Best Time to Visit Greece

Sparkling azure waters fringed by sugar sand beaches, delicious food, spirited culture and incredible ancient history all contribute to what makes Greece so special. It’s a destination that’s perfect for foodies, families, honeymooners, history fiends and nature lovers, there really is something for everyone here. And though it’s not hard to be lured in by the splendors of Greece, it’s trickier to figure out when is the best time to go. That’s where we come in.

There truly is no bad time to go to Greece, but each season offers a little something different, from snow to sizzling heat. Certain times of the year are better for relaxing beach days working on a Midas glow that would rival any god’s or goddess’, while others allow you to step back in time to see the ancient sites with fewer crowds and out of the blazing heat. No matter your interest we can help you choose the best time to go to Greece all based on your dream holiday.

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Did you know?

Every day in Greece is dedicated to at least one saint, which means that each day there is a celebration in their honour and for everyone named after the saint. You may even be lucky enough to stumble on the festivities.

We Recommend

While in Mykonos, book into Pasaji, one of the most fashionable of the local beach clubs.

Did you know?

The world’s third leading producer of olives, the Greeks have cultivated olive trees since ancient times. Some olive trees planted in the thirteenth century are still producing olives.

We recommend

In the Peloponnese, have lunch at the charming Kavos restaurant overlooking the sea dining on fresh fish, clams and prawns washed down with a carafe of the local wine.

Did you know?

Greece has zero navigable rivers because of the mountainous terrain. Nearly 80% of Greece is mountainous.

We Recommend

Take a day trip to visit the Island of Spinalonga which is directly opposite Crete, it has a fascinating history.

We recommend

For families, a trip to the Crete Aquarium is a must, it’s one of the largest in Greece.





Costa Navarino, Greece

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