Cheap Holidays to Greece

With something to offer all tastes and needs, whether you're looking for a relaxing beach holiday or in search of ancient sites; want to enjoy the friendly tavernas or the bustling nightlife, then Greece is the perfect destination.

Holidays in Greece

Watersports

Watersports are available in almost every resort, with facilities ranging from paragliding to windsurfing, waterskiing, jet skis and pedalos as well as snorkelling and scuba diving.

Eating and drinking

The major resorts offer bars and restaurants to suit all tastes, from all-night clubs to international restaurants, tavernas serving typical Greek fare and child-friendly menus. Nightlife in the smaller resorts has a much more traditional feel and tends to be centred around the tavernas.

Speciality dishes include Kleftiko, a kind of stew baked slowly in paper to retain all the juices; dolmades, rice and herbs wrapped in vine leaves; briam, slow-braised mixed vegetables; saganaki, oven-baked mussels with cheese; and souvlaki, grilled skewers of meat. Greek drinks include; Retsina, a local white wine scented with pine resin or Ouzo, distilled liquor with a distinctive aniseed flavour.

Greek Islands and Mainland

Greece has some 1400 islands dotted across the waters of the Aegean and Ionian Seas, each unique, though all offer idyllic beaches, authentic tavernas and Greek hospitality.

The IONIAN ISLANDS are situated off the west coast of mainland Greece and include Corfu, Kefalonia and Zante. The CYCLADES comprises of 39 islands that lie south east of mainland Greece, two of the most popular are Mykonos and Santorini. The SPORADES are situated east of the mainland and comprise of just 11 islands of which 4 are inhabited, the most known are Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos. The DODECANESE ISLANDS are located close to Turkey at the most eastern point of the Aegean Sea, famous for archaeological sites, Byzantine churches and artefacts from the Venetian era, Rhodes and Kos are two of the most popular islands. CRETE is the largest of the Greek islands, and has a multitude of different resorts to suit all needs, be it lively with bars to party into the early hours or in search of a relaxing evening in a traditional Greek taverna. The HALKIDIKI area of north eastern mainland Greece is very popular and offers everything that the Greek islands do.

Map of Greece

Information
Time Zone :GMT +2
Flying Time :3-5 Hours
Currency :Euro €
This graph shows the average high and low temperatures throughout the year for Greece
Popular Hotels in Greece

Greece Deals

Here are just a few offers. To book your next holiday to Greece, use the search box on the left hand side or browse the offers below.


3 Rating Kardamena
from London Stansted

Sunny View Hotel 10 Nts, Bed & Breakfast
Sunny View Hotel
Kardamena
from £266.99
(per person including flights)

3 Rating Faliraki
from London Stansted

Achousa Hotel 14 Nts, Self Catering
Achousa Hotel
Faliraki
from £390.68
(per person including flights)

3 Rating Hersonissos
from London Gatwick

Classic Apartments 15 Nts, Self Catering
Classic Apartments
Hersonissos
from £346.06
(per person including flights)

4 Rating Kardamena
from London Stansted

Mitsis Family Village Hotel 10 Nts, All Inclusive
Mitsis Family Village Hotel
Kardamena
from £415.57
(per person including flights)

5 Rating Kardamena
from London Stansted

Lakitira Suites Hotel 10 Nts, Half Board
Lakitira Suites Hotel
Kardamena
from £418.60
(per person including flights)

3 Rating Ixia
from Bournemouth

Solemar Hotel & Apartments 14 Nts, Self Catering
Solemar Hotel & Apartments
Ixia
from £686.80
(per person including flights)

Greece

Prev | Next



"Had a really great holiday. We will definitely be using familyholidays.co.uk again. We have already recommended you to friends and they have booked the same holiday with you that we did for September."

Mrs Cockram, Jul 2011

See what else our customers are saying about us

FIND YOUR NEXT HOLIDAY

familyholidays.co.uk acts only as an agent in respect of all bookings we take and/or make on your behalf. For all arrangements, your contract will be with the supplier of the arrangements in question. You may decide to make one or more bookings with us at the same time, however all bookings are available to be purchased separately at the same price as they are if booked together. This means that any multiple bookings do not constitute a package as defined in the Package Travel Regulations 1992. Please see our booking conditions for further details.

cookies We use cookies to enhance your search and booking experience when using the site. If you continue using the site, we will assume you are happy with this. You can change your settings at any time following the instructions here.