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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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    • Transportation

      by Hannies Online Now Mar 31, 2016 at 7:02 AM

      Please advise the best way to get from Ioannina to Cleopatra Marina

      Tx,
      Hannies

      2 Answers Mar 31, 2016 at 7:28 AM
    • Bus from Ioannina to Metsovo

      by edjonpano Online Now Dec 15, 2015 at 5:43 AM

      Hello,

      Is the bus station open in 01 january 2016 or it is national holiday and i will not be able to find any transportation from ioannina to metsovo?

      Thank You Best Regards

       

      5 Answers Dec 15, 2015 at 9:54 AM
    • Route information in Zagoria region

      by Farkas68 Online Now Jul 7, 2015 at 6:59 AM

      Hello,
      I'm looking for an ending point for a Vikos gorge hiking tour at the lower end of the gorge, wich is reachable from Ioannina with a 13m long tourist bus. At first I thought of Papingo, but what about Klidonia bridge? Can we cross it with the bus? Vikos could be an other option if we could return with the bus in the village. Is it possible? What is your advice?

      4 Answers Jul 7, 2015 at 12:50 PM
    • A fire that broke out on June 20th 1798

      by iliasnegris Online Now May 1, 2015 at 10:18 AM

      A fire that broke out on June 20th 1798 inside the castle is reported.Can you give any details?

      3 Answers May 19, 2015 at 1:45 AM
    • Bus from Ioannina to Arta

      by IsabellaI Online Now Jul 31, 2014 at 3:46 AM

      Hi! I'd like to know the timetables of buses from Ioannina to Arta and way back for next 15 and 18th August.
      Thanks
      Isa

      3 Answers Jul 31, 2014 at 7:17 AM
    • Camp sites near Ionnina

      by artHarris Online Now Aug 29, 2013 at 9:34 AM

      Are the any camp sites near or in the Zagori?

      4 Answers Aug 29, 2013 at 1:50 PM
    • sixteenka@seznam.cz

      by Tiff_any Online Now Jun 1, 2012 at 9:32 AM

      Hi!
      How can I get from Ioannina to Katarraktis (29.7.)?
      Thanks a lot!
      L.P.

      1 Answer Jun 8, 2012 at 1:47 PM
    • BUS TO KAKAVIA

      by davy1982 Online Now May 31, 2012 at 3:22 PM

      Hiya,

      how often and from where buses to Kakavia go?and what are transport options from Albanian side as i intend to travel to Saranda

      1 Answer May 31, 2012 at 11:40 PM
    • Driving from Athens airport

      by shimon_kr Online Now Jun 29, 2010 at 3:07 AM

      How long would it take to drive from Athens airport to Ioaninna?
      We land at 9:30 on Monday morning August 2nd. Collecting luggage and car, I expect leaving the airport around 11:00.

      Thanks, Simon

    • Kampereio Theater

      by babsowns Online Now Nov 24, 2009 at 11:35 PM

      Since this forum was extremely helpful in finding Music House venue information, I was hoping information could also be posted about the Kampereio Theater. I'm looking for the location and any hotels nearby.

      Thanks so much!

      1 Answer Dec 9, 2009 at 12:11 PM
    • Music House (pub/venue)

      by babsowns Online Now Nov 23, 2009 at 10:34 PM

      Can anyone post information regarding the Music House venue? They have a myspace page, but no location information. Are there any hotels nearby?

      1 Answer Nov 24, 2009 at 5:06 PM
    • Bus times? Help?!

      by stevejd5 Online Now Apr 6, 2009 at 5:57 AM

      Does anybody know what time the last bus leaves Igoumentisa to Ioannina? I'm arriving at 19.00 hours by boat and I believe there is one at 20.00...Does anybody know when the buses depart or where I can find out? Thanks!

