Greece

Temple of Zeus in Athens Greece

Destination: Greece Travel

Greece is one of the most popular European destinations to travel to and it’s for good reason!

With gorgeous beaches, loads of history, culture, and ruins, makes this European destination one you will not want to miss!

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  • Currency: The Euro
  • Language: Greek. English is also widely spoken.
  • Outlet: Greece sockets are C and sockets.The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. I recommend a universal adaptor.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Greece is on the shoulder months of April-May (excluding the islands) and the end of August-November.

A local expressed the best time in Greece is September when the ocean is warm and the crowds are gone!

The summer (June- August) is also nice, but extremely crowded. Crowds or not, Greece is still amazing!

Getting to Greece

The easiest way to get to Greece is by plane. Check the best prices with SkyScanner!

Once in Greece, transportation depends on location. In Athens, Mykonos, and Santorini you can easily get around by foot or public transportation.

Accommodation

You can find tons of accommodation at all price points in Greece.

Hotels: check booking.com here.


Top of Acropolis Athens Greece
Top of the Acropolis

Travel Guides

The below Greece Travel guides contain detailed information for traveling to Athens, Greece. Find full itineraries, tips and more!

Traveling Safety

Greece is generally safe for Solo Female travel. In Athens, I would recommend staying in town near the Acropolis.

Greece is known for pickpocketing, especially in crowded areas.

I recommend the LowePro 250 Camera backpack, which also can act as an anti-theft bag when the rain protecting cover on.

It holds my DSLR, 3 lenses, my laptop, and toiletries.  It’s my favorite backpack that comes on all my travels!

Water Safety

In major cities such as Athens, the water is considered safe to drink.

In smaller towns and islands bottled water is recommended. To reduce environmental impact, check out alternatives such as Steripen! I used my Lifestaw in Athens.