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by Sam Opp
Make sure to visit the Acropolis with 4 days in Athens

Destination: Greece Travel

Greece is one of the most popular European destinations to travel and its for good reason! With gorgeous beaches, loads of history, culture and ruins, makes this European destination one you will not want to miss!

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

Getting There

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.


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

Airbnb: We stayed at an Airbnb in Athens and had a great experience.

Hotels: check booking.com here.


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 know 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 hold 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 LowePro 250 Camera backpack, or Steripen! I used my Lifestaw in Athens.

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