Usefull infos

Emergency phone numbers in Greece

  • First aid – Ambulance: 166
  • Police: 100
  • Port authority: 108
  • Fire department: 199
  • Tourist police: 171
  • European emergency phone number: 112
  • General information centre: 11880 or 11888 or 11821
  • Poisoning emergency centre: +30 210 7793777
  • Schedules for ferries, airplanes, and buses: 14944

Useful phone numbers

  • Naxos area code: +30 22850
  • Hospital: +30 22850 23333, 23676
  • Police: +30 22850 22100
  • Port authority: +30 22850 22300
  • Airport in Naxos: +30 22850 24816
  • Athens Piraeus port: +30 210 4147800
  • Athens El. Venizelos airport: +30 210 3530000
  • Fire department: +30 22850 32199
  • Naxos archaeological museum: +30 22850 22725
  • Taxi: +30 22850 22444 – +30 22850 24331
  • Bus transportation: +30 22850 22291
  • Tourist Information Centre: 22850 25201
  • Citizen Service Centre (K.E.P): 22850 24303
  • Municipality of Naxos and Small Cyclades: 2285360100 fax: +30 22850 23570 email: naxos@naxos.gov.gr and info@naxos.gov.gr website: www.naxos.gr
  • Regional Clinics Apiranthos: +30 22850 61206 Chalki: +30 22850 31206 Komiaki: +30 22850 52213 Koronos: +30 22850 51280 Melanes: +30 22850 62372 Filoti: +30 22850 31404 Vivlos: +30 22850 44090

Opening hours of Shops and Services (until October)

  • Tourist Commercial – Food stores Monday to Sunday: 8:00 – 24:00
  • General Trade – Service Providers Monday – Tuesday – Thursday – Friday: 8:00 – 14:30 & 18:00 – 21:30 Wednesday – Saturday: 8:00 – 15:00 Sunday: Closed
  • Barber Shops – Hair Salons Monday – Tuesday – Thursday – Thursday – Friday – Saturday: 8:30 – 14:30 & 18:00 – 21:30 Wednesday: 8:30 – 15:00 Sunday: Closed
  • Banks Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 14:30, Friday 08:00 – 14:00. All banks have 24-hour ATMs
  • Post Office Monday to Friday: 07:20 – 14:00

Survival Greek
Even if everybody speaks English, it’s nice to feel the language.

EnglishGreekPronunciation
Greetings
HelloΓειάyee-a
Good morningΚαλημέραka-lee-mair-rah
Good eveningΚαλό βράδυka-lo vra-dee
Good nightΚαληνύχταka-lee nee-hta
GoodbyeΑντίοa-ntee-o
How are you?Τι κάνεις?tee ka-nees
I’m well, and you?Είμαι καλά, εσύ?ee-me ka-la
Good, thanksΚαλά, ευχαριστώka-la e-fha-ree-sto
Essentials  
PleaseΠαρακαλώpa-ra-ka-lo
Thank youΕυχαριστώe-fha-ree-sto
You’re welcomeΠαρακαλώpa-ra-ka-lo
YesΝαιne
NoΌχιo-hi
Excuse meΜε συγχωρείτεme see-ho-ree-te
I’m sorryΣυγνώμηsee-gno-mee
I don’t understandΔεν καταλαβαίνωden ka-ta-la-ve-no
Do you speak English?Μιλάτε Αγγλικά?mee-la-te ag-lee-ka
Questions  
How much is…?Πόσο κάνει…po-so ka-nee
Where is…?Που είναι…pwee-neh
When?Πότεpo-te
May I please have…?Θα μπορούσα να έχω…tha mpo-ru-sa na e-ho
Eating Out  
BeerΜπύραbee-ra
WineΚρασίkra-see
WaterΝερόne-ro
I don’t eat…Δεν τρώωden tro-o
I’m a vegetarianΕίμαι χορτοφάγοςee-me hor-to-fa-gos
the bill, pleaseΤον λογαριασμό παρακαλώton lo-ga-ria-smo pa-ra-ka-lo
Getting Around  
LeftΑριστεράa-ri-ste-ra
RightΔεξιάthe-xee-a
Straight aheadΌλο ευθείαo-lo ef-thee-a
Turn leftΣτρίψτε αριστεράstree-pste a-ree-ste-ra
Turn rightΣτρίψτε δεξιάstree-pste the-xee-a
Bus stopΣτάση λεωφορείουsta-see le-o-fo-ree-u
Train stationΣτάση τραίνουsta-see tre-nu
AirportΑεροδρόμιοa-e-ro-thro-mee-o
EntranceΕίσοδοςee-so-thos
ExitΈξοδοςE-xo-thos
Numbers  
1έναe-na
2δύοthee-o
3τρίαtree-a
4τέσσεραte-se-ra
5πέντεpe-nde
6έξιe-xi
7εφτάe-fta
8οχτώo-hto
9εννέαve-nay-ah
10δέκαthe-ka
20είκοσιee-ko-see
30τριάνταtree-a-nda
40σαράνταee-ko-see
50πενήνταpe-nee-nda
60εξήνταe-xee-nda
70εβδομήνταe-vdo-mee-nda
80ογδόνταo-gtho-nda
90ενενήνταe-ne-nee-nda
100εκατόe-ka-to
Days  
MondayΔευτέραthe-fte-ra
TuesdayΤρίτηtree-tee
WednesdayΤετάρτηte-ta-rtee
ThursdayΠέμπτηpe-mptee
FridayΠαρασκευήpa-ra-ske-vee
SaturdayΣαββάτοsa-va-to
SundayΚυριακήkee-ria-kee