"Argos Orestiko" the hosting city of RALLY GREECE OFFROAD is easily approached by plane, car and ferry (or combination of these) depending from where you start your trip. The modern highway "Egnatia Odos" makes your travel fast and safe.

ARRIVING by FERRY from ITALY

Check the following Ferry companies that connect Greece with Italy.

Italian Departure ports: Ancona, Bari, Venice. We suggest as destination Greek port the one of Igoumenitsa.

ARRIVING by FERRY from CYPRUS, ISRAEL, EGYPT, etc.

There are Cargo vessels, RO-RO type, that connect these countries with Greece. No passengers are allowed.

Destination ports are : Lavrio (Athens) or Thessaloniki.

Contact Salamis Lines for more information.

ARRIVING by PLANE

Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG) is the nearest airport to "Argos Orestiko". After your arrival you will need approximatelly 2:30 hours driving to Service Park.

ARRIVING by CAR

You may enter Greece from several border passes.

  • Greek - Bulgarian

  • Greek - Albanian

  • Greek - North Macedonian

  • Greek - Turkish

INFORMATION:

 

IMPORT OF VEHICLES and Spare Parts                                                                

 

FROM EUROPEAN UNION COUNTRIES

Greece is member state of European Union. Competitors / citizens from European Union do not need to have any special custom clearance for temporary import of cars, equipment and spare parts for the purpose of participating in RALLY GREECE OFFROAD. All vehicles must have valid Insurance Green Card.

 

FROM NON-EUROPEAN UNION COUNTRIES

Non-EU competitors/citizens will need to show their ATA carnet (obtainable from the Chamber of Commerce of the country of origin) to customs authorities at the point of entry into European Union. All vehicles must have valid Insurance Green Card.

 

Lavrio Port Custom Authority.            

tel: +30 22923 21200, fax: +30 22920 26153

Igoumenitsa Port Custom Authority.

tel: +30 26650 22290, fax: +30 26650 27755

Custom Authority Turkish Borders.   

tel: +30 25550 88868, fax:

 

VISA REQUIREMENTS

Greece is member of E.U. Schengen zone.

E.U. competitors / citizens may enter in Greece with a valid Passport or I.D. card and without Visa.

Non-E.U. competitors/citizens may enter in Greece only with valid Passport and appropriate issued Visa by Greek Embassy in the country of origin.

Please visit the official website of Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs and confirm if your country’s citizens are exempted for Visa. More information:

http://www.mfa.gr/en/visas/