Two-day nationwide strike in Greece

A two-day nationwide strike has closed schools and disrupted transportation, and hospitals are working with reduced staff. Thousands of government workers have marched through Athens and Thessaloniki.

In addition, violent clashes have broken out in the Keratsini area of Athens and in Thessaloniki after a musician described an an anti-fascist activist was killed outside a cafe.

Travellers should be aware that there are ongoing political tensions in Greece which can lead to protests and strikes. Avoid all public gatherings and demonstrations as the security situation can be unstable.

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