4 reasons to travel to Greece in spring
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4 reasons to travel to Greece in spring

Greece ● 02 March 2018
 

Spring holidays are fascinating, although most travellers prefer visiting a new destination in summer. Especially Greece is considered to be one of the top summer destinations in Europe due to its islands and the amazing sea. However, in my opinion, there is nothing better than travelling in spring. In this season of rebirth, the nature is at its best, and even winter destinations are ideal with warmer temperatures. Greece is an excellent place to visit in spring. And it is a pity not to know it. Here, you can be informed about the top 4 reasons why to travel to Greece in spring, and in a next article, we will describe you the top spring destinations in Greece!


Low prices

The renowned touristic islands in Greece, such as Santorini, Mykonos, Crete and Corfu, are expensive in the high-season. Contrariwise, in spring, you can find perfect accommodation deals, and generally everything is cheaper than in summer. Travel agencies offer unbeatable packages for winter as well as summer destinations because for all these places, spring is middle-season. March is the best month to find super deals on the islands, but April (for example the week after Easter) can be also a very advantageous period.


Pleasant temperatures

During summer, the temperatures in Greece, and especially in southern Greece, Athens and Peloponnese, can be really warm. If you are not used to it, you may find it really exhausting. On the other hand, mountainous villages have very low temperatures, snow and ice from December to March. Thus, whether you want to visit a picturesque village in the slopes of a mountain, such as Pindos or Olympus, or a famous island in the Aegean Sea, during spring, the temperatures will be comfortable and pleasant with sun, which is not dangerous. That means you can wander around, sunbathe and explore important archaeological sites without suffering. Plus, on some southern islands, such as Crete and Rhodes, you can swim in the refreshing sea.


Away from mass tourism

If you are the type of traveller, who wants to discover the authentic side of each place, then spring is your season. It has not the melancholy of autumn, and you will feel that everything is being prepared for the summer. But at the same time, people are still relaxing, things are calm, you have time to talk to the local people and visit the hidden gems of each place away from the crowds of tourists.


Verdant nature

Spring is the most wonderful time of the year. The nature is verdant, flowers paint the valleys in various colours and you feel that you take part in a celebration. Even the driest islands have lush greenery, the mountains are ideal places for hiking, and you can take the most beautiful pictures ever. Just try it!

Where to Stay

Hotel in Rhodes, Greece Hotel Anagros
Hotel Anagros
Archangelos, 17564 Rhodes, Greece

Enjoying panoramic views of Archangelo village, Hotel Anagros is located 3 km from Stegna Beach. The historic Rhodes Town and the main port of the island are at 28 km. Rhodes International Airport "Diagoras" is 32 km away from the hotel.

Hotel & Appartment in Milos, Greece Vivere a Plakes
9.5 10
Vivere a Plakes
Plakes, Plaka Milou, 84800 Milos, Greece

The Cycladic-style complex Vivere A Plakes is located it the picturesque village Plakes, in Milos, just on the outskirts of the traditional capital Plaka. Adamantas port is at 4 km, while Milos National Airport is at 8 km. The beautiful beaches of Fyropotamos and Plathiena are at 1.1 km and 1.5 km.

Hotel in Athens, Greece Ikaros Hotel
8.4 10
Ikaros Hotel
48, Satovriandou Str., 10437 Athens, Greece

Ikaros Hotel is located in the centre of Athens, just a 4-minute walk from Metaxourgeio Metro Station and a 5- minute walk from Omonoia Square. Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" is a 35- minute drive. Piraeus Port is 13 km away.


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