Greece, a land of myth and legend, beckons travelers with its captivating blend of ancient history, sun-kissed beaches, and mouth-watering cuisine. From the iconic Acropolis in Athens to the idyllic islands of Crete and Santorini, Greece is a sensory feast.

With a stunning coastline stretching along the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Seas, Greece offers breathtaking beaches and crystal-clear waters. From the iconic white-washed buildings of Santorini to the party atmosphere of Mykonos, the Greek islands attract visitors seeking both relaxation and vibrant nightlife. The mainland boasts awe-inspiring landscapes, including rugged mountains, lush valleys, and ancient ruins nestled among picturesque villages.

Greek cuisine is renowned worldwide for its simplicity and freshness. From tangy tzatziki and succulent souvlaki to flaky spanakopita and sweet baklava, the flavors of Greece delight the taste buds. The Greeks embrace a warm and hospitable culture, celebrating life with traditional dances, music, and festivities such as the lively Greek Easter.

In summary, Greece offers a harmonious blend of ancient wonders, natural beauty, and gastronomic delights. It is a destination that captivates travelers with its rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture, leaving an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to experience its magic.

  • Athens

    Athens

    The capital of Greece and cradle of Western civilization needs no introduction. A city steeped in mythology, Athens is a captivating blend of ancient ruins, bustling neighborhoods, and Mediterranean charm.

    A visit to the iconic Parthenon is of course

  • Crete & Santorini

    Crete & Santorini

    Crete is Greece’s largest island steeped in Minoan treasures, pristine beaches and rugged gorges. Whereas the smaller Santorini is a haven of Cycladic charm famed for its dramatic caldera vistas and sunsets.

  • Cultural Mainland

    Cultural Mainland

    Mainland Greece, the historical and cultural heart of the Hellenic world, is a region steeped in history and rich in cultural heritage. Its history spans thousands of years, making it one of the world’s most important cradles of civilization.

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  • Mainland Beaches

    Mainland Beaches

    The beaches on the mainland in Greece are hugely varied but all very inviting. From the Ionian’s soft sands to the Aegean’s hidden coves. Crystal waters, framed by lush landscapes, offer serene relaxation and coastal charm.

  • Other Islands

    Other Islands

    The Greek Islands, a stunning archipelago in the southeastern Mediterranean, offer a mesmerizing blend of natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture. Comprising over 6,000 islands and islets, with only around 200 inhabited, each island has its own un

 Planning your trip

Greece is an ideal location whether you are travelling as a couple, with friends, as a family or even on honeymoon. It really caters for everyone.

Due to it’s close proximity to the UK, flying there can be done quickly and cheaply, making a long weekend, week long trip or even longer very doable!

Quick country facts

  • Recommended airlines
    British Airways direct,  or other low cost airlines.
  • Flight time
    Between 3-5 hours depending on where you fly into.
  • Time zone:
    GMT +2
  • Visa requirements:
    No visa required for up to 90 days stay (UK passport)

When and where to go

Due to its’ southernly location, Greece stays hotter than most European countries for a large portion of the year. We really suggest travelling between April/May and October for peak weather season as some hotels, restaurants and shops will close during the quieter months.

Temperatures really differ depending on the time of year and area you are in, but generally between May and October temperatures would be around between 20 and 35.

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  • Good
  • OK
  • NOT ADVISED

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    [The lecturer] was outstandingly good and well-nigh worth the whole cost of the tour on his own. As one would expect, his lectures were a model of how to communicate with an intelligent  but lay audience. Anthony

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