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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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    • Nightlife in Koukounaries

      by KwikK Online Now Jun 17, 2015 at 6:22 AM

      Is there any nightlife in Koukounaries?

      4 Answers Nov 17, 2016 at 8:42 AM
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      Transportation

      by RisteV Online Now Apr 21, 2015 at 1:18 AM

      Are there regular buses to the beaches at the beginning of June? ( We are planning to stay in Skiathos town 01-10 June) and what are the prices of bus transport? Where can I find the bus timetable to Koukounaries beach? Thanks in advance!

      7 Answers Apr 21, 2015 at 6:55 AM
    • BUS STOP NUMBER

      by black234 Online Now Jul 16, 2014 at 8:39 AM

      Does anyone know the name of the resort/town near bus stop 10 or 11. It has a convienience store with flats above it at the top of the road that leads to the beach, the beach used to have a taverna on it ?
      It's a long time since we have been so not 100% sure of bus stop number

      1 Answer Aug 3, 2014 at 4:07 AM
    • Taxi Fare in Skiathos, Greece

      by LindaS79 Online Now Apr 8, 2014 at 3:31 PM

      Approximately, how much is the taxi fare from the cruise ship terminal in Skiathos to Koukounaries Beach?

      1 Answer Apr 8, 2014 at 9:12 PM
    • Appollon apartment location

      by hacienda1 Online Now Mar 13, 2014 at 6:06 AM

      We are a fairly fit elderly couple who have booked appollon for june. Did not think to ask if access is steep. Would someone be kind enough to let us know so we can be prepared!! Thank you.

      2 Answers Mar 13, 2014 at 9:13 AM
    • activities for children in Skiathos

      by redwoodss Online Now Aug 16, 2013 at 11:04 AM

      Im looking forward to a lovely relaxing holiday with my family in Skiathos. What kind of activities can I expect for children Aged 5 and 9?

      1 Answer Nov 17, 2016 at 8:44 AM
    • Getting from Skiathos to Volos with three year olds!

      by poetrylover Online Now Jul 26, 2013 at 3:58 AM

      We are landing in Skiathos at 14.00 in august and need to get to Volos. We are two adults and three-year old twins.
      The Hellenic ferry doesn't appear to sail until 20.00 and get into Volos at 22.40.
      Does anyone know any other ferries or water taxis we could use to make the crossing earlier?

      Thanks a lot

      2 Answers Jul 26, 2013 at 2:26 PM
    • Getting married in Skiathos

      by kirstyboo Online Now Dec 30, 2010 at 1:44 PM

      hello, I am looking at getting married in Skiathos possibly in 2012, has anyone had any experience and could give me some information in where to look.
      Thanks in advance

      3 Answers May 26, 2012 at 3:11 PM
    • GeoffreyBreeze

      by GeoffreyBreeze Online Now Aug 19, 2010 at 7:41 AM

      Is there a catholi Church in Skiathos? If so, location please.

      Many thanks

      Geoff Breeze

      1 Answer Aug 19, 2010 at 10:42 AM
    • Olive Land

      by jeangillmore Online Now Aug 10, 2010 at 11:34 AM

      Has any one tried the new taverna called Olive Land that I have been told about. Where is it situated and what did you think of it - food, price wise.

      1 Answer Sep 7, 2011 at 4:33 AM
    • Trip to Athens

      by elaine.tompkins Online Now Aug 1, 2010 at 11:55 PM

      Has anyone done trip to Athens from Skiathos, possibly with Thomas Cook or other, is it expensive and how long does it take

      1 Answer Aug 2, 2010 at 8:04 AM
    • Pool Tables in Skiathos

      by whisper50 Online Now Apr 5, 2010 at 4:16 AM

      Hi,

      Been to Skiathos a few times my hubby & I but this year my 2 sons & fiances are coming with us and they like a few games of pool & a beer when it gets too hot around 2pm can anyone tell me where I will find one near to a beach. We normally go to Achladies, Paraskevi or Troulos Beach.....
      The ladies will bask in sun and leave the boy to the toys..............

