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Private Walking Tour: National Archaeological Museum
"Syntagma Metro station where your tour begins contains many archaeological exhibits including ancient grave stones an aqueduct from the 5th century BC pottery a 2000-year old beehive and a mosaic from the 5th century AD. See the House of Parliament guarded by elite soldiers known as Evzones. The tomb of the Unknown soldier can be found at the front of the building.Heading down El. Venizelos Street you will see the Numismatic museum comprising 400
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Athens Night Segway Tour
"Meet your local guide in the evening when the Athens’ midday heat has gone and the daytime crowds have dispersed and start your tour with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled electric self-balancing Segway. Once you feel comfortable begin gliding along quiet streets to the foothills of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis of Athens – the ancient citadel and archeological site that dominates the city.On the northeastern slopes of the Acropolis is the neighborhood of Plaka -- the city’ home to the Ancient Agora of Athens; once the heart of the ancient city
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Private Tour: Central Athens Highlights Tour by TRIKKE
"Meet your private guide in central Athens at your chosen start time. Then enjoy a safety briefing and training on your Trikke. Put on your helmet and practice on your three-wheeled electric vehicle; it’s fun and easy to ride! Once you feel comfortable follow your guide around the city center and enjoy several stops for photos as you learn about the sights. Feel free to ask as many questions as you wish; the beauty of a private guide is that any commentary is tailored to your interests.On your tour pass Panathenaic Stadium — site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 — as well as the University of Athens National Library and the neoclassical Academy of Athens. Glide through leafy Syntagma Square
From EUR65.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Greece

Warning about taxi drivers should not be ignored!!

Before going to Athens, I read so many posts on the internet about how bad the Taxi drivers are in Athens. They will try to rip you off, every post I read would say. And guess what... our did as well....
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mtilburg_55
Jul 21, 2014

Beware of pick-pockets!

Many Greece travel guides warn of the danger of pick-pockets in the city of Athens especially in the crowded areas such as on the trains, buses, metro stations, airport, seaport, squares, tourist...
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hopang
Apr 02, 2012

Nightclub Bouncher

Dangers People: BouncherDate: At the night Monday 27 July 2008 to Tuesday 28 July 2008The 20-year-old Doujon Zammit, was left in a coma after suffering horrific head injuries in a fight with nightclub...
volopolo
Jul 23, 2010

Water Activities

When my daughter was young she would beg us to let her go on a "banana" ride or a "doughnut", those inflatables that are pulled along by speed boat. We always refused saying they are dangerous and she...
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Andrew_W_K
Jun 16, 2009

Double Billing

Recently while planning a trip to Greece I booked two excursions on line through a trusted travel agency. I used a protected and insured credit card to pay for the transaction and everything seemed to...
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JREllison
Apr 08, 2009

Poisonous Creatures in Greece

Most people and especially tourists, do not think of Greece as a country with poisonous animals. Perhaps this is because, most of the poisonous creatures in Greece are rarely seen. This, fortunately...
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janetanne
Apr 05, 2009
 
 
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Medical Study on Ochia - Viper Ammodytes

Snake venom poisoning is a medical emergency requiring immediate attention. Bites from poisonous European snakes can lead to local tissue damage and systemic symptoms. Vipera ammodytes accounts for...
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janetanne
Apr 04, 2009

Greece's Posionous Snake- The Ochia

When walking in the hills, especially during the first month of Spring, be very careful and on the look out for the famous Poisonous Snake of Greece ....THE OCHIA! It's bite can be fatal and there are...
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janetanne
Apr 04, 2009

dont get stressed with the road signs!

Signposting where I drove around the Pelopennese, in Athens, and on the islands of Santorini and Crete was fairly intermittent or sporadic in its helpfulness to tourist attractions or directions -...
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angiebabe
Jan 19, 2009

Ask Before You Click!

When we were in Delphi, Jayne and I were shopping when we saw this wonderful old man on a donkey who was singing and seemed so happy. It was one of those "moments" that don't happen very often; "a...
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deecat
Dec 18, 2008

Athens Airport Security Screens

I recently travelled from Athens to Malta. The airport procedure in Athens was going well up until I reached the security x-ray screen at the boarding gate B07 to my flight. Having travelled...
astashan
Oct 18, 2008

One of the safest destinations in the world

Greece is one of the safest destinations in the world. The Greek islands in particular, are practically devoid of violent crime. In the Cyclades, we've had just 3 incidents in the last 3 years-just...
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andreasfmpro
Sep 24, 2008

hire scooters

many scooters are for hire but check your insurance as any accidents are usually not covered as the tour operators do not recommend you hire these bikes. often there is no helmets and the roads are...
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smithy65
Aug 01, 2008

Avoid shipwrecks!

The headline news on March, 13, 2008: Greek cruise ferry Giorgis has shipwrecked at the Poros Island with 280 passengers (among them 56 Russians). It was my cruise ferry in November of 2007......
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jul 31, 2008

Popular Cities in Greece

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Athens

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Thessaloniki

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Mykonos

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Chania

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Top Hotels in Greece

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Adamas village, Milos Island, Cyclades
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Vas. Georgiou A' 1, Constitution Square, Athens, 10563, Greece
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PO Box 45, Imerovigli, 84700, Greece
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8 G. Seferi, Koutouloufari, Hersonissos, Crete, 70014, Greece
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Agnostou Stratiotou 14, Thessaloniki, Macedonia Region, Greece
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Top Things to Do in Greece

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Lycabettus Hill

Athens abounds with hills, and many are so barren they surge upwards and unpopulated out of the cityscape. Of all these hills, the standout is Mount Lycabettus, rising like a limestone fist from...
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Oia Village

“To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.” The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe (1980, written by Douglas Adams) Do you think of the scenic postcards with blue domed...
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Rethymnon

I walked on down from the fortress into a wonder of photogenic heaven......old buildings, overhanging wooden balconies, wall fountains, carved doors and interesting door handles and windows, old...
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Agios Dimitrios Church

The first church on the site of Agios Dimitrios was a small oratory, built just after 313 on the ruins of a Roman bath in which a Roman soldier called Dimitrios, was executed on order of emperor...
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Chora - Mykonos Town

Mediterranean Cruise, Mykonos Greece Mykonos, Greece located only 94 kilometers from Pieraus, Athens, is a must stop for a mediterranean cruise. It was once just a small island with a modest fishing...
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Venetian Harbor

One of the most picturesque corners in Crete and obviously in Chania town itself is the Venetian Harbor. A beautiful colorful area that is full of tourists of course but that’s no surprise. Which...
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volopolo

"Greece - Ellada 2008"
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Lilasel

"Greece... as lovely as it seems!"
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"Moscow-Greece"
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SirRichard

"My beloved Greece..."
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"Following in the Footsteps of Paul"
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