The Capital: Athens
Main Language: Greek. English is widely spoken
Direct Flying Time: approximately 3 hours 30 minutes
Time Difference: GMT+2
From Mar to Oct - GMT +3
From Oct to Mar - GMT +2
Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz
International Dialing: +30
Driving: Driving is on the right. EU driving license valid for 1 year. Minimum driving age is 18
Currency: Euro (EUR 1 = 100 Cents)
Clothing: Lightweights during summer with light sweaters for evenings, mediumweights with rainwear for winter although heavyweights may be required for the north
Emergency Services: Police: 100, Fire: 199 , Ambulance: 166
Tipping: Around 10% in restaurants and taxis
Passports: Passports must be valid for at least 3 after the period of intended stay.
Visas: Holders of British passports endorsed "British Citizen" do not require visas.
Vaccinations: Please consult your G.P. to check entry requirements.