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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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    • Still busy in mid september

      Zante Island Aug 13, 2015 at 12:45 AM

      Hi . I thought to go to Laganas(zante) in mid september , is it still busy there at that time? For young people how wants to go out to parties and have fun ?

      2 Answers Aug 13, 2015 at 3:39 AM
    • Bus timetables from Zakynthos to Isthmus, Corinth & Corinth to Galatas

      Zante Jul 26, 2015 at 4:29 AM

      We can find bus times from Zakynthos to Athens, but not the times they arrive at Corinth Isthmus. We are looking to transfer to the once a day Athens to Galatas bus to get to Poros in September.
      Does anyone know where can we find the timetables that will enable travellers to know which bus to catch to make connections at Corinth? The Ktel site is not easy

      2 Answers Aug 2, 2015 at 12:44 PM
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      Where to stay with a little kid?

      Zante Jul 15, 2015 at 3:48 AM

      We wouldn't want to spend a week next to the Electronic music festival or something like that. So, what would you recomend?
      Thx.

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      Medical care

      Prefecture of Zante (Zakynthos) Jul 15, 2015 at 1:51 AM

      We would like to visit Zakynthos along with our 2,5 yo daughter and we are worried because we've red in the paper that greek hospitals have major financial problems and that they often run out of basic medical supplies.
      Should we worry?
      Thx.

      12 Answers Jul 15, 2015 at 6:34 AM
    • how much do trips cost

      Zante Jul 11, 2015 at 5:01 AM

      hi all we are off to zante next week
      just wanted to get an idea of cost of the boat trips

      2 Answers Aug 4, 2015 at 8:24 AM
    • could anyone help?

      Zante Jul 10, 2015 at 2:14 AM

      Hello guys , Me and my family of six are are going to Greece Kalamaki Zante , I was wondering are there any Scottish food over there ?

      3 Answers Jul 10, 2015 at 11:16 AM
    • laganas or maybe alykanas or tsilivi

      Zante Mar 8, 2015 at 4:57 AM

      Went to argassi June 2014 was lovely.am thinking of going to laganas this year with my 9 yr old granddaughter. Apart from day trips do you think it would be suitable bearing in mind the chosen hotel is about 20 mins away from the main strip.hotel provide free transport for this.hoping there are shops and tavernas a bit closer.

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      FIRST HOLIDAY IN ZANTE...

      Zante Island Sep 16, 2014 at 6:52 AM

      STAYING AT THE BITZARO GRANDE IN 2015 AUGUST.
      ANY BODY STAYED THERE. AND WHAT IT LIKE.THINGS TO DO ECT. ECT.
      AND DOES ANY ONE KNOW THE EMAIL ADDRESS.

      2 Answers Sep 18, 2014 at 4:47 AM
    • Traditional greek nights

      Zante Island Aug 24, 2014 at 11:31 AM

      I am going to Tslivi in Zante in 3 weeks and wonder if anyone knows where l can find a traditional greek night/evening

      2 Answers Aug 25, 2014 at 4:24 AM
    • the price of

      Zante Jul 13, 2014 at 12:41 PM

      how much is the boat trip around zante island

      1 Answer Jul 13, 2014 at 12:50 PM
    • Wifi in Zakynthos

      Zante Jul 7, 2014 at 1:57 PM

      I will be traveling in October and need reliable wifi for business. All the hotels say they have free wifi but all the reviews say it is not good. I know if I call the hotel they will say that their wifi is fine but I can't risk not being able to run my business when I am out of town on a guess I might have a wifi connection. Any suggestions?Help!

      1 Answer Jul 7, 2014 at 2:05 PM
    • Laganas to Marathonissi in June?

      Zante Island Jun 4, 2014 at 6:21 AM

      My 17 year old is heading off on school leavers trip to Zante, staying in Laganas - she is well aware of its partying possibilities but a few of them are also interested in the non-party side to the island and this seems a little tricky to find out about. They are on a limited budget and are trying to find out the approx costs of a trip to Marathonissi or any other less busy beaches - all ideas welcome! Appreciate there are many boat tours available but these seem to be quite expensive and be maybe 3 hours or so where they are really just looking for a trip across and back? Also seems conflicting info - are boats allowed to land at this time of year because of turtle nesting?
      Thank you so much?

      3 Answers Jun 4, 2014 at 8:00 AM
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      Manousis studios

      Zante Island Jan 16, 2014 at 3:39 AM

      Has any one stayed at the Manousis studios in Tsilivi Zakynthos.
      Are they well equiped i.e. self catering facilities TV etc

      3 Answers Jan 16, 2014 at 9:20 AM
    • Flights from Zante

      Zante Dec 30, 2013 at 9:40 AM

      Hi. Im looking to travel from the UK to Zante for a 2 week stay in August of next year. The trip out is costing me £165 per person but the trip back is over £300! Does anyone know of a site I could use to split the trip and book direct with a Greek company to save myself a few hundred pounds.

      Thanks. :)

      7 Answers Jan 1, 2014 at 7:50 AM
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      Catholic church in Zante Town

      Zante Island Oct 24, 2013 at 1:42 AM

      Does anyone have details and pics of the church?

      4 Answers Nov 1, 2013 at 5:54 AM
    • Where is the best church to experience Orthodox Easter?

      Zante Apr 23, 2013 at 9:40 AM

      I am travelling to zakynthos on May 2nd 2013. I really wish to participate in Orthodox Easter. I am staying at Tsilvi. Obviously, I guess any church would be good but where do you REALLY recommend?

      2 Answers Apr 23, 2013 at 12:44 PM
    • Laganas in October

      Zante Sep 15, 2012 at 2:00 AM

      We're going to Laganas for a week in on 19 October. I know it's not going to be as lively as it is in peak season, but will there still be bars and restaurants open?

