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1. In the vicinity of Larisa is a large international airport, which every day receives flights from many European countries. The main railway line of Greece, as well as major highways, passes near the city.
2. Although there are no beaches within the city, a lot of good ones can be found in the immediate vicinity. You can reach these beaches by bus or car in a matter of minutes.
3. The main form of urban public transport is buses, which also run to suburban areas. For large groups of tourists, it would be profitable to travel around the city by taxi.
4. Those who think about renting a private car should take into account several important nuances. Local drivers don't care much about traffic rules, thus posing a danger on the roads.
5. For active tourists, the best time to visit Larissa is in late spring or early autumn. It is very hot in summer, such conditions will not be the best for long walks and active entertainment. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. In Larissa's shopping district, besides souvenir shops, there are very attractive grocery stores. They will be a real find for budget travelers who can buy the best farm products at the best possible prices.
7. Many townspeople shift to first-name terms even with strangers. Here, this form of address is a sign of sympathy to the interlocutor so it should be treated with understanding.
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8. Even though many residents of the city speak English well, one should still learn a couple of phrases in Greek or take a phrasebook with you. All employees of local hotels and large restaurants speak foreign languages.
9. Larissa is considered a very quiet city, but it's still worth observing some safety measures. One shouldn't go for a walk to remote areas at night or carry valuables without need.
10. All who are going to use taxi services should agree on the price of the ride in advance. Fares are often doubled for foreign tourists.
11. Souvenirs and jewelry made of marble are not allowed to be freely exported from the country. When buying such products, be sure to ask for a special export permit.
12. In small shops, sellers can rarely be seen standing at the counter. If you want to buy something, you will need to call the seller.
13. Locals cannot be called punctual. One should not be surprised if the bus is a few minutes late, or if the store opens a little later than stated.
14. It is customary to leave tips in local restaurants and taverns. An optimal amount of the tip is usually about 10% of the bill. In some large restaurants, tips may be included in the bill by default.
15. When communicating with locals, it's recommended to avoid such topics as politics and sports. Such topics are usually discussed only with close ones.
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Travelling to Larisa - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Larisa. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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