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      A day by car in Kos

      Kos Oct 4, 2016 at 11:24 AM

      We stay Portobello Royal hotel, west to Kardamena.
      Want to rent a car for 1 day.
      Please recomendations what to see and where to go,
      Thank you

    • Ferry from Mykonos

      Naxos Island Oct 11, 2016 at 4:24 AM

      Coming to Naxos in September 2017 -fly into mykonos -flight due in 13:35 -what is the frequency of the ferries

      Is it best to pre-book and what ferry companies operate this route

    • Travelling From athens Need to get to Likoporia ? HELP !!!

      Likoporia Oct 3, 2016 at 12:55 AM

      Hi, Can someone help us, we will be 5 all up. 2 Adults and 3 Kids.
      Can we catch a Train From the Airport to Likopria ?

      Thanks in advance

    • Corfu - help with place to stay

      Corfu Island Sep 27, 2016 at 4:51 PM

      Hi there,

      Hoping for your opinions on which area to stay in Corfu!

      We have 4 nights in Corfu (July 9th - July 13th 2017).

      We have 5 adults and 2 children (6 and 8 years old).

      I have done lots of research but can't work which area to stay - it looks like there are many beautiful palces!!

      What we would like:

      - close to a beach

      - close to tavernas

      - 3-4 bedroom villa with private pool

      We would also like to have a little explore of Corfu old town.

      We don't need to be close to night clubs or late night bars.

      Which town / area would be best, in your opinion for a group of 7 with a nice beach and nice village / tavernas?

      I am wondering after a LOT of reading about Kassiopi...?



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      Time on Islands & Order

      Greece Sep 26, 2016 at 7:14 PM

      I have 8-9 days to spend on the Greek islands and I have narrowed it down to Naxos, Santorini and Mykonos. Any comments on how many days you would spend on each? Also, what order would you recommend to do them in according to ferry schedule?

    • Bus x96 to airport

      Piraeus Oct 9, 2016 at 3:37 PM

      Can we catch the Bus X96 to the Athens Airport close to the Metro (or subway) station? Is this bus stop location the closest from Cruise Terminal A? Is this bus stop the start of the route to the airport? Can we buy tickets from the bus driver?

      Many thanks

    • Children's play areas

      Skiathos Island Oct 4, 2016 at 12:48 AM

      Hi, just wandering if there any recommendations for children. We are hoping to stay at Maria Yiannis in Troulos and although this doesnt sound very child friendly the location looks superb. Are there any outdoor play areas / parks for children.

      If not i'm sure we'll be fine building sandcastles ;-)

    • Help in planning to get to Terra Vibe Park for Depeche Mode concert 2017

      Athens Oct 23, 2016 at 1:13 AM

      All the fieldtickets sold out so quickly in Holland that we decided to take a short holiday to Athens, to see the concert in Terra Vibe. We probably arrive on the evening of the concert at around 18:00 at our hotel, and we have to get to the Terra Vibe park (concert starts at 21:30). Preferable by bus, but we're not sure if it fits in the timetable of getting there in time? And if we should buy tickets up front (from who, where?).

      Anyone able to help out here?


    • transportation between Piraeus and Athens airport

      Piraeus Oct 6, 2016 at 8:54 AM

      I will go to the Athens airport from the cruise port in Piraeus in November 2016. What is the best cost-effective means of transportation? How much would cost a taxi? Is it easy to take the subway from Piraeus to go to the airport?

      Thank you for your comments.

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      Walking/Historical Guide(s)

      Crete Island Sep 27, 2016 at 2:03 PM

      I have booked a last minute holiday to Crete 11-19 Oct 16, staying in Bali, and I'm looking for a guide(s) to show me the local historical sites and possibly climb to the top of the island.


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      Ferry Tickets

      Greece Sep 26, 2016 at 7:10 PM

      I arrive at the Athens airport around 10 am and I see that a lot of the ferries leave at 7 am for the islands. There are others that sail around 2 pm for Santorini but would get into destination port late at night which I would prefer to avoid. I therefore figured that I would stay the first night in Athens and then take the 7 am ferry the next day. My question is, can I purchase ferry tickets at the airport or can they only be purchased at Piraeus? I thought I saw on the website that you may be able to purchase online but you still need to have the tickets printed off at the port. True?


