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Greece Greece electrical outlets : do I need a travel adapter?

You're going to travel to Greece and you don't know if your electric devices (your computer, mobile phone, battery charger...) will be able to work there?

To know if you need a travel plug adapter to go to Greece, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Greece.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Greece

Here are the shape of the sockets in Greece, and the the types of plugs used in Greece :

electrical outlet socket type F in Greece
type F

plug type c  plug type e  plug type ef  plug type f  

Plug adapter for Greece

If none of your usual plug is compatible, you should buy a travel adapter to be able to plug your electric devices in Greece (please visit our selection on Amazon for more details).

best travel adapters for greece

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Greece

What is the type of electrical outlets and current in Greece?

The type of electrical outlets used in Greece is Type C and Type F.

Type C outlets are two round pins, while Type F outlets are two round pins with two grounding clips on the top and bottom. Both types have a voltage of 230V and a frequency of 50Hz.

How to charge the battery of my phone or computer in Greece?

To charge the battery of your phone or computer in Greece, you will need to follow these steps:

1. Check the charging compatibility: Ensure that your device is compatible with the electrical standards in Greece. The standard voltage in Greece is 230 V, and the frequency is 50 Hz. Most modern electronic devices are designed to support this range, but it's always important to check your device's specifications or power adapter.

2. Obtain the appropriate plug adapter: In Greece, the power plugs and sockets are of type C and F. If your device's plug is different, you will need a plug adapter to fit into the Greek sockets. These adapters can typically be found at electronics stores or online.

3. Connect the charger: Once you have the correct plug adapter, connect your device's charger to the adapter and then plug it into the wall socket in Greece. Make sure the charger is securely connected.

4. Allow the device to charge: Your device should start charging once it is connected to a power source. Be patient and allow it to charge until the battery level reaches the desired point. It is recommended to avoid using your device while it is charging to ensure faster and more efficient charging.

5. Always use genuine chargers and cables: To ensure safety and proper charging, it is advised to use genuine chargers and cables provided by the device manufacturer. Counterfeit or low-quality chargers may not provide the necessary power and could potentially damage your device or pose a safety hazard.

Remember to always exercise caution when charging your devices and adhere to electrical safety practices. If you have any concerns or doubts, consult the device's user manual or contact the manufacturer for further instructions.

Which power adapter should I buy for Greece?

For Greece, you will need to buy a power adapter that is compatible with type C and type F sockets.

Type C sockets are the standard two-pin plugs commonly used in Europe, while type F sockets have two pins with two earth clips on the sides.

When purchasing a power adapter, make sure it can handle the voltage and frequency used in Greece, which is 230V and 50Hz.

It is always a good idea to check with the manufacturer or retailer to ensure the compatibility and safety of the power adapter you are planning to purchase.

What are the 20 largest cities in Greece?

1. Athens

2. Thessaloniki

3. Patras

4. Piraeus

5. Larissa

6. Heraklion

7. Peristeri

8. Kallithea

9. Acharnes

10. Kalamaria

11. Nikaia

12. Glyfada

13. Volos

14. Ilioupoli

15. Keratsini

16. Nea Smyrni

17. Marousi

18. Zografou

19. Egaleo

20. Athens (suburb)