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Greece is known for its ancient ruins, beautiful beaches, delicious Mediterranean cuisine, vibrant cities and lively nightlife. It's a perfect destination for first-time travelers looking to experience a mix of history and culture.

Greece is a country steeped in history and culture, with a fascinating mix of ancient ruins, stunning beaches, and vibrant cities. The country is home to some of the most iconic ancient sites in the world, such as the Acropolis in Athens, the ancient city of Delphi, and the ruins of Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. The country's long coastline is dotted with beautiful beaches, including the popular resorts of Mykonos and Santorini, and the charming island of Crete.

Greece is also home to a number of vibrant cities and towns, each with its own unique character and attractions. The capital city of Athens is a bustling metropolis with a lively atmosphere and a rich cultural heritage. Other popular cities include Thessaloniki, Patras, and Heraklion, all of which offer a wide range of accommodations, restaurants, and activities.

Despite its small size, Greece has a rich and diverse culture, with a mix of influences from various civilizations. The country is known for its traditional music and dance, as well as its delicious cuisine, which features a mix of Mediterranean and Balkan flavors. Greece is also home to a number of cultural and historical landmarks, such as the ancient theater of Epidaurus and the Byzantine Monastery of Meteora.

In recent years, Greece has undergone significant economic and political changes, and the country is now a growing destination for tourists and investors alike. The country has a growing economy, with a number of industries, including agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. Greece is also a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with a wide range of activities, such as hiking, skiing, and water sports.

Overall, Greece is a fascinating and diverse country with a rich cultural heritage and a growing economy. With its beautiful landscapes, vibrant cities, and rich culture, Greece is an attractive destination for travelers and investors alike.

Current Active Cases: 249,458 ๐Ÿคฎ
Percent of Population: 2.39%

Current COVID restrictions ๐Ÿ˜ท for Greece.
  • โš ๏ธ Connected to the EU Digital COVID Certificate (EUDCC), which allows restriction-free travel across all EU and EEA countries following proof of vaccination and a negative COVID test.
  • โš ๏ธ As of Feb 7, 2022: fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test to enter Greece.
  • โš ๏ธ Unvaccinated travellers will still require a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before arrival or a rapid antigen test taken within 24 hours.
  • โš ๏ธ Beaches are open but people must socially distance themselves. Masks must be worn in all indoor public places.
  • โš ๏ธ All arrivals must fill in a Passenger Locator Form.

๐Ÿ‘‰ View COVID restrictions at Gov.gr

๐Ÿ‘‰ View COVID restrictions at Re-open EU

Last updated Feb 20, 2022

COVID status and restrictions change frequently. Please be sure to research COVID restrictions for Greece on official channels to ensure you have accurate travel information before you plan your trip.

๐Ÿ’ต Currency

Euro

๐Ÿ—ฃ Primary Language

Greek

๐Ÿ”Œ Power

230 V, Type C & F plug (2 round pins)

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Population

10,720,000

๐Ÿ—บ Land Area

50,949 sq. mi.

๐Ÿ“ Region

Southeastern Europe

๐Ÿ“† Average Stay

4.2 days

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ต Tipping

Optional (10%)

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿ“ธ Tourists per Year

31,300,000

๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ƒ Gender Ratio

๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป 48% ๐Ÿ’ƒ 52%

๐Ÿ‘ถ Median Age

45.6

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Population Density

209 / sq. mi.

๐Ÿป Legal Drinking Age

18

๐Ÿšฌ Public Smoking

Yes

๐Ÿ”ซ Guns per capita

17.6

๐Ÿ”ช Murder Rate

0.7 / 100,000

๐ŸŒง Rainfall (average)

29 in.

๐Ÿ“ก Internet Speed (average)

29 Mbps

๐Ÿš• Best Taxi App

Beat

๐Ÿ’ณ Cashless

52.6%

๐Ÿšฐ Tap Water

๐Ÿšฑ Not Safe to Drink

๐Ÿ’ธ VAT Tax

24%

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ In the EU

๐Ÿ‘ Yes

๐Ÿ›‚ Shengen Country

๐Ÿ‘ Yes

โญ๏ธ Capital City

Athens

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Speaks English

51%

See something wrong or missing? Edit โœ๏ธ the costs for Greece

๐ŸŽ’๐Ÿ’ต Cost per day - Backpacker

$56

๐Ÿจ Hotel (per night)

$94

๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿจ Luxury Hotel (per night)

$187

๐Ÿ› Hostel (per night)

$26

๐Ÿ› Accommodations

$94

๐Ÿฝ DInner (for 1)

$13

๐Ÿฒ Food

$45

๐Ÿ” Lunch (for 1)

$3

โ˜•๏ธ Coffee

$3

๐Ÿฟ Snacks

$3

๐Ÿบ Beer (0.5L)

$23

๐Ÿ’ง Water (bottle)

$2

๐ŸŽŸ Museum Entry

$23

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’ต Tips

$22

๐ŸšŽ Transportation

$36

๐Ÿš• Taxi Ride

$24

๐ŸšŒ Bus Ride

$10

๐Ÿš‡ Subway Ride

$5

๐Ÿฆนโ€โ™‚๏ธ Scams/Robbery

$15

๐Ÿ’ต Cost per day

$255

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿค‘ Cost per day - Luxury

$366

๐Ÿท Wine (glass)

$31

See something wrong or missing? Edit โœ๏ธ the scores for Greece

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Awful
๐Ÿ’ต Cost
Expensive
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Very Safe
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No Data
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No Data
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No Data
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๐Ÿ“ก Internet
Slow
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No Data
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No Data
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No Data
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No Data
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No Data
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๐Ÿ‘ Liked by Eurotriprs
No Data
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