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Dinghy Sailing Holidays in Greece
November 21, 2019

Dinghy Sailing Holidays in Greece

For over 30 years, Wildwind in Greece has been the top holiday location for anyone who’s serious about sailing. Unique climatic conditions, the widest range of dinghies and catamarans in Europe, highly experienced instructors and a fun, laid-back atmosphere make this a holiday experience you just can’t find anywhere else. From sailing enthusiasts to Olympic contenders…

Public Holidays in Greece
November 13, 2019

Public Holidays in Greece

Ochi Day, sometimes known as Ohi or Oxi Day, is celebrated on 28 October each year in Cyprus, in Greece and by Greeks around the world. Year Date Day Holiday Ochi Day The word ‘Ochi’ simply means ‘No’. It is the word Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas used in 1940 to Mussolini’s spokesperson when asked if Axis forces could use Greek territory to gain access…

Best Place in Greece for Holiday
September 3, 2019

Best Place in Greece for Holiday

Beautiful beaches, warm sea and lots of sunshine, not to mention mountains, olive groves and cosy tavernas - it’s little wonder Greece is loved by UK parents as a family holiday destination. Here’s our guide to taking your family to Greece, with advice on travelling, accommodation, eating out and shopping. What s the best way to get to Greece? Flying is the easiest…

Greece Holiday with Kids
July 23, 2019

Greece Holiday with Kids

Hi Maria, Thanks so much for your organization of both the sailing trip and the Acropolis tour. Both were superb. The kids thoroughly enjoyed! Our guide for the Acropolis was adorable and great with the kids. Thanks, Antonia M. Sailing to Athens Riviera and Private Tour to Acropolis, August, 2016 Email sent to Kids Love Greece from Antonia M. We are back home…

Thomson Holiday to Greece
July 19, 2019

Thomson Holiday to Greece

Pulling in more than 13 million tourists every year, Greece is one of the world’s most popular holiday spots. And it’s not hard to see why. Spotless sands, centuries of history, and traditional sugar-cube towns are just the start of what the country has to offer. The biggest of the Greek islands is Crete, which boasts 650 miles of coastline and some impressive…

Holidays in Elounda Crete Greece
July 15, 2019

Holidays in Elounda Crete Greece

With holidays to Elounda you get a lively harbour with authentic Greek tavernas and cheery waterfront pubs. You’re also close to Spinalonga Island, Crete’s most-visited sight. A bustling seaside town Elounda is a seaside town on Crete’s northwestern coast. It’s an up-and-coming retreat that revolves around a colourful harbour and the main square just next door…

Holiday to Greece From South Africa
February 14, 2019

Holiday to Greece From South Africa

The Greek islands are traditionally grouped into the following clusters: The Argo-Saronic Islands in the Saronic Gulf near Athens; the most popular of this group are Salamis, Poros and Aegina. The Cyclades , a large but dense collection of islands occupying the central part of the Aegean Sea. These are the most popular islands and ferry connections to Athens…

Bargain Holidays to Greece
January 25, 2019

Bargain Holidays to Greece

Once the heart of one of the most powerful empires in history, Greece’s grandeur remains long after Alexander the Great. The country wraps around the Aegean Sea, with six thousand islands mottling the peaceful azure waters. Holidaymakers from all walks of life will fall in love with Greece’s majestic heart and romantic soul. Culture vultures and history lovers…

Holiday Letting in Greece
January 1, 2019

Holiday Letting in Greece

Are you looking for a holiday filled with culture and relaxation? Then a Greece holiday home may be your ideal location. With its beautiful coastline and its vast ancient history, a holiday in Greece is perfect for both the adventure seeker and those looking for a beach holiday. Affordable beach villas and holiday apartments in Greece can be found tucked away…

Holidays in Greece for Family
December 28, 2018

Holidays in Greece for Family

The accessibility of mainland Greece and the Greek islands from the UK makes for an ideal family holiday destination. Families can look forward to discovering rugged bays and secret coves, island charms and delicious maritime cuisines, and the lovely sandy beaches and warm waters here are perfect for little ones. This is a part of the world where family is extremely…

Thomson Holidays Greece All Inclusive
December 16, 2018

Thomson Holidays Greece All Inclusive

Our All Inclusive holidays to Greece keep things nice and simple – and they’re ideal if you’re travelling on a budget. On an All Inclusive break in Greece, the major things — flights, hotels, meals and drinks — are in the bag. That means you just need to relax and get stuck in to the beaches, boat trips and ramped-up nights of this king-sized holiday gem. Why…

Best Holiday Locations in Greece
November 30, 2018

Best Holiday Locations in Greece

It is a cruel irony that at the very moment when Greece needs more visitors, many are choosing to stay away. But are they right or wrong? Let s look at some of the pros and cons of visiting Greece right now. Greece, lovely as ever Is It a Good Time to Visit Greece? Already rocked by economic constraints and austerity measures, in 2016 Greece needs its tourists…

Spa Holiday in Greece
October 17, 2018

Spa Holiday in Greece

Paliomylos Spa Hotel in Paros Greece, a lovely Paros Hotel complex located in the charming seaside settlement of Naoussa Paros, is considered one of the friendliest and most well-organized Paros hotels in Naoussa. Situated on the northern coast of Paros island, Paliomylos Spa Hotel overlooks the scenic Piperi Beach, which is just 50 meters from this Naoussa Paros…

Where to Go on Holiday in Greece?
October 13, 2018

Where to Go on Holiday in Greece?

