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      St Paul's bay Church, Lindos

      Rhodes (Island) Jul 15, 2016 at 4:04 AM

      Is anyone planning to be around St Paul's bay in Lindos, Rhodes on the 20th of August? I have a relation getting married at the church there and would appreciate the odd candid photo or two. More info to anyone who think they might be in the area. Thanks.

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    • Budget camping for single person

      Prefecture of Chalkidiki Jun 29, 2016 at 3:56 AM

      Hello. Ive been looking for a place to camp in sithonia but i am finding it difficult to find something reasonably priced. I have heard you can wild camp in this area but i'd rather support the local economy if i can get something within my budget. I looked at the armenitis campsite but when i filled out the dates on the booking form it came to €80 for a week just for a tent location (nothing else included). When i viewed the price breakdown it seemed like they had charged for two adults when i am just one! Anybody camped here alone for half this price? Or can any other budget campsites be recommended. I would like somewhere preferably quiet, scenic and not too touristic. Thanks :)

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      From Skyros to Karystos on Evia end of september

      Greece 10 hours ago

      I will be on Skyros for 1 week, then go by ferry to Kymi on Evia.
      My destination is Karystos.
      I planned to stay 1 night in Chalkida, as there will be no busconnection to Karystos from Kymi.
      Or will it be better to spend 1 night in Eretria ?
      Will the bus from Kymi to Chalkida / Athens stop in Eretria ?
      Will the bus from Chalkida to Karystos stop in Eretria ?

      Thank you !

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    • Halkidiki Summer Holiday

      Prefecture of Chalkidiki Jul 26, 2016 at 12:22 PM

      We are planning a summer holiday for a month with affordable price sea, sand,good food, lively athmosphere Would you reccommend Halkidiki , which area in Halkidiki has good sand, good accomodation and lively athmosphere

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      Markets on Thasos

      Greece Jul 15, 2016 at 1:38 PM

      Are they any markets on the Island of Thasos, i now there are in Kavarla

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    • Far out Beach Club 8-12 Aug

      Ios Jul 6, 2016 at 6:36 PM

      anyone else travelling solo to Ios between those dates? :)

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      Greek Cruise in the Fall

      Greece Jul 11, 2016 at 1:54 PM

      My sister is contemplating a Greek islands Cruise in the Fall. How are the waters then? I think I may have read in a Fodor's once, that the Aegean can be very rough then.

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      Insider Beach Info

      Corfu Island Jul 5, 2016 at 6:21 AM

      Hello VTers,

      I'm planning a trip to Corfu this month and seeking a must-see beach or two. We are staying in the north-west and want to avoid the most frequented places while still having access to an organized beach with chairs and umbrellas (or, if not, shade). As the lists online are extensive and we are only there a week, any recommendations of a place or two are welcome.

      (On Crete, voulisma beach was perfect, in case that's a useful reference point.)

      Looking forward to hearing people's favourites!

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    • Q2: Paros in May

      Paros Jul 4, 2016 at 10:51 AM

      thinking of travelling to Paros for 7-10 days next may. Will be the last 4 or 5 days of May and then the same in June.

      Will probably be Nouassa or maybe Pariaki. How busy will these towns be.....will it be a little empty that early in the season? Nouassa harbour looks like a lovely place to go for a meal for example but will we be the only ones there?

      I guess the same applies for the respective shopping districts. Will they be open/will people be about. Ive been to places before that early and they have felt a little ghost towny.

      Sorry if stupid questions!!

      Thanks

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      October car rental

      Crete Island Jul 23, 2016 at 8:41 PM

      Hi guys. We'll be there for the second week of October, arriving & leaving from Chania. Should we not rent online, but wait until we arrive? Also, we can only drive an automatic, not a stick. What do you suggest? Thanks again!

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    • Transport from Igoumenitsa to Preveza

      Preveza Jul 23, 2016 at 2:50 AM

      Hi, I will be arriving to Igoumenitsa by ferry at the beginning of August in the evening at 9pm, can anyone point out to an effective way to get to Preveza in the same evening? Taxi or public transport. Any help is appreciated. Thx.

