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Living in Greece Information

Last Update March 26, 2021

VISA Page at the Greek Government Website (in Greek. Use Google Translate to convert to another language.)

Studying in Greece

Article "Want to study in Greece" Here’s why you should" at Study International

March 26, 2021 Story

How we retired to Greece

She and her husband, Americans in their 60s, moved here without speaking Greek and only weeks after she retired from her job in Arkansas. They settled on Athens after considering Tampa, Fla., Barcelona and Venice and say it’s a great fit for what they want: easy travel and an affordable place to live.

December 3, 2020: Story at MSN News

Tax reduction benefits for foreigner workers moving to Greece

November 25, 2020: Article at Daily Hellas [in Greek]

Moving to Greece, living in Greece

Facebook Expat group - in English

XE.GR - housing, jobs, and sale item classified ads -in Greek

Living in Greece - in English - Blog which addresses many bureaucratic and practical aspects of living in Greece with personal anecdotes and some step-by-step guidance on maneuvering through problems. Hasn't been updated for years but is a wealth of helpful info.

"...this incredibly noisy and always-busy megalopolis"

August 2020 article about Athens at Dispatches Europe [English]


Greece News Media Sites - Newspapers, online blogs, more


Embassy List

The USA Embassy in Athens Greece

UK Embassy in Athens

France Embassy in Athens

List of Embassies and Consolates


Live cam Greece List

Covid-19 / Coronavirus in Greece

Covid-19 and Coronavirus in Greece

Visting the land of the Hellenes

List: Visiting Greece information and Tourism links

Real Estate

Buying Real Estate in Greece English - Spitsogatos Greek


Greece History and Famous Greeks


UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greece


China and Greece


Racism, Anti-Semitism and Xenophobia in Greece

Anti-Semitism in Greece


Greek Government 2018

Greek Government 2017

Greek Government 2015 (July Syriza government under Tsipras)

Greek Government 2013 (June reshuffle under Samaras)

Greek Government 2011 (reshuffle under Papandreou)


American Hellenic Institute
Greek-American advocacy group concerned with USA-Greece relations

HALC : Hellenic American Leadership Council
"HALC will utilize a national network of Greek American community leaders who have distinguished themselves in American civic life to encourage an active form of citizenship."


Our information page on Greece tourism

Annual international exhibition for Hospitality and Foodservice companies

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE)
Began 1991, association of tourist-oriented Greek businesses

Athens Local Events

Athinorama [Greek Language]
Greek language site compiling info on Movie showing times, theatre, tourist site schedules, and more

Greek Festival / Athens Festival [Greek Language]
Theatre, Music and Dance presentations - National Greek organization with an annual schedule dedicated to the 'high arts' and fulfilling a national cultural mandate that began in 1955.

True-Athens [English language]
Site about enjoying Athens "off the beaten path" instread of the usual tourist haunts

Grocery stores in Athens

Lidl Hellas

Beaches Athens

Astir Beach

Live Cam Athens

List of live Camera Views of Athens Greece (and elsewhere in Greece)

Greek Weather

Hellenic National Meteorological Service

Visiting Greece

Visiting Greece - Information


Ionion Line - for example, Patra to Corfu

Greek Literature

Hellenic Literature Society

Athens City Municipal

Attika Municipal Web Site


ATLAS : Unified Insurance and Insurance Register


National Bank of Greece

Business Registry

Web site for searching legally registered businesses


Article at TOVIMA on "When taxpayers who do not live in Greece are taxed"

Olive oil of Greece

Online resource representing the Greek olive oil industry at Liquid Gold

Greek Language

Greek Language - Alphabet and basic words

Greek racism / xenophobia

Anti-Semitism in Greece

Racist Violence Recording Network RVRN

Page on the Movie Theaters of Greece

Greek names derived from Turkish words

This article at TANEA [in Greek] is a brief overview of a 2018 edition of a book which researches the Turkish origins of 12,000 names and their Ottoman and Byzantium roots.

Images of Greece - L'IMAGE de la GRECE

Fred Boissonnas Images of Greece - L'IMAGE de la GRECE

This 1921 Book L'IMAGE de la GRECE - Athenes Ancienne from Fred Boissonnas has about 45 photos of Athens Greece from 1921. The images include various lanscape shots of the Acropolis and images taken from atop the mount, also various artifcats within the National Museum.

Link to Hathitrust online copy of the1921 book

More Greece and the Treuhand Experience

Greece Bicentennial 2021

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Fodor's Essential Greece: with the Best Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)

Visiting Greece 2022
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