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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.

      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.

    • 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!

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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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      It`s time for food

      Larissa Feb 1, 2015 at 5:16 AM

      Hello everyone! I will stay in Larisa, Greece, for one month! I`m looking for places to eat something delicious! i prefer cooked and oily foods instead of grilled dishes! if anyone has any recommendation he/she will help me soooo much! Thank you in advance!


      4 Answers Feb 1, 2015 at 8:31 AM
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      Train station in Larissa

      Larissa May 31, 2014 at 1:33 PM

      Do you know, how big is train station in Larissa? I have only one minute to change a train.
      Thanks for your answers

      3 Answers May 31, 2014 at 11:02 PM
    • One Day Trip from Meteora to Athens

      Prefecture of Larissa Jul 29, 2012 at 3:15 AM

      Hi. We are a pilgrimage group. We will be taking a tourist bus. From an overnight stay in Kalambaka, we plan to explore the Meteora monasteries only for the whole morning. Then Lunch. Then we depart for Athens at 1:00 P.M. We plan to make a brief stop in Delphi. Then on to Athens for an evening panoramic tour of key sites of Athens. Then we stay overnight in Athens. Is that a workable schedule for one day? We are a group of 35, some elderly. We appreciate your critique of this trip. Thank you so much!

      4 Answers Jul 31, 2012 at 1:36 AM
    • B-Live (

      Larissa Nov 23, 2006 at 10:27 AM

      i would like to know the telephone number for the nightclub B-LIVE in larissa
      thank you in advance

      3 Answers Nov 24, 2006 at 4:25 AM
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      Larissa; a city to visit when in Greece?

      Larissa Apr 16, 2006 at 7:39 AM

      Larissa; a city to visit when in Greece or not?

      3 Answers Apr 20, 2006 at 2:21 PM
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      Train and Bus Stations

      Larissa Apr 9, 2006 at 6:57 AM


      We are taking a train from Kalambaka to Larisa and then taking a bus from Larisa to Galaxidi. Are the train and bus stations near to each other?

      I've read somewhere that there are a few bus stations.

      We have quite a bit to wait. Is this town worth exploring near the stations?

      2 Answers Apr 10, 2006 at 9:36 PM
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      Returning to Greece after too long

      Prefecture of Larissa Jan 28, 2004 at 12:31 PM

      I hope to split July and August between Athens and Larissa. Have visited Athens and Southern Greece before but not Larissa. Any suggestions, tips, etc. would be welcomed, especially in regards to Larissa and how to deal with the crush of the Olympics. I do not plan to attend the Olympics but I am not averse to doing so.