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Holiday in Greece

Postby dancingbaby » Tue, 27 Dec 2005 1:00 pm

Hi,

Am planning for a holiday in greece. Any suggestions on which is the best time to visit and which travel agents are giving a good deal.

Thanks in advance

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Postby CardZeus » Wed, 28 Dec 2005 10:15 am

I wouldn't go in the summer (July, August) - too many tourists. I can recommend Athens - much to see and a short journey away to the port of Piraeus where you can catch a ferry to several beautiful islands. Can't help with the travel agent though...
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Postby dot dot dot » Wed, 28 Dec 2005 3:46 pm

May and June are probably the best months to go, as it is late spring and the temperatures will be more comfortable than in July and August summer. Also, since it gets that hot and sunny in Greece in summer, spring is more colorful, as all flowers and blossom will be abundant. In summer everything will be yellow, cause it is burnt.

Spring will have temperatures between 25 to 30 degrees celsius, whereas in summer it easily gets more than 40 degrees, and it is NOT comfortable...

Places to visit: Athens (2 or 3 days should be enough, visit the Plaka area and of course walk up the Acropolis), The islands (Santorini the most beautiful one, Mykonos for partying, Paros, Ios, Naxos for nature and local life), go to The Peloponnessos (peninsula, west of Athens) with beautiful ancient ruins of Epidaurus, Nafplio, Corinth, Olympia and Mycaene. If you have time, go visit the amazing landscape up the mountains of Lakonia region.

Book a ticket and arrange travel over there in Greece itself, there's thousands of cheap and good agents all around Athens Plaka neighbourhood, far cheaper.

Enjoy!

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Postby superedge » Thu, 29 Dec 2005 5:15 pm

you should try do the small peloponesso track. very nice. and can be done in 2 days with the bus doing stops along the cities.

try to visit aarvdark. very cool small town on the way to the Delphi temple (which BTW you should go visit) and micenae.

if time permits (and money), visit Mikonos island, rent a small motorcicle to drive around:)

visit the Neptune Temple. stay for sunset, incredible view.

try not to go in january or february...cooooold, winddddy!! :)

a lot of tourist buses leave from the syntagma subway station, so I suggest you to find a place to stay near Plaka area. saves you money and time around Athens.

have fun and bring some olive oil :)

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Holiday In Greece

Postby dancingbaby » Fri, 30 Dec 2005 12:26 pm

Thanks all. @ least I have some idea on when not to go greece.

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Postby Melina11 » Tue, 11 Jan 2011 4:44 pm

May and June are probably the best months to go, since it is late spring and temperatures will be more at ease than in July and August summer. Furthermore, since it is hot and sunny in Greece in summer, spring is more colorful, like all the flowers and the flowers are abundant. In summer, everything will be yellow, because it burns. The spring has temperatures between grades 25 to 30, while in summer is easily over 40 degrees, and is uncomfortable ... Places to visit: Athens (2 or 3 days should be enough, visit the Plaka and, of course, at the foot of the Acropolis) Islands (Santorini, the most beautiful part of Mykonos, Paros, Ios Naxos to life and local nature), go to The Peloponnessos (peninsula, west of Athens) with beautiful ruins of Epidaurus, Nafplion, Corinth, Olympia and Mycaene. If you have time, visit the magnificent scenery of the mountains in the region of Laconia.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 11 Jan 2011 6:04 pm

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Postby longstebe » Thu, 13 Jan 2011 6:32 am

I'm thinking of going to the UK in 2016, any suggestions when and where to go?

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Postby longstebe » Thu, 13 Jan 2011 2:39 pm

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Postby Barnsley » Thu, 13 Jan 2011 5:48 pm

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