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    • Street market in Volos

      Volos Jul 11, 2016 at 3:18 AM

      We are going on our holliday in Kala Nera from 25.08-05.09.2016.
      We are interesting to visit street market in Volos to bay some clotes and other things for home, but cheep!
      The questions are:
      1. When and where are those markets in that time of year? We want to go at least two times.
      2. How to travel from Kala Nera? We do not drive a car and must go by bus.
      Thank you!

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      travelling off the beaten path, eating my way through Corfu & practical help

      Kerkyra Jul 6, 2016 at 3:08 AM

      hi,
      Have booked an impulsive trip to Corfu arriving tomorrow. I'd love some travel tips off the beaten track and not, getting around the island and travel must sees and eats? Also, any help with getting from the airport to my hotel advice would be appreciated. Does uber exist on the island? sorry if a daft qs.
      thanks guys!
      Rebecca

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    • Q1: Gatwick to Paros

      Paros Jul 4, 2016 at 10:47 AM

      Whats the best way to get from London Gatwick to Paros. By best i mean quickest/most efficient and best value.

      Is it plane to athens and then ferry to paros.....that seems the longest, what are the connections like.
      plane to mykonos/santorini then ferry to paros. any info on connections appreciated
      plane to athens and then plan to paros. any info on connections appreciated.

      Thank you!!!!!

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      Athens to Crete in October

      Crete Island Jul 12, 2016 at 6:31 PM

      Take hydrofoil or plane? Time and costs? Thank you.

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    • First time to santorini - public bus transport

      Santorini Island Jul 6, 2016 at 10:54 AM

      Hi

      Im going to santorini from 19-22 july and will be taking Aegean airlines, reaching about 6am. How do I take bus from airport to Megalochori?

      How do we get around to different major villages from Megalochori?

      Cheers!

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      Budget Hotel in Athens

      Athens Jul 26, 2016 at 8:54 AM

      Can someone recommend a hotel in a good location in Athens for late September. I am traveling along and don't mind rustic - in that I prefer not in an American style Holiday Inn. Is it possible for less than $100 CDN per night?

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      Greece in Late September

      Greece Jul 26, 2016 at 8:49 AM

      I a seasoned European traveler but this will be my first time in Greece. I am looking at going in late September into first week of October. I thought I would start with a few days in Athens to hit the typical locations that you must see the first time in Athens. But then I would like to head out to the islands for a bit of R&R. I like to be fairly active and will do some hikes and generally wander around as I am not one for a schedule. Any suggestions of which islands to check out, things to do and places to hand out with more locals than tourists. I am familiar with the islands that everyone knows such as Corfu, Mykonos and Crete but would not limit myself to them. Always looking for that diamond in the rough.

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    • 4 days to see the best of the island

      Santorini Island Jul 14, 2016 at 4:06 PM

      Hey guys!! I ll be in Santorini with 2 friends and we ll stay for 4 days. We wanna see the best and do things that are worth doing even if they are not mentioned in travel guides. For example what about watching the sunset frim a calmer place, with the view of the caldera but without the touristic mess and noise??
      What about the beaches? We ll be staying in Fira, so which ones are the most appropriate for us if we dont have a car there? Are there regukar buses?
      And of course I could really use every piece of advice and info about the island to avoid discomfort and to see and do beautiful things while we ll be there!!
      Thanks in advance!!!

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    • Tours and tips

      Athens Jul 11, 2016 at 9:12 PM

      Hi all!

      I'll be heading to Athens and Santorini in September, and I'm wondering:

      What are the best tours that re easy on the wallet?

      And

      Are there any useful tips (such as sights to see, etc.) That u should know?

      Thanks a bunch in advance!

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      Quiet locations on Crete

      Crete Island Jul 25, 2016 at 7:38 PM

      We're a couple in our late 50s who seek hotels Away from "party spots," loud sections of town etc, although we are not ready for the mortuary! We're planning to drive around the island in 7 nights, stay in different towns, but we're flying into and out of Chania. Do you have any suggestions? Thanks alot!

