Greece

Γɛια σας! (Hello!)
Ανтίо! (Bye!)
Land area
132,000 km2
Population
11.0 million
Currency
euro [EUR]

Travel tips

Restaurant tip

Kalypso

Pentelis 41
17564 Paleo Faliro, Athens

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This small tavern in the heart of Athens offers typical Greek cuisine that can be enjoyed outside on the picturesque restaurant terrace.

This small tavern in the heart of Athens offers typical Greek cuisine that can be enjoyed outside on the picturesque restaurant terrace.

Restaurant tip

To Drami

Sifnou 4
11254 Agia Barbara, Athens

Hotel tip

Hotel Metropolitan

Syngrou 385
17564 Athens

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www.chandris.gr

Hotel tip

Vasia Hotels & Spa

72400 Sisi Lasithiou

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www.vasiabeach.gr

Etiquette

If a Greek person nods to you, this actually means “no” – quite the opposite of in other Western countries. If someone slowly shakes their head, however, this means that they agree with something.

Facts & figures

MAKRO Cash & Carry Greece

Market entry
1992
Head Office
Piraeus
Number of wholesale stores
9
Number of employees
1,010