Demonstrations and strike in Athens, Greece, November 17-18, 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Athens has posted a notice that on Thursday and Friday, November 17-18, there will be demonstrations and a transportation strike. On Friday, November 18, the metro and tram strike will occur from 05:00 to 10:00.

Advice For Travellers

Be prepared for large crowds and traffic disruption in downtown Athens. Have alternative transportation if necessary for November 18. To minimize safety risk, always avoid large public gatherings, demonstrations, and rallies.