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Is it safe to travel in Greece during the economic crisis?

Greece ● 18 October 2017
 

Greece has become popular lately. Thousands of tourists come in Greece to admire its significant ancient sites, taste its delicious cuisine that combines elements from West and East, swim in its turquoise waters, sunbathe under its warm sun on stunning beaches with soft golden sand, walk around the romantic pebbled streets of its wonderful villages and discover the aura of the Greek islands. Greece is a dream trip for many people, but others still wonder if Greece is a safe destination.

The truth is that Greece has become internationally known not only for its beauties but also for its economic crisis since 2009. Now, after 8 years, everybody knows Greece, and that is maybe an explanation of the continuing increase of tourism in the country. From 10 million tourists in 2009, the number of travellers in Greece in 2017 was 30 millions. Is that a coincidence?



The answer is no, this increase is not a coincidence. Greece is a safe country even during its hard economic crisis. All travellers that have come here know this fact, and that's why they visit our country again and again. Economic crisis has nothing to do with your safety. Yes, sometimes in the large cities, take place demonstrations against austerity measures. But this will not affect you. These demonstrations are peaceful, and plus, after so many years, have fallen off.

In fact, travelling in Greece these days is not only safe but also very smart. Greece has all the facilities you should expect from a European touristic country, and the good news is that they are being offered at amazing prices. Greece was always a cheaper travel destination than France, Spain or Italy for instance. But due to the economic crisis, prices are nowadays lower than ever. Even in the most popular Greek islands, such as Mykonos, Rhodes and Crete, you can find super accommodation deals in Greece in modern Greek hotels for less than 50€ per night in a double room. Available are also ferry tickets deals, such as Greek island passes that give you the opportunity to discover the fascinating experience of Greek Island Hopping without having to pay separated tickets to travel between the islands.

Greek people welcome the travellers in their country because they appreciate this source of income. The prices are cheap not only in Greek hotels and ferry tickets. Food, public transport and entertainment have also very reasonable prices, giving you the opportunity for affordable vacations.

Greece is a safe European country with great experience in touristic sector. Economic crisis made it only cheaper and more hospitable. What are you waiting for?



Where to Stay

Hotel & Appartment in Nafplio, Greece 999 Luxury Hotel
999 Luxury Hotel
Staikopoulou & 13 Kokkinou str., 21100 Nafplio, Greece

Located in the heart of the lively center of Nafplio town, 999 Luxury Hotel is just 100 m from the main square and 5 minutes walk from the seaside promenade. Arvanitia Beach can be reached within 10 minutes on foot. The bus station (KTEL) is at 200 meters.

Studio in Fourni, Greece Toula Studio
Toula Studio
Fourni, 83400 Fourni, Greece

Toula Studio is a beachfront hotel right in the heart of Fourni Town and only a 2-minute walk from the island's Port.

Hotel in Athens, Greece Exis Boutique  Hotel
8 10
Exis Boutique Hotel
1, Spartis , Amerikis Square, 11252 Athens, Greece

Exis Boutique Hotel is located on Amerikis Square, only 10 minutes walk from the nearest metro station. Syntagma, the main square of Athens and the historic part, Plaka, can be reached within 10 minutes using public transportation. Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos is at 35 km. Piraeus Port can be reached within 20 minutes with an electric train.


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