Greece, the cradle of European civilization - is not only Athens, Sparta, Olympia, and other famous cities of mainland Greece, but also a 3000 islands and islets, known and unknown, that has its antiquities, its eventful history, its legends. Here you will find solitude and quiet, fantastic nature, sea, sun, fun and dancing. As well as sports, scuba diving, boat and much more.
Greece is located on the Mediterranean climate zone: hot and dry summer, which is refreshing trade winds and mild winters. The climate in Crete and Rhodes is one of the most healthy and soft in Europe. Opportune time for the trip to Greece - the end of March - mid-June or early September - late October.
At the border could check the availability of money to stay in the country. Allowed duty-free import and export basic commodities in the following amounts: 200 cigarettes, 1 liter of spirits or 2 liters of wine (those over 18 years), 75 ml of perfume or eau de toilette 375 ml. The import of drugs and medicines (with the exception of a limited number of drugs prescribed by a doctor), antiques, guns. Severe restrictions on the export from the country of objects of historic or cultural value.
Currency and tips
Monetary unit - euro. Change currency on the mainland and the islands is very simple. As a rule, the most profitable bank exchange rate. During the exchange procedure takes 1-2% of the amount. The most common credit cards in Greece - Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club. Tipping. In restaurants, service is always included in the bill, but, nevertheless, tipping - they usually make up 10-15% of the total cost. Taxi drivers, porters and maids in hotels, will also be happy to tip.
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