Getting to Greece
Greece’s location in the south of Europe makes it very accessible from everywhere in the world, almost as a central point on the world map. With many big and popular airports, as well a good connections to the rest of mainland Europe by road and train it is a very good destination and is easy and comfortable to get to. Whichever way you prefer to travel, you will be able to get there with no hassles or dilemmas.
With many major European airports in Greece, such as Athens, Chania, Corfu, Heroklion, Kalamata and Kefalonia, there is plenty of air routes available and many of the airports across the rest of Europe serve them all with regular flights to and from the country. Many of the islands have their own airports to, some listed above and many others like Crete and Kos serving the Mediterranean islands of Greece. All the airports are well facilitated and have very large areas for waiting and checking in, as well as baggage collection and an easy and simple system for landing. There is plenty to do in terms of Duty free and there are also plenty of airport transfer companies that operate locally and nationally.
It is also possible to drive to Greece, through the eastern European countries of Croatia and Serbia or Hungary and Bulgaria, and it makes excellent scenery on the journey. Many people who drive tend to incorporate a tour of Eastern Europe in to their visit, as it could take 2 or 3 days to cover the area from Paris to Athens. There is also train services laid on by the Eurostar and many other rail companies that operate in Europe. Most people travelling on land tend to take a train to somewhere is Italy like Bari, then catch a ferry across to a coastal town in Greece, and then hire a car at the port. Whichever way you choose to travel, it will be easy and comfortable.
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