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Greece Country Quickfacts

  • The streets of Mykonos Island
  • Ceremonial guards in Athens
  • Meteora Monastery
  • Statue of Plato from the Academy of Athens
  • Ancient Theatre in Delphi
  • Volcano of Santorini Island
  • Euro coins on a map of Greece
  • The Temple of Poseidon
Area:  131,957 km2
Capital: Athens
Country Code: 30
Country Population: 10,350,264
Credit Cards: Visa & Mastercard are widely accepted. American Express is less so due to the higher commision.
Currency: Euro
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 220 V - 240 V
Ethnic Groups: 

91.56% Greek;

Flag: Czech Republic Flag
Location:  Southern Europe
Official Language(s): Greek
Religion: Eastern Orthodoxy
Time Zone: EET (UTC +2)
Tipping: Tipping is not obligatory


Greece Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Greece.

Learn about the history and culture of Greece, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Greece's nature and wildlife, weather, and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Greece for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Greece tours today!

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