🏛️ See Everything
Greece has a lot of beautiful places and historical sites; try to see them all and explore other areas as well. Most people stick to the islands and do not explore much of the cities. Less exploring does not ruin your vacation, but there are always more things to discover.
💳 Do not go on a Budget
The best in Greece will cost you a little. Going as a budget traveler will not allow you to enjoy the fantastic sites and their delicious food and drinks. It is not a cheap country, but spending more money is always worth it.
🔍 Study Before You Go
Greek history, culture, and mythology are vibrant; knowing the lore and history will make the trip much more enjoyable. It will also help you connect with the local culture and respect it better.
The Greeks will help you in any way they can, but you may get misleading answers if you ask questions. Do not get frustrated and keep asking. They do not give wrong answers on purpose.
⚠️ Use Common Sense in Safety
Greece is safe, but that does not mean you can go careless. Some tourist areas are crowded and bound to have some people trying to take advantage of unwary travelers. If something feels wrong, trust your instincts and mind your things.
You can always find individuals who know English and help you, but some services do not have translations. If you learn the basics, you can go around more comfortably.
Your credit card may be accepted, but you will always find a place that will require you to have some cash in Greece. Do not carry large amounts of money, but always have cash with you.
📅 Plan Ahead
Booking is crucial if you want to have a good time and avoid problems. Hotels and restaurants can get full very fast, no matter which season you pick. Besides, you can get discounts and check all the prices by booking.
🍷 Go Easy on Alcohol
Good alcohol and drinking are parts of Greek culture but do not overdo it. You can always get drunk with locals and have a lot of fun, but too much alcohol and you will have a bad time with the locals.
🥽 Drivers Warning!
People may drive aggressively in Greece. If you rent a car, keep that in mind. Some of the roads may also be difficult but not in major cities and main roads.
You are not culturally required to tip in Greece, but tipping will always bring better services and improve travelers’ mood. A 10% tip is enough unless you want to tip more. At some places, you will receive extra charges, which eliminate the need for tipping.
In Greece, the standard voltage is 220-240 volts, which means U.S. citizens need to have appropriate plugs.
📱 Buy a SIM Card
Wi-Fi is widely available, but it is better to have a local SIM and buy data to access the internet wherever you go.
💧 Tap Water
Tap water on the mainland is a safe option, but you need your own bottled water on most islands.
Athena: Explore the Ancient Acropolis, one of Greece’s oldest and most iconic sites, which is also known to be a place to worship the goddess Athena.
Santorini: Spend Some Time in the Stunning Santorini, perhaps the most beautiful and romantic place on this part of the planet!
Delphi: Walk in the Ancient Ruins of Delphi, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and one that was extremely important to the ancient Greeks.
Meteora: See the Rock Formations of Meteora and Visit its Monasteries, which is further beautified because of their rock formations.
Thessaloniki: Explore Thessaloniki, a city that is famous for being a fun destination and a historical spot.
The Ionian Islands and Corfu: Explore Corfu, being of the Ionian islands, where you see many French, British, and Italian architectural styles.
Epidaurus Theater: Watch a Performance at Epidaurus Theater, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites with 14,000 seats.
Mykonos: Have Fun at Mykonos, a paradise if you are looking for a party, bars, and restaurants during your trips.
Rhodes: Travel to the Medieval Era at Rhodes, one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, helping you travel to the 14th century.
Mount Olympus: Visit the Olympian Gods at Mount Olympus, the tallest mountain in the country, making it ideal for hiking, especially as it is not difficult to climb.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.