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Today the Greek capital, it was once the most important city of the Greek empire in ancient times. It was here that democracy was born. This city built 500 years BC can be considered the cradle of civilization according to some. Its history is rich and it will capture the attention of its visitors.


The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends that you consult a health professional to discuss vaccinations for the following diseases: hepatitis B, influenza, tick-borne encephalitis, yellow fever and measles. Note that two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are required for flights from Canada and for crossing the United States border.


“Greece is a Schengen country. Canadian citizens do not need a visa to travel to Schengen countries. However, you can only travel without a visa for 90 days or less within a 180-day period. Stays are cumulative and include days spent in any Schengen country.” – Canadian Government

According to the Canadian Government, your passport must be valid for at least 3 months after the date of your expected return from the Schengen area.


Month Max Min Prec.
January 13 °C 7 °C 48 mm
February 14 °C 7 °C 46 mm
March 16 °C 8 °C 44 mm
April 20 °C 11 °C 29 mm
May 24 °C 16 °C 16 mm
June 29 °C 20 °C 9 mm
July 32 °C 23 °C 12 mm
August 32 °C 23 °C 7 mm
September 29 °C 20 °C 16 mm
October 23 °C 16 °C 44 mm
November 19 °C 12 °C 61 mm
December 15 °C 9 °C 59 mm


The official language of Greece is of course Greek. However, it is possible to be served in English in most tourist places.


The official currency of Greece is the Euro. This currency can be used in all member countries of the European Union. If you plan to use your cards at your destination, do not forget to inform your financial institution of the dates of your stay.

Things to do in Athens

The Agora

In ancient times, this was the main public square of the city. There were shops where people could shop, but it was also where the king made his announcements to the people. It is a valuable historical place for the western history.

The Acropolis

The Acropolis of Athens was first a religious sanctuary dedicated to the goddess Athena, protector of Athens, more than 3 300 years ago. Then, still in BC, it was also within these walls that the concept of democracy was born. This precious Greek heritage has endured through time, and today it is one of the most visited tourist sites in the world. It is a must see during your stay in Greece.

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