Hostel in Patras, Greece

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Get to know Patras (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Patras. To help you make friends with Patras before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Patras, Greece, is a major port city for the country. From here, you can visit a western Greek island, or even take a ferry all the way to Italy! But before you do, you may want to consider spending a night or two in a Patras, Greece, hostel. There's plenty to see, do, and eat.

As the third-largest city in Greece, Patras offers much for travelers to do. You can find ruins from several different eras, including a Medieval castle and a Roman odeon. Both modern and ancient architecture is spaced with beautiful parks. While Greek Orthodox is the prominent religion, you can visit historic churches from several denominations.

Patras features some unique cultural activities. The city hosts several events throughout the year, including the Patras Carnival and the Patras International Festival. Art includes music, theater, and visual art. You can explore art and history in one of Patras' many museums and galleries.

While flights are scheduled and very limited, Patras is still extremely accessible. Taxi cabs are plentiful, though you may want to read up on Greece's taxi laws to avoid being ripped off. Both local and regional bus services are offered. Commuter and regional rails exist also. If you are backpacking Europe using a rail pass, you may be pleased to discover that some ferry and bus lines will be covered by your pass. This is especially a good cost-saver for long-distance overnight ferries between Greece and Italy!

While the Port of Patras does contribute to many travelers passing through this city, not many of them see Patras as a destination in itself. Because of this, Patras, Greece hostel options are limited. Foreign tourists are less common than nationals, so communication at Patras, Greece hostels or other accommodations can sometimes be difficult.

Patras offers a little bit of coastal life while still in mainland Greece.

Written by local enthusiast for Patras hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Patras hostels Jessica Lippe

FAQ about Patras Hostels

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Your Packing List for Patras

Your Packing List for Patras

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

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Patras Hostel Cheatsheet

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