      Thank you

      2 Answers Apr 7, 2010 at 7:48 AM
    • delphi

      by alun44 Online Now Mar 28, 2010 at 9:02 AM

      Can any one tell me if there ar trips to delphi from skiathos . Will be in skiathos august

      6 Answers Apr 2, 2010 at 11:42 PM
    • Kastro visit

      by craig1066 Online Now Jan 8, 2010 at 9:16 AM

      Please can you tell me how far from Koukounaris is the ancient city of Kastro
      also what other places of interest can i easily get to from Koukounaris

      3 Answers Jan 9, 2010 at 8:39 AM
    • Skiathos Town

      by Robandsara Online Now Jan 3, 2010 at 1:52 PM

      Looking to stay at Dajon Apartments on the ring road in Skiathos town. Has anyone stayed there? How far is it from the ring road to the centre of town or port? Is it a hilly walk?

      1 Answer Jan 7, 2010 at 9:01 AM
    • Victoria Complex Apartments in Troulos..

      by X_Beckk Online Now Jun 18, 2009 at 1:47 AM

      Hi everyone :)
      I am going to skiathos on the 24th July until the 8th August this year, and I am staying in the Victoria Complex with my best friend and our families. Is anyone else going around this time, and if you are, do you know if the weather is likely to be good?
      Thanks, Beck x

      1 Answer Jun 18, 2009 at 3:16 PM
    • boat hire for wedding

      by janinemcdermott Online Now Jun 5, 2009 at 5:35 AM

      Hi There,

      I am getting married in Skiathos in August and have been thinking about hiring a boat (for about 30 guest) for after our ceremony at the Bourtzi. We were hoping to have some music and drinks and snacks onboard and just take a short tour around.

      Do you know of any websites that I could look at or names that I can use of potential boats for this purpose? I was also hoping to get a rough cost before we go so that we can budget...I guess this might not be possible.

      Cheers for any help.

      2 Answers Jun 5, 2009 at 11:28 AM
    • SCOOTER HIRE

      by COLMGALLAGHER Online Now May 23, 2009 at 5:32 AM

      Does anyone know if I need a CBT Part 1 to hire a Scooter in Skiathos ?

      3 Answers Apr 22, 2011 at 8:38 AM
    • helenesss

      by helenesss Online Now Mar 27, 2009 at 10:43 AM

      I'd like to see a wine list for a great restaurant in Skiathos

      1 Answer Mar 27, 2009 at 11:33 AM
    • irish bars

      by lanmac Online Now Jul 15, 2008 at 3:46 AM

      im from ireland and am just wondering is there any irish bars located on the island to watch the leinster final on the 20th???

      2 Answers Jul 15, 2008 at 1:14 PM
    • kostas and mary

      by ollyjake1 Online Now Mar 23, 2008 at 8:03 AM

      has anyone stayed at the kostas and mary hotel in skiathos town staying b&b what facilities are in the rooms do they have a kettle or a fridge so we have somewhere to store our provisions for the week we are going in may what is the weather like then? any piccys ? cheers john and jessica

      2 Answers May 2, 2008 at 3:55 AM
    • Athens to Skiathos?

      by loopyloooo Online Now Jan 2, 2006 at 9:06 PM

      Hello! I'm planning to visit Athens in May (for Eurovision, yippee!) and I'd like to pop over to Skiathos for a couple of days to see a friend who's gonna be working there. I was in Skiathos last year and was thinking about going on a trip to the mainland but I was ill and didn't even find out how much it would cost in the end! Has anyone done the trip? I think the most fun way would be to get a bus up north and then a ferry across. Getting a flight seems like a bit of a cop out and I imagine would be more expensive too. Anyone wants to meet up in Athens let me know!

      4 Answers Jan 17, 2006 at 3:27 PM
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      Has n e one lived in greece before

      by 1Ailsa Online Now Oct 28, 2003 at 1:05 AM

      What are the laws in greece, are they different to those in england, does n e one know skiathos, it is on the sporades islands. thankx

      3 Answers Nov 2, 2003 at 10:22 AM