Tailor-made Basketball Tours in Greece

Basketball erupted as a sport in Greece following the sensational win at EuroBasket 1987 in Piraeus, causing true basketball euphoria within the country. Since then, Greek national teams have achieved a number of international successes, causing Greece to join Russia, Serbia, Italy, Spain, and Lithuania, in the circle of the great European basketball powers.

A basketball tour to Greece provides touring teams with so many options – whether you stay in and around the capital, Athens, or venture out to one of the famous Greek Islands, this country has the lot.

  • 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.

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