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Practical Information in Athens

Take flights to Athens for taverna dining, late-night partying and more than 2000 years of history.

  • Electricity

    220V AC, 50 Hz, round two-pin plugs are standard.

  • Money

    Euro (€) is the currency.

  • Dialling Code

    +30 (national), 210 + seven-figure number (Athens).

  • GMT

    GMT +2 (+3 in summertime)

  • Athens Tourist Office

    Greek National Tourism Organisation website

Public Holidays 2012-2013

  • First Monday of Orthodox Lent: 18 Mar
  • Independence Day: 25 Mar
  • Labour Day: 1 May
  • Orthodox Easter3-6 May
  • Orthodox Whitsun: 23-24 Jun
  • Assumption Day: 15 Aug
  • Ohi Day - celebrates Greece's proud "No" to Mussolini's request that the country surrender to Italian forces: 28 Oct
  • Christmas: 25-26 Dec
  • New Year's Day: 1 Jan
  • Orthodox Epiphany: 6 Jan

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