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Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide, as every year it welcomes more than 12 million tourists, placing it among the top ranked countries on the World Tourism Organization’s list of countries with inbound tourists (according to WTO data).

Over the past several decades, alarge- or small-scaled polymorphic and modern tourist complexes have developed in order to cater to the demands and accommodation needs of every visitor.

Greece’s hotel accommodation potential amounts to around 8,900 units with a total number of 352,000 rooms.

Moreover, most of the tourist areas have a significant number of rooms for rent, which operate under the special operational seal of G.N.T.O., while more than 340 camp-sites with 30,000 spots and 2,500 small houses are operating throughout the country. Most tourist lodgings have been recently renovated and upgraded and now offer high-quality modern facilities.

Types of Accommodation

  • Hotels: (standard type, traditional guesthouses, agrotourist lodgings, etc).
  • Rooms for rent
  • Apartments for rent
  • Tourist residences and villas: self-catering dwellings provided in various sizes as holiday accommodations, depending on the needs of the tourists.
  • Campings: organized places for camping throughout Greece which operate under the official G.N.T.O. seal. They provide places for tents or caravans, as well as small bungalows, while their facilities provide a wide range of services. Places can be booked through travel agencies.
    You can get information through the search form of the Pan-Hellenic Campings Association. Free-range camping or parking outside legal camp-sites is not permitted.
  • Youth hostels


Find a hotel or a camping through the Hellenic Chamber of hotels. Whether you want a budget accommodation in an apartment with all the requirements for happy holidays with your family or looking for a luxury home, visit the official website of the Confederation of Greek Enterprises for Rented Villas & Apartments.

Camping in Greece

Make a reservation on small paradise spots. Camping grounds in Greece offer you a host of various pleasant activities. Take advantage of the comfortable lodgements and the high quality of services...

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