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Motorhoming in Greece: everything you need to know

The historical city of Athens
The historical city of Athens

Anyone who has been to Greece knows that this country really does have all the ingredients for a wonderful motorhome holiday. Hospitality, good food, beautiful beaches and picturesque villages; get your motorhome on the road and enjoy!

Travelling to Greece with your motorhome? You can choose to visit some special and historical cities such as Athens, Olympia or Iraklion. Do you prefer nature and beaches? Drive your motorhome to one of the beautiful Greek islands. For example, you can enjoy pristine nature on Corfu, avoid mass tourism on Lesbos, walk among the beautiful white buildings on Santorini, or swim in the bluest waters on Kefalonia or Zakynthos. With your motorhome, you can go wherever you want so let's go!

Want to know what the rules are when travelling around Greece with your moterhome? Then keep reading.

Colored city ''Assos'' on Kefalonia

Colored city ''Assos'' on Kefalonia

White street in Santorini

White street in Santorini

Spending the night in Greece by motorhome  

Are you travelling by motorhome and looking for a nice place to spend the night? Find a motorhome site or campsite on Campercontact.

Emergency phone number Greece

Ambulance, police, fire brigade: 112

Mandatory to bring to Greece

In Greece, it is compulsory to always carry a safety vest, warning triangle and first-aid kit in your campervan.

For the latest travel information, consult the central government website.

Roads and traffic in Greece

Speed limits in Greece

  • Within built-up area ≤ 3.5 tonnes: 50 km/h
  • In built-up areas > 3.5 tonnes: 40 km/h
  • Outside built-up area ≤ 3.5 tonnes: 90/110 km/h
  • Outside built-up area > 3.5 tonnes: 80 km/h
  • Motorway ≤ 3.5 t: 130 km/h
  • Motorway > 3.5 tonnes: 80 km per hour 
  • Over speeding up to 20 km/h: from €30

Toll in Greece
Most motorways in Greece are toll roads. You pay this by contact or with your debit card at toll booths. View all toll roads here and calculate on this website what rate you have to pay for your motorhome.

Winter motorhoming in Greece

In Greece it is not compulsory to drive with winter tyres under your motorhome. In some areas snow chains may be compulsory and will be indicated.

Environmental regulations in Greece

In general, there are no environmental zones in Greece. Only Athens has an environmental zone for vehicles with Greek registration plates. For foreign license plates this only applies after a stay of 40 days.

Reporting changes?

The information on this page is checked regularly. However, there may be changes in the regulations in the meantime. All information on this page is therefore under reserve of possible changes. Have you discovered an error? Please let us know via our contact form and, if necessary, we will adjust it as soon as possible.