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Trying to think of some hilarious Greek puns? Save your Greece of mind with these cringingly delightful Greece puns.

We have general Greece puns, puns about Greek gods and literature, and puns about Greek food — so there’s something for everyone here.

And if you think our puns about Greece are a little too dad jokey — please accept our Apollo-gies.

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Where to Stay in Greece

Greece - Athens - Parthenon temple over bright blue sky background, Acropolis hill, Athens Greecer with flowers

If you’re visiting Greece any time soon, you’ll probably spend some time in Athens before moving to discover other amazing places in the country. In that case, it’s a good idea to check this accommodation guide to Athens to find the best places to stay in Greece’s capital. Check this article as well, if you’d like to book a room with unforgettable Acropolis views.

Remember that booking early is always the best way to get better prices and nicer rooms! We recommend checking out as early as possible since this is a popular time to visit. These are some of the places we suggest you check.

Budget: If you’re looking for a budget hotel in lively Monastiraki, book a stay at Fivos Hotel. Located right by Monastiraki Station, the hotel has free wifi and ensuite bathrooms. Check out prices and availability at Fivos Hotel here.

Mid-range: If you want more traditional accommodation, stay at the Kimons Athens Hotel in Plaka. The rooms are cozy and there’s a roof terrace that guests can enjoy. Check out guest reviews, prices, and availability at Kimons Athens Hotel here.

Luxury: To enjoy a bit of luxury in Monastiraki, check into the four-star Emporikon Athens Hotel on Agia Irini Square. The rooms are sophisticated and swanky, with a traditional take on comfort. Check out guest reviews, prices, and availability at Emporikon Athens Hotel here.

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General Greece Puns

Greece - Delphi - Temple of Apollo

It’s impossible to ruin this view.

Why, it’s Greeced lightning!

I didn’t have to rush to join this Greek life!

Greecey hair, don’t care.

What Athens in Greece, stays in Greece

Greece - Athens - Amphitheater on the Acropolis called the Odeon of Herodes Atticus

What’s Athen-in’?

Greeking out over these views

Wonders never Greece

Take another Greece of my heart

Greek Literature & Mythology Puns

Greece - Athens - Temple of Olympian Zeus

My Apollo-gies for the cheesy puns

Greece, I already Arte-miss you

You Odyssey this view!

Go big or go Homer!

Can you Callispera some change?

Just getting some fresh Ares at the Acropolis

Atlas shrugged

Greece, you’re Castor-ing a spell on me!

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Thank Dionysus it’s Friday

I Hades to have to leave

Greece is Hypno-tic

What a Pallas!

The Greeks sure know how to Plato their food

Don’t be a Socra-tease!

Greece, I’m going to myth you

Follow my Leda.

On the Zeus!

You’re getting on Minerva!

Greek Islands Puns

Greece - Santorini

So many blue-tiful views in Santorini!

Be still my Crete-ing heart

Let’s be dis-Crete

Isn’t it Saronic?

You better be back before your Corfu

Greece - Corfu - Sunset

It’s in one Oia and out the other

All Rhodes lead to Greece

Symi in Greece!

Are you Syros-ly going to skip the Greek islands?

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Greece Food Puns

Turkey - Istanbul - Turkish Coffee

Have yourself a brew-tiful day!

I’m not a freddo tell you that I’m in love with Greece

I can be your gyro, baby!

Feta late than never!

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Olive for views like this.

Olive you.

The city just ouzos with charm

Greece - Heraklion - Restaurants Greek Food Calamari

Split this plate of calamari? Are you squidding me?

Greece, I’ll definitely be baklava!

Gimme a pita that!

I should be souvlaki!

You’re my fava-rite

You’re my better halva

I falafel that I have to leave Greece


Key Things to Pack on Your Trip to Greece

Greece - Santorini

If you’re planning a trip to Greece, you’ll want to pack all the normal essentials, but here are a few things we strongly recommend bringing that may not have crossed your mind. For more packing tips, check out our complete Greece packing list.

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– A physical guidebook, on paper or Kindle. We love Lonely Planet Greece for this region and strongly recommend it to supplement blogs. Blogs are great, but a combination of a blog and a guidebook is key to having the best access to information easily at your fingertips.

– A water bottle with a filter. While often, the tap water in Greece is drinkable, there are places where it isn’t, including some popular tourist destinations like Santorini.

We generally recommend using a water bottle with a purifying filter to reduce your plastic consumption and ensure you won’t drink any funny-tasting water on your stomach that could make your trip unpleasant!

We recommend the GRAYL water bottle – it filters water perfectly in an instant so that you can even drink from lakes, bad taps, etc.

– Motion sickness pills. Many Greek roads are winding, especially around the coast. If you have a weak stomach as we do, save yourself and bring some non-drowsy motion sickness pills.

– Wet wipes, hand sanitizer, TP & other Balkan transit needs. Bathrooms in the Balkans tend to be… how can we say it?… not so well-stocked. Save yourself the disappointment and bring a mini-rescue pack of wet wipes & hand sanitizer.

 Travel safety items. We think Greece is very safe to travel to, but at the same time, it never hurts to be prepared! Some people like to carry money belts, but neither Stephanie nor I use these. Instead, we both carry the same PacSafe anti-theft backpack.

It has locking zippers, slash-proof construction with metal mesh hidden in the fabric, and tons of other smart security features — all while being cute and stylish enough to be our everyday bag. We recommend it highly for both male and female travelers, as it’s neutral enough to be unisex. We also strongly recommend travel insurance! Our recommendation is at the bottom of the post.

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More Greece Travel Resources

Greece - Epidaurus - Stephanie Selfie

Headed to Greece? We have some great travel resources to help you with your trip.

First read our guide to planning a trip to Greece, which covers visas, budgets, vaccines, and much more.

Next, you’ll want to read our all-season Greece packing list.

If you are still trying to figure out your Greece itinerary, check out our guides on where to go in Greece, the best places for island hopping in Greece, and when is the best time to visit. 

If you’ll be spending time in Athens, check out our Athens Instagram guide, the best Athens day trips, and our complete Athens hotel guide. We also have Athens safety tips so your trip can be hassle-free. We are currently working on our mega-post of things to do in Athens as well as our itineraries, so stay tuned! 

We publish new content about the Balkans almost every day! For more information about traveling to Greece and the Balkans, bookmark our Greece and Balkan travel pages so you can find out what’s new before your trip.

Finally, Make Sure You Come to Greece with Travel Insurance!

I’m sure you’re aware that it’s a good idea to have travel insurance for traveling in Greece, the Balkans, or anywhere in the world!

Stephanie and I have both been paying customers of World Nomads for the last three years. We love the peace of mind it gives us in case of emergencies, accidents, illnesses, theft, or trip cancellation or disruption.  While Athens is safe, there’s always a risk inherent in everyday travel like theft or injury, so it’s better to play it safe. The saying goes “if you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel,” and we think it’s true!

> Get a travel insurance quote for your trip here.<<


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