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    • Help with itinerary

      Greece Jul 23, 2016 at 9:25 PM

      Hi! My parents, Aunt, cousin and I plan to travel to Greece for two weeks early this October. I need some much needed help with the itinerary! Trip begins in Athens and ends in Santorini. This is what I have in mind at the moment. Athens- 3 nights, Delphi- 1 night, Meteora/ Kalambaka - 2 nights, Nafplio- 1 day, Chania (also visiting Loutro)- 2 nights, HERAKLION- 1 night, Santorini- 3 nights.

      1) I was wondering if 3 nights are too many for Athens?

      2) Is one day enough for Delphi?

      3) Is one day enough for Nafplio?

      4) Should I skip Heraklion? Isn't the Palace of Knossos the main attraction there? Considering we would have seen enough of ruins in Athens and Delphi?

      Any advice apart from what I have asked would be greatly appreciated!

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      Corinth + Nafplio possible as a daytrip from Athens?

      Athens Jul 15, 2016 at 10:10 PM

      I'm heading to Greece this November and starting to plan out our itinerary. We are thinking about 7 days Athens (+ some daytrips from Athens) and 4 days Santorini. Planned daytrips so far are Aegina, Corinth & Delphi. So far Aegina seems totally doable as a half-day, Delphi a little far but doable as a full-day, and Corinth a reasonable half-day. With a little Google Maps research, however, I see that Nafplio/Nafplion is only about another hour west of Corinth.

      From what I've been reading, people suggest two days for Nafplio, but what I'm wondering is if it's possible to do a day trip to Corinth in the morning and Nafplio in the afternoon (or vice versa)? I don't really have set plans for what I want to do in Nafplio--just wander around and see the town and maybe the fortress. Is that doable? If so, what are my public transportation options between Corinth and Nafplio? How about hiring a car/taxi for the full day?

      Thanks in advance for any help! :)

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      Public parking

      by JohanIsWeg Online Now Apr 11, 2016 at 2:42 PM

      Thinking of renting a car for our trip to Crete end of June. Arrive in Chania, followed by Rethymnon and Heraklion. What will parking be like at that time? Will I get free parking roadside? I believe Chania has two large public parking areas but fees are charged hourly? Any daily / overnight parking available?
      Thanks!

      6 Answers May 11, 2016 at 7:11 AM
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      Any direct flights from Zakynthos to Chania and ferry to Santorini

      by JohanIsWeg Online Now Dec 15, 2015 at 6:34 PM

      I've tried to find a direct flight from Zante to Chania, but it seems you have to fly via Athens (with unacceptable stopover time). Anyone know of a direct flight?
      Also, are there still no ferries from Chania to Santorini?
      Thanks!

      5 Answers Jan 10, 2016 at 12:59 AM
    • Tourist tickets for 3 0r 5 days in local transport to travel in and around the city Chania.

      by cd12 Online Now Jul 13, 2015 at 8:05 AM

      Is thera any Tourist tickets for 3 0r 5 days in local transport to travel in and around the city. if yes how much is the cost ? Thanks

      1 Answer Jul 14, 2015 at 2:42 AM
    • Cruise Ship visit to Chania

      by lud016 Online Now Jun 8, 2015 at 5:47 AM

      We are on a cruise ship visiting Chania in October. Our ship will be in port 8am - 5pm.

      This will be our first visit and we would like to make the most of our few hours - we are looking for recommendations as to how best to enjoy our time in Greece.

      3 Answers Jun 10, 2015 at 11:35 AM
    • Farmers Saturday market

      by AsyK Online Now Jun 7, 2015 at 2:49 AM

      Coming with a big family for a week on the end of September , and will stay close to Chania.
      On Saturday, what and where can i find in Chania the best farmers market with fresh vegetables, herbs, fruits Etc.

      Thanksssssssssssss

      12 Answers Sep 10, 2015 at 12:40 AM
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      Restaurants with greek music

      by painterdave Online Now May 15, 2015 at 9:47 PM

      I would like to know which restaurants in Chania have live Greek music.

