Greece is known for its fascinating ancient cultures, from the democratic Athenians to the warlike Spartans. The ruins of civilisation’s birthplace are the biggest draw, including the ancient sites of Rhodes, Knossos, Thessaloniki and, of course, the Acropolis in Athens. The natural beauty of Greece and its many islands is also something to behold. Must-sees include Santorini’s sunsets, Shipwreck Beach on Zakynthos and the Meteora near Kalambaka. 

Don’t be fooled into thinking Greece is just a giant museum, though. Among its popular destinations are idyllic Corfu, party islands like Mykonos and Ios, quiet escapes like Paxos and family-friendly spots like Naxos, Skiathos and plenty of others. With over 200 inhabited islands (and the mainland, of course), the choice of places to visit in Greece is staggering, but we’ll help you to narrow it down and find the right one for you.

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  • Skiathos

    Skiathos is where you can enjoy the best of Greece from the early morning to very late at night. Stunning beaches, great seafood restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife scene are what make this island so enduringly popular. From Skiathos Airport, you can reach major beach towns in under 30 minutes, which means no long transfers before you get your toes...

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