Greece is part of Europe with main city at
Athens. Its Developed country with a
population of 11M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages
spoken are Greek. the Hellenic Republic is the formal name of Greece It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~6.20 °C 🌧 ~91.09 mm 👨👩👦👦 11M people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our travel advice for Greece. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautions in Greece.
issued date: October 28, 2019
Greece uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Greek
💱 Currencies Used
Greece uses the euro (symbol: €), code EUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Greece (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.
Automatic teller machines are common in Greece. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Expected to tip Tipping is quite common in Greece and it's good etiquette to leave one. How much money you leave depends on the service and how happy you were with it. Receipts usually include a service charge.