      8 Answers May 16, 2015 at 10:46 AM
    • TAXI from Chania to Elafonisi

      by kasulya Online Now May 6, 2015 at 5:18 AM

      Hi! Could anyone advise on estimate cost of taxi from Chania to Elafonisi?
      Or is anyone interested to drive me and a friend of mine on 6th of June 2015? :)
      Julia

      7 Answers May 6, 2015 at 11:16 PM
    • car rental

      by 259gingko Online Now Aug 18, 2014 at 7:14 AM

      has anyone dealt with Car Rental Crete?

    • Maleme beach

      by Huntylad Online Now Aug 11, 2014 at 6:34 AM

      Hi all
      I'm thinking of booking mikes hotel and apartments but my wife and me like a good sandy beach, how far a walk is it to a good sandy one with a couple a beach bars? Or any alternative suggestions ?
      Thanks all in anticipation

      4 Answers Aug 12, 2014 at 12:46 AM
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      Does anyone want to meet for a coffee/beer?

      by Kovica Online Now Jul 20, 2014 at 10:52 AM

      Hi,

      My boyfriend and I moved to Chania and we are staying here for 3 months. We don't know many people here but we would definitely like to meet some. So, if anyone is interested let me know! ;)

      Cheers.
      Kori

    • Accommodation in chania old town

      by vera77 Online Now Jul 2, 2014 at 7:11 AM

      Hi, I cannot decide where to stay in chania... Which part of the city is safe and very convenient to explore chania?

      My choice for accommodations: Ambassadors Residence, Fatma Boutique Hotel, Palazzo Duca, boutique hotel fortino, alcanea boutique hotel, splanzia boutique hotel.

      Please help!

      6 Answers Jul 2, 2014 at 7:54 AM
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      Accommodation in Chania, Crete

      by Kovica Online Now Jun 18, 2014 at 3:24 AM

      Hi!

      My boyfriend and I are coming to Chania on the July 1st and need some place to stay for 10 nights. Does anyone has or knows someone who could rent us a room or a small apartment for cheap?

      Thank you all for your time!

       

      7 Answers Jul 14, 2014 at 12:18 AM
    • Day trip from Elounda to Chania

      by TheGordons Online Now Jun 9, 2014 at 5:37 PM

      Staying at the Blue Palace and would like to take a private day trio to Chania. Any suggestions welcome!

      5 Answers May 15, 2015 at 6:36 AM
    • Six days in Crete

      by Davaron Online Now Jan 7, 2014 at 5:57 PM

      Will be in Chania for 6 nights this summer and will have a car. What day trips should we take that are within an 75 minute drive. We will spend one day walking the gorge.

      8 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 10:50 PM
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      Winter Photowalks In Chania, Crete

      by tim13 Online Now Dec 9, 2013 at 12:46 AM

      I am currently staying on Chalidon Street, Chania Town, would anyone care to join me and my camera on a Winter Photowalk in and around Chania Town as I would like to be part of a group? I have already attended a painting class in Plaka, a Xmas Fayre in Almyrida, a visit to the ancient site of Aptera, a classical concert in Chania, a charity music evening with English bands in Malame. So join me, you know you'll have fun.
      Chalidon Street is a good starting point at the Fountain opposite Starbucks.
      Hope to see you soon!
      Angela Seager (UK)

      7 Answers Dec 11, 2013 at 11:32 AM
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      Villa available to rent

      by tropical459 Online Now Sep 17, 2013 at 12:39 PM

      I want to rent a villa in Chania Greece for the summer of 2014 for 4 weeks. Does anyone know of any available?

      3 Answers Feb 4, 2014 at 12:05 AM
    • chania airport to city center by bus

      by jonybee Online Now Sep 7, 2013 at 10:34 AM

      Hello to all! I will be visiting Chania in a few weeks. Could you please inform me on how to get to city center from the airport? Do i look for a bus with a number or a name on it? Do i get the ticket in advance or from the driver? how much does it cost? and finally, where does it end its route?
      Thank you for your time

      4 Answers Sep 8, 2013 at 2:38 AM
    • Where to stay

      by islandsiren Online Now Jul 15, 2013 at 8:55 AM

      Best place to stay where you have a view of the Harbour?

