Magic and Mezze
It isn’t hard to see the reason why quite so many tourists return time after time to Greece for their holidays in the summer. The way of life here is so slow paced and laid back, the locals are as warm as the weather and the beaches are perfect. The prices are also inexpensive… how could you go wrong?!
Another one of the highlights is Greek food, with delicious choices of Mezze such as Dolmades & meatballs… meaty mains such as Kleftiko, Souvlaki and Stifado and delicious deserts such as honey laden baklava pastry.
With plentiful delights to savour and so many islands to choose from – you will find it hard not to visit Greece time and again. So be sure to make the most of the tranquil pace of life here as you have all the time in the world to sit back and savour every minute of the day.
Crete is the largest of the 6000 Greek Islands, Crete is perfect for family holidays as well as all inclusive breaks. If you enjoy historical highlights, be sure to visit places such as Spinalonga, or maybe relax on a beach in Hersonnisos. If the party lifestyle is for you, party in Malia… you will be sure to find everything you need in the Isle of Crete.
The unique town of Rhodes is a magical world built within castle walls. It is lined with cobbled streets, with rooftop tavernas a plenty and also shops built inside the castle walls…a day will not seem long enough to explore the delights here in Rhodes.
Don’t miss the beautifully breathtaking beaches and whitewashed buildings in Lindos town. Why not take a donkey ride or even take a hike up to the old acropolis which overlooks the stunning bay… this is one of the most favoured Greek islands!
Postcard perfect Santorini is the idyllic vision of Greece. The whitewashed building structures and blue domed churches are perfectly located on the cliffs edges and the views over the turquoise sea are impossible to beat. Santorini is perfect for romantic breaks, weddings or family holidays its glory will never disappoint.
Zante or Zakynthos has forever been a party island favourite – The resort of Laganas was made for fun and certainly has the young (or young at heart) in mind with its long main strip lined with pubs and clubs…the fun doesn’t stop. The local Ouzo flows plentifully here and the fun is non-stop! The acres of sandy beaches are just another reason to visit Zante.
Greece Fact file
Flying time from UK: 3.5 hours
Average Temperature: During the winter 15Cº and during the summer 35Cº (77Fº).
Sunny Days a Year: +300 days.
Top tip: Be sure to Island Hop! The islands are so close together, it’s so easy to hop on a ferry and take a day trip somewhere new! You can so easily get to Santorini from Rhodes… Kefalonia from Zante, or if you are on a city break in Athens, why not add a day onto your trip and take a ferry to the small island of Aegina!