Greek travel

When Will Americans Be Allowed to Travel to Greece This Year?

Americans have been a major part of summer tourism in Greece. Although they may not make up the largest contingent of visitors, they spend more.

EU Leaders Mull Coronavirus Vaccine Certificates In Bid to Boost Travel

EU leaders have agreed to discuss the possible issuance of vaccine certificates to help restart travel when they meet on Thursday.

Greece Proposes Safe Travel Plan for Summer

Greece proposed a safe travel plan for the upcoming summer season at a meeting of the Crisis Management Committee of the World Tourism Organization in Madrid on Tuesday. Tourism Minister Haris Theocharis presented the detailed proposal for the essential coordination...

Quarantines Reimposed for EU and Other Travelers to Greece

Quarantines have been reimposed on travelers coming into Greece after a short break over the holidays, according to a joint ministerial decision issued on Friday. The tightened restrictions will last at least through January 21 after a respite for people...

Delta Scraps Athens Flights for the Month of July

The American airline Delta has apparently scrapped all of its July flights to the Greek capital of Athens from New York City's John F. Kennedy Airport. Media reports say that the cancellations have now been confirmed by a Delta agent. The...

Are Greek Air Passengers the Applause-on-Arrival Champs of Europe?

We've all been there. The plane touches down in Athens or Thessaloniki or one of the Greek islands and some passengers break out into spontaneous applause. Air travel has become a part of everyday life and for some, nothing to...

Six Things You Should Never Say to a Greek

It's tourist time in Greece again and you might find it difficult to understand some of the cultural etiquette to follow during your stay in this beautiful country. In order to help you avoid embarrassing conversations and awkward situations,...

What to Do in Rethymno, on the Greek Island of Crete

Although it is the third largest town on the island, Rethymno still keeps a provincial flair rather distant from the larger towns of Heraklion and Chania. Rethymno is one of the best places one can see much of Crete's...

Santorini Dominates Greek Travel Survey

The Spring tourist season is well underway and a new survey reveals that visitor-favorite Santorini is in as much demand as ever. Travel firm Trivago has released new research showing that out of visitors' top ten Greek destinations, five are...

Ten Greek Castles That Will Take Your Breath Away

There are about 800 castles scattered all over Greece, bringing to mind impressive tales of their epic past. Some have been classified as among the best-preserved buildings of Europe. Here is a list including ten of the most beautiful...