      1 Answer Jul 16, 2013 at 9:54 AM
    • costs

      by IamKittyP Online Now Jun 19, 2013 at 6:25 AM

      How much is a ticket from Chania to Maleme?

      1 Answer Jun 19, 2013 at 10:26 AM
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      travel from chania to sitia

      by zoekroess Online Now Apr 24, 2013 at 12:18 PM

      I'm looking to go from chania to sitia for a long weekend. what would be the cheapest way of getting there?

      1 Answer Apr 24, 2013 at 12:38 PM
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      AGIA MARINA, NEAR CHANIA. CRETE.

      by JANNCOX Online Now Apr 23, 2013 at 3:56 AM

      Looking at some apartments called "DIAS" apartments in the town of Agia Marina. Has anyone stayed here, and can give me some information on them, also, would like to know what the beach, bus frequency, and the area in general
      is like. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.

      1 Answer May 3, 2013 at 6:19 AM
    • Hotel in Chania

      by Uttio Online Now Apr 22, 2013 at 6:45 PM

      Hi! I wld be going down to Chania for a short break during our Crete vacation in early June. While we wld be spending most of our time in Heraklion, Chania seems to be a good option to check out for a couple of days (specially interested in going to Elliphonisi Beach). I need some help in figuring out a great place to stay in Chania (maybe overlooking the harbour). There'll be 3 of us (12-yr old son, wife & I) and our budget is approx. E150 per night.

      2 Answers May 16, 2016 at 2:23 AM
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      Nea Kydonia, Chania, Crete

      by JANNCOX Online Now Apr 22, 2013 at 7:23 AM

      Has anyone stayed at Yakinthos hotel, and can give me any information on the area, and the hotel. Thank you.

      1 Answer Apr 22, 2013 at 8:18 AM
    • Elena Beach Hotel/Elena Apartaments

      by anabell12 Online Now Mar 16, 2013 at 3:43 PM

      Hi - has anyone stayed at Elena hotels (three accomodations close to Nea Chora beach). I booked a room via booking agent, but nobody responds my e-mail query. Is it a trustable accomodation? Thank you.

      4 Answers Mar 17, 2013 at 5:53 AM
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      Tent rental in Chania

      by OliviaY Online Now Feb 8, 2013 at 3:48 AM

      Hi,

      I am going to be volunteering just outside of Chania from August-September 2013 and was wondering if there is a place in or around Chania where you can rent of buy camping equiptment so that I wont have to fly it over with me. Any help would be much appreciated.

      Olivia

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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      Pandora Suites

      by titotherio Online Now Oct 26, 2012 at 8:03 AM

      Hi VT users,

      has anybody ever stayed at Pandora Suites in Chania? we did look on tripadvisor for some reviews and it looks positive for the most part, but simply wondering if anyone over here had ever stayed there and had comments about it?
      Thanks!
      Marc

      1 Answer Oct 26, 2012 at 6:02 PM
    • Baby carriage

      by tfeldskou Online Now Oct 4, 2010 at 4:31 AM

      I would like to know if it's possible to rent a baby carriage in Chania

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      Looking for some shopping info to help in some wedding planning.

      by DanWachter Online Now Nov 28, 2008 at 10:09 AM

      Howdy,

      I'm looking for a couple of things in Chania. We are having our wedding there next June and I am researching several things for the wedding. Looking for restaurants that do catering, flower shops, and liquor/wine shops. Would love some local insight on places that would fit the bill. Cheers!

    • on Kreta?

      by mtandon Online Now Oct 11, 2008 at 4:25 AM

      Hello,

      I will be arriving in Heraklion at 8am. I will be takign a ferry to Thira next morning. What would be the ebst way to spend time on Crete. And which area should I go to, Chania or stick to Heraklion?

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Oct 11, 2008 at 6:36 AM
    • Bus or taxi

      by ina973 Online Now Jul 13, 2008 at 9:23 AM

      Can anyone tell me how much would cost me a taxi from Nea chora to the old venetian harbour, or which bus (number) should i take?
      Also I want to go in clubs with greek and club music , where usually greek people go (no taverns, no restaurants), but i have no clue so anybody ... help :)

      3 Answers Sep 13, 2008 at 1:10 PM