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Greece -- or at least parts of it -- has a long tradition of being tolerant of gay men, and in recent years these locales have extended this tolerance to lesbians. Bars and such places especially open to and frequented by LBGT travelers are identified in the relevant locales. But although Greeks in Athens, Piraeus, and perhaps a few other major cities may not care one way or the other, Greeks in small towns and villages -- indeed, most Greeks -- do not appreciate flagrant displays of dress or behavior. Among the best-known hangouts for gays and lesbians are Mykonos, Mitilini (Lesvos), and Chania, Crete, but gays and lesbians travel all over Greece without any particular issues. The age of consent for sexual relations with homosexuals is 17, and this can be strictly enforced against foreigners.

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