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      Laganas-Agios Sostis

      Zante Jul 5, 2012 at 4:03 AM

      I will go to Agios Sostis in september and I would like to ask that how is agios sostis like? Are there shops and tavernas and discos? And the most important is that is there bus from Agios Sostis to Laganas?

      2 Answers Jul 6, 2012 at 12:58 PM
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      Weather in April

      Prefecture of Zante (Zakynthos) Sep 26, 2011 at 8:19 AM

      We are thinking about taking an excursion from our Ireland vacation next April to hop a flight somewhere in Europe and were thinking about visiting Greece. I've heard in April many of the tourist/beach areas can be closed or not much going on. We'd still like to go, any suggestions on where? Are hotels typically open? I was looking at Zante but would consider anywhere on the coast area. We have a 4 1/2 year old child, so we aren't into the party scene... Thanks.

      1 Answer Sep 26, 2011 at 1:36 PM
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      alykanas beach village

      Prefecture of Zante (Zakynthos) Aug 30, 2011 at 6:06 AM

      WE are staying at this place in Alykanas next week, does anyone know if they supply beach towels at the resort or do we need to take them with us???

      thanks

      Cat x

    • travel from zante to thessaloniki

      Zante Jul 25, 2011 at 6:06 AM

      Hi, my brother will soon be visiting Zante and whilst in Greece wishes to visit me in Halkidiki. Could you tell me the best route to get from Zante to Thessalonki. Thank you

      3 Answers Jul 29, 2011 at 2:43 AM
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      Laganas in May

      Zante Jan 17, 2011 at 9:28 AM

      Hello, I will visit Zante and esp. Laganas in May and stay in
      a hotel app. 500 meters from the main street. My question is:
      will it allready be crowded with (drunken) English tourists..?
      I will rent a scooter and do walks/trekkings and visit villages
      monasteries etc.
      Thanks, maria

      4 Answers Mar 4, 2011 at 12:14 PM
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      Mavrikas Apartment/hotel

      Zante Jan 1, 2010 at 8:34 AM

      Hi,
      We have just booked 2 wks in Zante in June this yr staying at the Mavrikas through Sky Travel has anyone stayed there? or read any reviews?

      Thanks in advance xx

      1 Answer Jan 1, 2010 at 9:01 AM
    • Wedding in Zakynthos

      Zante Jun 15, 2009 at 5:34 AM

      Hi,

      I'm planning a wedding in Zakynthos next year and I have a few questions.
      Is early september a good time of the year to visit the island?
      I am not sure where on the island we will have our wedding, I have heard that Tsivili is very lively, but might not suit older people in our wedding party.

      We want an area which is genuinely greek, with a bit to do, but mainly unspoiled and relaxed. Any suggestions?

      Also, I am finding it hard to get information on transport between Zakynthos and Santorini, ideally we would love to cruise to Santorini after the wedding then spend a few days there. Is this possible?

      Thanks

      H

      2 Answers Jul 23, 2009 at 1:04 PM
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      hi

      Zante Mar 26, 2009 at 2:45 AM

      Hi, what is the name of the village where that picture was taken?
      Im going back to Zante this year and would like to visit more of the villages.
      Thanks
      Emma

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2009 at 4:09 AM
    • Is Argassi a good choice for teenage boys?

      Zante Jan 29, 2009 at 6:13 AM

      My friend and I are looking to stay at the Ketarina palace Studios in Argassi this August. It looks wonderful - my only hesitation is it is a good place for boys aged 17, 17, 15 and 12 to have a good holiday?
      Many thanks for all responses,
      Jai

      1 Answer Jan 29, 2009 at 6:24 AM
    • From Araxos Airport to Zakynthos

      Prefecture of Zante (Zakynthos) Sep 15, 2008 at 4:17 AM

      Does anybody know if there are regular buses from this airport to any location? I know I must somehow get to the port of Kyllini in order to hop on a ferry, but I'm hoping that Taxi is not the only alternative.

      2 Answers Sep 15, 2008 at 6:49 AM
    • zakynthos recommendations!

      Zante Aug 20, 2008 at 1:50 AM

      Thinking to visit the island for a week with my wife in September.
      Want to find a most scenic, possibly more local feel hotel (4 stars or higher) that`s quiet, beautiful, with excellent service, amazing views, food and essentially the experience of a lifetime - that feels as far as possible from crowds / too touristy places, yet has access by bicycle (we can ride distances!) to great breathtaking scenery and also the quietest beaches and the best taverns / restaurants....
      asking too much?!
      thanks in advance

      5 Answers Aug 26, 2008 at 7:37 AM
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      Hotels on the beach

      Zante Jul 27, 2008 at 9:17 AM

      Hello,
      I need some informations about cheap hotels on the beach in Zakynthos, where I have the chance to find free room in August. I mean, price, location, possibilyties to eat, etc.
      Thank you everybody.

      1 Answer Jul 28, 2008 at 2:55 AM
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      Turtles in Zakynthos

      Zante Jul 20, 2008 at 12:30 AM

      Hi all,

      No matter i'm a Greek i've never been to Zakynthos yet; i'm going there this year though. I've heard about this wonderful turtle event and that only 3/1000 of them finally make it - i guess people have something to do with that.

      Anyways, there is a day or a period of days that baby turtles pop out of their eggs and start walking towards the sea. This has to be a great thing to watch so i'd like to ask if anyone got to see it and what was the date cos i'd like to go.

      I already know turtles leave their eggs between June and August, but i wanna know when the eggs get broken and newborns get out.

      Thanks!

      1 Answer Jul 20, 2008 at 1:02 AM