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Greek Island Hopping

Gems of the Cyclades

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GROUP SIZE: 6-24 | 10 DAYS

Greek Island Hopping

  1. Do you need a visa for Greece?
  2. Do I need vaccinations or malaria tablets?
  3. What's the best time to visit Greece?
  4. How do we overnight in Greece?
  5. How do we travel in Greece?
  6. How many islands make up the Cyclades?
  7. Is WiFi available in Greece?
  8. What is the situation with electricity?
  9. What is the time difference in Greece?
  10. What is the recommended currency for Greece?
  11. What can I expect of the food in Greece?
  12. What kind of luggage should I take?
  13. What can you do to reduce your footprint during the trip?
  14. Where can I find more general FAQs?

1. Do you need a visa for Greece?

Travelling with the correct travel documentation is your own responsibility. Please ensure your passport is valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the finish date of your trip.

A visa is generally not required in order to enter Greece but please check in good time before your trip commences as this information is always subject to change. You can check this information through a site such as this one.

2. Do I need vaccinations or malaria tablets?

Please click here for questions regarding vaccinations or malaria tablets for this country and then contact your GP or a specialised health centre to make an appointment to get your injections and pills. Please make sure that you arrange an appointment at least six weeks before you travel to give you time for a full program of injections. Two weeks should suffice for people who already have had a few injections. You are responsible for having the right protection when going on tour.

3. What's the best time to visit Greece?

The best time to travel to the Cyclades is from May to October. On average, the temperature is around 25 degrees. You can expect the most rain in the months of December to February. July and August are the driest periods and then it is a lot warmer (approx. 30-35 degrees).

4. How do we overnight in Greece?

You stay in medium class hotels with your own bathroom, on bed and breakfast. Please check the tab ''Accommodations'' to get a good idea of the hotels that we use.

5. How do we travel in Greece?

During our trip, we will travel a few times with a private bus. The travel distances however are minimal. We also travel several times by boat for the crossings to the various islands.

You can find more information about transportation and travel distances in Greece under the "More Info" tab.

6. How many islands make up the Cyclades?

The Cyclades consist of 56 islands in the Aegean Sea. These islands are especially famous for the typical Greek white houses with blue doors and frames and the beautiful narrow streets and alleys. Some famous Cyclades are Mykonos, Santorini, Paros and Naxos.

7. Is WiFi available in Greece?

Check with your provider to see if Greece is included in your data bundle. Most of our planned hotels also have WiFi, sometimes for a fee, and sometimes only in the hotel lobby.

For more information about WiFi in the hotels, please refer to the "Accommodations" tab.

8. What is the situation with electricity?

Please click here to check what voltage and plugs are in use in Greece. You could consider taking a universal electric adapter.

9. What is the time difference in Greece?

The time difference in Greece is Central European Time (CET) + 1 hour.

10. What is the recommended currency for Greece?

Greece uses the Euro and you can withdraw cash from ATMs on all inhabited islands. Debit cards are accepted in many shops and restaurants. Credit cards are accepted at many of the larger establishments.

11. What can I expect of the food in Greece?

The Greek cuisine is very extensive and diverse, from traditional dishes such as tzatziki, pita gyros and Moussaka to delicious regional dishes that are different on every island. So everywhere in Greece you can enjoy the delicious local food!

12. What kind of luggage should I take?

Do not bring too much luggage. Clothes, for example, can always be bought locally at little cost. As a rule, we do not think you will need more than 12 kg of luggage. This should preferably be packed in an overnight bag or frameless backpack. Solid suitcases are difficult to carry and hard to stow on buses.

13. What can you do to reduce your footprint during the trip?

More and more people are travelling and more and more often the effects of tourism are felt locally. Your journey can also contribute in a positive way! Consider employment that boosts the overall economy, protecting nature through the creation of national parks or UNESCO World Heritage, special encounters with other people and therefore appreciating and learning from other cultures, etc.

We try to reduce the (negative) effects for you as much as possible but what could you do (or not do) during your tour? We are happy to give you some practical tips to help you to be as sustainable as possible during the journey.

↦ View the practical tips here

14. Where can I find more general FAQs?

We can imagine that you still have questions about how we organise our trips. That is why we have put together a special page for the most important topics with the answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Think, for example, of questions such as:
- When will my trip be guaranteed?
- What about the payment for my trip?
- I can choose my own flight with you. How does that work?
- How much luggage can I take with me?

↦ See all frequently asked questions here