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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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    Near Zante

    • Bus timetables from Zakynthos to Isthmus, Corinth & Corinth to Galatas

      by GoldenBouzouki Online Now 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?

      by Dado_O. Online Now 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.

    • how much do trips cost

      by leethefish Online Now 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?

      by Chelsea88 Online Now 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

      by SharonJ24 Online Now 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.

    • the price of

      by the2ofus Online Now 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

      by Greek.Shamrock Online Now 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
    • Flights from Zante

      by milburnator Online Now 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
    • Where is the best church to experience Orthodox Easter?

      by JollyGirl Online Now 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

      by debbieq1966 Online Now 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

      by Naomi_B Online Now 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
    • travel from zante to thessaloniki

      by sandramou Online Now 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

      by mariakaptein Online Now 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

      by fabulousfairy Online Now 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

      by HelenaIreland Online Now 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

      by Lilem1986 Online Now 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?

      by raindropontheshore Online Now 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
    • zakynthos recommendations!

      by diarra Online Now 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

      by sanda.muntean Online Now 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

      by deukalion Online Now 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
    • Island hopping

      by seka33 Online Now Jul 16, 2008 at 11:47 AM

      I am going to spend my summer holiday in Zante and would like to go to Kefalonia and Lefkada on the way back Does anyone know if there are ferries from Yante to Kefalonia and from Kefalonia to Lefkada and what are the prices approximately for two passengers and a car.
      Thanks!

      5 Answers Jul 17, 2008 at 10:43 AM
    • Hotel Contessa Argassi

      by gabrielh1 Online Now Jul 6, 2008 at 3:43 PM

      I hope to holiday in argassi in sept next, and has anybody any info about Hotel Contessa Argassi is it fairly quiet area near there I dont want lots of night clubs or noisey pubs near hand.
      Thanks in advance

      1 Answer Jul 6, 2008 at 4:56 PM
    • air conditioning

      by lynsscott Online Now Jul 6, 2008 at 11:04 AM

      Hi, Does anyone know how much air conditioning at derekas studios in laganas for two weeks is? Please

      1 Answer Jul 6, 2008 at 11:34 AM
    • zante

      by Lynnsscott Online Now Jul 2, 2008 at 11:46 AM

      Does anyone no what Derekas studios are like in zante,laganas?

      1 Answer Jul 2, 2008 at 6:32 PM
    • Weather

      by Lynnsscott Online Now Jul 2, 2008 at 11:10 AM

      Im going to zante the first two weeks of September and want nice sunbathing weather.. does anyone know what the weather is like that time of year??

      2 Answers Jul 7, 2008 at 5:09 AM
    • Spas in Zante

      by cleahy Online Now Jun 25, 2008 at 1:08 PM

      Hi there,
      I am headed to zakynthos in Sept and was wondering if anyone had reccomendations for a spa there? I am staying in a condo not a specific hotel...

      Thanks!

    • thessaloniki - patras distance

      by ivonabobic Online Now Jun 11, 2008 at 4:04 AM

      hello
      i'm traveling to zakynthos for my holiday, by car. i wanna now what is the best way to reach zakynthos from thessaloniki? how distanced is zakynthos from thessaloniki in km? since i know patra - kilini is 76 km, how distanced is thessaloniki - patra?
      thank you in advance
      ivona from serbia

      2 Answers Jun 11, 2008 at 10:50 AM
    • Money Exchange?

      by Esereth Online Now May 31, 2008 at 8:58 AM

      Does anyone know whether it is better to change from pounds to Euros on Zante or will the rates be better if we change the money before we leave the UK?

      1 Answer Jun 1, 2008 at 10:06 PM
    • Local Transport

      by Crantock Online Now May 25, 2008 at 12:09 PM

      Hi, we are spending 2 weeks in Tsilivi in early September, does anyone know how easy it is to get around Zante using local buses?? For example getting into Zante town and other popular spots??

      2 Answers May 26, 2008 at 10:24 AM
    • Suggestions Please :-)

      by o0Lisanne0o Online Now May 2, 2008 at 10:08 AM

      I am look to go to zakynthos for 1-2 weeks with my boyfriend. We are in our early 20's.

      Would you recommend this island or another island?

      If Zakynthos where is a good place to stay that has a good nightlife?

      4 Answers Jun 8, 2008 at 5:31 AM