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Overview

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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Northern Greece: Along The Via Egnatia

Visit Thessaloniki, hike in Meteora, go wine tasting and enjoy the scenery and hospitality of this little visited part of Greece.
9 days from $3,395

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NORTHERN GREECE: ALONG THE VIA EGNATIA | WILD FRONTIERS

The 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…

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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.   

Currency 

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

Cultural Sensitivity 

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.  

Time 

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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