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9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Greece

9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Greece

Santorini blue roof

Greece has been hitting the spot with holidaymakers for many years now. But with so much news coverage highlighting the current economic crisis, we can see why travellers may be questioning whether to visit Greece.

Well, the answer is yes, yes, yes! Give Greece a try this year because you won’t be disappointed, and tourists have remained unaffected by the recent events.

So with this in mind, let’s take a look at 9 reasons why you should visit Greece.

Skopelos beach

1. Whatever takes your fancy…

Greece has hundreds of destinations to suit every type of traveller. So, if you love to party or you’re young at heart then check out resorts such as Faliraki in Rhodes or Laganas in Zante. For a relaxing holiday try resorts like Lesbos or the island of Thassos, and you never know they may just tick all your boxes. Alternatively, if you’re a movie buff you could always try Skopelos, the stunning filming location for the hit movie Mama Mia or Kefalonia the setting for Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.

Euro notes and coins

2. Money, money, money…

Now is a great time to cash in with the pound hitting a seven year high against the euro. This is the perfect time to travel to Greece as your hard earned cash will stretch even further.


3. What a view…

Set the scene, a Greek salad and a glass of wine while taking in Santorini’s whitewashed views, pure bliss. Or, how about watching the world go by with a cold beer in the pretty coastal town of Aghios Nikolaos?


4. How much?

Greece often has some really competitive prices throughout the year, with Self Catering often as low as £99 per person. So, what are you waiting for?

 Shaking hands

5. Those people…

A big fat Greek warm welcome awaits you in this friendly country. The Greek people are well known for their warm personality, so prepare to be blown away by their famous hospitality.

Greek food

6. Food glorious food…

Of all the things we love about Greece, food certainly tops the list. From delicious and tasty olives and feta cheese to start, traditional beef stifado or moussaka for your main, and tasty baklava for dessert, your taste buds are sure to be tantalised.

Wedding Santorini

7. I do…

Greece has some amazing wedding locations if you’re looking to tie the knot. Take your pick from weddings in a hotel, a local venue, or how about a beachfront location? Just imagine the wedding album with those breath-taking views.

Crete Beach

8. Sand between your toes…

It’s no secret that Greece has some of the best beaches in the world. Sandy or pebbled, each beach has its own charm and beauty, and let’s not forget those crystal clear waters.

Acropolis Lindos

9. Step back in time…

With such a rich heritage and over five thousand years of history, Greece is a great destination if you like all things archaeological. Check out places like the Acropolis in Lindos, or how about a visit to Olympia, where the ancient Olympic games were held way back in the 7th century BC.

Which destination in Greece do you fancy visiting?