Why Greece Is The Perfect Winter Destination
Avoid summer crowds and enjoy the history and scenery all year round...
26 November 2018
All credits: PA
During the summer months, thousands of holidaymakers flock to Greece, but up until recently very few would consider travelling there in winter. Yet milder temperatures and fewer crowds make visiting ancient sites a pleasure, and hiking routes more comfortable to navigate.
Eager to demonstrate Greece is open for business year round, the government there has extended the industry’s summer season, which now runs from March to November, and focused promotions on winter destinations.
Greece is shaping up to be a suitable proposition for an ‘off-season’ break. Dubai to Athens has a flight time of five and half hours –so here’s why you should visit…
So why should we visit during the cooler months?
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