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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.

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      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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      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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    • From Alexandroupolis to Istanbul

      by AlexanderMax Online Now Apr 3, 2015 at 8:44 AM

      Well I need to get to Istanbul to meet my fiance's side of the family, but I can only get a ticket to Alexandroupolis,so I was wondering how will I get from the airport to Istanbul and has anyone taken the route before? Are there fixed timetables for the buses, how long will the ride be and when I get to the Turkish border what happens? Do I need a VISA to enter or will the bus driver just cruise through lol? Also once I'm done at getting through customs(at Alex... airport) where shall I go to catch a bus? Is it close by, can one walk or have to catch a taxi to the station? And what is the name of the station lol? (I know this is a lot of info needed, but I'm terrible at traveling, lets hope I don't forget my passsport)

      4 Answers Apr 3, 2015 at 11:21 PM
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      by ikinciakin Online Now Jan 28, 2014 at 11:54 AM

      live greek music in winter

      7 Answers Jan 29, 2014 at 1:04 PM
    • About jobs in Alexandroupolis

      by SeanD77 Online Now Nov 29, 2013 at 5:42 PM

      Is it hard to find a job in alexandroupolis? I'm aware of the greek economic situation but overall how is it as a city to stay in and find work?

      I'm looking to switch things up and Alexandroupolis is a place im looking into

      3 Answers Dec 9, 2013 at 5:02 AM
    • anyone available to answer? :)

      by mtsiatini Online Now Sep 18, 2013 at 12:29 AM

      anyone there to answer as the most resent update i can see is 2008?!
      Many thanks

      2 Answers Sep 18, 2013 at 12:50 PM
    • From Alexandroupolis to Burgas, Bulgaria

      by haworthroadrunner Online Now Jul 19, 2013 at 1:50 PM

      We are trying to find transportation from Alexandroupolis to Burgas the first week of October. Any suggestions?

      1 Answer Jul 19, 2013 at 2:02 PM
    • alexandroupolis burgas bus line?

      by laveri Online Now Jul 13, 2013 at 4:08 AM

      Hey! Does anyone know about à bus connection from alexandroupolis to thé bulgarian black sea coast?

    • Getting from Istanbul to Alexandroupolis

      by Gusboss Online Now Jul 8, 2013 at 7:33 AM

      Hi, does anyone know when the busses from Istanbul to Alexandroupolis departures?

      Best regards

      Gustav

      6 Answers Jul 11, 2013 at 4:35 PM
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      hotel airport Dimokritos

      by didosoft1 Online Now Oct 18, 2012 at 12:17 AM

      Hello there is bus from alexandroupolis hotel until airport Dimocritos early? or taxi how match

      1 Answer May 15, 2014 at 10:49 PM
    • buying a ticket from istanbul to Alexandroupoli

      by free333 Online Now Jul 22, 2012 at 12:14 PM

      hello!

      i plan to go for a trip from istanbul to alexandroupoli,

      is it possible to buy the ticket directly in the bus station, or must i buy it in the internet in advance??

      thanks alot!!!

      1 Answer May 15, 2014 at 11:08 PM
    • bus from athens to alexandroupolis?

      by kerissa Online Now Jun 21, 2011 at 10:24 AM

      How would I go about taking a bus from athens to alexandroupolis? Could someone let me know the estimated price/time, and can you just buy the tickets at the station that day? Thanks!

      3 Answers Jun 21, 2011 at 2:34 PM
    • travel from istanbul to alexandroupolis

      by olga.prat Online Now Mar 21, 2011 at 6:10 AM

      Dear all,
      I am planning to travel from istanbul to alexandroupolis by bus next April. I found two Turkish companies Metro and Deryatur making this journey but Derya doesn't travel on the day I need and Metro options are not much convenient to me. Does somebody know if there is any other bus company that makes this trip? maybe a greek company? Thank you in advance for your help.

    • found a job in alexandroupolis, whats it like there? hows the nightlife?

      by LisaSkinnerx Online Now Feb 11, 2010 at 3:43 AM

      basically ive been offered a job in a card house there, i want to know more about the place, is there alot of nightclubs and tourists or is it quite quiet? anyone who lives there or has been can you tell me a bit about it?

      1 Answer Feb 19, 2010 at 8:33 PM
    • isthanbul to Alexandroupolis

      by stasha777 Online Now Jan 12, 2009 at 12:53 PM

      i need to get from isthanbul to Alexandroupolis in the beginning of february can anyone help me

      2 Answers Jan 13, 2009 at 3:37 AM
    • From Alexandroupolis to Edirne

      by Beralios Online Now Sep 8, 2008 at 5:15 AM

      Hello!
      Does anyone know:
      1_if there are any trains going from Alexandroupolis to Edirne?
      2_their running times?
      3_how much it takes to cover the distance?

      Thanks in advance

      5 Answers Dec 4, 2008 at 3:15 AM
    • Ghia Sou Gianni

      by KallipoliGiorgos Online Now Aug 14, 2008 at 12:08 PM

      Gianni, Ghia Sou.

      Katiko stin Xanthi ke eho thi tous Othomano Afrikanous sto stathmo tis KTEL ke stin agora, ke tha ithela na xero ta onomate ton horion tous. Eho pai ston Ehino ke eho polles gnorimies eki ala kanenas then xeri na mou thosi afti tin apantisi. Boris parakalo na mou pis pia ine afta ta horia pou katikoun i proin filakes ton Othomanon pou ferane stin Ellatha apo to Soudan, i AfrikanoMousoulmanoi tis Thrakis? Perimeno hronia na to matho, ke than ime poli ipohreomenos se sena an boris na mou to pis afto. Efharisto Gianni. Efhome na se kala.

      Giorgos.

