Essential Information

key fact

when to go

Athens is the city which remains lively right through the year & travelers can been around the city in all season. But the best time to visit the Athens is during the sunny days of autumn & spring, which means the from the month of March to starting of June are the best months for traveling around the city. If you do not like places with lots of crowd, you can visit the city during winters, which is considered to be the off-season for tourist.

health & safety

The Government of Greece maintains a high standard of measures for both health & security of the tourist who are traveling around the country. The city of Athens which attracts a lot of traveler right through the year, has released a guidelines for the travelers that you should follow. In terms of health, you should be up to date with routine vaccination, other than that if you are going to involve in lots outdoor activities the vaccination of Rabies is must. Always carry a bottle of water with you because the city is very hot. Make sure you always wear shoes while traveling in Athens because there are hardly any flat areas. In terms of safety, don’t put you wallet in the back pocket & always be attentive about your camera. Old age & physically challenged person should avoid this tour. Be aware about the bar scams that often takes place & try to stay away from any suspicious person.

passport and visas

Greece is a member-state of the European Union and signed the Schegen Agreement, which says that the member of the European Union i.e. Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland & Liechtenstein don’t require visa to enter into Athens. they just need to carry their passport with an identity card. Citizens of Australia, Canada & US can stay in Greece up to 90 days without a visa. While the rest of the countries need to have a valid Greek Visa from the Embassy in advance & for that they need ensure a travel insurance that covers them in the case of medical emergency during the trip, after which they are allowed to stay for maximum of 90 days as tourist.

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