Where to Go in Greece in 2019
Thinking of jetting off to Greece this year? With its romantic culture, spectacular sandy beaches and delicious cuisine that melts in the mouth, it’s no wonder thousands of tourists flock here year upon year. It also benefits from a lively nightlife scene, making it suitable for a wide range of tourists.
Whatever you plan on doing, this jaw-dropping country has something to suit your preferences. However, choosing the best location to head to can be difficult. So, if you’re looking for a little inspiration, grab a cuppa, get comfortable and let’s dive into the best places to go in Greece in 2019.
Being the largest of the Greek islands, it’s unsurprising that Crete is one of the most popular destinations tourists flock to in Greece. It’s actually the fifth largest island in the whole of the Mediterranean. One of the best things about it is that there really is something for everyone.
Beach lovers will be well and truly spoilt by the 650 miles of pristine coastline. There’s literally a beach to suit everyone, from quiet secluded coves to party-packed beaches. Whatever kind of vibe you prefer to surround yourself with, you’ll find it on one of Crete’s breathtaking beaches.
It’s not just the beaches this stunning island has to offer. It also boasts a fascinating history which dates back more than 4000 years. There are ancient sites situated throughout the island, with the Palace of Knossos being one of the most fascinating to visit. Here, you’ll get to witness the wonders of the advanced Minoan culture.
There’s so much to see and do on this incredible island. Whether you head to the lively Heraklion area, the cultural Rethymnon area or the stunning Lassithi area, you’re guaranteed to enjoy an unforgettable holiday. Check out our range of Crete holidays today.
South Aegean Islands
The South Aegean Islands contain some of the best-loved islands in the whole of Greece. From the stunning honeymoon destination of Santorini, to the most visited Greek island of Rhodes and the nightlife capital of Mykonos, there really is something to suit everyone in the South Aegean Islands.
If your idea of the perfect holiday is relaxing on the beach, you’ll have plenty of breath-taking options to choose from. In Kos, you’ll discover 290 kilometres of beautiful sands, while the Ellia beach in Mykonos boasts an eight-kilometre stretch of beach that isn’t to be missed.
Like Crete, the South Aegean Islands also boast a long and fascinating history. In fact, the islands date back as far as 1200BC. You can witness some of the oldest ruins in Rhodes at the Lindos Acropolis. If you’re heading to Kos, you’ll also want to check out the Asklepieion which dates all the way back to the 3rd century BC.
These southern Greek islands are truly spectacular and benefit from gorgeous weather most of the year round. Check out our choice of great South Aegean Island holidays today.
With their beautiful Mediterranean climate and spectacular scenery, it’s not hard to see why the Ionian Islands are the most popular with tourists in Greece. Including the likes of Corfu, Zante and Kefalonia, these great islands are situated off the west coast of Greece.
Corfu is one of the best all-round islands you can visit. It benefits from a range of resorts, including 24/7 party resorts such as Kavos, and beautiful sleepy resorts such as Acharavi. It’s commonly referred to as the Emerald Isle, boasting some of the most breathtaking scenery in Europe.
With its soft, sandy beaches, the small island of Zante is another great destination to consider. It may be one of the smallest islands, but it too has something to suit everyone. Looking to enjoy the nightlife scene of the island? Head to Laganas, one of the liveliest party playgrounds in Greece. Or, if you’re looking for the perfect family getaway, head to Tsilivi.
Finally, Kefalonia is one of the most picturesque Ionian islands and it comes with an impressive Hollywood history. The island was actually used during the filming of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin in 2000. It boasts incredible zig-zag vineyards, tree-lined hills and beautiful pine-backed beaches. If you’re looking to enjoy a more tranquil getaway then Kefalonia is the destination, you’ll want to head to.
Take a look at our Ionian Island holidays now and book your Greek getaway at an unbelievably low cost.
With so many great destinations to choose from, the above should help you to narrow down your Greek holiday options. Browse our range of Greece holidays today and see why it remains one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.