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    • Camping Sites

      Samothraki Island Aug 2, 2016 at 7:30 AM

      Where can we camp unorganized in samothraki? We would just like to know some nice places to set up a tent.

      1 Answer Aug 2, 2016 at 7:53 AM
    • From Alexandroupolis to Istanbul

      Alexandroupolis 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
    • camping sites

      Samothraki Island Jun 20, 2014 at 5:24 AM

      Where can we camp in samothraki ?

      2 Answers Jun 20, 2014 at 5:39 AM
    • alexandroupolis

      Alexandroupolis 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

      Alexandroupolis 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? :)

      Alexandroupolis 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

      Alexandroupolis 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?

      Alexandroupolis 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

      Alexandroupolis Jul 8, 2013 at 7:33 AM

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

      Best regards


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

      Alexandroupolis 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

      Alexandroupolis Jul 22, 2012 at 12:14 PM


      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
    • Mineral Water in January in Samonthraki, Lesvos or Chios?

      Samothraki Jan 7, 2012 at 4:48 AM

      Does anyone know if there are any mineral baths open in January?
      Which ones?
      Can anyone recommend mineral waters in the Eastern Greek island open now.
      In January?

      3 Answers Jan 9, 2012 at 11:37 AM
    • bus from athens to alexandroupolis?

      Alexandroupolis 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

      Alexandroupolis 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?

      Alexandroupolis 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
    • Ferries to Samothraki from Limnos or Mitilini

      Samothraki Island May 23, 2009 at 6:51 AM

      Hello everyone!
      I'm planning an island hopping trip from Rhodes to Alexandroupolis in August and unexpectingly came across a problem with ferries to Samothraki. It seems that there are no ferries to Samothraki from neighbouring islands like Mitilini (Lesvos) or Limnos (at least they are not seen on the webpages on the major ferry companies). On the other hand, Lonely Planet and other tourist guidebooks mention that these ferry connections do exist. Can anyone clarify what's going on with the ferries in this part of the world and where the information on timetables can be obtained? Thank you!

      2 Answers May 23, 2009 at 12:15 PM
    • isthanbul to Alexandroupolis

      Alexandroupolis 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

      Alexandroupolis Sep 8, 2008 at 5:15 AM

      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

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

      Alexandroupolis 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.


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

      Alexandroupolis 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.


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

      Alexandroupolis Apr 15, 2008 at 10:59 AM

      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?

      Alexandroupolis 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

      Alexandroupolis 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.

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

      Alexandroupolis Feb 12, 2008 at 1:53 AM

      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,

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2008 at 9:43 PM
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      Samothraki Island Dec 1, 2007 at 4:12 PM

      hi there fellow travelers, can anyone recomend any hotels on the island.have tried to e mail a few, but as yet have had no joy thanks peter.

      1 Answer Dec 2, 2007 at 1:49 AM
    • any ferries to Samothraki from Alexandroupolis in December?

      Alexandroupolis 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

      Alexandroupolis 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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      Samothraki Jan 29, 2007 at 7:07 AM

      Any female member interested in going to Samothraki (Greece) in May-June 07? I´m an artist living in Belgrade/Cologne and I would like to go there for a couple a weeks but would prefere not to be alone in such a nice place. The trip will be low budget-high activity based with camping in the freecamping place or somewhere out in the nature when going on a tracking tour. Biking is also possible. If you think that this could make an exciting hollidays for you than write me to: - I speak also German.


    • Closest Greek town to Kastanıes

      Prefecture of Evros Aug 1, 2006 at 8:31 AM

      We are in Edirne tonight and thought about crossing the border and going to Greece for the day tomorrow. What is the closest town on the Greek side of the border? How can you get there once you are through the border?

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      Edirne to Alexandroupolis

      Alexandroupolis Jun 29, 2005 at 11:41 AM


      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?


      2 Answers Jul 22, 2005 at 2:21 AM