The Greek people are famed for their hospitality, whether you’re staying in a five-star resort or a bijoux b&b you’ll soon be a part of the family. Eating out Greek-style offers delicious delights, and both food and accommodation are good value for money. The birthplace of myths and legends, Greece and its islands and packed with stunning architecture and art, incredible beaches, fascinating history and amazing natural scenery. It’s crammed with attractions and things to do – everything from exploring the ancient ruins and treasures, trying your hand haggling for bargains in the atmospheric markets or sampling the local tipple of ouzo, to topping up your tan before heading out to party till dawn. Away from the mainland, Greece’s islands are small but perfectly formed, and offer a huge variety of destinations catering for every taste.
Greece has good air connections with the UK and is serviced by numerous international airlines. There are direct flights to a variety of Greek destinations from all major UK airports, with the majority of flights arriving at Athens’ Eleftherios Venizelos Airports. From there travellers can pick up connections to other parts of the mainland or the islands. Airfares are highest at peak times throughout the summer, including May to September and during Easter week. Our advice? Book now and grab a great bargain with the perfect Greek getaway.