Greece Tours & Holidays
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The Greece we offer at Wild Frontiers has the spectacular scenery, extraordinarily rich cultural heritage and spectacular gastronomy that the country is famous for, but we travel far from the busy islands in the south. In the hidden north you’ll find a Greece full of charm, history and few other travellers....
The Greece we offer at Wild Frontiers has the spectacular scenery, extraordinarily rich cultural heritage and spectacular gastronomy that the country is famous for, but we travel far from the busy islands in the south. In the hidden north you’ll find a Greece full of charm, history and few other travellers.
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HIGHLIGHTS OF GREECE
Climb the spectacular MeteoraExperience the most captivating views as you follow in the footsteps of the first monks who arrived here more than 15 centuries ago. The hike offers a great way of seeing the unique rock formations and to learn the history of the region.
Follow in the footsteps of explorersDiscover the history of the spectacular Via Egnatia, a road constructed by the Romans in the 2nd century which linked the east and west of their ever-growing Roman Empire. Access spectacular scenery and remote communities, delving deep into this unspoiled region of Greece.
Explore ancient ThessalonikiVisit vibrant Thessaloniki with its stunning early Christian and Byzantine monuments. With over 2,500 years of history, highlights include Aristotelous Square, the White Tower – probably the most iconic building in the city – the 4th century AD Rotonda and the Arch of Galerius.
Step into the wildLearn about conservation efforts in the Pindus mountain region with a visit to the Nymphaio Bear Sanctuary, and marvel at the beauty of Lake Kerkini, a top bird watching spot.
NORTHERN GREECE: ALONG THE VIA EGNATIA | WILD FRONTIERSThe Via Egnatia was a Roman road that ran from Rome to Istanbul, thus connecting the Eastern and the Western part of the holy Roman Empire. It crossed Illyricum, Macedonia, and Thrace, running throug…
What We've Been Watching in 2020Never have our Netflix (well, all streaming services) subscriptions been utilised better than in 2020. It's been the source of laughter, tears and some much-needed distraction. We asked around the office (via email of course) what everyone has been enjoying recently in case you needed some more binge material.
Health and Vaccinations
There are no mandatory immunisations for travellers to Greece though you should be up-to-date with Typhoid, Tetanus, Polio and Hepatitis A. Malaria risk is very limited from May – October however precautions are essential so we recommend you seek advice from your local GP or travel centre as to the correct immunisations and preventative treatments.
In Greece the official unit of currency is the Euro
To check out the latest exchange rate for the places that you are visiting you can go to www.oanda.com.
On our tours you will frequently interact with local people, each with their own distinct customs and traditions. We therefore ask you to be considerate and to treat them with respect. Your tour-leaders and guides will always be able to advise you accordingly.
In the churches and monasteries please dress respectfully. This may mean long trousers for men and skirts for women. Ladies should also cover their shoulders.
Language & Religion
In Greece, the official language is Greek, spoken by 99% of the population. The most common foreign languages learnt by Greeks are English, German, French and Italian. Religion in Greece is dominated by the Greek Orthodox Church.
Greece is 2 hours ahead of GMT.
A useful website to check the time zone differences is www.worldtimezone.com.
Food and drink
Food in Greece is one of the biggest attractions for visitors and is the centrepiece of domestic cultural activity as the Greeks love their food and love to feed others. Using mainly fresh local ingredients such as Mediterranean vegetables, olive oil and lemon juice dishes are flavoursome and packed with variety. Some dishes you must try include Fasolatha (white bean soup), Koulouri (bread) and finish with a Loukoumades (small fried doughnut balls drenched in honey syrup).
A popular liquor consumed in Greece is Ouzo, enjoyed with appetizers its strong taste is a favourite amongst liquor lovers.
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