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It is difficult for a first-time tourist in Greece to understand or accommodate with some Greek practises, habits and traditions.

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That is why we have created an extended list for you with things that you should know or things to have in mind before you travel to Greece and the Greek islands. To make it even easier for you, we have divided these info in various categories. This is a very useful page to organize your vacations better, avoid any unpleasant surprises and familiarize with the Greek reality! Do not forget your passport Do not forget your passport and other needed travel documents. Get the phone number of your embassy in Greece, just in case.

Enjoy every region and relax, after all that is the meaning of vacations. Give every island the time it takes to love it. Make your bookings early The earlier you book your hotels or air ticketsthe cheapest prices you Greek on the green speed hookup get.

Concerning ferry tickets, it is better to book the Greek ferries early if you plan to travel between mid July to the end of Augurst. In all cases, book early if you need a cabin or if you are traveling with a car. Hotels ratings As hotel rating in Greece may be a bit different than the international hotel rating, make sure the accommodation you book has all the facilities you need. Also note that hotels are rated with stars whiles other accommodation apartments, rooms, studios, etc are rated with keys.

Persons with special needs Greece is not organized very well for disabled person. If you are a person with special needs, book early your special cabin for disabled in the Greek ferries. Unfortunately, ferries in Greece have only a few such cabins. Also make sure that the ferry and your hotel is easily accessible for you. Moreover, some Greek islands, like the Cyclades, are Greek on the green speed hookup troublesome for disabled people.

Prefer more "flat" islands. Read our blog article: Disabled travel in Greece. Have cash with you Make sure you have enough money or you have ways to get some, for example through an ATM. Always have a credit card with you. You will find ATMs but many restaurants do not accept credit cards.

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Also vist some mainland areas Apart from visiting the famous popular islands, it would also be a good idea to visit some mainlandtoo. This Greek on the green speed hookup the best chance to get to know some traditional Greece but also to discover some of the most important ancient sites of Greece. Smoking country Smoking is a very bad habit of the Greeks and it results very annoying for tourists. Till recently, smoking was allowed almost everywhere but closed public rooms should have special areas for smokers and non-smokers.

A law published in July prohibited smoking in all indoor places and demanded special distinctions to be put in restaurants and clubs to separate smoking and non-smoking areas.

Stray Animals Another problem in Greece is the stray animals. You will see many dogs and cats on the streets of every single city or island. Some sensitive locals may give them food, but the problem remains unsolved and it grows with so many locals abandoning new-born animals.

Churches and monasteries You will find churches and monasteries everywhere in Greece, As the Greeks are much bonded with religionthere are plenty of chapels in all towns and islands.

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