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Greece’s Land Borders Will Be Open for Road Tourism by June 15

Τhe country's land borders will be open for road tourism by June 15, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday, and promised that the government will work to save as much of the tourist season as possible in these difficult conditions.

He made the promise during meetings with the governor of Central Macedonia, Apostolos Tzitzikostas, and the mayor of Thessaloniki, Konstantinos Zervas.

The governor and the mayor stressed the great importance of road tourism for Thessaloniki and Macedonia in general, and Tzitzikostas said that 10,000,000 tourists arrive by road.

Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season. 

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