Warnings & Dangers
OVERAL RISK: LOW
Greece is a very safe country. It is ranked 39th out of 162 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous countries.
PICKPOCKETS RISK: MEDIUM
There is some pickpocket-related risk in Greece, especially in the large cities. A few simple precautions will minimize your chances of being pickpocketed.
MUGGING & KIDNAPPING RISK: MEDIUM
Greece is an averagely safe country regarding the chances of being mugged or kidnapped. Be aware of dangerous zones by asking local advice.
SCAMS RISK: MEDIUM
As in any touristic place, there may be people trying to scam you in Greece. Be aware of “gold ring” tricks, fake petitions, groups of teenagers acting strangely or trying to distract you; and people offering help with your luggage.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK: LOW
Transports and taxis are generally very safe in Greece.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK: LOW
There are no natural hazards in Greece other than risks of drowning at sea.
TERRORISM RISK: LOW
Greece is a very safe country in respect to terrorist threats.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK: LOW
Greece is generally very safe for women travelers.