      1 Answer Apr 11, 2009 at 11:50 AM
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      hotel du lac web address

      by GrannyRosie Online Now Mar 7, 2009 at 10:04 AM

      Does anyone know Hotel du Lac's web address? Have tried www.dulac.gr but end up on some weird site. Can do booking etc through booking sites - but want their official site. Thanks

      2 Answers Mar 8, 2009 at 9:16 AM
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      where can one buy ?

      by irinaur Online Now Jan 15, 2009 at 1:21 PM

      Pou tha borousa na agorazo exoplismos gia himerini pezoporia sta vouna ? Eiparhoun exidikevmena katastimata sta Giannina ?
      Efharisto ek ton proteron .

      9 Answers Jan 20, 2009 at 10:25 AM
    • Winter travel

      by DorothyT Online Now Aug 6, 2008 at 4:16 PM

      Will we have a problem traveling (probably by bus) from Ioannina to Kalambaka in December?

      2 Answers Aug 6, 2008 at 11:30 PM
    • help please!

      by vetsta Online Now Apr 17, 2007 at 5:00 AM

      Hello my name is Yvette and I'm travelling to Ioannina with family and we are finding it hard to find apartments or accommodation in Ioannina city that will fit all 8 of us or at least 2 apartments. Any ideas?

    • Synagogue of Ioannina

      by dandayan Online Now May 27, 2006 at 12:56 PM

      I would like to visit the old synagogue of the city of Ioannina. I suppose it is usually closed.

      How can it be arranged? Who should I contact?

      Thanks for your help!

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      Road from Ioannina to Kalamaka

      by max.47 Online Now Jan 17, 2004 at 6:25 PM

      I am coming to Ioannina at the end of January and I intend to travel to visit the Meteore. I heard that the tunnel under Katara is not open yet... does it mean that I have to go over Katara pass to reach Kalamaka? If so, is it likely to find snow on the road in this period? Would anybody suggest an alternative itinerary to reach the Meteore? Also I am looking for a good but cheap hotel in Ioannina for one night. I would like some suggestions. Thank you all. Massimo

      2 Answers Jan 19, 2004 at 8:30 AM
    • The end of the tunnel....

      by lucabell Online Now Sep 13, 2003 at 4:06 AM

      I'm comin' to Greece for several years, first by car through Yugoslavia, then by ferry through Igoumenitsa. For years I've been earing about a tunnel under the Katara. When the dream to drive through it will come true???

      2 Answers Dec 10, 2003 at 3:44 AM
    • Ioannina (Janina) Greece

      by Pillywiggin Online Now Aug 15, 2003 at 12:29 PM

      I am looking into traveling to Ioannina next year with my family from Israel - I live in Burlington, VT. My Uncle is originally from Janina - he left when he was 5. I would like to know the best time of year to go. Also are there places to rent (house/apt) for about a 2 week stay? Thanks, Laura

      3 Answers Sep 2, 2003 at 1:42 AM
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      Corfu to Lefkada?

      by brukusmarukus Online Now Aug 5, 2003 at 12:26 PM

      Is it possible to travel from Corfu to Lefkada or Kefalonia by ferry, or do you have to go via Igomenitsa or Patras (which is 8 hours.)?? I will only be in the Ionianns from th28th of Aug to the 31st. With such little time, do you have any suggestions of must-see places? I'm mostly intersted in snorkeling, beautiful beaches that aren't heavily populated with tourists, and traditional Island life. Are the sea caves as amazing as the pictures look? Thanks!

      1 Answer Aug 18, 2003 at 11:02 PM
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      Kastoria, Northern Greece

      by hugobaur Online Now Jul 31, 2003 at 12:16 PM

      I am planning to visit Kastoria in September. Has anyone been there lately? Can you recommend any good accommodation that you have been to? Thanks!

    • Jews in Ioannina

      by davidmj Online Now Oct 13, 2002 at 12:08 PM

      What is the status of Ioannina's Jewish community today?

      2 Answers Aug 27, 2003 at 3:00 AM