Find out more about From near economic ruin to bearing the brunt of the 2015/16 refugee crisis, Greece has had to overcome a great deal in the last few years. Amid the height of the county’s problems, the British media went into an all-out frenzy, leaving many concerned over their travel plans top the popular holiday hotspot. Now, however, the situation has calmed…

Cycling Holiday in Greece
September 19, 2018

Cycling Holiday in Greece

Cycling holidays in Greece mainalnd and the Greek islands is a relatively new trend. The Greek landscape offers beautiful variations and cyclists have the chance to see green forests, mountain tops with breathtaking view to the sea, authentic mountainous villages, secluded beaches, chapels and ancient sites on their way. Over the last years, many companies organize…

Five STAR Holiday in Greece
August 6, 2018

Five STAR Holiday in Greece

Fancy a VIP getaway? Our luxury holidays to Greece add a little something extra to make your stay even more special. When you book a luxury break to Greece with us, you’ll have a first-class base from which to enjoy the rugged mainland and characterful islands. And there’s lots to see and do, from hidden coves and storybook shipwrecks to traditional tavernas…

Holidays to Mykonos Greece
June 10, 2018

Holidays to Mykonos Greece

Unmistakably Greek, Mykonos is all sun and whitewashed villas. Situated in the Aegean Sea, Mykonos is heaven on Earth with its Mediterranean climate, sandy beaches and non-stop sunshine. To say Mykonos is the new hipster hotspot of Greece would be an understatement. The island has a variety of new hotels, restaurants, bars and tourist attractions that all beg…

Popular Holiday Destinations in Greece
April 19, 2018

Popular Holiday Destinations in Greece

Mount Athos is a mountain and a peninsula in northern Greece. The peninsula, the easternmost “leg” of the larger Halkidiki peninsula houses some 1, 400 monks in 20 Eastern Orthodox monasteries. An autonomous state under Greek sovereignty, entry into Mount Athos is strictly controlled and only males are allowed entrance. 9. Mystras Situated near ancient Sparta…

Self Catering Holidays to Greece
January 13, 2018

Self Catering Holidays to Greece

Over 6, islands of different sizes are located in the Aegean and the Ionic Seas. Only on 4% of these islands are inhabitated. The coastline of all islands comes to 75, km, so there is enough space to enjoy the sun and the sea for everybody. Kilometres of sandy beaches can be found everywhere. You can also find so called black beaches that have been created…

Package Holidays to Greece
September 30, 2017

Package Holidays to Greece

We compare prices from leading holiday companies so you can find the best deal for you. Delight in idyllic islands More often than not, holidaymakers choose to base themselves on one of Greece’s breathtakingly beautiful islands – and who can blame them? The variety of culture, landscapes and beaches on the Greek islands is immense, and it would take you a lifetime…

Santorini Greece Holiday Packages
September 14, 2017

Santorini Greece Holiday Packages

Once you arrive in Athens you will be greeted at the airport and transferred to the hotel. The remainder day is free to rest. DAY 2 - Athens Tour / Acropolis Enjoy a tour of Athens combining many of the city s principal modern and classical sights such as Constitution Square Syntagma square, the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier and the…

Last Minute All Inclusive Holidays to Greece
July 2, 2017

Last Minute All Inclusive Holidays to Greece

A holiday in Rhodes has something for everyone. The northern quarter of Rhodes has been divided into two parts; one side boasts a metropolitan modern feeling packed with restaurants, boutiques and bars, while the other half is steeped in history and aptly named The Old Town. Here you can casually wander through the cobbled streets, down countless alleyways and…

National Holidays in Greece
June 29, 2017

National Holidays in Greece

What a beautiful day to celebrate a National Holiday! Sunny and not too warm! Greeks celebrate the 25th March a double holiday: a historical and a religious one. Greeks celebrate the War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. The “Greek Revolution” was a successful war of independence waged by the Greek revolutionaries between 1821 and 1830. Greek Orthodox…

Holidays in Kalamata Peloponnese Greece
August 26, 2014

Holidays in Kalamata Peloponnese Greece

Exploring Kalamata… Tour an olive mill Kalamata is famous for its olives so what better way to learn more about these tasty treasure than with a visit to an olive farm? Learn about traditional Greek production methods, watch olives being pressed into olive oil and try a few tasters. And strolling through the shady olive groves is a lovely way to spend an afternoon…

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