If you are reading this, you are considering booking or have already booked your ticket to visit Athens Greece. We hope so. The following information is provided to give you some general visa guidelines. It is always best to consult your travel agent and/or local Greek embassy or consulate before travelling. If you do require a visa to travel to Greece, we recommend that you plan ahead.
The new award-winning Athens International Airport, Eleftherios Venizelos, has been serving Greece's capital since its opening to the public on March 28th, 2001. Its stellar design has -according to surveys- made it one of the world's leading airports in overall passenger satisfaction for the last four years and Europe's fastest growing airport. At the crossroads of Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Athens is a city that is easily accessible from virtually any point of departure.
According to European Regulations, all travelers entering or leaving the European Union with more than €10.000, in cash, must declare the amount to Customs. Customs controls at Greek points of entry distinguish between goods bought within the EU and outside the EU. When traveling to Athens in Greece from outside the EU you are allowed to bring in the following, provided you travel with the items and do not intend to sell them
The new award winning Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" has radically changed the image of Athens Greece. Inaugurated on March 28th 2001, "Eleftherios Venizelos" quickly developed into the largest and most important hub of Southeastern Europe. Having gained a number of key international awards and the trust of both travelers and airlines, Athens International Airport is regarded as one of the safest airports in the world.
If you want to discover Athens and see sights you could not get to any other way, the following list of Athens travel agencies will provide you with everything you may need during your stay in Athens. A large number of travel agencies offering air and boat tickets and organised tours operate in Athens, Greece. Most of them are located within or near the city centre. Everything you desire -- an idyllic holiday or a tour in Athens with excursions exploring ancient Greek heritage.