Greeks want to put higher entrance fees to the most important sights

Greeks want to put higher entrance fees to the most important sights

greek sightsThe Greek government‘s attempts to cover the huge debt of the country will be felt next year in the pockets of tourists eager to visit historical and cultural interest objectives in Greece. The price of tickets may be 2016, and four times higher than they are today.

Mainland Greece’s top stops

Mycenae is the ruined capital of a civilization that was as mysterious to Socrates and Plato as those guys are to us … a thousand years older than the Acropolis and other Golden Age Greek sights. Its fine museum tells the story. Nearby Epidavros has

The price of a ticket to the Acropolis could, in this case, to rise from 12 euros to around 48 euros, a huge sum. By comparison, a ticket to visit the Tower of London is 33 euros and 16 euros for the Eiffel Tower. Representatives leftist Greek government described current ticket prices as “unacceptably low”, given that 10,000 tourists visit the Acropolis every day in high season. The new tariffs will come into force probably in April next year, and will be available until November, because the rest of the months to apply a 50% discount on the ticket price. It is expected to double fees in other ancient sites in Greece, which together attract 26 million tourists each year. On the other hand, representatives of travel agencies in Greece fear that this increase in prices will scare away tourists and tourism revenues will decrease. “Raising taxes on all goods and tourism services, as well as the announced price increases for museums and archaeological sites will make the travel packages are no longer competitive,” said Lysandros Tsilidis, president of the Federation travel agents in Greece, told Daily Mail.

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