Traveling to Greece from Turkey during the COVID Pandemic
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I took a solo trip to the Greek islands! I started in Mykonos, then moved on to Santorini, and finished in Milos.
- How did you enter the country?
- Any difficulties with your vaccination card when entering the destination?
- Was your COVID test result accepted?
- There was no COVID test requirement to enter Greece from Turkey.
- Was this destination abnormally crowded or empty?
- The Greek Islands were not empty nor too crowded. I traveled during the shoulder season, but even then, shops, restaurants, tours, etc. were still operating.
- Did you have to show proof of vaccination on location? For example, when entering restaurants, shops, events, etc.?
- I did not need to show proof of vaccination except in one hostel in Fira, Santorini. All other hotels and restaurants did not require it.
- Were you required to wear a mask inside restaurants, event spaces, or public transportation? If you were able to choose, did you feel comfortable wearing or not wearing a mask?
- Masks were required in indoor spaces, and I felt comfortable wearing my mask. Outdoors, very few people wore masks.
- Did restaurants, businesses, and public services take COVID-related sanitary precautions that you noticed?
- Yes, restaurants and hotels sanitized their spaces very well.
- Were most attractions open? Were you able to visit the ones you wanted to attend?
- I got to visit everything I wanted to visit.
- Anything else you think fellow travelers should know?
- Ferries did not require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test at the time I traveled.