Good To Know

Greetings from Pogoni !!Here are essential “good to know” details before you visit Pogoni.

 Pogoni has a population of  11.092 inhabitants , extends to 701 square Km. and consists of the villages of Agia Marina, Agios Kosmas, Argyrochori, Vassiliko, Vissani, Delvinaki, Dimokori, Dolo,Drymades, Zavrocho, Kakolakkos, Kastaniani, Lower Merope, Kerasovo, Kefalovriso, Krioneri, Ktismata, Lavdani, Limni, Mavropoulo, Merope, Mountain-Xirovalto, Palaiopyrgos, Peristeri, Pontikates, Pogoniani, Roupsia, Stafroskiadi, Psilokastro, Stratinista, Teriachi, Faraggi, Haravgi, Oraiokastro.

 

  • Language: Greek
  • Currency: Euro
  • Time Zone Greece: GMT +2
  • Electricity Voltage: 220 V/50 Hz, plug (socket) type F
  • Climate:

Hellas in general has Mediterranean climate. Pogoni has a short period of ice only between December and February. Heavy Snow is falling during Winter on the mountains. Summer is typically Mediterranean (hot dry days, cool nights ).May rain during Summer. Weather conditions may sometimes change rapidly, depending on the season.

  •  Passports & Visas:

Hellas is an EU-member and follows the provisions of the Schengen Agreement.

Travelling in, to and from Hellas an identification card is required for citizens of European Union.  Passports are needed for currency exchange.

Visas are required for countries that are not members of the Schengen Agreement.

Visas are not required by holders of valid passports from the following non-E.U. countries if they want to visit Greece and remain in the country for up to 3 months (90 days) within a chronological period of 6 months:

Andorra Chile Israel Vatican South Korea
Argentina Costa Rica Japan Nicaragua USA
Australia Croatia Malaysia Panama Uruguay
Brazil El Salvador Mexico Paraguay Venezuela
Brunei Guatemala Monaco Saint Marino  
Canada Honduras New Zealand Singapore  

 

  • Consumer-Tourist Protection:

In Hellas visitors are protected by the National Consumer Law.

For complaints please contact :

By email: Greek National Tourism Organization to [email protected]

Or Call Tourist Police: 171

For Tourist information please call: +30 210 3310392, +30 210 3310716

  •   Health :

All visitors must hold European Health Card (EHIC) in order to access the necessary health care which is provided by:

o   IKA (SOCIAL SECURITY INSTITUTE)  hospitals and doctors

o   Regional Clinics

o   Hospitals on contract

In case of emergency call:

Ambulance: 166

Hospitals and clinics on duty: 1434

Pharmacies: 1434

Police: 100

  • For Further emergency calls also check: “Essential Info”

 

 

 

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