some ..if any pictures of a place called the mini-market in the town of SOuvala Beach on a Greek island called Aigina/aegina. THis is very important to me...

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      Any nice hotels on the island?

      by londonbabe Online Now Apr 30, 2004 at 1:46 PM

      Has anybody stayed on Aegina in a hotel they really liked? Sea views, good bar and large rooms preferred. Am trying to find somewhere for 1 night next weekend but at this rate I think we'll just take the ferry to and fro in the day. Sarah

      4 Answers May 10, 2004 at 8:04 AM
    • 2004 olympics

      by belmontmenace Online Now Oct 5, 2003 at 2:09 AM

      Hi! My daughter an i are staying on aegina next august.We are attending the games on a saturday evening and would like to know if anyone has any imformation about extra ferries back to the island in the early hours? ANDREW (44) NICOLA (15)

      2 Answers May 1, 2004 at 12:15 AM