Easing travel ban: new hours from Holy Monday

The Greek government has officially announced the easing of quarantine measures related to the “curfew” on the holidays and the pre-holiday days of Easter, although it is noted that travel outside the prefecture is still prohibited. As it became known, during Holy Week, movement will be allowed from 05:00 to 22:00, and from Easter Monday […]

Mile-long lines and incredible excuses to travel to the countryside

More than 10,000 police officers across Greece are called upon to check whether the conditions for the travel of citizens to the region are met, with helicopters and drones being “involved”. In connection with the Easter holiday, an increase in traffic was registered on the toll roads of Elefsina. The police carry out intensive checks, […]

Picnic and roast lamb: 80% of hotel bookings for Easter

Athenians are preparing for the holidays in droves and are actively booking villas through Airbnb for Easter. In Attica, 80% of the available short-term rental housing is filled. Thousands of people are already packing their bags to go on vacation outside the city. In connection with the decision of the government not to allow travel […]

Greece: Easter service starts at 9pm

On Holy Saturday, Easter services will begin at 21.00 in the courtyard of the Holy Temples, as stated in the decision of the Permanent Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, which was published on April 20. As the representative of the synod said, Metropolitan of Ilion Mr. Athenagoras, the Church will transfer the time […]

Expert: “If we stay in Athens for Easter, the number of cases of covid will increase”

The pulmonologist-resuscitator Theodoros Vasilakopoulos commented on “the disagreement between the authorities over whether to allow citizens to travel to villages on Easter amid an unfavorable epidemiological situation.” “If we stay in Athens and other large cities, and do not go to the villages on Easter, the number of cases will increase. No one will stay […]

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