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Holidays in Greece

Whether its lively nights spent out on the town or quiet days soaking up the sun you seek the Greek Islands have something to offer you.  With their beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches and a wealthy of things to see and do the Greek Islands are a perfect choice for couples, families and groups of friends alike.

Whichever island you choose you’re sure to find a beautiful beach to spend your days enjoying, usually offering a selection of watersports and nearby bars and restaurants for those afternoon snacks. For the more energetic among you there are also a number of sporting activities you might try your hand at, whether horse riding, tennis, golf or just a bike ride through these beautiful resorts, there’s always something to keep you busy. There are also plenty of things to please those who are travelling with children including water parks, go karting and open air playgrounds where they can enjoy the cool breeze.

Food is another important part of your stay when you visit the Greek Islands as they are eager to feed their valued visitors. Step away from the chips and try the fried calamari, beautiful salads drizzled in olive oil and sprinkled with feta cheese or make a little extra space for the simply grilled meat offered, traditional Mediterranean cuisine at its best.

Having eaten the evening has much to tempt you. Some will retire for an early night in peaceful splendour, while others will look for further entertainment, including nightclubs, discos, bars and shows, plenty to keep everyone entertained.

Greece is a classic destination in every sense of the word. Classic in that its history, civilisation and mythology date back thousands of years with Greece being able to offer some of the world's most historically important sites. 

Classic in that Greece's views and imagery are renowned the world over, in particular the Cycladic white and blue architecture of the islands and the famous blazing orange sunset. Classic in the warmth and kindness you will receive from the locals is second to none and is akin to the hospitality of a bygone era. 

Home to more than 2,000 islands scattered around the Greek Seas, a vast coastline of countless beaches - famous for the purity of their crystal blue waters and breathtaking beauty - and more than 15 Unesco Heritage Sites, Greece is a holiday paradise on earth. Whether you are after a laid back relaxing holiday under the sun or in the mood for a city break, Greece has it all, and plenty more that is yet to be experienced!

The Greek Islands stay top choice for holidays if visitor numbers are anything to go by. Holiday arrivals in Greece topped the 20 million mark last year - up 17%, according to latest figures.

Top 10 Greek Islands

1 - Crete - Best for families

2 - Rhodes - Best for history

3 - Corfu - Best for walking

4 - Zante - Best for turtle

5 - Kefalonia - Best for beaches

6 - Kos - Best for sunshine

7 - Santorini - Best for romance

8 - Mykonos - Best for parties

9 - Skiathos - Best for getting away from it all

10 - Halkidiki - Ok so not an island but such amazing scenery we had to include it!

Blue Flag - at the 'beach quality awards' in 2017, Greece picked up flags for 395 beaches and nine marinas across Greece and the Greek Islands!

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