      1 Answer Aug 19, 2008 at 11:37 AM
    • Alexandroupolis to Turkey

      by Mircina Online Now Apr 17, 2008 at 4:15 AM

      What is the best way to get to Turkey from Alexandroupolis. From Alexandroupolis where would I land in Turkey? How far is Galipoli and what is the bet way to get there.
      We are travelling towards the end of June 08.

      Mircina

      1 Answer Aug 15, 2013 at 3:04 AM
    • Early bus to Istanbul

      by smitbet Online Now Apr 15, 2008 at 10:59 AM

      Hi!
      I've decided to take a train from Athens to Alexandroupolis in early September but then the next morning take what I've heard is an early morning bus from the train station to Istanbul. Does anyone know the schedule or where I can get a ticket? I've also heard this bus no longer exists?? Any ideas anyone?

      3 Answers Apr 27, 2008 at 10:16 AM
    • Bus or Train?

      by smitbet Online Now Mar 18, 2008 at 6:32 PM

      Hi! I have a similar problem to another poster. I'm traveling from Alexandroupolis to Istanbul. I have been told the busses are faster! One bus for example goes from Edirne to Istanbul in half the time it takes the train! One problem I can see is, the drop off point in Istanbul is more convenient at the train station than the bus station, way out of town. The negative is the train leaves at noon and doesn't get into Istanbul until 8 PM. Does anyone have more recent information or has anyone actually done this?

      1 Answer Mar 18, 2008 at 9:50 PM
    • Istanbul - Alexandroupolis

      by 1Roman Online Now Feb 29, 2008 at 10:14 AM

      Hi, I will be traveling from Istanbul to Alexandroupolis in April 2008.
      I prefer taking a train but from schedule looks like it leaves Ist. 8PM
      and arrives to Alexandroupolis around midnight, too late to look for a nice place to stay (2-3days) and I dont like to book a hotel in advance in unknown place before checking it first. Do you have any suggestions? How are the buses on the same route? I have heard they take twice as long and less comfortable, but hopefully come at decent times. Or maybe you know nice and not expensive hotel (motel, guest house?) in Alexandroupolis you can recommend? (but what if I show up 1AM and door is locked?)
      Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
      Roman

      2 Answers Feb 29, 2008 at 2:42 PM
    • get to Istanbul

      by annamanzoni Online Now Feb 12, 2008 at 1:53 AM

      Hi,
      I have to travel from Alexandroupolis (actually from Komotini) to ISTANBUL on March 6th or 7th. I can leave from Greece as from about 6pm. If not posssible on the 6th at this time, I can travel on the 7th, as soon as possible in the morning, so to arrive in Istanbul in the (late) morning.
      Could anyone advice me how is it best to travel and what the timetables are?

      Thanks a lot in advance,
      Anna

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2008 at 9:43 PM
    • any ferries to Samothraki from Alexandroupolis in December?

      by streaker Online Now Nov 3, 2007 at 2:19 AM

      I expect to visit Alexandroupolis in December or early January and would like to visit Samothraki. Can anyone please tell me if the ferry runs during this time? Also - can I rent a car in Alexandroupolis or Samothraki this time of year?

      2 Answers Nov 3, 2007 at 3:06 AM
    • Search for Alexandroupolis residents

      by jamieewing Online Now Sep 15, 2007 at 3:15 PM

      Hi all,

      Dear Moschos,

      I was in Alexandroupolis 4 years ago and have some very good friends living there. Recently I lost my mobile telephone at an airport with all my contact numbers in Alexandroupolis. I moved to London but now live in Chicago. Is there any chance any of you know a Giorgos V(B)oulgaridis? He is a 34 year old art teacher who used to live in Paris with me. He had an elder brother Tasos who died some years ago of cancer. He lived at Kritis 2 in Alexandroupolis with his parents but may have moved. If not, do you know Billis? He is a crazy taxi driver who has all sorts of videos and music in his disco taxi. Stellios is a very close friend of Giorgos but I do not know his last name, his sister and brother in law run a souvlaki shop in the centre of the city. Another is captain George Katsaros who is now living in Athens. All of them are around the same age 34/35. Another is Illias Karamanlis who also was driving a taxi but does all sorts of things, club owner etc. If you happen to know of these people please could you help me contact them again. They are very dear to me and I do not wish to lose touch.



      Jamie Ewing

      3 Answers Jan 24, 2008 at 6:03 PM
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      Edirne to Alexandroupolis

      by bobbert Online Now Jun 29, 2005 at 11:41 AM

      Hi,

      I am planning to go to Turkey and Greece this autumn, travelling overland via Edirne. Does anyone know about reasonable connections (train, bus) from Edirne into Greece, preferably to Alexandroupolis? How long would it take?
      Thanks!

      Robbert

      2 Answers Jul 22, 2005 at 2:21 AM
    • Alexandroupolis to Istanbul for the european cup final on may 25th.

      by jptwins Online Now May 19, 2005 at 9:23 AM

      How can I get from Alexandrupolis to istanbul as quickly as possible on tues. may 24th for the match in istanbul on the 25th.

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      Transportation to Istanbul

      by io9 Online Now Jan 1, 2005 at 5:23 PM

      Any ideas on how to get to Istanbul from Greek borders? Greek national railways folow a long route which needs about 10hours! Are there any buses with direct connection? And if yes how can I find info about them (maybe booking in advance) Is driving safe in that part of Turkey?

      2 Answers Jan 5, 2005 at 8:46 AM
    • SPORT

      by SILVIACHERNIN Online Now Sep 13, 2003 at 8:47 PM

      WHAT FITNESSCENTERS ARE IN ALEXANDROUPOLIS?

      1 Answer Sep 13, 2003 at 8:49 PM