Greek Emergency providers: dial 112
Athens Vacationer Workplace: thisisathens.org; Data Level at Dionysiou Aeropagitou 18-20, Makrigianni (reverse the Acropolis Museum, on the sting of Plaka); 00 30 210 321 7116; open Might-Sep 9am-9pm; closed Oct-Apr. There may be additionally an Data Level at Athens Airport; 00 30 210 353 0390; open all yr, each day 8am-8pm
Forex: Euro (€)
Phone code: dial 00 30 for Greece, if calling from the UK
Time distinction: 2 hours
Flight time: London to Athens is Three hours 50 minutes
Rachel Howard has lived in Athens on and off since she was six, however this chaotic, historic metropolis nonetheless provides her a thrill. Favorite Athenian pastimes embrace: iced espresso overlooking sun-dappled ruins, fried whitebait by the seaside and late nights in squares that scent of jasmine and cigarettes.