For details of youth hostels in the city contact the national Youth Hostelling Organisation in your own country or the Greek Youth Hostel Association, Odos Dragatsianou 4, Athens; tel. 210323-4107.


Hitchhiking is not illegal in Greece, however city public transport is comprehensive and inexpensive, which means that few travellers hitchhike as a method of getting around.
It is more common to hitchhike in the countryside.